Happy Friday, and welcome to the penultimate episode of Everlasting Minute.
In minute 99, Wonka gives Charlie some very exciting, if unexpected news, and explains what the purpose of the contest was. We discuss the nature of happy endings in general, and this happy ending in particular. David and Jason decide that this may be the happiest ending in film history, and they’re hard pressed to come up with a way to describe the change in circumstance for Charlie and his family. We also discuss the original novel’s outcomes for the other four children.
Thanks for listening, and we’ll see you on Monday for the final episode of Everlasting Minute.