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Ted Lasso viewers spot major moment foreshadowing finale twist

Warning, spoilers ahead for Ted Lasso’s season two finale 

Emmy Griffiths

Warning, major spoilers ahead for the Ted Lasso season two finale! The Ted Lasso season two finale landed on Apple TV+ on Friday, and saw some serious highs and lows as Richmond AFC made their way back into the premiership - but Nate furiously left the team to join West Ham United - ripping up the ‘Believe’ poster on his way out. 

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Although Nate’s transition from the sweet, insecure team assistant to the show’s fully fledged villain might seem like a surprise, eagle-eyed fans have pointed out that his personality change was foreshadowed back in season one. 

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The season one moment shows Nate pretending to angrily elbow a window, then being surprised that the glass actually smashes - while Ted can be seen in the reflection of the glass - which seemed to hint at Ted and Nate’s future fall out.


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Sharing a gif of the moment, one person wrote: “This was a visual foreshadowing of Nate backstabbing Ted, innit? It's crazy how any detail always means something in this show.” 

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Another fan pointed out: “How about that Nate said he was very afraid of ageing and they are making his hair greyer every episode. Just like the transition Darth Vader made…..mmmmm.”  Another fan added: “Maybe next time I need to watch it in slow motion, or pause it every 15 seconds to process. That’s yet another thing I didn’t notice.” 

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Were you surprised by the twist? 

Fans were quick to react to Nate’s rant at Ted, where he called him an “[expletive] joke”, adding: “Without me you wouldn’t have won a single match and they would have shipped you back to Kansas where you belong.” 

Taking to Twitter, one person wrote: “Nate is what happens when you have no self love and you think you can replace that with external validation. Argh.” Another added: “I'm so angry at Nate and Rupert right now I cannot.” 

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