Feud - Bette and Joan, Episode 8 - Rotten Tomatoes

You Mean All This Time We Could Have Been Friends?

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Critic Consensus: Bittersweet and poignant, "You Mean All This Time..." explores what might have been and gives Jessica Lange one last chance to shine.

Episode Info

In the season finale, Joan accepts a leading role on a new film despite her deteriorating health. Later: Faced with a new rival, Bette reflects on her misplaced feud with Joan.

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Critic reviews for You Mean All This Time We Could Have Been Friends?

"There's no one else here. It's just you and I." It's the saddest image Feud has managed to muster up.

September 14, 2017 | Full Review…
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In the end, Feud was about the performances, which the real Joan Crawford and Bette Davis would have almost certainly loved.

June 19, 2018 | Full Review…

Heartbreaking events ... led the infamous foes to the end of the rivalry that always should have been a friendship.

September 18, 2017 | Full Review…

Feud ends by revisiting the first day Davis and Crawford spent on the Baby Jane set together.

September 15, 2017 | Full Review…

Jessica Lange delivers her strongest performance in the series during this episode, acting mostly opposite herself and an empty room; projecting immense and soul-crushing loneliness, nostalgia, and longing for brighter times.

September 14, 2017 | Full Review…

Anyone else burst into tears as the final credits rolled, thinking about how freaking sad Joan and Bette ended up? No? No one? Totally. Not me either. I have complete control over my emotions.

September 18, 2017 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

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