Pam and Tommy Episode 8 aka Pam and Tommy finale marks the end of this intense and controversial series. Directed by the brilliant Craig Gillespie, who has given us I, Tonya and Cruella, the show is written by Robert D. Siegel based on the article Pam and Tommy: The Untold Story of the World’s Most Infamous Sex Tape by Amanda Chicago Lewis (first published in Rolling Stone in 2014). It is developed by Evan Goldberg and Seth Rogen and, produced jointly by Point Grey Pictures and Annapurna Television.
The series closely tracks the life and marriage between the Baywatch sensation Pamela Anderson and Mötley Crüe drummer Tommy Lee and, threads carefully to tell the story of the release of the duo’s unauthorized sex tape and how it affected them. Actress Lily James stars in the titular character of Pam aka Pamela Anderson and, Marvel’s Sebastian Stan plays the role of Tommy Lee. The other cast members include Seth Rogen as Rand Gauthier, Maxwell Caulfield, Nick Offerman as Uncle Miltie and, Taylor Schilling as Erica Gauthier.
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Pam and Tommy Episode 8: “Seattle”
Directed by Gwyneth Horder-Payton and written by Robert Siegel, Pam and Tommy Episode 8 is the finale of this Anderson-Lee miniseries. We witness the career decline in the lives of Pamela Anderson and Tommy Lee with Anderson missing out on L.A. Confidential and Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery and, Mötley Crüe’s Generation Swine lands badly.
As for the infamous sex tape, we see Warshavsky’s offering to buy the exclusive rights of streaming the tape from the couple that will limit access to the footage and add a paywall, which is accepted by Anderson but rejected by Lee. Rand achieves his final character arc during this particular episode where he goes from confronting Warshavsky about the tape to trying to make amends with Anderson and Lee to finally being offered a sum of $10,000 for the original tape.
The final moments of the episode document the downfall of Lee and Anderson’s marriage and, how the marriage had grown loveless and insulting after a point of time. The series ends with Lee and Anderson getting a divorce after their son is born
Pam and Tommy Finale: Final Verdict
Pam and Tommy was a series that really had the right intentions to help people understand the dark world of the internet, the humiliation celebrities have to face at times and, the disregard for their privacy. Lily Jame and Sebastian Stan really nailed their roles and, it did not for a moment feel out of place. From makeup to set design Pam and Tommy landed a good name in creating a series that tries to market reality.
However, given how Pamela Anderson never consented to the show, fans have been showing some polarizing opinions that result in the popular mixed reviews the show has been receiving.
You can stream Pam and Tommy Episode 8 aka Pam and Tommy finale now on Hulu. The eight-part series got a weekly release on Hulu, with episodes coming out every Wednesday. Presently, all the episodes are available on the platform for streaming. You can read more about all the episodes of Pam and Tommy, here.Instagram & Facebook to keep yourself updated with the latest news and reviews.