A murderous rampage, a precipitous confrontation, a shocking death: Luther series five ended as it should, in a hail of drama and gunfire.
But is all really as it seems?
Viewers have become used to being on their guard over the course of the BBC series, and the final episode was no exception.
This may be the last ever episode of Luther (although star Idris Elba still wants a movie version), but fans have been closely scanning those final climactic moments for any clues as to what could happen next in the tale of DCI John Luther.
#Luther I think Luther’s been arrested as he’s the only one there to blame because Alice isn’t dead, she got up after the fall and dressed as the armed police… who’s wearing a normal balaclava and no helmet or goggles??? 🧐 pic.twitter.com/HG2FVViblC
In particular, a balaclava-clad figure in the back of the final shot, who unlike the other armed police is not wearing a helmet, has caught some viewers’ eyes.
Could this be Alice, who somehow managed to survive her fall and has now come to watch Luther led away?
Dude, you can see him look down when the cops came, like he watched something happend down there with Alice. He wasn’t so sad more like angry. AND WATCH THIS SOMEONE JUST CAME BEHIND THEM, and you could see those blue shiny eyes and those big lips she got 🧐 #Lutherpic.twitter.com/7m5nzpQ5N9
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