Spoiler alert: Spoilers for Season 7 of Wentworth forward!
Most Wentworth followers have already blown by means of the lately launched Season Eight and it was a nail-biter, to say the least. However with a lot of this season’s drama surrounding new characters Reb (Zoe Terakes), Lou (Kate Field), and Judy (Vivienne Awosoga), even essentially the most diehard followers are struggling to recollect among the particulars of what occurred to their favourite inmates again in Season 7.
Aside from The Freak (Pamela Rabe), who’s had arguably essentially the most dramatic comeback on the present, Marie Winter (Susie Porter) seems to have undergone some dramatic modifications in character — however that hasn’t stopped inmates and guards alike from viewing her with suspicion.
So, why does everybody hate the previous Prime Canine? Or, put one other manner, what did Marie do? Maintain studying for a recap.
What did Marie do on ‘Wentworth’?
Whereas Season 6-Marie was making an attempt to watch out about moving into hassle and lengthening her time at Wentworth, Season 7 started with Marie returning to the jail after being sentenced to 15 years for manslaughter.
With nothing left to lose, Marie decides to start out enjoying by her personal guidelines and switches her focus from preserving a low profile to gunning for Prime Canine and rooting out her son Danny’s killer.
Marie takes her rivalry with Rita (Leah Purcell) as much as the following degree by having her fiancé murdered. In retaliation, Rita groups up with Kaz (Tammy MacIntosh) to take Marie down. They handle to construct a firebomb out of chemical compounds discovered across the jail and Kaz even manages to throw the bomb into Marie’s cell whereas she continues to be inside, however Marie miraculously survives.
After she recovers from the assault, Marie seduces Will Jackson (Robbie Magasiva), who permits her entry to data on the jail computer systems. Marie sexually manipulating Will to profit herself is dangerous sufficient, however what makes issues worse is that Kaz sees them caressing. Due to the affair, Kaz, who was Prime Canine on the time (RIP!), begins to mistrust Will.
Nevertheless, the strain with Kaz is short-lived as she is quickly killed by an unknown assailant whereas coming back from a remedy session. Kaz manages to write down the letter “M” together with her blood earlier than she dies, which has the prisoners initially suspect Marie of being the killer.
However Marie manages to border Vicky Kosta (Artemis Ioannides) by planting a bloody hoodie in Kosta’s cell, and throws the opposite inmates off her path. After Kosta is arrested for Kaz’s homicide, Marie additionally manages to persuade the ladies to nominate her as their new Prime Canine.
As Prime Canine, Marie shortly learns that it was Ruby (Rarriwuy Hick) who induced her son’s loss of life. As an act of revenge, Marie poisons Ruby. Ruby is rushed to the hospital for a life-saving surgical procedure, and when the prisoners discover out about Marie’s function within the poisoning, they start to lose respect for her.
This contains Allie (Kate Jenkinson), who all through Season 7 was Marie’s fiercest and most loyal sidekick.
The whole lot involves a head over the past two episodes of the season. Beneath the guise of taking Marie to a committal listening to, corrupt jail guard Sean (Rick Donald) and two accomplices try to assist Marie escape. However on the final minute, Marie can’t let go of her want for revenge and as an alternative of strolling out of the doorways of Wentworth, she tries to kill Ruby for the second time.
This causes Vera (Kate Atkinson) to find what is occurring with the escape try however earlier than she will do something, Sean and his accomplices take Vera and quite a lot of inmates hostage within the laundry room and the jail is locked down.
Because the siege involves an finish, Marie makes one final try and kill Ruby however is unsuccessful when Allie reveals up and shoots Marie within the leg earlier than turning the gun on Sean and killing him. After the siege, Marie is instructed that she’s going to find yourself in protecting custody and initially of Season 8, audiences get to see the change she’s undergone whereas in solitary confinement.
Stream Wentworth Season Eight on Netflix.