Richard Carstone finally tires of the exhausting court case,which undermines his health as well as his finances. Ultimately, a most recent Jarndyce last will is found at Smallweed's by detective Bucket, which decides the Chancery case in Richard's favor, with a bitter aftertaste: expenses have eaten up the entire estate. John Jarndyce welcomes Rick home, but it's only to die. Guppy's renewed proposal to Esther, now he has his own legal practice, is equally politely rejected. Even DR. Allan Woodcourt's declaration of love, now he can get a lucrative position in the north, is tearfully turned down as Esther feels obliged to honor her promise to wed her guardian, but he relieves her of that. Written by
Did You Know?
When Miss Flight releases all of her birds, they filmed this on a sound stage, as the birds weren't really released into the wild. They used the set that had been Nemo's room, which had a false window, allowing light to be shone into the room, but being able to do it in a sound stage. So, Miss Flight released all her birds through the false window and they just flew around the room until they were called back by the handler. See more
This is to be a day of joy.