What Does the Bee in Bridgerton Mean?

It’s easy to get swept up in the romance, regency fashion, and dreamy music of Netflix’s Bridgerton, but look a little closer and you’ll be rewarded with important season two clues. Although the show has yet to be officially renewed, it appears Shonda Rhimes and the showrunners hid key spoilers that suggest what could come next — and it all ties back to a bee.

You probably noticed an emphasis on the striped insect in the last episode of season one, and it turns out, that was intentional. Since the show is based on Julia Quinn’s nine novels, the bee is likely a nod to her second book, The Viscount Who Loved Me. In the novel, the Bridgerton’s father is stung by a bee and dies from an allergic reaction, leaving Anthony as the head of the family. His role as Viscount eventually leads him to Kate Sheffield, the sister of the woman he’s meant to marry.

The TV series never explains when or how the Bridgerton’s father died. Instead, we meet the family when Anthony is struggling with his title and responsibilities over his siblings. However, the bee at the end of season one suggests what we assumed all along: Anthony’s love story with Kate will be the focus of the next few episodes. We just need Netflix to officially renew it so we can all rest easy! Surely, Lady Whistledown wouldn’t let such gossip go to waste.

Latest articles

Dua Lipa Traveling During Pandemic Backlash

"I blink and this girl is in a different place." ...

Newborn megalodon sharks were larger than most adult humans

“Baby shark” has taken on a whole new meaning. Newborn megalodon sharks were supersized fish larger than most adult humans, a new study...

Are Solar Panels Worth It for Your Home? Here’s a Free Way To Find Out.

Every year around this time, people start thinking about ways to save money and plan for their financial future. If that’s you, and...

Justin Kripps, Cam Stones team for 7th career 2-man bobsleigh medal

Justin Kripps of Summerland, B.C., and Cam Stones of Whitby, Ont., earned their seventh World Cup medal together in finishing third at their...

Related articles

Leave a reply

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here