, the HBO series ended on a high note with the surprise return of original cast member and star Quinta Brunson. The season 3 finale opened with an action-packed sketch that saw her reuniting with her former co-stars -- and series creator Robin Thede breaks down how it all came together. “It was a really fun sketch for her to be a part of for a number of reasons,” Thede tells ET about getting Brunson to return for the finale, which saw her walking down a back alley in “Rain Fighter” as she’s forced to face off with Ashley Nicole Black, Gabrielle Dennis and Skye Townsend, who play various villainous hair styles.
Of course, getting their former co-star back on the sketch series was no easy feat. “Quinta [had to] move mountains to be a part of the finale because she loves us and we love her,” Thede says, explaining that the actress was busy working on the ABC breakout sitcom, which first premiered in December 2021. “She’s making a hit show.
You cannot be in two places at once. She’s executive producing, creating, writing and starring in a show.”Thede, who has been dragged for Brunson’s absence in the past, adds, “You spend your entire year making all the episodes.Read more on etonline.com