Warning: This article contains spoilers for 1883’s season one finale.

This is what it turned out Faith HillAnd Tim McGrawThey are like their fans from the hit TV show. 1883—because they couldn’t make it through the finale without crying, either!

In the Paramount+ Series finale, February 27th saw Elsa Dutton’s death. She was played by Isabel MayAfter having been shot with an arrow during the Feb. 20th episode, Isabel died. Isabel died in the arms of her father (McGraw) arms after an emotional goodbye to her mother (Hill). 

They shared the secrets of how they prepared for their episodes and why everything fell apart for the finale. “When we got the final two, we literally couldn’t read them to each other because we were crying so much—I mean, ugly, boohoo crying,” McGraw told Variety. “I was an idiot who blubbers.”

They were a couple of actors who used to read the scripts aloud together throughout each season. However, the emotionally charged material rendered this impracticable. “He [McGraw]Hill said that he couldn’t see it as a result of his bawling. He said, “It took me an hour to finish it because I couldn’t stop crying and could barely catch my breath.”