Meriweather had hoped to document the journey of the couple to the festival. But the universe had other ideas.

It was weirdly a blessing because we didn’t go to Burning Man with COVID,” she said. She explained that we had to reconsider the ending. “She got into Uber and that worked perfectly.

The fact that it all worked out so well is made even more impressive in that Meriweather said she went into the finale with a major case of writer’s block.

Her confession was that “I was very afraid to write it the final.” I kept delaying it. I’d been putting it off for way too long and Hulu was like, ‘You need to write this finale!’ It was definitely hard for me, like, ‘How do I wrap this story up in a way, when it’s ongoing?’