Relive All the Disastrous "Succession" Weddings, From Tom and Shiv to Connor and Willa

"Succession" is known for its dramatic weddings, but it's probably safe to say Connor Roy's (Alan Ruck) ceremony managed to top all those that came before it. Over the course of the show, weddings have been the sites of some of the series's most devastating sequences, from shocking twists to multiple botched attempts to loosen Logan Roy's (Brian Cox) chokehold on Waystar RoyCo. Everything changed, though, after Logan died shortly before Connor married his escort-turned-fiancée Willa Ferreyra (Justine Lupe) in the third episode of the show's fourth and final season.

Ever since Connor and Willa got engaged in the season three finale, fans suspected their wedding would be intense, and Ruck himself confirmed it'd be a major event ahead of season four's premiere. "Yes, it is quite dramatic," he said during a March 22 roundtable, per GamesRadar. "I can't tell you anything without spoiling stuff! But we know that Connor and Willa get married, and I can just say the circumstances are wild." Now that episode three is out, we know that was the understatement of the year.

Ahead, relive all the twists and turns of each of the "Succession" weddings that occur throughout the series.

"Succession" Wedding #1: Shiv Roy and Tom Wambsgans (Season 1, Episode 10)
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"Succession" Wedding #1: Shiv Roy and Tom Wambsgans (Season 1, Episode 10)

Season one, episode ten — called "Nobody is Ever Missing" — sees Shiv Roy (Sarah Snook) marry Tom Wambsgans (Matthew Macfayden) in an elaborate ceremony at Eastnor Castle in Scotland. Things aren't looking good from the start, as in episode nine, Tom confronts Shiv about having an affair with a former coworker, and Shiv uses that as a chance to try to manipulate Tom into sharing details about the cruise ship disasters he helped cover up.

By episode ten, things have reached a boiling point. Kendall (Jeremy Strong), who has been plotting a takeover of Waystar RoyCo for almost the entire season, tells Logan about his plan to buy out the company during the reception, infuriating Shiv. Meanwhile, a satellite that Roman (Kieran Culkin) prepared to launch explodes, though no one was killed, and Connor decides he wants to run for president of the United States.

After night falls, Shiv and Tom have a far-from-ideal wedding night, as she tells him about her affair and then says she wants to have an open relationship. But things turn out immeasurably worse for Kendall, who asks a caterer (Tom Morley) to help him acquire drugs during the reception. While driving to pick them up, Kendall accidentally drives off a bridge and the car sinks into a lake. Kendall makes it out, but the caterer drowns — and of course, Logan finds out and uses the event to blackmail Kendall into giving up his attempt to take over Waystar RoyCo.

More Photos From Shiv and Tom's Wedding
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More Photos From Shiv and Tom's Wedding

"Succession" Wedding #2: Lady Caroline Collingwood and Peter Munion (Season 3, Episode 9)
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"Succession" Wedding #2: Lady Caroline Collingwood and Peter Munion (Season 3, Episode 9)

In season three, episode nine, titled "All the Bells Say," the "Succession" crew makes their way to Tuscany, where the Roy kids' mother, Lady Caroline Collingwood (Harriet Walter) is getting married to a suspicious character named Peter Munion (Pip Torrens) in a lavish villa. Once again, things get off to a rocky start.

The day before the wedding, Kendall gets drunk nearly drowns in a swimming pool, leading his siblings to try to have an intervention with him that inevitably turns hostile. Then, during the wedding, Greg (Nicholas Braun) tries to simultaneously flirt with Kendall's assistant, Comfrey (Dasha Nekrasova), and an Italian contessa (Ella Rumpf) in attendance. Willa also reluctantly agrees to accept Connor's marriage proposal with a resounding "f*ck it." Meanwhile, rumours about Logan selling Waystar RoyCo to tech executive Lukas Matsson (Alexander Skarsgård) — who Logan met with that morning — have been swirling. Roman tells Shiv that he thinks their dad sold the company, and the siblings then consult Kendall.

In a moment of desolation near some trash cans, Kendall finally tells his siblings about accidentally killing the caterer at Shiv's episode back in season one. Shiv and Roman band around him, and the trio plot to stop Logan, planning to use a stipulation in their parents' divorce settlement that allows three out of four siblings to vote to kill any change in company leadership.

But once they arrive back at the villa, Logan reveals that he's one-upped them once again, having persuaded their mother to revise the deal in the nick of time. At the end of the episode, it becomes clear that Tom — who has been slowly growing more and more furious at his wife for the entire past few seasons — told Logan about the siblings' plans in advance.

More Photos From Lady Caroline Collingwood and Peter Munion's Wedding
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More Photos From Lady Caroline Collingwood and Peter Munion's Wedding

"Succession" Wedding No. 3: Connor Roy and Willa Ferreyra (Season 4, Episode 3)
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"Succession" Wedding No. 3: Connor Roy and Willa Ferreyra (Season 4, Episode 3)

By season four's second episode, Connor and Willa's wedding has already got off to a rocky start. During the rehearsal dinner, Willa proclaims, "I can't do this," and storms off, leading to a particularly memorable karaoke session for the Roys. By the end of the episode, though, Willa seems to have come around.

The chaos continues at the start of the next episode, titled "Connor's Wedding," when Connor has a minor freakout after discovering his wedding cake is a sponge cake — which, Kendall explains, is the same kind of cake Connor lived on for a week as a child after his mother was committed to a mental asylum. Meanwhile, Logan decides not to show up to the ceremony and has Roman fire Gerri before the festivities even begin.

But everything changes when Tom calls Kendall and Roman and says their dad collapsed in the bathroom while on a private jet to Sweden. Upon learning that an aeroplane crew member is doing chest compressions on their father's unresponsive body, Roman and Kendall choke out a few last words over the phone. Eventually, Kendall goes to find Shiv, who also struggles to say goodbye. As it becomes clear that their dad is dead, the siblings finally tell Connor, who immediately blurts out, "He never even liked me."

From there, Kendall, Shiv, and Roman frantically try to figure out their next move while coming to terms with their shocking loss. Meanwhile, Connor and Willa consider canceling the wedding but eventually decide to go through with it and hold a pared-down ceremony attended by only a few people as Connor's siblings fly off to meet the jet bringing their dad's body back to New York. It's an unforgettable sequence of events that features "Succession"'s signature blend of ruthless reality checks, familial tension, and intimate, personal agonies — all against the backdrop of an absurdly extravagant wedding.