The core of Apple TV+’s “Lessons in Chemistry” is in the connections between the characters and the feelings they arouse in the viewer, even though the show is about a scientist fighting discrimination and misogyny in the 1950s. A major relationship in the show is that of Elizabeth Zott, the main character, and her cherished dog, Six-Thirty. The audience gets a glimpse inside the dog’s thoughts and worldview in the third episode. Given that Elizabeth has already had a terrible loss, would the dog end up dead in the narrative as well? Let’s investigate. Warning: This section contains spoilers.
Will Six-Thirty Meet a Tragic Fate?
The most significant tragedy in Elizabeth Zott’s life is the death of her true love in a horrific accident, to which their miserable puppy is left watching helplessly. This, along with the unexpected pregnancy, sends Elizabeth into disarray as she tries to put her broken life back together while grieving for Calvin. Six-Thirty turns into the comforting rock in all of this. However, the dog offers much more than just consolation.
He is a fairly smart dog who assists with household chores and even looks after the infant when Elizabeth becomes too worn out or irritated. Because of this, he becomes an essential presence, and the audience will be happy to learn that he remains by her side forever. You may put your concerns about him possibly being the cause of another tragedy or heartache in Elizabeth’s journey to rest since Six-Thirty is here to stay.
“Lessons in Chemistry” is based on a book by Bonnie Garmus, in which Sixty sticks by Elizabeth through thick and thin and even saves her life once. He is one of the book’s main narrators, offering the reader a distinctive perspective on the Zott household and a unique glimpse into their lives. In later episodes, we don’t see as much of Six-Thirty, but he’s always there since the show goes beyond Elizabeth’s immediate circle and gives characters like Harriet larger roles.
In the third episode, Six-Thirty admits that he feels bad about Calvin’s passing and says that he resolved to never disappoint his family again after learning that Elizabeth was pregnant. His goal is to keep Elizabeth and her daughter safe and will stop at nothing to achieve this. For the remainder of his life, he keeps this pledge. The dog in the show is already in his later years; the fourth episode jumps ahead in time by seven years.
Taking into account that Goldendoodles typically live between ten and fifteen years, Six-Thirty should live to see Elizabeth’s narrative through. If the plot is extended past his lifetime, the programme might give him a fitting send-off, but this isn’t what happens in the books, and it wouldn’t want to break the hearts of its fans by murdering the dog pointlessly. Considering everything, we may conclude that Six-Thirty will see the story through to the very end.