‘Daisy Jones and the Six’ Episode 9 Recap: Here’s a fresh start

Editor’s Note: The following contains spoilers for Episode 9 of Daisy Jones and The Six.At the end of episode 8 of Daisy Jones and the Sixeverything hit rock bottom when Daisy (Riley Keough) overdosed. If it wasn’t for Billy (Sam Claflin) and rod (Timothy Olyphant) had intervened at the right time, the singer would have been left to die by her husband. After getting the drugs out of her system, Daisy realizes that changes need to happen in order for her to continue on her path and follow her dreams. With Billy’s help, she learns to deal with her addiction and begins to think about her future. More specifically, her future with Billy.

Daisy takes baby steps towards sobriety

Riley Keough and Sam Claflin in Daisy Jones and The Six Episode 9
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In episode 9, entitled “Feels Like the First Time”, Daisy wakes up with Nick the next morning after her overdose (Gavin Dream) by her bed. He tries to comfort her as if what happened the night before was harmless fun, but Daisy doesn’t believe his explanation. Instead, she makes her way to Billy’s room and knocks on his door to demand the truth. He tells her everything, including the fact that Nick wasn’t there at that moment, which infuriates her. As she leaves Billy’s room, her husband begs her to forgive him, but Daisy can’t bear to stay with someone who would have left her in the shower to die instead of calling for help.


After cutting Nick out of her life, the singer feels the depression sink in as her feelings suddenly become stronger. At this point, she begins to doubt whether her dream of becoming a successful musician was really worth it. After one of The Six’s performances, Daisy goes to Billy’s tour bus and they have a candid conversation about her battle with addiction and how sad she was that his warning signs were right. Instead of returning to her tour bus with the rest of the band, Daisy ends up sleeping on Billy’s tour bus.

Teddy, Simone and Karen get bad news

Tom Wright in Daisy Jones and The Six Episode 9
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Despite all the misfortunes, the band is still in top form. With Grammy nominations and the opportunity to perform on Saturday Night Live, Daisy Jones and The Six continue to impress with their talent and catchy music. As the group prepares to appear on Saturday Night Live, Daisy freaks out because she didn’t have her pills with her. Billy notices her fear and persuades her to go on stage without drugs. The band performed “Aurora” and it’s yet another memorable performance. After the presentation, they attend an after-party where they meet Teddy (Tom Wright) and an actress who is attracted to Warren (Sebastian Chaçon). The fun goes downhill when, at the end of the party, Teddy is rushed to the hospital with a heart condition.

When Teddy wakes up, everything is fine again. Well, not for long. Simone (Nabiyah Be) signs a deal with a record label, at Bernie’s expense (Ayesha Harris) in the public. This puts a strain on their relationship as Simone puts her dreams of becoming a disco star over her love for Bernie. That’s not the only disturbing situation in this episode. After constantly sleeping together on the road, Karen (Suki Waterhouse) finds out she’s pregnant with Graham’s (Will Harrison) Infant. While he’s excited about the news, the keyboardist isn’t thrilled with the idea of ​​pausing her career in the band to look after a child.

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The Six return to Pittsburgh

Riley Keough and Sam Claflin in Daisy Jones and The Six Episode 9
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Meanwhile, the band returns to their hometown of Pittsburgh and reconnects with friends and family they haven’t seen in a long time. Between hugging and kissing, Daisy can’t help but keep an eye on Billy as he interacts with Camila (Camila Morrone) and her daughter. Later in the episode, Camila asks Daisy if she sees herself having a family of her own in the future. Given her background of growing up with parents who didn’t love her, the singer feels like she wouldn’t make a good mother. Camila tells Daisy that despite her past, she might be surprised at what the future might hold for her.

When Karen plans an abortion, Camila shares her desire for a second child with Billy, and he is on board. Although it is clear that Billy is devoted to his family, Daisy decides to use her sobriety to have a relationship with him. When the band plays a show in Pittsburgh, with her friends and family in the crowd, Daisy has fun on stage belting out songs and keeping an eye on Billy throughout the set. The two even do an encore as a duet, furthering their undeniable chemistry.

Suki Waterhouse and Will Harrison in Daisy Jones and The Six Episode 9
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The next day, when Camila takes Karen to a clinic, Daisy and Billy laugh and reflect on the band’s bright future. Daisy even mentions that she saw the two together 20 years later. As they gush about the amount of music they will make and the success they will continue to have, she finally tells Billy that they should be together. Though the frontman has feelings for Daisy, he’s unwilling to jeopardize his family with Camila by leaving her for another woman. He tells her that they should better use their strong connection for musical purposes than personal life. As their heads touch and the two keep a short distance between them, Camila gets home just in time to see the singers having a moment. It’s then that she realizes that her husband’s relationship with his duet partner may be more threatening to her family than she had hoped. At the end of the episode, everyone boards the band’s private jet bound for Chicago, which viewers know will be the last show Daisy Jones & The Six will ever play together before their impending split.

As the finale approaches, the band must come to terms with their success going down the drain given the many personal struggles each band member faces. Episode 8 served to anticipate the difficulties and explain the reasons the group quit after becoming a well-known sensation.

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Dustin Huang

Dustin Huang is a 24ssports U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Dustin Huang joined 24ssports in 2021 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing: dustinhuang@24ssports.com.

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