This article discusses the ending of the Hulu film Quasi and will contain spoilers.
Quasi is the newest film from the Broken Lizard gang, and while they have been responsible for comedy gems such as Super Troopers, this film is easily towards the lower end of their filmography. Filled with unfunny jokes and performances, Quasi plays more along the lines of a bad larp (live-action role-play) event or even just a low-budget renaissance fair. This film attempts to tell a different story of the legendary Hunchback of Notre Dame, Quasimodo, and in doing so takes many turns that might be unexpected towards the end.
Quasi ending explained
What happened to Quasi and the Queen?
After escaping from the King and the Pope’s armies, Quasi is met by the Queen who gives him a chance to escape France. However, instead of taking her up on her offer, Quasi decides to return back to the village to save his best friend from torture and eventual death. He and his friend Michel attack the guards, rescuing Duchamp from his torture.
Not long after, the Queen also rises against the King and the Pope in front of the village. For a moment nothing happens and then when a guard attempts to send a warning shot, it hits Michel in the throat, killing him. The King’s guards get a hold of Quasi and right before he is beheaded the Queen announces that he is of royal blood, showing the village the birthmark they share. Quasi tells the village about how both the King and the Pope had planned to kill each other, and the village sides with Quasi and begin to throw food and boo the two leaders.
How do the King and Pope die?
Both the King and the Pope then turn on each other in the situation which leads to the Pope stabbing the King with a sword. Before he falls over, he manages to grab a sword from a fallen guard and then stabs the Pope. As the two lay on the ground dying, they confess their love to each other stating they used to date when they were younger, and that is what caused such a rift for them over the years.
The end of Quasi shows the Hunchback Quasimodo taking on the title of King of France. He rules with a gentler and more open approach, and because of that France has now become a massive power. Both Quasi and Duchamp have found love, and all of the villagers are able to eat oysters. Brian Cox narrates the end of the film and tells the audience just how powerful France was, but ends by saying, “But that is a different story.”
This could mean there is a sequel in the works from the Broken Lizard gang which is not something they are against as a group. Their objective biggest hit Super Troopers was released in 2001 and got a long-after sequel when Super Troopers 2 was released in 2018, and have already made plans for Super Troopers 3: Winter Soldiers to be the next in the series. If they were to continue this story, they could absolutely take it in a way that shows Quasi and the Queen ruling and conquering Europe during the 15th century.
Does Quasi have a post-credits scene?
Quasi doesn’t just end at the credits. After the first batch of credits, there is a post-credit scene for this film. The post-credits show Quasi and Duchamp attempting to bury Michel. His dying words were how he wanted an actual burial instead of letting the animals eat him, and so his two friends gave him that, at least… kind of. The scene is made to be a funny one of them now understanding how to officially bury somebody, and instead of digging into the ground, they try to bury him in the dirt above the ground.
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