Ted Lasso Season 2 Episode 12 Spoilers, Release Date, and Recap of Episode 11

Ted Lasso Season 2 Episode 12
Ted Lasso Season 2 Episode 12 (Credit: Apple TV+)

Last Updated on October 1, 2021 by Joydeep Ghosh

Ted Lasso Season 2 Episode 12 is going to be the final episode of this heartwarming feel-good series followed by millions of fans worldwide. Having swept the Emmys with a record number of nominations, Ted Lasso has undoubtedly proved its mettle. Ted Lasso Season 2 Episode 11 has brought some bad news for the eponymous coach.

He may have to say goodbye to a star player of AFC Richmond in Ted Lasso Season 2 Episode 12. He also has to bid farewell to the team therapist and has to come to terms with the betrayal of trust from an unexpected source in Ted Lasso Season 2 Episode 12.

Ted Lasso Season 2 Episode 12 Release Date and Where To Watch It?

Ted Lasso Season 2 Episode 12 is going to be premiered on Apple TV+ on October 8, 2021, at 3 AM ET. Ted Lasso Season 2 premiered on July 23, 2021. Ted Lasso Season 2 Episode 12 and all the episodes of seasons 1 and 2 are available on the streaming platform Apple TV+, which also offers a seven-day free trial.

What To Expect From Ted Lasso Season 2 Episode 12?

Ted Lasso Season 2 Episode 12 has been titled “Inventing the Pyramid of Success.” This title might be suggestive about Sam’s decision whether to stay back at AFC Richmond or take up the irresistible offer from Edwin. After all, this could be a huge career booster, as well as a stepping ladder to success for Sam.

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Sam in Ted Lasso Season 2 Episode 11 (Credit: Apple TV+)

Dr Sharon’s term with AFC Richmond is over, and she has to catch a night train out of London. So, is this the end for Sharon and Lasso? Is she going to make a comeback in Ted Lasso Season 2 Episode 12, the final episode? They did seem to share something special after all!

As if all this was not enough, Ted now has to deal with Nate’s betrayal as well. What is Ted’s next step going to be after this revelation? Did Rebecca’s ex-husband have any hand in Nate acting like this? He was seen whispering something into Nate’s ears during the funeral of Rebecca’s father. Nate, being quite a vulnerable person, all Rupert had to do was alleviate his insecurities.

Know About Ted Lasso Season 2 Episode 11 Recap 

Ted Lasso Season 2 Episode 11 “Midnight Train to Royston” Recap

Ted Lasso Season 2 Episode 11 has been titled “Midnight Train to Royston.” Ted Lasso Season 2 Episode 11 shows that AFC Richmond has managed to turn the season around with Sam’s hat-trick.

Meanwhile, Keeley is quite excited at being selected as the face of “Powerful woman on the rise” by the business issue of Vanity Fair. Vanity Fair has also proposed a photoshoot of her with Roy Kent.

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Rebecca confesses to Ted about her relationship with Sam in Ted Lasso Season 2 Episode 11 (Credit: Apple TV+)

While Keeley, Rebecca, and Ted are celebrating this news, Higgins announces that Edwin Akufo, a billionaire from Ghana and a football enthusiast, wishes to buy AFC Richmond. Edwin’s arrival on a helicopter landing straight on the pitch is a huge event, befitting the royalty.

Without mincing words, he clarifies to Rebecca that he has no intention of buying AFC Richmond but wants to buy Sam for the dream team he wishes to create and is ready to pay any price for it. It has them all stunned, especially Rebecca, who shares a special bond with Sam.

Edwin takes Sam out for a visit to the museum and then to dinner so that he can discuss his business proposal with Sam. At the museum, Edwin shows Sam a painting by Kelechi Nwaneri, a Nigerian artist. Edwin tells Sam that he has bought the artwork so that he can donate it to a Ghanian museum because, according to him, this piece belongs to Africa.

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Sam and Edwin at the museum in Ted Lasso Season 2 Episode 11 (Credit: Apple TV+)

He later discloses to Sam that he has, in fact, bought the entire museum, and all the visitors are actually actors. He says that he does not like being a billionaire, and he plans to use his inheritance to “make better things and make things better.” Next, he tries to woo Sam with authentic West African food, and it turns out that the restaurant, too, belongs to him and the customers are just “friends.”

Edwin reveals that Sam is only the fourth person in the world to know that Edwin is going to buy the Moroccan team, Raja Casablanca, which he plans to fill with African players around the world, and that Sam can play an essential role in the team.

It is now quite evident that Edwin wants Sam in his dream team at any cost. He tries to impress him with not only his billions and philanthropic acts, but he also tries to influence upon him that being of African origin, it is Sam’s noble duty to play for an African team. Edwin’s offer seems to be too good for Sam to resist, and he is seen smiling while returning home. He is also seen informing his father about the proposal.

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Sam talking to his father about Edwin’s offer in Ted Lasso Season 2 Episode 11 (Credit: Apple TV+)

On returning home, Sam finds Rebecca at his doorstep. Rebecca says that she can’t provide him any answers about their relationship. She is aware that she can’t ask him not to leave but hopes that he does not leave.

Meanwhile, we get to see a very different Nate, who seems to be in a disgruntled mood and tells Beard and Roy that it is always Ted who steals the limelight and gets all the credit, while Nate always seems to be in shadow.

Later, he asks for Keeley’s help in buying a trending new suit. He asks Keeley whether she has ever had the urge to be the boss. She replies that Rebecca has inspired her a lot. Then, in an awkward moment, Nate kisses Keeley and then immediately apologizes to her. She brushes off his apology and tries to make him comfortable.

Roy goes to Phoebe’s school to pick her up and learns from her teacher, Ms. Bowen, that her mother had already picked her up. The teacher was busy preparing for the school’s art show, a charity fundraiser, and Roy offered a helping hand. They start to get into a conversation, and she asks if Roy is married.

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Roy and Keeley confess to each other in Ted Lasso Season 2 Episode 11 (Credit: Apple TV+)

Later, when Roy arrives at the photoshoot, he sees Keeley having a nervous breakdown. Roy’s pep talk lifts her mood, and they seem to be giving a brilliant photoshoot with sheer magic working between them.

They even start confessing to one another. Keeley tells him about the awkward moment with Nate, to which Roy tells about Phoebe’s teacher’s interest in his marital status. Then, when Keeley confesses that Jamie had said to her that he still loves her during the funeral, the magical moment seems to evaporate into thin air.

Meanwhile, with Dr. Sharon’s term being over with AFC Richmond, Ted plans a surprise farewell party for her. He chips in funds to give her some cash as a parting gift and also choreographs the team to perform NSYNC’s “Bye Bye Bye” at the party.

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Ted and Sharon playing pinball in Ted Lasso Season 2 Episode 11 (Credit: Apple TV+)

However, when Ted goes to Sharon’s office to invite her, Higgins tells him that she has already left, leaving each of them a letter. It makes him very angry, and he confronts her in front of her apartment.

Sharon invites him in, and he expresses his anger saying that his father and wife have already abandoned him, and now, she plans to leave without even a proper goodbye. Sharon says that she is not comfortable with goodbyes and has explained everything in her letter.

Ted is reluctant to read her letter, but on Sharon’s insistence, he reads it, which immediately lifts his mood, though the contents of the letter are not revealed to the audience.

They head off for a drink together, where after a game of pinball, she orders two drinks while Ted goes to the washroom. Mae attends to Sharon’s order, but with only one drink, with Ted’s little army man at the bottom of the glass and a note saying goodbye. In this way, Ted respected Sharon’s wish of not having to say goodbye.

At the end of Ted Lasso Season 2 Episode 11, Ted gets a message from The Independent reporter, Trent Crimm, that he is running a story about Ted having had a panic attack during the FA Cup. In a shocking revelation, he says that his source is none other than Nate. He adds that it is his duty as a reporter to run the story and ask what Ted has to say, to which he refuses to comment.

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