Succession’s Season 4 Premiere Wouldn’t Have Worked Without Sarah Snook And Matthew Macfadyen

This piece contains spoilers for the “Succession” season 4 premiere.There are a lot of interesting relationships that have been cultivated throughout the modern Shakespearean tragedy that is HBO’s “Succession,” almost all of them being twisted in their own unique ways.

You’ve got codependent assistants, sadomasochistic wielders of power, and just plain old traumatized sibling rivalry.

These relationships are not only important plot details — they easily dominate the show’s entire plot.However, few relationships on the show are as important as the one between Shiv Roy (Sarah Snook) and Tom Wambsgans (Matthew Macfadyen).

From their poorly-timed proposal in the first season to Tom’s ultimate betrayal at the end of its third, they have been on one hell of a rollercoaster together.

If you search the hashtag “#failmarriage” on TikTok, almost every video is a fan-made edit of their scenes together.

And yet, through all the storms they have weathered, it

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