Carrie Fisher fans moved to tears by her final TV role in ‘Catastrophe’

Fisher shot her final episode of Channel 4's 'Catastrophe' shortly before her death.

Carrie Fisher fans tweeted about being moved to tears by the actress’s final TV role last night (April 4).

The actress is understood to have filmed her final appearance in Catastrophe, Sharon Horgan and Rob Delaney’s Channel 4 sitcom, just days before she suffered the cardiac arrest which ended her life.

As her last Catastrophe episode aired on Tuesday night, fans shared their emotional responses on Twitter.

One fan wrote: “Thank you @SharonHorgan for writing Carrie Fisher one of her funniest and feistiest roles. Hard to watch but what a swansong.”

Another tweeted: “It’s really too soon to be watching Carrie Fisher’s last performance but she’s very, very funny in it.”

Check out a selection of reactions to the actress’s final TV role below.

https://twitter.com/Esthermccarthy/status/849374216247967745
https://twitter.com/susebb/status/849368849514475521
https://twitter.com/shelley86/status/849372460562731009
https://twitter.com/walshlette/status/849427817410551808
https://twitter.com/ohanotheremma/status/849370342510518273
https://twitter.com/lukekarmali/status/849367014032461825

Channel 4 dedicated last night’s Catastrophe to Fisher. The episode ended with a poignant on-screen tribute to the late actress.

https://twitter.com/Coops_tv/status/849377733411053569
https://twitter.com/Channel4/status/849238139218542593

Fisher will also appear posthumously in this year’s Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Disney’s CEO has recently reassured fans that her performance in the film will not be digitally altered.

Meanwhile, the director of Star Wars spin-off Rogue One, Gareth Edwards, has called his film “one big love letter” to Fisher.