Mrs. Erdahl is Kevin’s quiet, reserved mother. She runs a large company, where she’s seen as approachable and sympathetic, but she struggles to talk to her son, even as she longs for a closer relationship with him. Mrs. Erdahl begins to suspect her son after he is accused of rape, and when she confirms the truth, she makes an emotional apology to Maya.
Mrs. Erdahl/Kevin’s mom Character Timeline in Beartown
The timeline below shows where the character Mrs. Erdahl/Kevin’s mom appears in Beartown. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...goes to Kevin’s house. Nobody remembers how they became best friends, but they’re inseparable. When Kevin’s mom answers the door, both she and Mr. Erdahl are talking on their phones. Benji thinks... (full context)
...basement is stacked with notebooks full of statistics from all the games Kevin has played. Kevin’s mom can’t help looking back at him as they drive away. They’ve always tried to teach... (full context)
...being the customary gesture of hospitality in Beartown. But no one does. Meanwhile, across town, Mrs. Erdahl takes out the trash. One neighbor’s door, then another and another, opens as people invite... (full context)
...silly card game together, when the doorbell rings. When they answer, they’re shocked to see Mrs. Erdahl . Mrs. Erdahl has been told that there’s no reliable evidence to use against Kevin.... (full context)