Santa Clarita Diet Season 4: Created by Victor Fresco, Santa Clarita Diet is an American horror-comedy that first released in 2017 on Netflix. The show stars Timothy Olyphant and Drew Barrymore in the lead roles. Three seasons of the single-camera series are already out and everyone has been wondering what’s next?
Santa Clarita Diet follows Sheila and Joel Hammond who are suburban agents in Santa Clarita, California. The couple faces a sudden setback when Sheila undergoes a change and becomes undead. She starts craving human flesh. The family, along with Sheila have to go through a number of obstacles including neighbours, cultural norms while trying to solve this mystery. The third season of the show ended with a major cliffhanger.
It ended with a mystery surrounding Mr. Ball Legs and what would happen after Sheila sinks her teeth into Joel’s neck. These are the two big questions that have been haunting viewers. Will we get these answers in Santa Clarita Diet Season 4? Here is all we know-
Santa Clarita Diet Season 4: Is The Show Happening?
Unfortunately No! Netflix has cancelled the show after three seasons. So, we might never get to see Santa Clarita Diet Season 4. In an interview, the producer of the show- Tracy Katsky Boomer says that they are very sad about this cancellation. They loved making the show. In a statement, Victor Fresco and Boomer shared their disappointment too. They said that like the audience, they are also all-in about Sheila and Joel. Their relationship is incredible, funny and inspiring.
While showing how disappointed they were about it, both of them also praised Netflix for their initial support. Boomer and Fresco said that Netflix has taken a chance on this very odd show and they are very grateful for all the support, positivity and appreciation. The duo also said that they accept that all things end, and this show was also a thing and it ended.
Why Was The Show Cancelled?
Santa Clarita Diet Fans’ reaction was understandably aggressive. Fans were angry and obviously wanted answers for such an upsetting decision. While Netflix usually does not give away behind the scenes but this time there were certainly some clues out there on why was the show cancelled? At a conference, the head of original content, Cindy Holland discussed why they cancel the shows. She says that whether the show moves forward or gets cancelled is all dependent on whether if Netflix is getting as much as they are putting on the stake.
In the interview, Holland stated that usually decisions like these are a combination of things. When Netflix invests into something, they decide how much they want to invest based on how much audience would show up. If the audience does not show up, they think that they don’t have a reason to continue investing in the show. Critical claim is important but then they are also trying to stretch the investment to as far as they can do good for investor’s money.
Netflix does not usually release the viewership figures. So, we don’t really know what were the viewership numbers of Santa Clarita Diet. However, given that the show is cancelled, we can say that it was not enough. The third season of the show left viewers with a number of questions. Fans had hoped that Santa Clarita Diet Season 4 would come bearing the answers. However, now that will not be happening. Things can change if some other channel picks up the show in the future and revives it. We will keep you updated with all the new information about it as we get it. So, you stay tuned.