Netflix’s high-rated comedy-drama series Atypical created by Robia Rashid premiered its fourth season in July 2019. The fourth season ended on a heartwarming note as Sam’s father asks him to accompany him on his journey to Antarctica to study penguins. Ever since the premiere of the fourth season fans have been curious what’s the future of the series and its characters. Will the series return for Atypical Season 5. So, here is everything we know about the fifth season.
Will There be Atypical Season 5?
The fourth season of the comedy-drama series Atypical premiered on Netflix on July 9, 2021. As far as Atypical Season 5 is concerned, we are sorry to inform the fans that before the premiere of the fourth season, Netflix confirmed that it would be the final season of Typical, and the series is not coming back for another season.
However, the show has reached its natural conclusion rather be canceled in the middle, which gives the creators enough space to wrap up the storyline on a satisfying note. The creators have given no specific reason why they have decided to end the series. So as far as the official word goes, comedy-drama Atypical stands canceled. Fans are disappointed with the news that the series will; not come back. But the thought of their favorite characters getting a satisfying ending gave them comfort.
What Did The Showrunner Say?
When the show was renewed for the fourth season, Showrunner Robia Rashid shared a statement saying she is thrilled about doing a season four of ‘Atypical’. At the same time, she is also so sad to be approaching the end of this series. She expressed her gratitude towards fans and the streaming service to let her tell the amazing story. She expressed her gratitude to the fans and wishes the series would keep on inspiring unheard voices to come forward. Rashid voiced her wish to persist in conveying funny, emotional stories from unique points of view.
In an interview with Bustle in June 2021, Robia talked about the show. She mentioned, “I hope ‘Atypical‘ is remembered as an extremely funny show that’s about something important that people love and relate to. I hope it further normalizes the casting and representation of people with disabilities”. She also shared people from various parts of the world approached her. And told her how the show Atypical impacted their lives in multiple ways.
Atypical Season 5: What Could Happen?
The fourth season of Atypical attempted to tie all the loose ends. It gives the majority of its characters the happy endings they deserved. However, there are several ways in which the showrunner can continue the story without diluting the emotional effects of the ending of the fourth season. Sam was still a youngster with his entire life in front of him at the end of the fourth season. If the next season comes, it can focus on Sam’s struggles as he navigates life and the challenges that come with it.
If there is Atypical season 5, it may revolve around the two members of the Gardner family. After a little self-contemplation, Sam’s dad invites him to escort him on a journey to Antarctica to study penguins. Atypical season 5 can focus on the Gardners as they move into the next step in their lives. But until the show creators decide to bring back the series for the fifth run, all we can do is speculate and wait for Atypical Season 5.
Is Atypical Based On Real Story?
‘Atypical,’ on the other hand, is not based on a real story. The show’s portrayal of many facets of Sam’s life and its accurate depiction of the obstacles faced by persons on the autistic spectrum. It gives the impression that it is recounting a true story. In fact, it’s a work of fiction authored by Robia Rashid, the show’s creator. Even though the premise and characters are fictional, the show is based on a substantial study based on real-life experiences of persons on the autistic spectrum.
Rashid got the idea for the show’s subject matter after she noticed that the number of persons diagnosed with autism is on the rise. The showrunners addressed this in the second season by recruiting autistic writers and performers. And the show was subsequently praised for its authenticity. The show’s credibility is enhanced by the participation of numerous experts on the autistic spectrum in its creation. This would not be possible if it were just based on the experiences of others with persons on the spectrum.