The third season of Netflix series Santa Clarita Diet released in March and right after a month, it’s release the streaming giant announced that it has cancelled the show. The dark comedy series won’t be having a fourth season. The show being cancelled raged the fans following with the Twitter trend #savesantaclaritadiet. However, no specific reason was given for the cancellation of the said show.
The. News of the show cancellation took everyone by surprise as season 3 of Santa Clarita Diet was critically acclaimed with 100% ratings on rotten tomatoes. The show starring Drew Barrymore as zombie mom built it’s fan base and had about 90% of positive reviews and about 89% ratings on rotten tomatoes.
Breaking the news of cancelling the show, the Netflix spokesperson told media that nobody knew of zom com before Santa Clarita Diet and they are grateful for the creators for bringing it to Netflix. The show received mixed reviews and Netflix tried to keep the show interesting over three seasons before it decided to cancel the said show.
In response to this, Timothy Olyphant said every time I look around Netflix is cancelling a show.
Netflix has cancelled about six shows so far this year, including One Day and Santa Clarita joining Friends From College, The Punisher, Jessica Jones and Travelers. according to the sources, the decision has been taking keeping the trends into consideration.
The cancellation comes after season 3 of Santa Clarita Diet received 100% rating on rotten tomatoes and made it to the top 10 most watched/binged shows on Netflix. Drew Barrymore said she loved the character of Shiela Hammond, in fact, she said it’s her most favourite character she has ever played.
She further added that she was delighted to act alongside Timothy.
She said her character Shiela Hammond has been living inside of her since she’s been playing her and will live inside her forever. Sources reveal that Netflix has been lately focusing on the shows that have gotten too expensive to hold onto.
This could be one of the reasons why they have decided to cancel the show. However, the fans also demanded the renewal of season 4 which seems to be a distant dream for Santa Clarita Diet fans now. There are bound to be some mixed opinions about this topic of the series being closed for now. Some fans might think that it is a good move some will be angry about it. Do tell us what your thoughts on this topic are in comments section below.