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Can ‘The Santa Clarita Diet’ Make Like Its Characters and Come Back From the Dead For Season 4?

Santa Clarita Diet
Credit: Netflix

It’s been over a year since Netflix unceremoniously cancelled their hot zom-com ‘The Santa Clarita Diet’. In that time both fans and the creative team behind the show have been clamoring for a chance to resolve the story, which ended on a cliffhanger after three seasons. Despite silence from Netflix on the cancellation, creator Victor Fresco, in an interview with LADbible, says all hope is not lost.


“That’s something I think we all would want to do if everyone was available. Emotionally, everyone on the show would love to do some kind of closure.” said Fresco. 

The surprise cancellation left Fresco feeling more sad for the fans than himself. “There were online petitions. Hundreds of thousands of people signed. I felt badly because your job as a writer is to get people invested in your show emotionally. We did that and then the rug was pulled from under them. It was a hard thing to process.”

(Spoilers Ahead)

The show, which follows realtors Joel (Timothy Olyphant) and Sheila (Drew Barrymore) after a virus turns Sheila into an undead cannibal. The series finale ended with Joel finally joining his wife among the walking dead, and Fresco says he is brimming with ideas on how Joel adjusts to his new flesh eating tendencies. 

For now, all fans can do is keep the conversation about the show alive however possible, but in the meantime it’s nice to know the creative team is still very down to take us back to Santa Clarita.