An unfinished story. After Good GirlsThe series abruptly ended its run on NBC. Fans and the cast continued to show their love, however.
The crime drama, which aired in February 2018, followed three suburban mothers who tried to make more money to support their families. The group of friends decides rob a supermarket. They then get involved in various heists that are connected to a local criminal gang.
As season 4 aired the cast hinted at that Good Girlswas at risk. “We would like very much to not get cancelled,” Mae WhitmanIn May 2021, I wrote via Instagram. “Apparently, we are on the bubble — which means [NBC’s]You might consider not bringing me back [for Season 5].”
She added: “Let NBC and Netflix know how much you love us. Thank you Good Girls Army. I love you.”
A month later, the DuffThe actress confirmed that the series would not continue to wrap up its story. “Feel too sad and confused to look at phone but just a little look back at some of the best times with my girls,” Whitman wrote via Instagram Story in June 2021. “Love my pals on this cast so much and love you guys who loved the show. It was such a joy being Annie and I’m forever grateful to you for supporting us. K me go cry now.”
After the shocking cancellation Christina Hendricks weighed in on the show’s future. “[NBC] told us we were going to get picked up and then two weeks later yanked it out from underneath us and took it away from us,” Hendricks claimed during an interview with People, noting that Good Girls was “failed massively” by the network. “It was quirky and weird and smart and they kind of made it just look like a sitcom.”
Matthew LillardFor his part, he gushed about his time with the show. “That job to me was a dream. I was gonna direct the next season. We were shooting in L.A., obviously I have three kids and being in L.A. is such a gift,” he exclusively told Us Weekly in June 2022. “I love the creators. I love playing a character that’s super flawed and has a chance to come back and sort of redeem himself over the generations of the show over the seasons of the show.”
Actors say goodbye to Good Girls after four seasons was “heartbreaking.” “I think [it was] for everyone, I think for all the women involved,” he added at the time. “Strong women led by a strong female producer, and it just fell between the cracks of Hollywood business. And it was really a bummer.”
After some fans began to question whether the show had been cancelled due to costar issues, RettaIt was clear that not everyone was on the exact same page.
“One person ruined it for all of cast and crew and so it’s not back,” she claimed during an appearance on Live with Kelly & RyanIn July 2022. “Trust me, Kelly, I’m salty!”
The Parks and Recreation alum explained that it seemingly wasn’t possible to have a fifth season without the unmentioned costar. “I think it was a little too close to when [the writers]It would be necessary to start [season 5 scripts] and figure out story, so … no,” she said, before pitching the idea she had for the show. “I was literally like, ‘OK, maybe there was a bomb scare at some point, and then a bomb actually went off, and that’s why that person’s gone.’”
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