Dead to Me is a dark comedy series that explores the unconventional friendship between Jen Harding and Judy Hale that flourished after the death of Jen’s husband, Ted. As Jen and Judy help each other overcome their respective blows of fate, harrowing secrets about Judy’s past and present are revealed that endanger their friendship and result in legal trouble. Liz Feldman’s for Netflix The series created is a wild mix of emotional trauma and swearword-riddled humor.
Since its premiere on May 3, 2019, the series has received praise for exploring complex women’s friendships, motherhood, personal ambitions, and self-discovery. The fans especially liked Jen’s tough personality and Judy’s free spirited manner. After two seasons, most of us around the world are drawn to the show’s wild plot and insightful and entertaining characters. Understandably, you’re sure to be curious about the third season of the series. Here’s everything you need to know about Dead to Me season 3.
Dead to Me season 3 release date
‘Dead to Me’ Season 2 premiered in full on Netflix on May 8, 2020. The season consists of 10 episodes with a running time of around 30 minutes each.
Yes, we know you can’t wait to find out more about Season 3 of the show. Well, get ready for the good news! On June 6, 2020, it was announced that Dead to Me will return for a third season. The extension came as no surprise, as the end of the second season clearly sets the framework for a third season. And since the series has been hugely successful around the world, Netflix understandably wants to capitalize on its popularity.
Read the room, fucko!
the third and final season of Dead to Me is coming soon pic.twitter.com/wrMW7QP5Gd
– Dead To Me (@deadtome) July 6, 2020
However, there is also bittersweet news: Season 3 is said to be the last episode of the series. I always felt that I wanted this show [‘Dead to Me’] has a relatively short run time, Feldman admitted, explaining that it’s rare on Netflix for series to run long. Then she added: Besides, I was from [‘Fleabag’-Schöpferin] Phoebe Waller-Bridge inspired. She just decided that two seasons of her wonderful series were enough. I think it’s an incredibly self-contained way of dealing with success. Well, we definitely respect the creator’s choice and of course we can’t wait to see Jen and Judy in action one last time.
Now let’s see when the next season will air. There was a year off between seasons 1 and 2, but production of season 3 was unfortunately postponed in both late 2021 and early 2022 due to complications related to the pandemic. Filming apparently resumed in May 2021, but had to be interrupted again in August 2021 when Christina Applegate was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis and understandably had to take time off. However, according to some reports, filming resumed in November 2021 after Applegate’s health improved. With all this information in mind, we expect Season 3 of Dead to Me to premiere sometime in the second quarter of 2022. We’ve waited so long, we don’t mind waiting a little longer!
Dead to Me Season 3 Cast: Who Might Be There?
Most of the main cast are likely to return for the series’ third and final season. This includes Christina Applegate (Jen Harding) and Linda Cardellini (Judy Hale) as the leading actresses. We’re also expecting reunions with James Marsden (Ben Wood), Sam McCarthy (Charlie Harding), Luke Roessler (Henry Harding) and Max Jenkins (Christopher Doyle). Diana-Maria Riva (Detective Ana Perez), Valerie Mahaffey (Lorna Harding), Brandon Scott (Nick), Katey Sagal (Eleanor Hale) and Suzy Nakamura (Karen) could also resume their roles. It is likely that some new faces will be added.
Dead to Me season 3 plot: what can it be?
In Season 2, Jen and Judy have to deal with the aftermath of Steve’s death. As they hide his body and escape the police, the pros and cons of their friendship become clear. Eventually Jen develops feelings for Steve’s twin, Ben. Meanwhile, Charlie discovers Steve’s car and forces Jen and Judy to act quickly to hide the truth. Jen finally admits to Detective Perez, who decides not to file a complaint. Judy, on the other hand, gets the money from her paintings. In the final scene we see Jen and Judy, happy and reconciled, driving in Charlie’s birthday car. But a drunk Ben accidentally slams his car into the two of them, leaving everyone dazed but unharmed.
Season 3 will likely pick up on the cliffhanger ending from the previous season. So maybe we will find out what happens to Jen, Judy and Ben after the car accident. We’ll also see Jen and Judy raise Charlie and Henry together, with the older of the two boys clearly being the more difficult. It’s also possible that Charlie will find out the truth about Jen and Judy’s crimes. In some reports it has even been suggested that Jen will become pregnant – in which case we will see how Judy will deal with this development since she has already suffered several miscarriages. In any case, we can assume that the final season will be a highly entertaining and soulful exploration of Jen and Judy’s intricate friendship.