Critically acclaimed comedy-drama, Atypical is back with its final and fourth season to grace your screens. The Netflix original, Atypical, made waves among teenagers, with its gripping storyline, and unique plot. The series’ first premiered on August 11, 2017. The first season had 8 episodes, subsequently, the second and third seasons had 10. News is the fourth and final season will also consist of 10 episodes as well.
In February of 2020, Netflix announced that Atypical was renewed for season 4, but it would be the last and final season of the series.
Atypical revolves around an 18-year old boy, suffering from an autistic spectrum disorder, Sam Gardner, as struggles with life. It’s a coming of age drama, depicting the life of a teenager who is autistic. With him is his amazingly supportive family, who try to make his life easier. His family consists of Elsa Gardner (Sam’s Mother), Doug Gardner (Sam’s father) and his sister, Casey Gardner. The series also involves Sam’s therapist, Julia Sasaki, who helps him with weave through life as an autistic teenager.
The show received positive reviews and became a huge hit among teenagers. But at the same, it was criticized for its lack of autistic actors in the show. Eventually, the creators of the show included more autistic writers and actors in the following seasons, and it was thoroughly supported. An overwhelming response was concluded in its third season.
Atypical Season 4: Release Date
Season 3 aired its final episode on November 1, 2019. Soon after in February 2020, Netflix announced the renewal of the show for season 4. This is the fourth and final season of the series. The streaming platform has not yet released any particular set date for the season premiere. But the official site has announced that it will take place in 2021, and has already started production.
Atypical Season 4: Expected Plot
Navigating through life, Sam Gardner faces a lot of challenges. He is even bullied in school. But with all this, he has his younger sister, Casey by his side.
As Casey moves to a new school, we see Sam facing a lot more bullies than before. Season 2 navigates through the last year of Sam’s high school.
In the third season, certain problems were solved by the end. Sam’s parents solved their issues and made peace with each other. Zahid and Sam evolved their friendship further. Sam Gardner enters college and his final journey as an independent adult in the world begins. He plans to have his best friend Zahid as his roommate in college. In the final season, we can expect to explore through Sam’s journey in college, and hopefully, the other characters meet their satisfactory end.
Atypical Season 4: Cast and Trailer
The cast of the show includes, Sam Gardner, played by Keir Gilchrist, Julia Sasaki played by Amy Okuda, Elsa Gardner played by Jennifer Jason Leigh, Casey Gardner played by Bridgette Lundy-Pine and Doug Gardner played Michael Rapaport.
Netflix has yet not released a trailer or a teaser of the show. Fan-made trailers and teasers have been making rounds. Until then binge-watch the three seasons on Netflix.