The animated dark comedy ‘Teenage Euthanasia’ will return to Adult Swim for a second season. Warner Media confirmed in a press release that the residents of Fort Gator, Florida will bring on the laughs.
“Teenage Euthanasia, the critically acclaimed, animated coming-of-all-ages comedy series about death, family, and accidental resurrection gets new life with a second season on Adult Swim,” the statement explained. “Currently in production, the series is set in near-future inland Florida, centering on the Fantasy family who juggle work-life balance among the living and the dead in their family-run funeral home, Tender Endings. The show garnered impressive viewership during its broadcast launch and continues to build its fanbase now that season one is available on HBO Max.”
The half-hour show is created by Alyson Levy and Alissa Nutting, who also serve as executive producers. The animation is done by Augenblick Studios.
The show stars Maria Bamford as Trophy Fantasy, a dead woman revived in a funeral home after a lightning strike. It also stars Jo Firestone as teenager Euthanasia “Annie” Fantasy, Tim Robinson as Uncle Pete, and Bebe Neuwirth as Baba. A myriad of guest stars including Stephen Colbert, Kimiko Glenn, Patton Oswalt, Scott Adsit, and David Cross have performed voice acting for the show.
You can watch the trailer below:
Wikipedia describes the synopsis as follows,
“In the mildly apocalyptic near future, Trophy Fantasy is a teenage mother who left her baby daughter Euthanasia “Annie” Fantasy in the custody of her undertaker mother Baba and her half-brother Pete at their funeral home Tender Endings in Fort Gator, Florida. After getting a devastating divorce from her current husband and dying from an overdose 15 years later, Trophy’s corpse is delivered to Baba at Tender Endings as her written demand to those who found her dead. An unexpected combination of Baba’s embalming fluid, Annie’s tears, and a lightning bolt from a thunderstorm revives Trophy as a sentient zombie with supernatural abilities…”
The first season had a total of seven episodes.
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