Valerie Armstrong is the creator and executive producer of the American dark comedy television series Kevin Can F**k Himself. It shouldn’t be a surprise that this show will continue to develop its plot for one more season given how much the audience enjoyed the first season. Based on 59 reviews with an average rating of 6.80/10, Kevin Can F**k Himself has an 81% approval rating on the review aggregator.
Kevin Can F**k Himself‘s an ambitious blend of genres doesn’t always work, but searing social commentary and a standout performance from Annie Murphy make for an interesting watch, according to the website’s critical consensus. The series has 25 reviews and a Metacritic score of 65 out of 100, which indicates “generally favorable reviews.”
Release Date for Kevin Can F**k Himself Season 2
Kevin Can F**K Himself Season 2 will officially debut on AMC and AMC+ on August 22, 2022, according to the network. The show was also given a second season renewal by AMC on August 27, 2021, following a successful first season that saw it become the most watched program on AMC+ and gain popularity among young, affluent, and female-skewing viewers.
According to Dan McDermott, president of original programming for AMC Networks and AMC Studios, “Allison is just a part of Kevin’s world. But is she? The creative team on both sides of the camera, led by Valerie and Annie, delivered a highly entertaining first season that really got people talking and rooting for the sitcom wife like never before.
This series was founded on a fresh and original concept. We can’t wait to watch this talented team pick up where the finale left off and continue Allison’s journey while constantly pushing the boundaries of traditional storytelling.
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AMC announced on November 30, 2021, that the show would end after two seasons. Start saying your goodbyes. That was the message shared by Kevin Can F**K Himself on his official Twitter account, which also confirmed the news. On August 22, #KevinCanFHimself’s final season will debut on @AMC TV and @AMCPlus. View the official post down below:
Start saying your goodbyes.
— Kevin Can F Himself (@KevCanFHimself) July 18, 2022
Script for Kevin Can F**k Himself Season 2
According to Deadline, the first season followed the life of Allison McRoberts (Murphy), the stereotypical Sitcom Wife who is alternately depicted in single-camera dark drama and multi-camera humor. Despite the fact that she frequently suffers the consequences, she is funny and attractive.
She is married to Kevin (Eric Peterson), a man who must have hit the marriage jackpot because of how she looks and how funny he is. The show defied television convention by employing volleying camera settings, allowing viewers to see what happened when cameras followed Allison outside of her husband’s house and when she eventually became aware of—and rebelled against—the injustices in her life.
The season one finale episode, “Fixed,” was also a collaboration between Anna Dokoza and Valerie Armstrong. After its August 1, 2021 debut, 0.337 million US viewers are expected to have watched it. Nick was put into a coma in the episode, and it was revealed that Kevin shot him during the break-in. After receiving praise from the locals for his deeds, Kevin decides to run for office locally.
Allison and Patty attempt to reveal Nick as the local drug dealer by smuggling the drugs and cash into Nick’s bedroom. Sam walks away from Jenn and says Allison is the person he wants to date. Allison said that going any further with Sam would be “giving up.”
Patty is tricked by Allison into looking through Detective Tammy’s notepad after being questioned by her, which makes Patty feel awful and causes the two women to argue. Neil hears the argument while he’s in the kitchen and learns Allison wants to kill Kevin.
Neil chokes Allison when she tries to take his phone and says he’ll call Kevin. Patty suddenly appears and smashes a bottle against Neil’s head. In the final moments of the first season, both women witness Neil bleeding to death on the ground.
In order to bring the series to a satisfying conclusion, the upcoming season is also anticipated to pick up any potential subplots and plot holes. Additionally, it’s been said that Allison and Patty’s frantic efforts to deal with Neil will take up the majority of the second and final season of the show, which will prompt Allison to consider alternatives to being a housewife.
Cast and crew of Kevin Can F**k Himself Season 2
It is anticipated that the original cast from the first season will return and continue the plot in the following season. Additionally, as of July 20, 2022, the network had not yet made any new casting announcements. Consequently, the following is a list of the series’ notable characters along with a brief description of each:
Allison Devine-McRoberts, played by Annie Murphy, is a character who aspires to take charge of her own life.
Patricia “Patty” Deirdre O’Connor, who lives next door to the McRoberts and works in a salon, is played by Mary Hollis Inboden.
Eric Petersen plays Kevin McRoberts, Allison’s annoying, rude, and illiterate husband, who is modeled after the obnoxious husbands in sitcoms like The King of Queens, The Honeymooners, and, most specifically, the CBS sitcom Kevin Can Wait, which stars Kevin James. When Allison is not with him, he is completely unaware of her life and her activities.
Neil O’Connor is played by Alex Bonifer and is their brother of Patty and a close friend of Kevin. Neil is incredibly stupid and, like Kevin, has no idea what Patty is doing away from him.
Kevin’s father Peter “Pete” McRoberts is portrayed by Brian Howe. He mainly criticizes the events that occur in the “sitcom” segments of the show.
As Samuel “Sam” Park, played by Raymond Lee, Allison still harbors feelings for this high school friend who now owns a diner and is married.
Valerie Armstrong (Lodge 49, SEAL Team) is the creator and executive producer of Kevin Can F**k Himself, and Rashida Jones and Will McCormack are also executive producers through Le Train Train (Claws, A to Z). The executive producer and showrunner are Craig DiGregorio (Shrill). Executive producers include Colin Walsh and Sean Clements as well.