“Big Mouth” Renewed for Eighth and Final Season

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Netflix's adult animated comedy "Big Mouth" has been renewed for an eighth and final season, making it the streaming giant's longest-running original series, excluding children and family programming.
The show's creators, Nick Kroll and Andrew Goldberg, were inspired by their own childhood experiences to create a series that follows a group of friends and their hormone monsters as they navigate adolescence, human sexuality, and coming of age.
"Big Mouth" has been praised for its honest and relatable portrayal of adolescence and its evolution to reflect current conversations around sexuality and gender identity.
A spinoff series set in the world of the hormone monsters, "Human Resources," is scheduled to conclude with its second season, and characters and storylines from the spinoff will be incorporated into the final two seasons of "Big Mouth."
The show's creators and producers have an overall deal with Netflix under their animation production company, Brutus Pink.

 

Netflix’s adult animated comedy “Big Mouth” has been renewed for an eighth and final season, making it the streaming giant’s longest-running original series, excluding children and family programming.

Previously, “Grace and Frankie” and “Orange Is the New Black” held the record with seven seasons each.

The show’s seventh season will air in 2023, while the eighth season is set to premiere in 2024.

Coming of Age Comedy Inspired by Creators’ Childhoods

Created by Nick Kroll and Andrew Goldberg, “Big Mouth” is inspired by their own childhood experiences.

The series follows a group of friends and their hormone monsters as they navigate adolescence, human sexuality, and coming of age.

The cast includes Kroll, John Mulaney, Jessi Klein, Jason Mantzoukas, and Ayo Edebiri, who replaced Jenny Slate. Season 6 of “Big Mouth” debuted in 2022.

Netflix’s adult animated comedy “Big Mouth” has been renewed for an eighth and final season, making it the streaming giant’s longest-running original series, excluding children and family programming.

Spinoff Series “Human Resources” Set to Conclude

“Human Resources,” a spinoff series set in the world of the hormone monsters from “Big Mouth,” is scheduled to conclude with its second season.

The show stars Kroll, Aidy Bryant, Randall Park, Keke Palmer, David Thewlis, Brandon Kyle Goodman, and Maya Rudolph.

Characters and storylines from “Human Resources” will be incorporated into the final two seasons of “Big Mouth.”

Creators’ Overall Deal with Netflix

Kroll, Goldberg, and producers Mark Levin and Jennifer Flackett have an overall deal with Netflix under their animation production company, Brutus Pink.

The streaming service has reported more than 1 billion viewing hours of “Big Mouth” and “Human Resources” combined, with over 50 million households tuning in.

One of the shows has reached the Top 10 in 29 countries, and the series has featured a total of 689 masturbation jokes.

Critical Reception and Cultural Impact

“Big Mouth” has been praised for its honest and relatable portrayal of adolescence, as well as its evolution to reflect current conversations around sexuality and gender identity.

Netflix’s Director of Adult Animation, Billy Wee, said, “‘Big Mouth’ is a towering achievement in animated comedy that will make Netflix history for its longevity. We are thrilled that we still have two more hilarious seasons to share with fans before this brilliant coming of age story reaches its conclusion.”

Craig Miller

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