Netflix has renewed its critically-acclaimed adult animated comedy Big Mouth for an eighth and final season! The two upcoming seasons, which launches in 2023 and 2024, will make Big Mouth the longest-running series in Netflix history, outside of Kids & Family programming.
Big Mouth is the brainchild of Nick Kroll, Andrew Goldberg, Mark Levin, and Jennifer Flackett. The series follows a group of middle school friends as they navigate the glorious nightmare that is puberty. Big Mouth has been praised for its frank and honest portrayal of adolescence, as well as its sharp humor and relatable characters.
Big Mouth Will Be Netflix’s Longest Running Series (Outside of Kids & Family Programming)
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“If you would have told adolescent Nick Kroll and Andrew Goldberg that middle school would take 8 years to finish, they would have been like ‘yeah, that sounds about right. This seems like it will never end.’”Nick Kroll, Creator, Executive Producer, and Star of Netflix’s Big Mouth
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.”Billy Wee, Netflix Director of Adult Animation
The show has been a huge hit for Netflix, with over 1 billion hours of viewing time. It has also won numerous awards, including two Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Animated Program. Here are some other big numbers Big Mouth has accomplished during its run so far:
- 1 Billion+ Hours: Members have spent watching Big Mouth and Human Resources on Netflix.
- 50 Million+: Households have watched Big Mouth or Human Resources so far …
- 8: Seasons of Big Mouth, the most for a Netflix scripted series ever.
- 29: Countries where Big Mouth or Human Resources reached the Netflix Top 10.
- 689: Masturbation jokes and counting …
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Netflix’s commitment to animated content is a smart move. Animated series are often more popular with younger viewers, but they can also appeal to a wide range of ages. Netflix’s animated slate is a great way to attract new subscribers and keep existing subscribers engaged.
With the renewal of Big Mouth and BoJack Horseman, Netflix is solidifying its position as a leader in the animated space. The streamer is investing in high-quality animated content that will appeal to a wide range of viewers.
About Big Mouth
Creators: Nick Kroll, Andrew Goldberg, Mark Levin, Jennifer Flackett
Executive Producers: Nick Kroll, Andrew Goldberg, Mark Levin, Jennifer Flackett, Blair Fetter, Kristen Zolner, Jane Wiseman
Producers: Joe Wengert, Gil Ozeri, Kelly Galuska, Emily Altman, Victor Quinaz, Abe Forman-Greenwald, Kelly Cressman
Production Companies: Danger Goldberg Productions (Seasons 1–5), Good at Bizness, Inc. (Seasons 1–5), Fathouse Industries (Seasons 1–5), Brutus Pink (season 6–present), Titmouse, Inc.
Cast: Nick Kroll, John Mulaney, Jessi Klein, Jason Mantzoukas, Jenny Slate, Fred Armisen, Maya Rudolph, Jordan Peele, Ayo Edebiri
Big Mouth is a 10-episode, half-hour edgy adult animated comedy from real-life best friends Nick Kroll (Kroll Show, The League) and Andrew Goldberg (Family Guy) about the glorious nightmare that is teenaged puberty. Comedian John Mulaney (John Mulaney: The Comeback Kid, Saturday Night Live) lends his voice to the character of Andrew, while Kroll (who serves as co-creator, executive producer) voices many including best friend Nick. Maya Rudolph (Maya & Marty, Bridesmaids), Jason Mantzoukas (The League, Lady Dynamite), Jordan Peele (Keanu, Key and Peele), Fred Armisen (Portlandia, Documentary Now!), Jenny Slate (Girls, Lady Dynamite) and Jessi Klein (Inside Amy Schumer) are among those who lend their voice to the series.
What do you think about Big Mouth coming to an end? Are you caught up with the series? Has any of the embarrassing things from the series ever happened to you? Let us know on social media!
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