The new comedy will return for Season 2.
May 15, 2019
TBS announced today that Miracle Workers has been picked up for a second season. The good news follows a seven-episode freshman run for the comedy that garnered decent ratings and generally-positive reviews.
With Season 1 being based on Simon Rich's novel "What in God's Name", the show will shift to tell a brand new story in Season 2. Taking on an anthology format, the four main cast members will return in new roles but this time in a medieval setting. They will play a group of villagers navigating life in time of inequality and misinformation.
Look for Season 2 of Miracle Workers in early-to-mid 2020.
#MiracleWorkers is coming back for an all new season! JUST WAIT until you hear about █████ and the █████. OH and ███████! We still can't even believe it ourselves #WarnerMediaUpfront @TBSNetwork pic.twitter.com/ACxQR9kAYg— Miracle Workers: Oregon Trail (@miracletbs) May 15, 2019
The second season "Miracle Workers: Dark Ages", however, was simply over-th-top hilarious. It's almost the funniest show on TV right now. My wife and I can't wait for every next episode. The writing is actually quite ingenious.
And by the way, I have no problem of the show changing the setting and topic with every new season. I actually love the concept. It allows for a fresh reset and if it keeps being good writing, there are probably many periods in history or layers in society that Simon Rich can pick apart and in his great humorous way show us the absurdity in things we used to consider normal.
We really, really hope for a 3rd season - and I want to be surprised what topic it will be.
Steve Buscemi's lazy, dumb god character is fantastic. As someone who spent a childhood in Catholic schooling, I like the writers' interpretation of the afterlife.
The rest of the cast did a really great job with some really absurd premises. Was it a little goofy? Yes. But that's kind of the point; it's a farce. I'm looking forward to the next season.
Hopefully they have a story to keep the plot going or no story to hold the plot down. The first season didn't have enough really to go anywhere, but too much to be random.
I can't say the change of setting makes me want to watch another season.