F is for Family Season 4: What We Know So Far

F is for Family Season 4

Season 4 of F is for Family is a go but it’ll be quite some time until F is for Family drops on Netflix. With the team behind the show active on social platforms, you can track the progress of the show and that’s precisely what we’re covering here. Here’s everything we know about season 4 of F is for Family. 

Netflix has made a massive push into animated shows as of late which should be no surprise as they’ve made significant investments in almost all areas of programming. F is for Family is the second longest running Netflix Original show to date with only Bojack Horseman ahead of it. It’s been joined over the past two years by the likes of Big Mouth, Disenchantment, Paradise PD and, most recently, Super Drags.

The third season introduced some brand new characters and saw Frank get back onto his feet. One of the notable character additions includes an old friend of Frank voiced by Vince Vaughn who is one of the original investors in the show.

Everything we know about F is for Family Season 4

F is for Family Season 4 Renewal Status

Official Renewal Status: Renewed (last updated: 01/24/2018)

In January 2019, the series was confirmed to be returning for a fourth season by multiple outlets plus the show’s creator on Twitter.

The show’s renewal comes a month after Netflix canceled another animated show, Super Drags.

On the renewal, Micheal Price took to Twitter to say: “Thrilled to make it official that we’re coming back for Season 4 and that I get to keep working with the incredible Bill Burr and the rest of our wonderful writers, cast and crew.”

We were expecting a renewal for F is for Family because of the fact the show seemingly continues to grow season to season.

Google Trends for F is for Family

Social media interaction with the show is strong, too, with people being overwhelmingly positive. Likewise, the IMDb ratings for the new episodes are strong with all but the first episode scoring over 8.0 out of 10.

What will happen in season 4?

Here’s some speculation and what we’ve heard so far on the plot of season 4 of F is for Family.

There’s obviously a lot to be answered in season 4 including just what the heck is going on with Philip who was seen to be drawing demonic images through most of season 3

We also need to see how Frank and Sue’s relationship mends after the strains throughout Season 3, mainly caused by Chet returning to the scene.

Will Chet return for F is for Family season 4?

It’s unlikely we’ll see Chet (voiced by Vince Vaugh) return as you’ll probably know his fate at the end of Season 3.

Chet in F is for Family

Also in season 4, we’ll likely see the birth of the new Murphy child as season 3 served to set the scene for his or her eventual arrival.

How far is F is for Family Season 4 in production?

Current production status: Early development / Writing (last updated: 02/16/2019)

Hot off the press of the renewal in January, the team behind F is for Family hasn’t hung about at getting onto it.

The show is still very much in the writing stage with all hands on deck now writing up the scripts. But there has been some recording take place but mainly with characters outside of the main family.

At the current pace, we’re expecting all the episodes to be finished (at least in their draft stages) for early summer.


F is for Family Season 4 Episode Names

Thanks to regular tweets, we already know the episode name for episode 1.

  • Episode 1: “Father Confessor” – written by Michael Price
  • Episode 2: “Nothing Is Impossible” – Written by Henry Gammill
  • Episode 3: “Bring Me A Tooth” – written by David Richardson
  • Episode 4: “The “B” Word” – written by Valeri Vaughn

How many episodes will there be? Well, every season up until now has consisted of 10 episodes it’s safe to assume that we’ll once again be getting 10 episodes.

When will season 4 of F is for Family be on Netflix?

F is for Family has been getting a new season roughly every year and a half.

That’d peg the new season coming out in early to mid-2020.

F is for Family AMA on Reddit

Towards the end of February, Michael Price will be taking to Reddit to answer all of your questions regarding the show.

In case you won’t be participating in the upcoming AMA, we’ll be there and will bring you all the juicy news that gets dropped in the AMA.

Now it’s over to you. Do you want to see F is for Family return for a fourth season? Let us know in the comments below.

Kasey Moore

Kasey Moore is the founder and editor-in-chief of What's on Netflix. Kasey launched the site in 2013 after growing frustration with finding content on Netflix. He has an in depth understanding of the release cycles for Netflix and has developed tools to make navigating Netflix easier. Resides in Norwich in the UK.