Merry Happy Whatever Season 1: Everything we Know so Far

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Merry Happy Whatever – Kapital Entertainment

The holiday season is fast approaching and Netflix is setting up its line up of Originals for the occasion. Arriving this Thanksgiving is Netflix’s latest comedy series Merry Happy Whatever. Centred around the holiday season from the start of Christmas to New Years, we can expect plenty of laughs. But what is Merry Happy Whatever? We have everything you need to know about the Original including the plot, cast, trailer and Netflix release date.

Merry Happy Whatever is an upcoming Netflix Original dark-comedy series created by Tucker Cawley. The series has been directed by Pam Fryman, meanwhile, Tucker Cawley serves as an executive producer alongside Aaron Kaplan from Kapital Entertainment and Wendi Trilling from TrillTV.

When is the Netflix release date for Merry Happy Whatever season 1?

The first season of Merry Happy Whatever will be available to stream on Thanksgiving!

For subscribers outside of the US, the series will be available to stream on the 28th of November, 2019.

Will Merry Happy Whatever season 1 be available to stream in my region?

There’s nothing to worry about, Merry Happy Whatever will be available to stream in all regions with Netflix.

Merry Happy Whatever – Copyright. Kapital Entertainment

What is the plot of Merry Happy Whatever?

Family time at Christmas isn’t for the faint-hearted, especially for Don the patriarch of the family. As he tries to balance the stress and demands of his complicated family during the Christmas season, his youngest daughter comes home but is accompanied by her new boyfriend.

Merry Happy Whatever – Copyright. Kapital Entertainment

Who is in the cast of Merry Happy Whatever?

The following cast members will star in Merry Happy Whatever:

Role Cast Member Where Have I Seen/Heard Them Before?
Emmy Quinn Bridgit Mendler Arrietty | Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel | Good Luck Charlie
Matt Brent Morin How to Be Single | Crunch Time | Undateable
Kayla Ashley Tisdale High School Musical | Phineas and Ferb | Suite Life of Zack and Cody
Joy Elizabeth Ho Disjointed | Life Partners | Two and a Half Men
Sean Hayes MacArthur Angie Tribeca | She’s Out of My League | Super Troopers 2
Patsy Siobhan Murphy Schitt’s Creek | Murdoch Mysteries | Spotlight
Don Dennis Quaid The Day After Tomorrow | Far From Heaven | Frequency
Todd Adam Rose Santa Clarita Diet | Up in the Air | The Squid and the Whale
Sean Jr. Mason Davis Are you Smarter than a 10-year-old | American Exit | Just Add Magic
Donny Quinn Lucas Jaye Fuller House | League of Legends | Teachers

When did filming take place?

Filming took place earlier this year in May 2019.

Where did filming take place?

Merry Happy Whatever is a multi-camera comedy and was filmed entirely in a studio.

Kaptial Entertainment, the studio behind Merry Happy Whatever, is located in Studio City, Los Angeles.

Garcelle Beauvais (left) and Dennis Quaid (right) – Copyright. Kapital Entertainment

What is the episode count for Merry Happy Whatever season 1?

The first season of Merry Happy Whatever will have eight episodes.

What is the run time for the episodes?

Each episode will have a run time of around 30 minutes.

What are the episode titles?

The following are the episodes titles for Merry Happy Whatever:

Episode Title
1 Welcome, Matt
2 Harmony
3 Interference
4 Happy Mall-idays
5 Twas the Night Before the 4th Nigh of Hanukkah
6 Merry Ex-mas
7 Christmas Break
8 Ring in the New Year

Has Netflix released a trailer for Merry Happy Whatever?

We now have a trailer for Merry Happy Whatever!


Will Merry Happy Whatever receive a second season?

At the time of writing a second season isn’t in production.

The series was “envisioned” as an anthology, but if subscribers respond well to the cast we could see them return for a second season. What has been mentioned is potential future seasons will be themed around other holidays.

Are you looking forward to the release of Merry Happy Whatever? Let us know in the comments below!

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Jacob joined What's on Netflix in 2018 as a fulltime writer having worked in numerous other industries until that point. Jacob covers all things Netflix whether that's TV or movies but specializes in covering new anime and K-dramas. Resides in Norwich in the United Kingdom.