God’s Favorite Idiot Release Date, Storyline, Cast, and More

Ben Falcone created the comedy TV series ‘God’s Favorite Idiot’ for Netflix. It follows Clark, a man who leads a normal life devoid of danger or adventure. He has feelings for his coworker, Amily, but is too afraid to ask her out. When he is struck by lightning one day, everything changes for him. He doesn’t think much about this strange incident at first, but then strange things start happening to him. Most importantly, he begins to glow, which propels him to Internet fame. While some people cheer him on, others condemn him as a blasphemer. Meanwhile, the war between heaven and hell intensifies, and the apocalypse approaches.

The show uses a relevant premise and a touch of comedy to discuss deep questions, particularly those concerning religion. It also depicts the struggles of a man who has been chosen by God in a realistic manner.

God’s Favorite Idiot Release Date

God's Favorite Idiot Release Date
God’s Favorite Idiot Release Date

Season 1 of ‘God’s Favorite Idiot’ was released on Netflix on June 15, 2022. The eight half-hour episodes were released in their entirety on the streaming platform. The show was supposed to have sixteen episodes at first. However, after only eight episodes, production was halted. This does not necessarily imply that the show has been canceled.

In fact, Netflix confirmed that production on the remaining eight episodes would resume soon. The streaming service made the decision to divide the episode count in half. This could imply that the remaining episodes would constitute Season 2, or that they would constitute the second half of the first season. While details are scarce, we anticipate that ‘God’s Favorite Idiot’ Season 2 will premiere in 2023.

God’s Favorite Idiot Storyline

God's Favorite Idiot Storyline
God’s Favorite Idiot Storyline

‘God’s Preferred Idiot’ The first season concludes with the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse pursuing Clark and Amily. We expect the duo to find a way to shake the horsepeople off their tail and find a safe haven from which to plan further in the second season. Clark stated that the last time he met God, she presented him with a plan. We’d like to learn more about this plan, how it saves Clark from Satan and her demons, and how it helps him spread God’s word in the coming season.

We also anticipate that the story will expand beyond its current arc and introduce new characters. In Season 1, Satan mentions that Lucifer and Beelzebub are higher up in the hierarchy than she is. As the fight to save the world heats up in the second season, they may come to the fore. In the final scene of Season 1, a swarm of insects flies around the city. This could imply that Pestilence, one of the four-horse people, has begun their work. This is the start of the end of the world. This arc would be addressed in Season 2. Things appear to be deteriorating rapidly before Clark can restore order.

God’s Favorite Idiot Cast

God's Favorite Idiot Cast
God’s Favorite Idiot Cast

The plot of ‘God’s Favorite Idiot’ revolves around Clark, who is played by Ben Falcone, who also created the show. Aside from him, we anticipate Melissa McCarthy to reprise her role as Amily. Season 2 is also expected to feature Usman Ally, Ana Scotney, and Chris Sandiford as Mohsin, Wendy, and Tom, respectively. Kevin Dunn, who plays Clark’s father, should return for the next chapter of the story.

Clark will need the help of his trusted angels in his fight against Satan and her forces, which means Yanic Truesdale as Chamuel and Steve Mallory as Frisbee should return. There is no hero without a villain, and Clark faces Satan, played by Leslie Bibb, in ‘God’s Favorite Idiot.’ We expect her to return in the next season, along with some new faces playing Lucifer, Beelzebub, and other demons.

Where To Watch God’s Favorite Idiot Online?

You can watch it on Netflix. Netflix is an OTT platform just like Amazon Prime, Hotstar, and Hulu.

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