It has been more than six years since The Boondocks concluded its fourth season, and now everyone is getting desperate to know The Boondocks Season 5. However, the show went on a hiatus right after its fourth season. The fans have never heard about its fifth season, but HBO Max announced the show’s reboot series, which will premiere soon. So, will the fans ever see its fifth season? Continue reading to know.
The Boondocks is an American adult animated TV series. Aaron McGruder created this show for CN’s late-night programming block, Adult Swim. The show made its debut on November 6, 2005, and ran for fifteen episodes. In the span of nine years, the network has released four installments of this show, which have a total of 55 episodes. The fans saw its last episode on June 23, 2014.
The Boondocks Season 5: Renewal Status!
The show was quite popular, but despite this fact, the makers decided not to continue the series after its fourth installment. They canceled The Boondocks Season 5 after the rumor of its production went viral on the web. After the completion, several rumors regarding the return of the show hit the internet, and many fans even believed it. Therefore John Witherspoon officially announced its cancellation on the podcast show of Rogan. McGruder also confirmed this news.
This news came as a shock for its fans. They’ve made several petitions for the makers to renew its fifth season. However, none of them were successful. The main reason behind the cancellation of the show was said to be its poor viewership. McGruder was absent from the show for quite some time, and at the exact time, it began to lose its audience. Therefore, in the end, the makers decided to cancel this animated sitcom.
Will The Show Ever Return?
The Boondocks, which started back in 2005 will not return now. And that means the fans will never be able The Boondocks Season 5. However, back in 2019, HBO Max announced the reboot of this animated series and has already renewed it for its second season. The great thing is Aaron McGruder will serve as the executive producer of this new show as well. Therefore now the fans are excited to see the new version of their favorite show. They are hoping that they might see the remaining story in the upcoming series.
The Boondocks Season 5: Release Date
As we mentioned above, the makers canceled The Boondocks Season 5. So, the fans will never see it. But they will soon see the reboot of the same show this very year. HBO Max already ordered two seasons of The Boondocks reboot. They also announced that the first season will premiere in 2021 and are yet to announce its exact release date.