Is Q-Force Season 2 canceled by Netflix? Continue reading to find out.
The chance to witness another season for Q-Force, which is an American adult animated comedy series on Netflix, was short-lived, as the animated series is listed among the other TV series that were abruptly canceled by the network this year. On June 27, 2022, it was reported the series might be heading towards cancelation after season one. Now in August 2022, as the reports emerge, it turns out to be true and verified by Netflix that the series is not continuing further for more seasons.
Here is everything we know about Q-Force’s Season 2 cancellation.
Why was Q-Force canceled for Season 2?
As stated above, Netflix just announced in August 2022 that the series was canceled after only one season. As a result, the series has no chance of being renewed by the network, as Netflix has recently joined with other streaming platforms which have been canceling major tv series this year. Unfortunately for the viewers who enjoyed the series, Q-Force has fallen into a similar list of canceled series even if the show had the potential to get better after improving the way some decisions were made behind the scenes.
Moreover, the series received a mix of positive and negative views from critics. The review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes reported a 23% approval rating with an average rating of 3.40/10, based on 13 reviews. The website’s critics’ consensus reads, “Q-Force‘s heart is in the right place, but dated stereotypes and a general lack of humor make this animated action-adventure fall flat.” On Metacritic, which uses a weighted average, assigned a score of 45 out of 100 based on 7 critics, indicating “mixed or average reviews”. This is also a major factor that may have contributed to the cancelation of the series.
The cancellation was initially revealed when writer/cast member Matt Rogers, guest hosted an episode of the Attitudes! Podcast. Despite receiving mixed reviews from critics, Rogers commended the show’s cult following and briefly discussed the show’s legacy in the same podcast. The good news is that it will always be available on Netflix; according to Rogers, “The people that loved it really loved it, and the good news is that it will always be on Netflix,” Rogers said. Further adding, “It did not get a second season, but it is out there and it exists.”
Look at some fan’s reactions to the cancelation
i actually really enjoy stupid animated shows that make ppl seethe for some reason like i genuinely had fun watching both q force and magical girl friendship squad
— katie (@anaphylactica) August 2, 2022
Can q force get picked up by a platform thatll treat them good for season 2 please u have no idea how badly we need queer entertainment thats made so specifically for queer ppl by queer ppl ive never seen a show so queerly niche and specific i am going to scream
— Kenny (@stellamkok) August 5, 2022
I hate it because this is literally the plot of q force happening irl except instead of them coming out on top and defeating all odds,, this is real life and they remain cancelled.. im so sad
— Kenny (@stellamkok) August 5, 2022
Watched Q Force and i loved its humor, im so sad it wont get a 2nd season 😭
— Hiriko 🤍 (@Hiriko__) August 3, 2022
This series is about Queer Force (Q-Force), a group of undervalued LGBT superspies, and is centered on a gay secret agent who is like James Bond, Steve Maryweather (also known as Agent Mary), as they try to prove themselves on personal and professional adventures. One day, Mary decides to prove himself to the American Intelligence Agency (AIA), solve a case, and get the approval of the agency, but they have to add a new member to their team, a straight man.
Q-Force Plot Cast and Crew
The main cast members of the series with the description of their respective characters are listed below:
Steve Maryweather voiced by Sean Hayes: Also known as Agent Mary, Steve was formerly a rising star of the AIA before he came out as gay. He heads the Q-Force team consisting of himself, Stat, Twink, and Deb.
Twink voiced by Matt Rogers: A gay French Canadian who is a “Master of drag” and part of the Q-Force.
Deb voiced by Wanda Sykes: A skilled lesbian mechanic who is part of the Q-Force and has a wife.
Stat voiced by Patti Harrison: A transgender lesbian hacker who is part of the Q-Force.
Director Dirk Chunley voiced by Gary Cole: The director of the AIA who is straight and hard-nosed.
Agent Rick Buck voiced by David Harbour: A straight agent brought into the Q-Force team once they became official spies, serving as a liaison between them and the AIA.
V voiced by Laurie Metcalf: The deputy director of the AIA and the highest-ranking woman in the agency, who has a soft spot for Mary.
The 10-episode series was created, written, executive produced, and show run by Gabe Liedman (Big Mouth, PEN15), who voiced Benji. Hayes, Mike Schur, Todd Milliner, and David Miner also served as executive producers. The series was produced by Universal Television in association with Hazy Mills, Fremulon, and 3 Arts Entertainment.
Q-Force Season 1: What happened in the finale episode?
The final episode, The Hole, was released on September 2, 2021. The episode is directed by Josh Taback and written by Gabe Liedman. In the episode, the viewers get to see that, In order to enlist them in operation against Mira, Q-Force frees some of the indoctrinated Greyscale agents. Chunley tries to cover up the data theft back in Washington, D.C., while Q-Force goes undercover to rescue Buck during the World Pride Festival in Gyenorvya.
After brainwashing Buck, Mira publicly announces their engagement and impending nuptials. Q-Force discovers that Mira will become Queen once she marries, giving her complete control over Gyenorvya and the ability to wage war on other nations. In order to stop her, Q-Force searches for the “Horn of Objection,” an antiquated Gyenorvyan artifact that can be used to halt a royal wedding in Gyenorvyan culture.
Additionally, Steve and Stat learn that Mira’s plan to build a personal army includes using Greyscale technology to brainwash the entire LGBT+ population at World Pride. As the wedding ceremony is delayed, V, the released Greyscale operatives, and Q-Force join forces to defeat Mira’s guards. Twink, posing as Mira, interrupts the ceremony and replaces Mira as Queen.
When the LGBT+ community shows up there, the real Mira, who is enraged, triggers the brainwashing, forcing Q-Force to engage in combat until V disarms the brainwashing, arresting Mira in the process. Back in West Hollywood, Chunley, who has been brainwashed on Steve’s orders by Louisa, congratulates and thanks Q-Force and the released agents. Steve also reunites with Benji and reveals he is a spy.
Where to stream Q-Force?
Q-Force Season 1 is available exclusively on Netflix with a range of membership options. The video quality and quantity of screens you can use to stream Netflix simultaneously depend on the package you choose. You can play mobile games and stream movies and TV shows at no additional cost with any of their services.
Q-Force Official Trailer
The official synopsis of the trailer with the trailer reflects on the series plot, which follows, “A gay superspy and his scrappy LGBTQ squad fight to prove themselves to the agency that underestimated them. Today, West Hollywood… tomorrow, the world!”
You can watch Q-Force Season 1 on Netflix and let us know what you think of the cancelation in the comments.