The ‘Superstore’ season 6 premiere signaled hassle for Amy and Jonah. HL bought EXCLUSIVE scoop from the EPs about what’s subsequent, Dina’s romantic future, and the way COVID will form the season. Spoilers!
The season 6 premiere of Superstore ended with Amy’s transfer to California again on amid the COVID-19 pandemic with Jonah (Ben Feldman) set to go too. Nonetheless, when Jonah and Amy (America Ferrera) embraced one another, there was a glance on Amy’s face that signaled issues aren’t fairly proper. MeSlop talked EXCLUSIVELY with EPs Gabe Miller and Jonathan Inexperienced about how Amy and Jonah’s paths will diverge in Amy’s last episode since Amy is leaving however Jonah is not.
“Nicely, we all know that there’s a second on the finish of the primary episode the place we see a glance on Amy’s face that possibly implies that she’s abruptly going to be compelled to confront some issues that she’s been laying aside interested by as a result of the transfer hasn’t really been actual,” Jonathan informed MeSlop EXCLUSIVELY. “It saved getting delayed. And now that it really is admittedly occurring, we see she’s somewhat bit overwhelmed in that second with stuff she’s been laying aside interested by, and we’ll discover out extra about what that’s within the subsequent episode.”
In different romance information, Dina’s boyfriend, Brian, will probably be returning to the present. Nonetheless, Dina and Garrett’s relationship will develop this season. “Dina [Lauren Ash] will proceed to be in a relationship with Brian, however Dina and Garrett’s relationship will proceed to kind of take form. It will get difficult,” Gabe teased. Jonathan added, “It’s shocking to each Dina and Garrett [Colton Dunn] how they find yourself feeling about issues alongside the best way this season.”
All the premiere revolved across the COVID-19 pandemic and the way Cloud 9 tailored to it. The premiere featured many time jumps to point out the pandemic’s evolution over the previous yr because the important employees of Cloud 9 continued to work. Jonathan burdened that the present’s COVID storyline will proceed.
“We’ve kind of been pondering of this entire season as our COVID season of Superstore, so it’s going to proceed,” Jonathan stated. “It’s already been in our plans to kind of proceed at the least, seeing that our present takes place in a pandemic world, for the complete season simply because we’ve identified for some time now that will probably be a very long time till shops are altering their insurance policies again to how issues have been earlier than COVID. We’ll proceed to have some storylines that contact on the totally different results of it, however it’s unimaginable for us to be as much as the minute because it’s really occurring. However it’s positively the backdrop to the complete season.”
Gabe added, “Hopefully, we’ve been profitable at having the ability to discover comedy round individuals coping with it with out minimizing or being insensitive to only how massive and the way devastating it may be. Our plan is for that to proceed.”
Amy’s final episode will air on Nov. 5 and would be the present’s 100th episode. Gabe stated that the “massive occasion” of the episode will probably be “Amy’s final day working on the retailer. There’s a enjoyable, celebratory aspect story about getting a video able to current to Amy.” He revealed that Dina will probably be “coping with the truth that Amy’s going to be leaving in a really Dina approach,” and she or he’ll be “attempting to determine who’s going to switch Amy as Dina’s finest good friend within the retailer.” Superstore airs Thursdays at eight p.m. on NBC.