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Can ‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’ season 4 find some closure?

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Kimmy Schmidt is still coming to terms with her past.

Warning: This article contains Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt spoilers. 

Throughout the first two seasons of Netflix original series Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, viewers watch Kimmy grapple with her PTSD after escaping a doomsday cult in Indiana and emerge as strong and as capable as ever.

Season 3 showcased Kimmy not only surviving but making a concerted effort to help others, too, as she began her first (and only) semester of college. While Kimmy dealt with major issues, like receiving her divorce papers from the Reverend, she also tackled some comfortingly normal problems like flunking out of Columbia University.

After receiving mostly positive reviews all around, the comedy series created by 30 Rock duo Tina Fey and Robert Carlock was renewed for a fourth season less than a month after the release of its third season.

Here’s what we know about Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt season 4.

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Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt season 4 cast

Not much news has surfaced about the new season, but it seems safe to say that Ellie Kemper (Kimmy), Tituss Burgess (Titus Andromedon), Carol Kane (Lillian Kaushtupper), and Jane Krakowski (Jacqueline White) will all definitely return.

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Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt season 4 plot and news

While showrunners have so far remained tight-lipped about season 4, critics argue the TV series should explore a way to end the show. IndieWire argued that in order for Kimmy to truly receive the closure the character deserves, the show must have an ending.

It’s important to point out, however, that healing from trauma is an ongoing process. The writers could decide to continue the show as long as they like because of that.

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Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt season 4 trailer

We’re months away from an Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt season 4 trailer, but we’ll keep you posted.

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Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt season 4 release date

A release date hasn’t been set yet, but it will likely debut in June 2018. We’ll let you know when we know more details.

Tess Cagle

Tess Cagle

Tess Cagle is a reporter who focuses on politics, lifestyle, and streaming entertainment. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, Texas Monthly, the Austin American-Statesman, Damn Joan, and Community Impact Newspaper. She’s also a portrait, events, and live music photographer in Central Texas.