Search Party's Upcoming Fifth Season Will Be Its Last

Dory and company's search will come to an end after Search Party's season five airs in 2022. Find out all of the details, including the premiere date, here.

By Alyssa Ray Nov 09, 2021 9:14 PMTags
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It's time to bring an end to the Search Party.

On Tuesday, Nov. 9, HBO Max announced that the dark comedy's upcoming fifth season will be its last. But before you break into full-body hives like Elliott (John Early), the streamer did have some good news to share: The 10-episode final season will debut soon, on Jan. 7, 2022.

Since its debut on TBS in November 2016, Search Party has built a cult following thanks to its bitingly hilarious satire about self-absorbed millennials. The series moved to HBO Max for its third and fourth seasons.

The series, which moved to HBO Max for its third and fourth seasons, centers around a New York City-based friend group, including Dory Sief (Alia Shawkat), Drew Gardner (John Reynolds), Elliott Goss (Early) and Portia Davenport (Meredith Hagner), who decide to search for a college acquaintance who's gone missing.

The gang's search doesn't go according to plan, as Dory and company eventually find themselves as the central figures in a murder trial. Oh, and we should mention that Dory even gets kidnapped and almost dies at one point.

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So what wild antics can we expect from the final chapter? "Dory enters a very public business partnership with charismatic tech billionaire Tunnel Quinn (Jeff Goldblum) on the other side of her near-death experience. Dory folds her old friends Portia, Elliott and Drew into the venture as they embark on an altruistic but terrifying journey," according to HBO Max.

We also have an amazing list of guest stars to look out for, including Kathy Griffin, John Waters, Aparna Nancherla, Angela Trimbur and more. Fans of Search Party's Jeffery Self and Clare McNulty will be happy, as the actors are reprising their respective roles of Marc and Chantal for season five.

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We'll be searching for any and all updates about the final season, so be sure to circle back for news here.

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