All of the Netflix original series that are ending this year, so far

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On the left, Linda Cardellini on "Dead to Me." On the right, Logan Browning on "Dear White People."
Several Netflix shows are set to end this year. Netflix
  • Insider rounded up a list of Netflix originals ending or set to end in 2021.

  • "Special," "Castlevania," and "The Kominsky Method" all concluded in May.

  • Final seasons of favorites like "Dead to Me" and "Dear White People" are expected to drop soon.

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"Carmen Sandiego" aired its last season in January, but Netflix has a film in the works.

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Gina Rodriguez voices the titular character on "Carmen Sandiego." Netflix

On the animated series "Carmen Sandiego," the titular lead (voiced by Gina Rodriguez) travels the world to thwart the plans of the Villains International League of Evil.

Although the show's fourth and final season aired in January, Netflix has already acquired the rights to a live-action feature film, with Rodriguez set to reprise her role as Carmen.

"... I'm really excited and hopeful because it's coming together great," Rodriguez told Collider when asked about the film in 2020.

"The Crew" was axed in February after one season.

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Kevin James on "The Crew." Netflix

Created by Jeff Lowell, "The Crew" is a comedy starring Kevin James as the mechanic on a struggling NASCAR racing team.

The series debuted in February. In July, Netflix canceled the series after one season.

"The Irregulars" debuted its first season in March shortly before it was canceled.

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The cast of "The Irregulars." Matt Squire/Netflix

On "The Irregulars," John Watson (Royce Pierreson) and Sherlock Holmes (Henry Lloyd-Hughes) recruit a group of unruly London teens to help solve supernatural crimes in Victorian England.

Just over a month after the new show premiered, the platform announced that the series would not be renewed for a second season, even though it climbed to the top spot on Netflix the week after it dropped.

"Country Comfort" ran for one season.

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Katherine McPhee is the star of "Country Comfort." Netflix

On "Country Comfort," an aspiring country star (Katherine McPhee) with a derailed career becomes a nanny for a cowboy's five children.

The 10-episode Netflix sitcom debuted in March and was canceled in July.

Despite spawning a spin-off, "Jupiter's Legacy" was canceled after one season.

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Josh Duhamel on "Jupiter's Legacy." Netflix

Based on the comic-book series by Mark Millar, "Jupiter's Legacy" centers on second-generation superheroes as they strive to live up to the legendary feats of their parents (Josh Duhamel and Leslie Bibb).

Deadline reported that after "Jupiter's Legacy" premiered in May, the network ordered a spin-off series called "Supercrooks," which is set to explore other characters in Millar's universe.

At the same time, the original show was canceled and the stars of "Jupiter's Legacy" were contractually released from future commitments to the series.

In May, the comedy series "Special" ended after two seasons.

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Ryan O'Connell on "Special." Netflix

On the semi-autobiographical series based on a memoir, Ryan (Ryan O'Connell) gains newfound confidence and embraces his sexuality while navigating life with cerebral palsy.

The hit comedy show concluded in May, with its 15-minute format bumped up to half-hour episodes so that the series could end on a more complete note.

"I'm kind of ready to move on, a little bit," creator and star O'Connell told Digital Spy in 2021. "It feels like we left Ryan in a really good place."

"Castlevania" concluded in May of this year.

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"Castlevania" ran for four seasons. Netflix

Inspired by the namesake video-game series, "Castlevania" follows the last surviving member of a disgraced family (voiced by Richard Armitage) as he fights monsters and vampires to save the human race.

Netflix announced in April that the show's upcoming fourth season would also be its last, but Deadline reported that there are talks about more shows in the same universe.

The final season dropped in May and received rave reviews from critics and viewers alike.

"The Kominsky Method" also wrapped up in May.

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Michael Douglas and Alan Arkin on "The Kominsky Method." Netflix

This Netflix sitcom follows acting coach Sandy Kominsky (Michael Douglas) and his longtime agent (Alan Arkin) as they navigate the highs and lows of Los Angeles in their old age.

In July 2020, series creator Chuck Lorre announced that the show's third season would also be its last.

"I'm excited to wrap up the story with this final chapter," Lorre said in a statement, according to Woman's Day.

The third season dropped in May, but lead actor Arkin did not reprise his role.

The second and last season of "Feel Good" dropped in June.

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Mae Martin on "Feel Good." Netflix

"Feel Good" follows stand-up comedian Mae (Mae Martin) as she writes jokes, betters herself, and falls in love with her new girlfriend, George (Charlotte Ritchie).

In December of last year, Netflix renewed "Feel Good" for what would be its second and final season, and the six-episode installment dropped in June.

"I'm beyond excited to be able to return to the world of 'Feel Good,'" Mae Martin said in a statement, according to Decider. "And to see Mae and George's love story through to the dramatic conclusion we had always planned."

"Atypical" ended in July with its fourth and final season.

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Keir Gilchrist and Nik Dodani on "Atypical." Beth Dubber/Netflix

On "Atypical," a young man with autism (Keir Gilchrist) looks for love and makes new connections as he approaches adulthood.

The critically acclaimed show concluded in July with the premiere of its fourth season.

"And while I'm so sad to be nearing the end of this series, I am extremely grateful to have been able to tell this story," showrunner Robia Rashid said in a 2020 statement, according to the Wrap.

With a fourth season on the way, "Dear White People" is set to end in 2021.

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Logan Browning on "Dear White People." Netflix

"Dear White People" follows Samantha White (Logan Browning) and her college classmates at a fictional Ivy League university as they contend with racial discrimination and campus politics.

Netflix announced that "Dear White People'' was renewed for its fourth and final season in October 2019, but the coronavirus pandemic delayed filming several times.

The fourth season is slated to release later this year.

"Dead to Me" will come to a close after three seasons.

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Linda Cardellini and Christina Applegate on "Dead to Me." Netflix

On "Dead to Me," two suburban women (Christina Applegate and Linda Cardellini) become unexpected friends in the wake of a tragedy.

"Dead to Me" was picked up for its final season in July 2020, which is expected to release sometime in 2021.

"This show means so much to me and I just want to get it right, and I saw a way to do that," creator Liz Feldman told Deadline in 2020. "I think three seasons for this show is the right amount."

"On My Block" will end after its fourth season.

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The cast of "On My Block." Netflix

"On My Block" follows four teenagers (Sierra Capri, Brett Gray, Diego Tinoco, and Jason Genao) as they attend high school in Los Angeles.

In January of this year, Netflix announced that "On My Block" was coming back for a fourth and final season.

Although an air date hasn't been set, production for the final season began in March, so it is expected to premiere in late 2021, at the earliest.

"Ozark" will conclude its run with "super sized" episodes.

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Jason Bateman and Laura Linney on "Ozark." Netflix

On this thrilling drama, Marty (Jason Bateman) and Wendy Byrde (Laura Linney) uproot their family and start a criminal enterprise in the Ozarks of Missouri.

The fourth season is expected to premiere in late 2021, at the earliest, and will be split into two "super sized" seven-episode installments.

"A super sized season means super sized problems for the Byrdes," the show's lead and executive producer Bateman said in a 2020 statement to Entertainment Weekly. "I'm excited to end with a bang."

"The Last Kingdom" is expected to air its fifth and final season in 2021.

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Alexander Dreymon on "The Last Kingdom." Netflix

Adapted from "The Saxon Stories" series by Bernard Cornwell, "The Last Kingdom" is about a young warrior named Uhtred (Alexander Dreymon) who finds himself caught in a brutal war.

In July 2020, Netflix announced that the historical drama would be back for a fifth and final installment. After resuming production in early spring, the season may drop in the latter half of 2021.

"With such a loyal fanbase, we're excited to give viewers a chance to follow Uhtred on the next stage of his quest," executive producer Nigel Marchant said, according to Digital Spy.

"F is for Family" will end after its fifth season.

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Bill Burr voices Frank Murphy on "F is for Family." netflix

Inspired by Bill Burr's childhood, this raunchy animated comedy explores the life of a suburban family in the 1970s.

The show originally premiered in 2015, and Netflix announced it would come to an end with its fifth season, which is set to drop in 2021.

"I'll be forever grateful to everyone at Netflix, Gaumont, and Wild West who let us share this stressed-out, foul-mouthed, and loving family with the world," said cocreator and executive producer Mike Price, according to Deadline.

"Money Heist" will end with a two-volume final season.

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Álvaro Morte on "Money Heist." Netflix

On "Money Heist," or "La Casa De Papel," a criminal mastermind (Álvaro Morte) recruits a crew of talented individuals to pull off his biggest con yet.

The show's last season ended on a major cliffhanger, paving the way for the fifth and final installment.

However, the next season is set to release in two volumes, on September 3 and December 3, respectively.

"Lost in Space" will end after season three.

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The final season is expected to drop this year. Netflix

"Lost in Space" follows a family who tried to start a new life on a space colony only to get thrown into dangerous alien terrain.

Netflix announced that the sci-fi series' third season was set to drop in 2021, and Inverse reported that showrunner and producer Zack Estrin confirmed this would be the final installment.

"From the beginning, we've always viewed this particular story of The Robinsons as a trilogy ... A three-part epic family adventure with a clear beginning, middle, and end," he said in March 2020.

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