Want to Watch Jim Carrey’s Showtime Series ‘Kidding’ for Free? Amazon Prime’s Offer Ends Soon

by Jeremy Spirogis
Jim Carrey as Jeff Pickles in

If you’re operating out of content material to look at whereas self-quarantining, you’re in luck. There’s nonetheless a short while left to get began on Jim Carrey‘s acclaimed collection Kidding earlier than an excellent Prime Video supply involves an finish. Here’s what you’ll want to know concerning the present and watch it proper now.

Jim Carrey stars in ‘Kidding’

Jim Carrey as Jeff Pickles in 'KIDDING'
Jim Carrey as Jeff Pickles in ‘KIDDING’ | Erica Parise/SHOWTIME

The collection stars Carrey in his first starring TV position since his In Living Color days. The actor portrays Jeff Piccirillo, the star of the youngsters’s present Mr. Pickles’ Puppet Time. A really Mister Rogers-esque character, Jeff begins to breakdown following a private tragedy. The collection additionally depicts how this impacts his household, together with his sister, puppet maker Didi, and his father, Sebastian, the present’s government producer.

Season 1 first aired through the fall of 2018. It’s a star-studded forged, with Catherine Keener as Didi, Frank Langella as Sebastian, and Judy Greer as Jeff’s ex-wife Jill. There are additionally quite a lot of stunning visitor stars. Carrey serves as an government producer on the collection, which was nominated for 2 Golden Globes in 2019.

The second season of the collection completed airing in March 2020

Given its reception, Showtime was fast to order a second season of Kidding. Season 2 was filmed in 2019, and was initially set to start airing later that yr, just a little over a yr after the collection premiere. However, it was then pushed again till early 2020.

Kidding Season 2 premiered on Feb. 3, 2020. Two episodes aired every week, with the ultimate pair airing on March 8, 2020. There had been many extra cameos, together with singer Ariana Grande, who performs Piccola Grande, the Pickle Fairy of Hope, within the fifth episode.

Amazon’s Prime Video is providing a deal

Shortly earlier than the second season got here to an finish, a quiet announcement was made. For these with Amazon Prime memberships, the primary season of a handful of reveals was made out there. Included on that checklist is the PBS Masterpiece collection Jamestown, the Starz program Black Sails, and, after all, Kidding Season 1.

However, this supply is just for a restricted time. It expires on March 31, 2020. So if you wish to watch all ten episodes of Kidding Season 1, now could be the time to get began. Every episode is roughly 30 minutes, so you need to be capable of end in about 5 hours. Given how many people are self-quarantining, that is the right time for a binge.

Will there be a ‘Kidding’ Season 3?

Once you get via the primary season, you’ll wish to transfer on to the second season. Showtime is, like many different providers, providing a free trial proper now. But it possible received’t take lengthy to binge Kidding Season 2. So quickly it’s possible you’ll end up asking: What about season 3?

Unlike with season 2, Showtime didn’t robotically soar to resume Kidding for a 3rd season. Right now could be a reasonably precarious time to be renewing collection, and on condition that productions aren’t happening, we’ve got a sense it is going to be some time earlier than we hear what’s subsequent for Kidding.

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