Disney+ Cancels “The Mysterious Benedict Society” After Two Seasons

Tony Hale in
Tony Hale in "The Mysterious Benedict Society"

The second season of The Mysterious Benedict Society ended its run last month and it will serve as the show’s last chapter. Disney+ canceled the mystery adventure series led by Tony Hale after two seasons.

The Mysterious Benedict Society is based on Trenton Lee Stewart’s series of children’s books, and it follows an eccentric benefactor who recruits a group of gifted orphans to help him stop a global emergency.

The show’s cancelation was announced by co-creator/executive producer Phil Hay on Twitter. He said that Season 2 will mark the end of The Mysterious Benedict Society’s journey on Disney+, but added that the beauty of streaming is that you can still revisit the show whenever you want.

“We love everyone who helped make this truly special and indeed life-affirming experience happen. No regrets – so proud of what we made… Spoiler alert for how the story ends: the kids stay friends forever,” wrote Hay on Twitter.

The Mysterious Benedict Society premiered on Disney+ in 2021 and was generally met with positive reviews, in addition to receiving multiple nominations at the Children’s and Family Emmy Awards. Its supporting cast included Kristen Schaal, MaameYaa Boafo, Ryan Hurst, Gia Sandhu, Seth B. Carr, Emmy DeOliveira, Mystic Inscho, and Marta Kessler.