'Superstore' showrunner Justin Spitzer explains that shocking finale


This post contains spoilers for the Season 4 finale of Superstore

It’s safe to say that when you’re watching a feel-good sitcom, you don’t expect to fear for your favorite characters’ lives. But Superstore pulled that rug out from under us with the Season 4 finale, “Employee Appreciation Day,” sending Mateo Liwanag (Nico Santos) into custody of ICE for being an undocumented immigrant.

“We’ve always had in the back of our minds since we introduced the storyline that that was one potential move we could do,” showrunner Justin Spitzer told Mashable via phone interview. “We had originally planned on doing it about two-thirds of the way through the season, and then just the way stories unfolded and arcs were working out, it just sort of pushed it later.” Read more…

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'Superstore' showrunner Justin Spitzer explains that shocking finale