“Schitt’s Creek” is officially over after six seasons of LOL hilarity, sweet connections, and true characters. Fans of the Canadian comedy were treated to a tear-jerker of a series finale full of love — followed by a bonus behind-the-scenes episode meant to thank the show’s supporters.
Show creator Dan Levy punctuated that gratitude with a Twitter note.
And, as they have done for years, fans sent their thanks back to their beloved show, for six seasons that meant a lot to so many of us ...
For raising $200,000 for food banks in Canada and the U.S.
Giving back ’til the very end, the cast of “Schitt’s Creek” set up a series of Instagram Lives this week as a way to raise money for food banks in Canada and the U.S. during the coronavirus crisis.
Thank you @Realeugenelevy and the entire cast of @SchittsCreek....this is amazing and we appreciate it so much.— Surrey Food Bank (@SurreyFoodBank) April 7, 2020
Thank you to fans in Canada and the US, for supporting @foodbankscanada & @FeedingAmerica. Your support during difficult times, means so much. 🥰
For its sweetly straight-forward portrayal of LGBTQ+ relationships
Neurotic, highly-strung David’s relationship with supportive, even-keeled Patrick started in the third season, and quickly became one its strongest storylines.
It was a deliberate choice on Dan Levy’s part to present the show without any homophobia: anti-gay rhetoric just isn’t a part of the “Schitt’s Creek” universe, which he’s called “the only political stand” he’s taken as a showrunner.
“If you take the hate out, if you take the rules that are dictating who you can love, how you can love them, what kind of people are good people, what kind of people are bad people, you’re only left...