If Schmigadoon!‘s Season 1 finale felt like a race towards the finish line, well… that’s because it was.
During a curated Twitter Q&A Monday, series co-creator Cinco Paul revealed that the Apple TV+ comedy originally had an eight-episode order. But alas, that order was ultimately cut down.
“The original plan was actually for 8 [episodes], but for various reasons we had to squeeze that down to 6,” he tweeted. “Painful, but had to do it. I’m happy with where we landed, but I’m also happy some of you wanted more!” (TVLine has reached out to Apple for comment on the reduced order.)
During the Q&A, Paul also disclosed several behind-the-scenes tidbits, including which storylines they were forced to truncate, if not do away with entirely. He also provided his thoughts on a potential Season 2. What follows is a roundup of those answers…