Will there be a Looking for Alaska season 2? Find all the information you need about the second season here!
John Green’s acclaimed novel, Looking for Alaska is finally on Hulu for old and new fans alike! Starring Kristine Froseth, Charlie Pummer and Denny Love (three out of many amazing actors that make the cast!), Hulu’s adaptation brings all the best of the book to life in a beautiful way, while adding a little magic of its own.
‘Looking for Alaska’ season 2 air date
Fans suffered for many years between the release of the Looking For Alaska novel and the premiere of the adaptation, as the rights bounced from owner to owner, and exciting news sometimes brought disappointment to Green and his fans. That all changed, however, on October 18, 2019, when all episodes were made available to stream online! In our review, we praised the first season.
Will there be a Looking for Alaska season 2? As far as we know, there will be no such thing as Looking for Alaska season 2. If you’ve finished the show, you’ll see why a sequel is virtually impossible. And anyway, Green only ever intended to write one book about Miles and Alaska’s story. Following up season 1 with a divergence from Green’s canon, which he did not write, would be entirely inappropriate!
It’s certainly possible that Hulu, like many TV organizations, has at least given thought to the idea of additional episodes to create Looking For Alaska season 2. However, they’d be stopped in their tracks as soon as they got to John Green.
This is the case of a show that thrives in being limited to an eight-part series. Adding anything afterwards would only diminish its poignancy.
‘Looking for Alaska’ season 1 episodes and reviews
It’s only fitting that each episode of Looking for Alaska should be named after someone’s famous last words. (Well, except for the first one.) If you’re craving more from the world of Looking For Alaska, check out our detailed reviews of each episode from season 1:
Episode 1: ‘Famous Last Words’
Miles Halter, seeking a more than minor life, enrolls at Culver Creek Academy. On his first day, he gets a new nickname, a best friend, some enemies and makes a deal with Alaska.
Episode 2: ‘Tell Them I Said Something…’
An expulsion ignites an escalating prank war with the Weekday Warriors as both sides try and discover who is “the rat” inside Culver Creek. Miles finds his future at the school at risk and his loyalty to his new friends.
Episode 3: ‘I’ve Never Felt Better’
Alaska sets Miles up on a triple and a half date that does not go as planned, while a fragile truce with the Weekday Warriors proves short lived.
Episode 4: ‘The Nourishment Is Palatable’
Despite the warnings of his friends, Miles agrees to spend Thanksgiving with Alaska at Culver Creek. But a trip to the Colonel’s home for the holiday, designed to bring everyone together, only leaves our group further apart.
Episode 5: ‘I’ll Show You That It Won’t Shoot’
After the Weekday Warriors go too far, Miles, Takumi, the Colonel and Alaska decide to reunite for revenge. After a wine-soaked game of Best Day/Worst Day, new secrets are revealed and a new romance blossoms.
Episode 6: ‘We Are All Going’
The Colonel faces the consequences of his actions and Miles and Alaska find themselves closer than ever.
Episode 7: ‘Now Comes the Mystery’
Culver Creek grapples with a devastating tragedy. A potential clue only leads to more questions.
Episode 8: ‘It’s Very Beautiful Over There’
The search for answers pulls our group apart, until one final prank brings them back together.
‘Looking for Alaska’ trailers
The teaser trailer aimed to give fans a glimpse at the visuals that would bring the beloved story to life, with some slow motion and memorable narration taken from the book:
In the official trailer, we saw a lot more vivid colors and familiar scenes from the book — without giving away what happens in the “after” section of the story:
Bonus: John Green interviews the cast of Looking for Alaska and gets very emotional about seeing his novel play out in front of him. Also, a lovely glimpse at the dynamic between cast members and what they’re like in real life!
‘Looking for Alaska’ best quotes
Looking for Alaska draws on Green’s memorable lines to make truly memorable dialogue that can be just as funny as it is poignant, and it’s that combination that makes the show truly have the same heart as the book.
“It’s like my mom always said, “You think you’re walking on water, when it turns out you got piss in your shoes.” – Chip Martin (The Colonel)
“I’ve been doing a little back-of-the-napkin calculations in the back of my head, and I’ve determined that you’re full of shit.” – Chip Martin (The Colonel)
“You got some ugly in you, that’s true. But unlike your daddy, you’ve got space for more.” – Dolores Martin
“Cause no one can catch the motherfucking Fox.” – Takumi Hikohito
“If people were rain, I was drizzle and she was hurricane.” – Miles Halter
“Thomas Edison’s last words were, ‘It’s very beautiful over there.’ I don’t know where there is, but I believe it’s somewhere, and I hope it’s beautiful.” – Miles Halter