**SPOILER ALERT FOR SANTA CLARITA DIET SEASON 1 FINALE**
Sheila becomes recklessly violent toward Joel, a sign that she’s reached a dangerous level in her undead development, and Joel is a bit too honest with a psychiatrist after getting arrested. The final minutes see Sheila chained up in her basement to prevent herself from hurting anyone and Joel getting dragged away, presumably to be hospitalized.
“We wanted to keep ratcheting things up and we knew we wanted to end on a fun cliffhanger to get us into a second season,” creator Victor Fresco tells EW. “Through the course of the season, their lives are slowly going more and more off the rails, and then we leave them at this place where their lives have gone off the rails.”
Source and more: EW
With Santa Clarita Diet ending on a cliffhanger finale, the renewal stakes have been raised, as they are for most open-ended serialized shows. Will Netflix feed the series with a Season 2 renewal? Stay tuned for the latest on the status of the comedy-drama…