Alexa and Katie is an original Netflix American sitcom created by Heather Wordham. It is one of the best sitcoms to watch on Netflix.
The stars of the series are Paris Berelc as Alex, Isabel May as Katie. The other stars are Jolie Jenkins, Emery Kelly, Eddie Shin, Finn Carr, Tiffany Thiessen, and Jack Griffo. The executive producers are Heather Wordham and Matthew Carlson and the producers are Bob Heath, Ray Lancon, Julia Miranda, and Ma Burnett. The production company is Vanity Logo Productions and the original network is Netflix.
Alexa and Katie were released from March 23, 2018, to June 13, 2020. The series has 3 seasons and 39 episodes so far. The third season was split into 2 parts and the other half is the 4th season. As for season 5, fans are eager to know whether the show is renewed or canceled.
The sitcom was received well by fans and critics which earned its award and nomination. Below are the details to know more about Alexa and Katie’s season 5.
Alexa and Katie recap
The story of Alexa and Katie revolves around the two best of friends. Alexa learns that a piece of life-changing news, she has cancer. Having cancer turned her world upside down. It invokes pity from people. Katie is her best friend who is also the only person who understands Alexa.
In the season 1 finale, Alexa and Katie are getting ready for the Winter Formal. Alexa convinces Katie to ask Ryan to the Winter Formal. Hannah then tells everyone about it which Ryan eventually learns. Upon knowing that Katie wants to ask him to the dance, he says yes before Katie can ask him out. Unfortunately, there is a flu outbreak on the day of the Winter Formal, which hinders Alexa from going to the dance. However, Katie has a plan to have Alexa at the dance. When Alexa gets to the dance, she sees that everyone is wearing a medical mask. Katie dances with Ryan and Alexa dances with Dylan. Everyone dances at the end to Katy Perry’s fireworks.
In the season 2 finale, after the event of the coffee machine incident, Katie decided to use all her savings for the London Trip and then decided not to inform Alexa of her decision so that she won’t ruin Alexa’s Sweet 16. On the other hand, Jack and Jennifer decided to fake being sick so that they could avoid going to work and also to school for one last day after the holidays. Alexa then finds out about Katie’s decision and then decides to cancel the venue of her Sweet 16 and move the party to her house instead. The refund for canceling the venue is basically enough to fund Katie’s London Trip. Katie then reveals her feelings to Ryan. Alexa and Dylan settle on good terms.
As for the split season part 2, which is also the fourth season, the season closes with happy reunions and tearful farewells. Alexa and Katie are talking about the things that could go wrong if they don’t have each other. The two best of friends realize that they are both ready to embark on a new journey independently and they will always have each other. They are attending separate colleges, but they continue to stay connected and be friends no matter where they are. The last scene of the show is where Alexa and Katie meet up with each other in their favorite spot.
Alexa and Katie Characters
The main characters of the sitcom are as follows:
Alexa, played by Paris Berelc, is a basketball player who is battling cancer. Alexa strives to live a normal life.
Katie, played by Isabel May, is the best friend of Alexa. Katie is consistent in supporting Alexa’s impulsive decisions when dealing with cancer.
Jennifer, played by Jolie Jenkins, is Katie’s mother. Jennifer is divorced and is studying to finish college while working.
Lucas, played by Emery Kelly, is the older brother of Alexa. Lucas may seem conceited, but he cares about Alexa very much. He also aspires to be a doctor.
Dave, played by Eddie Shin, is the father of Alexa and Lucas. Dave is an airplane pilot.
Jack, played by Finn Carr, is the younger brother of Katie. Jack loves video games and candy.
Lori, played by Tiffani Thiessen, is the mother of Alexa and Lucas.
Dylan, played by Jack Griffo, is the best friend of Lucas. Dylan is highly intelligent.
Alexa and Katie Season 5 Release date
The first season of Alexa and Katie was originally released on March 23, 2018, and has 13 episodes. The second season was released on December 26, 2018, and has 10 episodes. The third season of Alexa and Katie was split into 2 parts. The first part, which is the third season with 8 episodes, was released on December 30, 2019. The second part, which is the fourth season with 8 episodes, was released on June 13, 2020.
As for the fifth season, fans won’t get to see another season of the show because, on June 30, 2020, the creators of the show have announced that the fourth season is the final season of Alexa and Katie. Maybe the fans of the show are expecting a new season when the main characters are both in college. However, the creators decided that the show has concluded because it has come to a natural conclusion. As much as we want the show to continue and have another season, we can conclude that the story has ended.
Alexa and Katie Other Details
The sitcom was nominated for the 2018 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Children’s Program.
Alexa and Katie received recognition in the 12th Television Academy Honors.
In 2021, Alexa and Katie won the Kids’ Choice Awards for the Favorite Kids TV Show.
Paris Berelc, who plays Alexa, is vocal about doing a movie spin-off of the sitcom in case it comes up.