Happy! and Deadly Class Canceled at Syfy

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Syfy is parting ways with two more dramas. 

The basic cabler has canceled Happy! and Deadly Class. 

Happy!, starring Law & Order: SVU's Christopher Meloni, focused on a former detective who found his reputation destroyed. 

The Look of Love - Happy! Season 2 Episode 1

Instead of finding his way back into the good graces of society, he lived as a social outcast, filling his days with binge drinking and substance abuse. 

In order to pay for his vices, he moonlighted as a hitman. Things changed for him after a massive heart attack, which brought him in contact with a blue, winged unicorn named Happy. 

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Happy reveals that he is the imaginary friend of a little girl named Hailey, who has been kidnapped by a villain dressed as Santa Claus. 

Get It How You Can - Happy! Season 2 Episode 1

Nick later learns that Hailey is his daughter, and he works with Happy to save the child. 

The series achieved decent reviews, but fell off the map in the ratings during Happy! Season 2, making a cancellation likely. 

According to TV Line, Happy! was a success during its second window run on Netflix, becoming one of the most watched second window dramas. 

As such, the show will be swapped around. 

It Is a Goldmine! - Happy! Season 2 Episode 1

Meanwhile, Deadly Class is ending after its first season. The series was set in the 1980s at an elite private academy where the students are trained to become killing machines. 

Benedict Wong, Benjamin Wadsworth, Lana Condor, María Gabriela de Faría, Luke Tennie, and Liam James were part of the show's impressive cast. 

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Deadly Class Season 1 averaged fewer than 400,000 viewers and a 0.14 rating in adults 18-49, according to live + same day ratings. 

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Despite that, it was the cabler's third highest-rated series, and will also be shopped around to other networks. 

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Happy! Quotes

Your imagination is a pretty effed up place to live, Nick. You know that, right?


This place is depressing, Nick. I'm so glad you've evolved and are such a total wizard zen master of your darker impulses.