Kimmy Schmidt was kidnapped as a child and held in a bunker with three other women for 15 years by Richard Wayne Gary Wayne aka the Reverend. He convinces the women that they’re the only survivors of a nuclear apocalypse. Once rescued, Kimmy refuses to be seen as a victim and decides to stay back in New York after appearing on The Today Show. The show follows her misadventures with her roommate Titus, landlord Lillian and her former boss Jaqueline.
The four-season strong show returns on August 5 for with a Black Mirror: Bandersnatch type interactive episode. Co-creator Tina Fey explains the streaming giant, Netflix presented them with the interactive episode possibility in this segment on Late Night with Seth Meyers. The episode starts with Kimmy finding a strange book in her backpack which belongs to the reverend. Daniel Radcliffe essays a new character, Prince Frederick, Kimmy’s love interest. They’re engaged but before they get married Kimmy must track the origin of the book.
Creator: Tina Fey, Robert Carlock
Cast: Ellie Kemper, Daniel Radcliffe, Jon Hamm, Jane Krakowski, Titus Burgess, Carol Kane
Streaming on: Netflix
Release: August 5