9 Unresolved Matters After the Delightfully Twisted 'Prodigal Son' Season 1 Finale

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Prodigal Son Season 2 Burning Questions
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[Warning: The below contains MAJOR spoilers for the Season 1 finale of Prodigal Son, "Like Father..."]

It would just be cruel to not get a second season after that Prodigal Son season finale. Not only was there a deliciously gruesome — and psychologically thrilling — cliffhanger, but even the storylines that were resolved left us with plenty to think about.

Fortunately, the showrunners are "cautiously optimistic" about renewal, Chris Fedak told TV Insider. "The studio and network, Fox and Warner Bros., have been very supportive of the show."

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Showrunners Chris Fedak and Sam Sklaver are 'cautiously optimistic' about a second season.

That means that we'll hopefully get to see what comes next. From Ainsley (Halston Sage) following in their father Martin's (Michael Sheen) footsteps instead of Malcolm (Tom Payne) to Gil (Lou Diamond Phillips) and Jessica (Bellamy Young) saving each other — not to mention the upcoming investigations of Major Crimes — there is plenty to explore. Scroll down to see what we need to see in a potential second season.