It's no secret that revivals are everywhere. With the trend of nostalgia proving to be endlessly popular, plenty of beloved TV shows are returning to the small screen, to varying levels of success. Despite being a new platform, Netflix was sure to get in on the action by its reboot of Queer Eye for the Straight Guy, now dubbed simply Queer Eye. The first season his the streaming service a few months ago, and the new Fab Five became instant pop culture icons. While it's no surprise that a second season is coming, Queer Eye will release Season 2 on June 15th. The first trailer for Season 2 is here, and its as emotional as you'd expect. Bring your tissues, girl.
If there's one thing Queer Eye knows how to do, its reduce its audience to a puddle of emotions. And while this trailer didn't have the time to explain each new subject's backstory, it still managed to find a way to break your heart. Thanks, Antoni.
Season 2's trailer featured the Fab Five back to change more lives. And while the first season made history by including a gay man as one of its subjects, Queer Eye is making the cast available for more types of people. The trailer teases the show's first woman getting a make-better (makeovers are so over), as well as a transgender man. This choice is a great way to encourage inclusivity, and for Queer Eye to stand out from the original series. But don't worry, there will still be plenty of straight dudes for the guys to help out.
As the trailer opens, the Fab Five do what they do best: descend upon an unsuspecting subject, and give them love, laughs, and quick advice. Karamo's got a megaphone, and reveals that they're not going to allow unruly beards to ruin anyone's appearance anymore. While on the surface you'd think Queer Eye might be a superficial makeover show, the work is also done from the inside out, helping each new guest look better, but most importantly feel better.
The reception for Queer Eye has been overwhelmingly positive, as critics praised the positive tone of the series. The new Fab Five have since become public figures, traveling the world in order to promote the series. It's almost hard to believe that Season 2 is already here, as Season 1 only dropped in February. Normally Netflix likes to make its subscribers wait for new seasons, but the streaming service is giving the people what they want: more Queer Eye.
It should be interesting to see if Queer Eye changes locations at all through Season 2, or check in on any of Season 1's guys. The first season was shot primarily around Atlanta, although they may have a traveling budget this time around. Fans are also curious to see what happened to the first season's subjects, especially episode 1's Tom.