Disney cancels ‘Girl Meets World’

Disney has announced today that this season of Girl Meets World will be its last. The series, a reboot of the 90s series

The official Twitter for the writers confirmed the cancellation news yesterday.

The series, a reboot of the 90s series Boy Meets World, will end their season with an episode titled ‘Girl Meets Goodbye’.

Rowan Blanchard  (Riley Matthews) and Sabrina Carpenter (Maya Hart) took to Instagram to express their feelings and gratitude towards the show.

Blanchard thanked the Michael Jacobs, creator of Boy Meets World and Girl Meets World, for “bringing us all together.”

She continued explaining how the series had changed her life, “Being on Girl Meets World is the most significant event in my life thus far, it changed absolutely every aspect of it, and takes up most of the life I am able to remember. It is with this cast family I experienced mourning and heartbreak and overjoyment and long days that turned into long nights, each and every moment so painstakingly beautiful.”

The 15-year-old star went on to thank the crew she worked with for through the three seasons, “I am trying to explain to myself these moments are forever. That this energy must amount to something much greater than a simple end. That crew loves each other so much. You don’t realize how rare that is. I am so endlessly indebted to them for forgiving us when we couldn’t get through takes without laughing, for forgiving us when we annoyingly asked ‘when’s lunch?’ even though we knew it was at twelve, for hugging us and bringing us tissues and allowing us to jump on the set couches until we fell on our heads (or maybe that we just me.)”

Of course, she went on to thank the fans for their support, “I am so honored to call you our audience. You allowed a dream to breathe. You have given us so much, you give so much, and for that we genuinely will never be able to repay you. Thank you for the parents who brought your kids to our shows, thank you to the kids for watching us. There is so much power in an audience that goes unsaid. Everything we did was in effort to give you the lessons we thought you deserved, that we knew you needed. We tried to represent you as best as we could, but more than that, we aimed to be accepted by you. Thank you for that.”

She concluded with her feelings for the show and Disney’s decision, “Teens determine and influence all of this in general, and I hope and think our show reflects you for how you are: brave, opinionated, audacious, devoted, dynamic, loving, nurturing, and powerful. People, more than often adults who have forgotten their power, will tell you differently and I hope that is when you turn to our show, which is now your show. I will continue to fight to not be talked down to by the shows and books and movies that are aimed towards us. I am sorry that this channel is just not able to understand that (don’t think for a moment this happened because of you). But I know what we are capable of. I know very well what we did. I am above all humbled to know I belong to such an extraordinary generation. What an honor.”

Carpenter posted a photo of the cast and shared her memory of being first cast on the series and the impact the series had made to everyone, “The last time I had in n out burger and didn’t eat it, I had just been cast in a show called girl meets world! Tonight I sit here and I can’t eat my in n out burger because life comes full circle. We speak in the language of love, heartbreak, friendship, family, sadness, and laughter. Wherever we are in the world, whatever we believe in, whoever we love, we all speak that language. We had the privilege of growing up in front of your eyes. The privilege of teaching the lessons we were learning ourselves and beyond that.”

She continued to thank the cast and crew, “To the family that was created on our set, between the cast and crew, thank you for giving us the ability to make mistakes and to grow. I felt so safe in that bay window. People thought it was weird that I was excited to go to work. People thought it was weird that we really did and still do love each other. That’s a rare entity, we hold that tight. Thank you Disney for giving this show and these characters the chance to see the light of day. I know I feel very lucky to have given life to Maya hart. MJ- without you I wouldn’t know most of what I do.”

She ended with a quote by Italian film director Federico Fellini: “There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only the infinite passion of life.”

The last time I had in n out burger and didn't eat it, I had just been cast in a show called girl meets world! Tonight I sit here and I can't eat my in n out burger because life comes full circle. We speak in the language of love, heartbreak, friendship, family, sadness, and laughter. Wherever we are in the world, whatever we believe in, whoever we love, we all speak that language. We had the privilege of growing up in front of your eyes. The privilege of teaching the lessons we were learning ourselves and beyond that. To the family that was created on our set, between the cast and crew, thank you for giving us the ability to make mistakes and to grow. I felt so safe in that bay window. People thought it was weird that I was excited to go to work. People thought it was weird that we really did and still do love each other. That's a rare entity, we hold that tight. Thank you Disney for giving this show and these characters the chance to see the light of day. I know I feel very lucky to have given life to Maya hart. MJ- without you I wouldn't know most of what I do. I also probably would have never had 2 paint fights in my lifetime. We live in an intricate world. We can be adversaries whilst being allies. To everyone that watched our show and felt something, thank you. To everyone that grew up watching Boy Meets World and decided to give our story for a new generation a chance, thank you. And to the little girls reading this, You can do whatever you put your mind to. You're gonna meet the world now, and I think you'll love it. "There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only the infinite passion of life." – Fellini

A photo posted by Sabrina Carpenter (@sabrinacarpenter) on

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