Remember Hindsight? Sarah Goldberg Looks Back at VH1 Time-Travel Dramedy's Surprise Cancellation, Hints at What We Might've Seen in Season 2

TVLine | 8/25/2019 | Dave Nemetz
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If you’re still mourning the loss of VH1’s ’90s time-travel lark Hindsight, well, you’re not alone: One of its stars misses it, too.

Hindsight — a sort of Felicity-meets-Back to the Future rom-com that followed disenchanted Becca as she time-traveled back to her mid-’90s youth, determined to make different choices this time — debuted in 2015, and was renewed for a second season by VH1 that March. But months later, after an executive regime change, the network abruptly changed its mind and cancelled Hindsight, scrapping Season 2 entirely. Star Sarah Goldberg, who played Becca’s BFF Lolly (and who’s now a freshly minted Emmy nominee for her work on HBO’s Barry) tells TVLine that the show’s cast and crew were just as shocked as the fans were.

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“That was kind of like your actor’s nightmare,” she recalls, adding that the show was “very far along” in pre-production on Season 2 when the ax fell. “For nearly a year, we had a Season 2 pickup, and I think it was about six weeks before shooting. Our sets were literally on the road from Atlanta to Los Angeles,” where Season 2 was set to film. “We were all devastated. We’d become a little family… we had such a good time regressing and going back to the ’90s.”

Goldberg did get an early peek at the Season 2 scripts we never got to see, though, and reveals what was on tap for Becca and Lolly: “They were going to end up back in the future, but [Becca’s brother] Jamie was really in a bad state. Lolly saw in the late ’90s when his drug addiction got out of control, and she felt there was...
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