What is Santa Clarita Diet?
Drew Barrymore and Timothy Olyphant star as Sheila and Joel, married real estate agents on the verge of mid-life crises.
One morning Sheila wakes up with no pulse and a craving for human flesh.
She discovers that she has died in the night and is now a zombie – a term that her neighbour Eric dismisses as “inherently negative”.
Being undead gives Sheila a new lease of life and helps rejuvenate her stagnant marriage.
She no longer needs to sleep, and her new protein-rich diet has boosted her sex drive and made her far more productive.
The new Netflix series follows Sheila, Joel and their teenage daughter Abby as they adjust to Sheila’s new diet.
She goes out on murder sprees and sips on human smoothies – all while maintaining a a Californian Stepford Wives-style facade.
Drew Barrymore plays a zombie mother-of-one
Timothy Olyphant stars as Sheila's husband
Skyler Gisondo plays Eric
Santa Clarita Diet cast
Drew Barrymore plays Sheila, her first major TV role in over two decades.
Timothy Olyphant, best known for his roles in Scream 2 and western series Justified, stars as her husband Joel.
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Newcomer Liv Newson plays their daughter Abby.
Desperate Housewives star Ricardo Chavira plays next-door-neighbour Dan, with Skyler Gisondo as his teenage son Eric and Mary Elizabeth Ellis as his wife Lisa.
Drew Barrymore and Timothy Olyphant star in Santa Clarita Diet on Netflix
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How to watch Santa Clarita Diet
The first season is made up of 10 half-hour episodes and is available to stream for Netflix subscribers now.
Customers can watch the show on Netflix.com or through smart TV, iOS and Android apps.