‘Abbott Elementary’ Season 2 Trailer: School Gets Off to Shaky Start

Abbott Elementary season 2. (Credit: ABC)

The staff at Abbott Elementary is getting ready for back to school, but things don’t quite go as planned.

ABC released a promo for season 2 of the hit comedy series on Wednesday. It shows the staff standing outside Willard R. Abbott Elementary School as Boyz II Men’s “Motownphilly” plays in the background.

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There’s just one problem, the key to the school won’t open the doors and the staff can’t get inside the building.

“These new keys I made must be too thick,” Ava (Janelle James) says as she fumbles with the keys. “I blame the locks, honestly.”

Janine (Quinta Brunson) makes a suggestion, which immediately falls flat.

“Well, what if we take this time to have a heartfelt discussion about what we’re excited about in the new year,” she says to groans.

The Emmy-nominated series is created by Brunson and centers on a fictional predominantly Black elementary school in Philadelphia. The comedy co-stars Tyler James Williams, Lisa Ann Walter, Sheryl Lee Ralph and Chris Perfetti.

Brunson serves as a writer. She also executive produces alongside Justin Halpern, Patrick Schumacker and Randall Einhorn, who directed the pilot. The series is produced by Warner Bros Television and 20th Television.

Season 2 of Abbott Elementary is set to debut on its new night, Wednesday, Sept. 21 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT on ABC.

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