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Season One of the series Happy! premiered on December 6, 2017, on Syfy.

The season became avaliable on Netflix for streaming on April 26, 2018.[1]


Former homicide detective turned drug-addictive hitman, Nick Sax experiences a heart attack during a hit, leaving him hospitalized. Escaping from a psychopath, he encounters the imaginary friend Happy, who sets him out on the adventure of rescuing his kidnapped daughter Hailey Hansen from the clutches of Very Bad Santa.


Actor/Actress Character Role
Christopher Meloni Nick Sax Main; a former detective who turns to drugs, alcohol, and hires as a hitman.
Ritchie Coster Mister Blue Main; a wealthy crime boss that poses publicly as a legitimate wine importer and businessman.
Lili Mirojnick Merry McCarthy Main; a resilient detective for homicide cases who harbors a dark past.
Medina Senghore Amanda Hansen Main; the former spouse of Sax and mother of Hailey.
Bryce Lorenzo Hailey Hansen Main; a young, kidnapped daughter of Amanda Hansen who sends her imaginary friend to help.
Patrick Fischler Smoothie Main; one of the enforcers of Mister Blue and a sociopathic killer adept in interrogation and torture.
Patton Oswalt Happy Main; an imaginary blue goofy cartoonish winged unicorn.
Joseph D. Reitman Very Bad Santa Main; a delusional drug-addicted psychopath dressed as Santa Claus who kidnaps children.


Image Title Director Writer(s) Airdate No.
"Saint Nick" Brian Taylor Grant Morrison & Brian Taylor December 6, 2017 01
A hit-man is forced to partner with an imaginary blue-winged unicorn to rescue a missing child.
"What Smiles Are For" Brian Taylor Patrick Macmanus December 13, 2017 02
In search of guns and money to escape New York, Sax crashes a high stakes poker game. Happy tries to convince Sax that he's a father. Sax's exes team up in an attempt to locate Hailey.
"When Christmas Was Christmas" Brian Taylor Brian Taylor December 20, 2017 03
While tracking his daughter, Sax remembers his dark past. Merry and Amanda make a chilling discovery. Hailey is coerced into spilling information about her dad.
"Year of the Horse" Wayne Yip Noelle Valdivia December 27, 2017 04
Sax and Happy follow the trail to Chinatown. Blue's sister wants revenge for the death of her sons. Merry closes in on Very Bad Santa.
"White Sauce? Hot Sauce?" Wayne Yip Peter Macmanus January 10, 2018 05
Sax and Happy go separate ways following a destructive family reunion; Merry is under investigation by Internal Affairs; and Hailey and children are introduced to a far more terrifying prison.
"The Scrapyard of Childish Things" David Petrarca Ken Kristensen January 17, 2018 06
Sax stumbles on a new plan to achieve his daughter's release. Happy finds solace in the arms of another imaginary friend.
"Destroyer of Worlds" Brian Taylor Matthew White January 24, 2018 07
Sax and Happy are finally reunited and make a renewed push to find Hailey. Amanda gets in to trouble as she pursues a dangerous lead alone. Blue and Isabella feud over a dark family secret.
"I Am the Future" Brian Taylor Brian Taylor & Grant Morrison January 31, 2018 08
As Christmas approaches, Sax and Happy are locked in a climactic confrontation to rescue Hailey from Very Bad Santa's lair. Merry seeks to rescue Amanda from a dangerous foe.