Apple announced on Friday that its workplace comedy series, Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet, will return on Friday, May 22, with the debut of Mythic Quest: Quarantine, a special, new episode filmed entirely on iPhone.
Co-created by Rob McElhenney, Charlie Day, and Megan Ganz, Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet follows a team of video game developers as they navigate the challenges of running a popular video game. The complete first season is now streaming globally on Apple TV+ and has already been picked up for a second season.
Mythic Quest: Quarantine is a half-hour installment that finds the team behind the biggest multiplayer video game of all-time tasked with working from home.
Poppy (Charlotte Nicdao) and Ian (Rob McElhenney) struggle with the isolation while Brad (Danny Pudi) and David (David Hornsby) start a charitable competition. Assistant Jo (Jessie Ennis) tries to explain video conferences to CW (F. Murray Abraham) with mixed results.
To produce this episode, the cast and crew worked remotely in multiple locations across the country.
“Lots of workplaces are figuring out this whole working-from-home thing and the gaming industry is no different. Virtual meetings are a new and special kind of hell, so I think people will relate,” said Rob McElhenney, Writer, Co-Creator, Star, and Executive Producer of Mythic Quest: Quarantine. “Yes, we’ve all had low points, but there have also been incredible moments of triumph and we wanted to celebrate that.”