Good Trouble season 3: everything you need to know

Good Trouble season 3 is a wrap for the Coterie gang

Picture from GOOD TROUBLE - “New Moon“ episode
(Image credit: Freeform/Eric McCandless)

Good Trouble season 3 dropped on Freeform and Hulu back in February and let's just say things got, err, interesting...

When did Good Trouble season 3 return in 2021?

Good Trouble season 3 officially debuted on February and returned to Freeform on Wednesday, July 14th after a midseason break. We finally got back to living vicariously through sisters—Callie and Mariana—and their exciting, yet often complicated, lives in Los Angeles.

Similar to how the show—which is a spin-off from The Fosters—left fans with questions at the end of season 2 (back in March 2020), the mid-season finale had twists and turns (wait, who's pregnant?!) that will kept viewers guessing until Good Trouble new episodes aired again. But rest assured, we get all answers to all of those burning questions.

Good trouble season 3 UK: how can you watch it?

While the show has been airing in the US since February, Good Trouble fans can now watch season 3 on BBC iPlayer (seasons 1 and 2 are also available to watch now).

However, only half of the episodes are available on BBC iPlayer at the moment—so if you can't wait to binge-watch the whole thing, then the best way to watch Good Trouble season 3 is by using a VPN

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1. First off, you need to make sure you have a Freeform account so you can log in once your VPN is set up.

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3. Once you've installed your VPN, open the app and select your server location as anywhere in the United States.

4. With your ExpressVPN installed and your location set to the United States, head to Freeform, log in and follow the instructions to stream Good Trouble Season 3.

What can we expect from Good Trouble season 3? 

A lot of things went down in the first half of the third season, from Callie and Jamie's on/off romance to the complexities of Mariana and Evan's situation and of course, the budding romance between Davia and Dennis

There's also plenty more from the gang at The Coterie, as well as new storylines to get stuck into—after all, the girls always end up in some sort of drama, whether it's at work, their love lives, or friendships as they navigate adult life in the glamorous city. 

Unlike other shows like This Is Us, Johnson announced that Good Trouble would not be addressing the pandemic. “The stories that we were already shooting and that we’d already broken were happening pre-COVID,” she explained. “So for the first half of the season, we’re going to stay in that pre-COVID world.” 

So far, the show has stuck to this in the second half of the season. 

Who is in Good Trouble season 3? 


(Image credit: Freeform/Eric McCandless)

Maia Mitchell (who plays Callie) and Cierra Ramirez (who plays Mariana) will be back in their roles as the Adams-Fosters sisters, as well as the rest of the cast including The Coterie family, and some other familiar faces.

Unfortunately, Noah Centineo—who plays the girls' brother Jesus and has made appearances in the past, including the recent Christmas special—hasn't yet made a reappearance in Good Trouble season 3, and we're not confident we can expect him to.

Talking to TVLine, Johnson discussed potentially bringing back the To All the Boys hunk to the series: "It’s really hard. Noah’s career has exploded, and I’m so excited for him. But it’s very hard for him to find time for us right now. Hopefully, we can get him back." Fingers crossed!

Sagal Mohammed
Sagal Mohammed

Sagal is a journalist, specialising in lifestyle, pop culture, fashion and beauty.  She has written for a number of publications including Vogue, Glamour, Stylist, Evening Standard, Bustle, You Magazine, Dazed and Wonderland to name a few.