In the same interview with NME, Nick Mohammed shared that he wanted a sitcom based on his on-stage alter ego, the ailing teacher, Mr. Swallow. This personality, a Mohammed honed over the years as a performer at the Edinburgh Fringe and elsewhere, can “do a lot of gimmicks” and one of them on tour His current UK stay involves him performing his entire section on roller skates.
Mohammed, who started his career as a magician performing at restaurant tables, turned to comedy in his mid-20s. The personality of Mr. Swallow grew up with his creative endeavors, and although he doesn’t know if there will ever be a fourth season of “Ted Lasso,” he knows he wants a movie. The sitcom revolves around his character wearing ice skates. .
“I don’t think it will sell easily,” he admitted of a potential Mr. Swallow, “because I can foresee questions like, ‘Is this a live-only character?’ and ‘Does he have the emotional scope to sustain a sitcom?’ Those are the right questions, so I’m in the right mind to answer them.”
Whether we see Mohammed with his own Swallow-focused show in the near future remains to be seen. It remains to be seen what will happen to Nate in the final episodes of “Ted Lasso” season 3, though Mohammed has hinted at what’s to come:
“[… ] The issue is not whether Nate is redeemed or not, but more importantly, people’s ability to forgive. It’s more nuanced than ‘Nate got her redemption arc and that’s it.’ I mean, there are some good moments along the way, but… it’s hard to talk about it!”
We’ll find out about Nate’s journey soon, as as of this writing, new episodes of “Ted Lasso” are still airing Wednesdays on Apple TV+.