But it was not to be and people were left missing The Only Way Is Essex of days gone by.
Compared to the first series, countless cast members have left - Mark Wright, Joey Essex, Amy Childs and now Lucy Meck.
Twitter fans were couldn't help but comment, it's just not the same!
I swear everyone good leaves TOWIE, the cast changes too much— Joey (@joeycaldecott) December 11, 2013
So mark joey and now lucy have left, and we're left with pascal jasmin and abi? Hardly towie anymore— jasmine (@jasmine0x__) December 11, 2013
Everyones leaving towie! Its not gonna be the same anymore— kathryn Ellor (@kathrynEllor) December 11, 2013
Compare it with other similar reality show, Made In Chelsea and you see just how many major cast members have left.
Of the core characters only a couple have left MIC.
And really, how much did Millie Mack really do...?
MARIO FALCONE: "IN YOUR FACE, LUCY!"
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