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Old 08-20-2015, 05:24 AM
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Paul F Thompkins playing an anthropomorphic celebrity dog is most likely one of the best casting choices ever made.
"OOH! SOMEONE'S AT THE DOOR!" is the moment the show fully won me over, I think.
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Old 10-26-2015, 08:30 AM
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I started watching this, based on the fervor in this thread. I'm 5 episodes in, and so far it seems OK, but it clearly hasn't clicked with me yet the way it has for most of you. There have been a couple of good jokes and a couple of decent character moments so far, so I'm hopeful that I'll enjoy it more as I get to know the ensemble a little better.

Favorite moment so far: Holy shit the Ira Glass ringtone in episode 5 just floored me.

Saddest moment so far: The reveal that Bojack was being a huge cock to Todd at the end of episode four. Jesus.
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Old 10-26-2015, 08:32 AM
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The first half of season 1 is like the first half of a joke, except instead of a punchline it's building up to a kick in the pants.
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Old 10-26-2015, 04:26 PM
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I started watching this, based on the fervor in this thread. I'm 5 episodes in, and so far it seems OK, but it clearly hasn't clicked with me yet the way it has for most of you. There have been a couple of good jokes and a couple of decent character moments so far, so I'm hopeful that I'll enjoy it more as I get to know the ensemble a little better.

Favorite moment so far: Holy shit the Ira Glass ringtone in episode 5 just floored me.

Saddest moment so far: The reveal that Bojack was being a huge cock to Todd at the end of episode four. Jesus.
My friends had a similiar "The first several episodes are merely ok" response to the show. I actually saw the first half of Season 2 before anything else because that's what they were watching when I got introduced to it. Then when I went back and watched from the beginning, I loved all the early episodes.

Might be because I knew what they were building up to. Who can say for sure. But it's definitely a worthwhile investment of a show.
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Old 10-29-2015, 02:11 PM
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Late S2 spoilers: Episode 11: NO NO NO NO NO NNO NONONONONO NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOON NONNONNNNNNNNOONN ONON O
I just watched this one, and yeah, wow.
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Old 11-02-2015, 06:46 AM
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Watched the wedding episode (number 9?) last night and it was outstanding. Really funny writing, some quality introspection, just the right amount of melancholy. And boy is it refreshing to see Bojack do the right thing for once. I hope there will be more episodes of this quality. I also watched the one after it, which was pretty good, but I decided not to tackle Downer Ending last night, since I figured that might harsh my mellow.
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Old 11-02-2015, 07:27 AM
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A wise, wise decision.
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Old 11-02-2015, 07:42 AM
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One of the most comforting things about BHM is the worst stuff tends to happen on the penultimate episode of the season. Then the final episode is just the characters recovering. Because even though things get bad, they'll get better. Even if they're never great.
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Old 11-23-2015, 04:22 AM
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"No, you don't need to book Beck anymore."
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Old 11-25-2015, 01:02 AM
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Just finished season 2. Jesus, watching episode 11 was fucking taxing. It was especially bad because you saw it coming and then the whiskey was bad enough, like really bad; then they played it away and he did the obviously right thing in front of the house and we're like PHEW, but then he went to bat for shittown in the backyard, and then, goddamn what a whiplash roller coaster of terrible

Episode 12 seemed all the more bitter and biting for just how neatly and sardonically the whole thing was wrapped up. Just vicious. But I like what they did with Diane and Mr. Peanutbutter and their relationship. (through all of season 2): The one bit of light in the series and a lot of really good emotional scenes without the crushing despair. I like how they took what seemed like a joke for pathos and turned it into something very emotionally real (and also one of the characters is a yellow lab). I love how they turned rain on for the Getting Real bit and then left cold on Elijah Wood. And though I was scared at just how bad Diane would fuck ultimately and how terrible it would turn out, Mr. Peanutbutter's too-easy simple reaction, her dream, was actually kinda perfectly in character and made a lot of sense.

Actually, Princess Caroline got a Good End too. Though I dared to hope (more the fool me) with Rutebaga but still saw the heelturn coming a mile away, and also saw the chekov's gun with the property being in her name but expected her to get completely fucked over, that all wrapped up nicely. The wrapup for Vincent Adultman was interestingly handled too.
In general, I like the way they leave a lot of the show's stuff open to interpretation. Like Mr. Peanutbutter and Diane's relationship is treated with such derision and scorn in some ways, especially through season 1, but they refuse to judge it. Or how Bojack is so truly and unambiguously awful, but just like Diane's book, the show presents all that without taking that last step to judging him for it. It's a show that gives you a whole lot to feel about, but doesn't tell you how exactly you should feel. Usually.


Also: what do you think about Jill Pill?
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I just got into this. That was a week ago, but once I hit episode 6 of season 1 this weekend I found myself marathoning the show. The first episodes are not representative of the show itself, but they are needed for world setup. But once that's into place? The good stuff begins.

I just finished episode 4 of the second season. Favorite line so far? "I know you're a good dog, Mr. Peanutbutter, yes you are, yes you are, and I love your cute face". The delivery is incredible. Also, Vicent Adultman deserves his own show.
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yo we bojack 3 now
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Old 05-26-2016, 01:33 PM
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I am exthrizzleated for impending Sad Horse Chuckles and Yuk-Yuks
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I can't wait to be entertained and thoroughly crushed by a new season of the Horsemans.
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YOU GUYS TWO MORE DAYS!
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Old 07-20-2016, 11:42 PM
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YOU GUYS TWO MORE DAYS!
Does Netflix release new seasons worlwide at the exact same time or do they roll them out slowly for each timezone?

Just to know if I'll be able to spoil you, guys
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Old 07-20-2016, 11:48 PM
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We get ours on the 22nd and I will promptly binge watch them. I've been watching the facebook page and a-lot of the stuff they put on there is gold.


Edit: I'm a derp. I don't know what timezone they roll out in but I'll be home around 11:30 pm central so I'm gonna dig into some juicy footage and probably talk about the episodes with specific spoilers as they happen.
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I don't know about the rest of the world, but digital releases (including Netflix shows) in the US are normally based on PST. I live in the East and wish California would sink into the sea~~~ Occasionally, things are released at midnight EST and people in California get them a bit earlier. This doesn't happen often enough... IMO

Could be worse, I suppose. They could base it on Hawaii or random non-States further West, like American Samoa.
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Old 07-21-2016, 12:34 AM
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Or Alaska.
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Old 07-21-2016, 02:04 AM
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I just want it on the record; I like Bojack Horseman
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Old 07-21-2016, 08:27 AM
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I just want it on the record; I like Bojack Horseman
I am looking forward to the new ways he finds to ruin his life and the lives of others.
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Old 07-21-2016, 11:38 PM
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It's out and I'm stuck at work for another hour. I'm gonna binge this so hard.
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Old 07-22-2016, 02:14 AM
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Season 3 Episode 1 Spoiler:

So we see Bojack start this season with a really strong and rather depressing episode. We see him go through some humility and rather awkward moments that made me cringe, but in the good way. If that was a thing? Really hoping the Mr.Peanutbutter makes awful TV shows doesn't become the trend this season. Also Todd I can't believe you forgot the ice!
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2007?! Is that the time!?
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"I'm Todd, I just show up in places"
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Old 07-23-2016, 09:11 AM
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The 2007 flashback in ep 2 is fucking incredible
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The 2007 flashback in ep 2 is fucking incredible
Right? I kept pausing to catch all the background references.
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That was a ride, and I just.. I don't know how to put thoughts into words on this one. Easily the darkest yet. Spoiler for episode before the final. It's true what the text said. Bojack Kills.
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Old 07-23-2016, 12:22 PM
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man episode 4 is wild
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man episode 4 is wild
It really was great.

And it was made all the better thanks to the joke at the very end.
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