BoJack Horseman: ": the Story, Chapter One"   Rewatch 
September 28, 2014 6:43 PM - Season 1, Episode 1 - Subscribe

BoJack hires a ghostwriter to help with the memoir he hopes will put him back in the spotlight.
posted by Room 641-A (11 comments total) 6 users marked this as a favorite

also, I loved the burning toast line a lot more than you'd think, given that I'm not Canadian
posted by DoctorFedora at 8:11 PM on September 28, 2014

I KNOW!!!!
posted by Room 641-A at 8:34 PM on September 28, 2014

You guys inspired me to rewatch and pause so I could read all the "split second jokes".

My fav was Diane's email. and the author info on the back of her book: "Diane currently lives in Los Angeles with a dog."

So, who's going to try emailing it and see what happens?
posted by bswinburn at 9:35 PM on September 29, 2014

Hahaha, wow, i went and checked and it's actually an email that exists too.

Bojack ARG?
posted by emptythought at 3:17 AM on September 30, 2014

It stunned me that pretty much every single thing in the background (the TV with MSNBSea? Turtle guy?) is a Thing from later. It really is worth treating this less as a serial and more as just one long story that just happens to be broken into half-hour chunks.
posted by DoctorFedora at 6:06 AM on September 30, 2014 [1 favorite]

On rewatch, I can confidently say that my "problem" with not being grabbed immediately was due entirely to misplaced expectations. If you know where it's going, it's perfectly strong out of the gate.
posted by whuppy at 7:45 AM on September 30, 2014 [3 favorites]

Since the thread on the blue is closed, my girlfriend and I binged this over 4-5 days.

Damn good. I was hooked after the first episode or 2. I too thought Todd's character was a little one-dimensional, especially early in the season, but .

I'm looking forward to season 2 where I'd expect more focus on Todd and his backstory (why he is staying there).

I really need to watch this again to focus more on the story.
posted by fizzix at 12:58 PM on October 20, 2014

What you really want is a four and an half minute version of the show's theme song. I didn't know I wanted it until I could have it, and then I decided I needed to ruin its life. HERE TAKE IT... no give it back!
posted by Slap*Happy at 9:58 PM on April 1, 2016

So nobody is weirded out that a white woman is voicing a POC?
posted by cazoo at 8:09 PM on March 6, 2018

Jesus, this Guest star list is enormous
posted by growabrain at 1:45 PM on January 22, 2020

My favorite scene from season 1
posted by growabrain at 4:00 PM on January 23, 2020

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