BoJack Horseman Season 5 Episode 1 Recap
BoJack Horseman, Netflix’s highly acclaimed animated series has returned for a fifth season. Last season saw BoJack gain a new understanding of his mother and meet his sister Hollyhock, Mr. Peanutbutter run for governor and Todd become more comfortable with his asexuality. What does the first installment of the fifth season have in store? Let’s find out, as we recap season 5 episode 1 ‘The Light Bulb Scene!’
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BoJack was on the set of his newest show ‘Philbert’, when he questioned Princess Carolyn about his agreement to do the show. Carolyn reminded him that he was contractually obligated to do it. BoJack asked his co-star, Gina, about the quality of writing on the show. Gina told BoJack to just go along with it, if he wanted to continue getting work. Princess Carolyn visited an adoption agency to see about her eligibility for adopting a child.
BoJack visited with his director, Flip, and asked some questions about his character. BoJack was worried about the excessive amount of nudity and Flip cut out some of it as a result. At dinner, Todd and Yolanda, explained the difference between being asexual and aromantic to Steve. BoJack and Flip got into an argument over Gina’s comfort in being nude, Princess Carolyn mediated a solution. Flip agreed to give BoJack a nude scene in order to make everything equal.
Yolanda expressed her displeasure over Todd’s lack of ambition. Todd returned to Princess Carolyn’s home and was confronted by BoJack. Todd, with the assistance of BoJack, applied for a job at whattimeisrightnow.com. He was hired as the new president of streaming content for the website. The next day, Todd refused to help BoJack get out of his nude scene. BoJack visited Flip and asked for the nude scene to be removed, Flip refused to do so. BoJack agreed to do the nude scene, after being threatened by Flip.
Princess Carolyn was informed by her adoption agent that it was unlikely she would ever find a baby to adopt. She then received a phone call from Flip, he told her that BoJack had not shown up for work that day. Just then, BoJack arrived at the adoption agency and asked for help from Princess Carolyn.
BoJack begged Princess Carolyn to get him out of doing the show with Flip. Carolyn convinced him to give acting a great attempt. BoJack returned to set and did the nude scene without complaint. Meanwhile, Diane returned to Los Angeles and was picked up at the airport by Mr. Peanutbutter. Mr. Peanutbutter dropped Diane off at her new apartment and handed over the signed divorce papers. BoJack celebrated his scene by having a party at his house and invited all of the cast and crew. Flip apologized to BoJack for being overly aggressive with the nude scene.
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