A horse sits down at a bar. The bartender turns, looks at him, and asks “why the long face?”
If you’re a believer in fan-theories, Netflix series BoJack Horseman is the answer to that question. An answer that now has a release date for its third bitter, hilarious, ceaselessly melancholic season.
Popping up on July 22, season 3 will see the return of Will Arnett’s fucked-up reverse-centaur, along with the unbelievably stellar supporting cast of Aaron Paul, Alison Brie, Amy Sedaris, and Paul F. Tompkins.
ICYMI, the finale of season 2 left our black hole of a protagonist at new, utterly depraved lows that are totally, totally out of sync with the show’s deadset charming visuals. Really, the bloke should be dead by now.
Then again, portraying the pitfalls of fame, alcoholism and depression through cutesy animals is the show’s M.O, and Lord, if they can extract more unexpectedly poignant human truths through a sweater-clad thoroughbred, they may as bloody well.
Expect more moments like this, folks:
But, also, an equal serving of animal-themed puns. You know, to even out all the clawing existential despair. Prepare, once again, to empathise with anthropomorphic dogs and the bizarro version of JD Salinger: