That’s an animated sitcom for adults combining satire, black comedy and dramedy genres. The creator of the show is Raphael Bob-Waksberg. The main character is voiced by Will Arnett – it’s BoJack Horseman. The series was originally released by Netflix Network on the 22nd of August 2014. If you’re looking for the news on the renewal of BoJack Horseman for season 4, scroll down to know more.
The action of BoJack Horseman series takes place in Los Angeles area, mostly, in Hollywood. It’s a strange world inhabited by usual humans and anthropomorphic animal creatures. BoJack Horseman, the main character, is the star of a sitcom that was popular in the 90s. It was called Horsin’ Around. Wants to get back to his celebrity life. He’s preparing an autobiography dictating it to Diane Nguyen – his ghostwriter. BoJack has to deal with the requests and constant demands of Princess Carolyn, his agent. Carolyn is a sort of his girlfriend. The series itself is a satiric view on Hollywood, life of celebrities, and the way film industry works.
- BoJack Horseman – a selfish 52-year-old alcohol addicted horse. Got to the peak of his career while participating in the filming of Horsin’ Around, a family sitcom of the 90s. He was a promising, bright-eyed actor. In the course of time, he changed significantly. He became bitter and depressed. Feels jaded towards Hollywood. BoJack is actually caring and thoughtful. But he’s extremely lonely and insecure which makes him devastate his personal world with self-destructive behavior.
- Princess Carolyn – a pink Persian cat. She works as an agent for BoJack. She’s also his girlfriend, though they have quite an unstable relationship. Earnest, frank and determined. Tries hard to balance her work and her troublesome personal life. Does her best to take care of BoJack.
- Diane Nguyen – a ghostwriter. She’s a human and a underestimated intellectual. She’s got a prosperous boyfriend (that later becomes her husband), Mr. Peanutbutter – former star of the sitcoms. BoJack’s develops a strong friendship with Diane while writing his autobiography. A bit later BoJack develops romantic interest for Diane.
- Peanutbutter – a cheerful yellow Labrador Retriever always full of energy and determination. BoJack’s sitcom rival. Diane’s boyfriend. Mr. Peanutbutter doesn’t care about their rivalry, but cares a lot about BoJack’s views and opinions admiring his work in the past.
- Todd Chavez –unemployed human slacker living together with BoJack, 24 years old. Once he stayed the night at BoJack’s place after a party and never left him. BoJack cares about Todd, however he never expresses it emotionally and always supports him financially. Todd is surprisingly skillful in some things. For example, he understands Japanese, wrote, and composed a rock opera.
BoJack Horseman got mixed, but critics were mostly positive about the second part of season 1. Netflix prolonged the series for season 2, that started airing on the 17th of July 2015. On the 28th of July 2015, the series was prolonged for season 3. It premiered on the 22nd of July 2016. The series was renewed for season 4. The premiere episode is planned to be shown in summer of 2017.