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BoJack Horseman Perfectly Captured What It’s Like to Call Out Sexual Harassment in Hollywood

We've talked before about how BoJack Horseman has this eerie way of getting you to identify with a depressed alcoholic cartoon horse. Now the show has found a way to perfectly capture what it's like to call out sexual harassment in Hollywood.

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Bojack Horseman Ready to Take on the World in New Season 2 Trailer

♫ Back in the 90's, I was in a very famous TV show *neigh*... ♫

Bojack Horseman, that one show your friends keep talking about like it's changed their lives or made them realize some really brutal things about themselves, is returning for season 2. And it seriously doesn't look like it's pulling any punches this time.

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Bojack Horseman Creative Team Talk Comedy’s “Male as Default” Problem on NPR

"If we can normalize the idea of women existing, that's the least we can do."

Back in January, a Tumblr post from Bojack Horseman series creator Raphael Bob-Waksberg gained a lot of attention for its discussion of comedy's tendency to automatically use male, white characters as the norm.

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Bojack Horseman Writer Brilliantly Explains The “Male As Default” Problem In Comedy Writing

It's also just a super great show you should watch.

For a show about a washed up horse actor who lives in a world where animals and people coexist as sentient clothes-wearing beings, Netflix's Bojack Horseman is surprisingly good with representation for its humans. I'm not even talking about the show's recurring cast, either—there's a pretty decent amount of minor background characters who are female, POC, or both. According to the show's creator, Raphael Bob-Waksberg, that's all intentional.

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