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Season 5 of BoJack Horseman gets a new trailer, now with 50% more self-destructive behavior

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Sep 4, 2018

Good citizens of Hollywoo! Our time of waiting is over, because Netflix has unleashed the first trailer for Season 5 of BoJack Horseman, which bows next Friday.

The trailer follows everyone's favorite depressed, self-destructive stallion (voiced by Will Arnett), who still can't seem to get his life together. Even getting the sweet gig of playing a detective on the TV show Philbert hasn't stopped BoJack from spiraling into a vortex of bad choices, selfishness, and denial. 

"[Bojack is] playing a character with disturbing parallels to BoJack’s real life, echoes that force BoJack to confront himself and his past in ways large and small," wrote the show's creator Raphael Bob-Waksberg in an official press release. 

Watch the trailer below:

Throughout the minute-and-a-half trailer, Diane Nguyen (Alison Brie) keeps telling our protagonist "You say you wanna get better and you don't know how." It keeps repeating itself like the drab refrain of the never-ending poem of emotional annihilation that is BoJack's life. 

While our titular characters finds a way to mess up his starring role on Philbert, Todd is being courted by Yolanda Buenaventura, an axolotl voiced by Natalie Morales; Diane gets a new short-haired 'do; and Mr. Peanutbutter (Paul F. Tompkins) picks up a shotgun. And what's with the trippy drug sequence with Todd turning into a hand and the chorus line of dancing popsicles?

Even with all of this going on, Bob-Waksberg insists that Diane's new haircut is the most important thing this season. 

"We spent a lot of time figuring out the haircut — the style, the volume, the bounce, the sheen — and we’re really proud of the way it came out. We really think people are going to like this new season, and Diane’s new haircut!" 

Check out the initial key art for Season 5:

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Credit: Netflix

Season 5 of BoJack Horseman drops on Netflix Friday, Sep. 14.