BoJack Horseman (season 5)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
BoJack Horseman (season 5)
BoJack Horseman season 5 poster.jpg
Season 5 promotional poster
Country of originUnited States
No. of episodes12
Original networkNetflix
Original releaseSeptember 14, 2018 (2018-09-14)
Season chronology
← Previous
Season 4
List of BoJack Horseman episodes

The fifth season of the animated television series BoJack Horseman premiered on Netflix on September 14, 2018. The season consists of 12 episodes.


No. in
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal release date
501"The Light Bulb Scene"Adam PartonKate PurdySeptember 14, 2018 (2018-09-14)
BoJack is starring in a new web-series called Philbert, a dark depressed detective who seems to share a lot in common with BoJack including taste in home decor. Princess Carolyn is a producer on the show and is pulled in several directions as she prepares to make a life changing decision. Todd is enjoying his new asexual relationship but his girlfriend is becoming concerned with his carefree unemployed lifestyle.
512"The Dog Days Are Over"Amy WinfreyJoanna CaloSeptember 14, 2018 (2018-09-14)
Unable to cope with the grief of her recent divorce with Mr. Peanutbutter, Diane goes on a journey of self-discovery in Vietnam, where she also has to write an article for GirlCroosh.
523"Planned Obsolescence"Aaron LongElijah AronSeptember 14, 2018 (2018-09-14)
Mr. Peanutbutter takes Pickles to see the International Space Station explode. Gina confesses her love of musical theater to Bojack. Todd meets Yolanda's parents.
534"BoJack the Feminist"Anne Walker FarrellNick AdamsSeptember 14, 2018 (2018-09-14)
When a new castmember is about to join Philbert, his troubled past comes to light. BoJack tries to get ahead of the issue in the news, but ends up becoming a champion for feminism and asks Diane for help.
545"The Amelia Earhart Story"Adam PartonJoe LawsonSeptember 14, 2018 (2018-09-14)
Princess Carolyn heads back to her hometown to meet with a pregnant woman to adopt her baby and remembers growing up in a not so regal environment.
556"Free Churro"Amy WinfreyRaphael Bob-WaksbergSeptember 14, 2018 (2018-09-14)
BoJack gives a eulogy at his mother Beatrice Horseman's funeral, only to discover that he is at the wrong funeral.
567"INT. SUB"Aaron LongAlison TafelSeptember 14, 2018 (2018-09-14)
Diane's therapist Dr. Indira (Issa Rae) and her corporate mediator wife Mary-Beth (Wanda Sykes) retell the ridiculous mishaps of their clients to each other, changing their clients' names to protect their identities (e.g. describing BoJack as "BoBo the Angsty Zebra" and Diane as "Diana, Princess of Wales"). Dr. Indira describes asking her client Diane to set boundaries with BoJack. Meanwhile, Mary-Beth describes a dispute between Todd and Princess Carolyn over string cheese.
578"Mr. Peanutbutter's Boos"Anne Walker FarrellKelly GaluskaSeptember 14, 2018 (2018-09-14)
Mr. Peanutbutter goes with his new girlfriend Pickles to his 25th annual Halloween party (in 2018) at BoJack's house, while remembering three disappointing Halloween parties in years past with his now-ex wives: 1993 with Katrina, 2004 with Jessica Biel, and 2009 with Diane.
589"Ancient History"Peter MerrymanRachel KaplanSeptember 14, 2018 (2018-09-14)
After a visiting Hollyhock dumps his painkillers, Bojack goes on a search for more. Meanwhile, Todd helps Emily with her dating problem and Princess Carolyn meets with Ralph again.
5910"Head in the Clouds"Amy WinfreyPeter A. KnightSeptember 14, 2018 (2018-09-14)
Philbert premiers to critical acclaim, Diane confronts Bojack, and Henry Fondle moves up in the corporate world.
6011"The Showstopper"Aaron LongElijah AronSeptember 14, 2018 (2018-09-14)
While working on the new season of his show Philbert, Bojack's drug use starts to spiral out of control, culminating with him almost strangling his co-star to death.
6112"The Stopped Show"Anne Walker FarrellJoanna CaloSeptember 14, 2018 (2018-09-14)
BoJack experiences the fallout of his drug fueled actions, leaving Princess Carolyn to clean things up while she deals with a crisis of her own. Diane and Mr. Peanutbutter struggle to deal with their feelings and their future. They file for divorce while Diane drives Bojack to Rehab.

Cast and characters[edit]





Critical response[edit]

The season currently holds a score of 100% on Rotten Tomatoes, with an average score of 9.27. The site's consensus reads "BoJack Horseman continues confidently down the thematic rabbit hole with a fresh and poignant season that's as devastating as it is hilarious".[1]


  1. ^ "BoJack Horseman: Season 5". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved 14 October 2018.

External links[edit]