Finality and Forgiveness in ‘BoJack Horseman’

I have several drafts of blog posts about several things that have been on my heart, but as we all know, most of the space in my heart is occupied by characters in TV shows everyone else is done talking about. To that end, I wrote an article about my messy feelings about “Nice While It Lasted,” the series finale of BoJack Horseman!

Following an episode that was the natural climax of six seasons of tackling big topics in big ways, the finale feels like almost an epilogue, but for me it sticks the landing in a way that I’ve rarely felt during this era of TV. “Nice While It Lasted” zooms way in and gets very quiet and finally, once and for all asks one very specific question: Can BoJack Horseman be forgiven? And whereas “The View from Halfway Down” finds BoJack dwelling on now-dead people from his life who can no longer confront him and to whom he can no longer make amends, the finale allows three women in BoJack’s present to weigh in.

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