“That’s Too Much, Man!” is the twelfth episode of the third season of Bojack Horseman, and the 38th episode overall. In the episode, Bojack overdoses on heroin and is rushed to the hospital, where he has a near-death experience.
The episode opens with Bojack Horseman (Will Arnett) shooting up heroin in his apartment. He then heads to a party, where he runs into his old friend and fellow actor, Aaron Paul. The two of them start doing drugs together, and Bojack eventually overdoses. He is rushed to the hospital, where he has a near-death experience.
The That’s Too Much, Man episode of Bojack Horseman
In his experience, Bojack finds himself in a white void. He is then met by his late father, Henry (Beau Bridges), who tells him that it is not his time yet. Bojack wakes up in the hospital, where he is told that he was lucky to have survived his overdose.
The episode ends with Bojack reflecting on his life and his addiction. He decides to get clean, and he enters rehab.
This episode was written by Lisa Hanawalt and directed by J.D. Amato.
“That’s Too Much, Man!” received critical acclaim from critics. On Rotten Tomatoes, the episode has a 100% approval rating, with the site’s critical consensus reading, “Bojack Horseman’s third season finale is a powerful and poignant episode that hits all the right emotional beats.”
The episode was nominated for two Primetime Emmy Awards, winning one for Outstanding Animated Program.
Bojack Horseman is a powerful look at addiction and its effects on those close to the addict
The episode is incredibly powerful, and it does a great job of showing the effects of addiction on those close to the addict. It also shows how difficult it is to get help for addiction, and how addiction can destroy relationships.
This is an excellent episode of television, and it is definitely worth watching.