Disenchantment

20180826:
The first episode was so-so. Perhaps it is a show that gets better throughout the season, like BoJack Horseman.

20181217:
I finished the first part today and overall I enjoyed the series. Occasionally some of the episodes - especially at the start - had portions which weren't funny and seemed to be trying too hard, but the episodes became more consistent and found built off of previous episodes in an enjoyable way.

Princess Bean (Abbi Jacobson)

In particular, the show slowly began to create a bigger, overarching story which culminated in an interesting cliffhanger.

Overall, if you enjoy shows with dirty, unfiltered humor, then I recommend you try watching Disenchantment.

20190926:
Netflix recently released the second part of the series.

On 20190926, Netflix determined the series for me as a 99% match.

20210703:
I finished BoJack Horseman last night, and now I'm in a mood to go through various series with episodes I haven't seen. With Disenchantment, I finished Part 2 in September 2019 and Part 3 didn't release until January 2021.
20210705:
I can't help but feel these episodes get produced at such a slow rate. I suppose there's less fluff. But the lack of time with the characters makes one appreciate the lengthier series. Even with less fluff, it would feel better if the series cranked out 20 episodes per year (as opposed to the current pace of 10 episodes per year). Overall, I have mixed feelings about Part 3. I don't think it had the same appeal as Parts 1 and 2. It did have it's moments.

I skimmed the "Critical reception" section on Wikipedia and several statements mentioned the serialization of the series. Perhaps I dislike the efforts placed on serialization.

Reading my 20180826 entry above, it turns out that I liked how the serialization of the series towards the end of Part 1. In contrast, this is how I feel about the end of Part 3: the current story seems trapped, forced, lacking thought, and resulted in an uninteresting cliffhanger.
P1E1
Interesting opening ("See you guys tomorrow.")
Voice of Mr. Burns.
Hahahaha. "Oh boy, did I look I her." That was surprisingly funny.
"No tummy touching."
"Elfo has left the building."
Cliff-"faller" makes me want to keep watching.
Okay one more.
20180826 AM

Elfo (Nat Faxon) and Kissy

P1E2
Smile. The walruses.
Decent resolution.
20180826 AM

P1E3
Haha. All that talking about the band. "What the hell?"
Huh, I don't remember if the first two episodes were this way, but this episode seems to lay it on thick.
20181119

P1E4
Ha. Low tide.
20181119

Bean and Luci (Eric Andre)

P1E5
Points out the flaw in what they prayed for
Hahahahaha. "I'm a midwife. Excuse me a moment."
"Just use the force. Centripetal force." (References Star Wars)
20181210 AM

P1E6
"Plus there's laces holding the skin on."
Hahaha. Picks up the keg.
Hahaha. "Is joke. Or is?"
"Of Humid Bondage" references 1915 novel Of Human Bondage
Hahaha. Hahaha. That was good. (bowing during the escape)
20181210 PM

Elfo and Tess

P1E7
Kiss.
20181217 PM

P1E8
"[...] work, starve or eat. Now there's a fourth thing. Entertainment."
"We'll find the one true god next year."
Hahahaha. A single trap with two parts that is bypassed by parties of three or more.
"Unlike other villains, I shant be telling you my plans."
References the James Bond movie Goldfinger. "You expect me to crawl around this overheated hellscape until I hear a beep?" "No, Mr. Elfo, I expect you to fry."
20181217 PM

Queen Oona (Tress MacNeille), King Zog (John DiMaggio), and Queen Dagmar (Sharon Horgan)

P1E9
Ha! I burst out laughing when the sword went back into his chest. The prince from the first episode was alive. But now he's most likely dead.
Hahaha. "I demand a second opinion. Touch me somewhere else." - Elfo to Touchy.
Hahahaha. "But he doesn't mind [something about fooling around]"
Mysterious half!?!
Interesting choice.
How would she have recognized Bean so quickly?
20181217 PM

P1E10
What about his current wife?
"Favorite food on three." "Beer."
Great cliffhanger.
There's a short cliff after the credits of Elfo washing ashore and being pulled up by two hands.
20181217 PM

P2E1
"My 24-hour shift."
Ah. That makes sense. (Jerry's condition explained)
If there's signal loss, one can just be more repetitive.
"Stairway to Hell." (as oppose to "Stairway to Heaven.")
Uh... couldn't she have just flipped the level?
20190926

P2E2
"Jerry, what if I told you all of that was to make you stronger?" "I'd say you're a sick bastard."
"A surprisingly large number of popes."
References Futurama. "Bite my shiny metal axe."
"My soul's gonna die. I'm gonna go to superhell."
"Now that I'm a ghost I'll help you make pottery."
20190926

P2E3
Lol. His little men barely made progress.
Last one was good. "Letting the hanging begin."
20190926

P2E4
"Who's sleeping now, Carl?"
Hahaha. "At least the reptile sex was quiet."
Huh. "I don't turn into a bear when I put it on, I turn into a human when I take it off." [Oh, it means by nature she's more of an animal.]
Kissandra.
Creepy ending.
20190926

P2E5
Wash day
Lol. "Take off your boots."
HAHAHA. I didn't expect that. (elves wash back down)
The king and queen ogre seem to be the same voices as those aliens in Futurama. I don't remember the species at the moment.
Elfo is half ogre?
20190928

P2E6
HAHAHA. "But you didn't do anything! You just watched a circus." "Get a barrel Odval."
20190928

P2E7
20190928

P2E8
20190928

P2E9
1a: Ha. That's what I essentially thought: "Are you from the future?"
1b: "stience"
1b: "human rights"
1b: "fair trial, execution, and appeal"
1b: Haha. "I didn't want to wake you. Or invite you."
1b: "very clever turn of phrase"
1b: "Farnswarth District"
1b: Hmm. Who is most at fault there?
1a=20190928, 1b=20190929 AM

P2E10
Hehe. The logic with the rats.
Ha. Beheaded for wearing the crown.
Oh Elfo.
Something to bite down on.
"But I don't think she'd ever try to kill him." Gasp. "GUILTY!"
Wow. Quite the finale.
1=20190929 AM

Recap: Disnchantment: Part 2
I really like these recaps... I hardly remembered what happened in Part 2.
1=20210703

P3E1
"Like any two numbers, these don't add up."
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P3E2
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P3E3
"He's remarkably speedy for such a beachball of a boy."
"I'm gonna break all your toys."
"Hi Bean, I'm a man now."
"You're attention please, Derek has a mustache now."
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P3E4
Hahahaha. Porn joke (wrong box, Elfo, and discarded)
20210703

P3E5
Ha. One of the words in the deck was "Disenchantment."
Was the deck stacked full of words beginning with "D" to set up for that alone or was there other jokes which I didn't get?
The mermaid was left behind!
20210704

P3E6
Hahaha. I didn't see that coming "All I had to do was put a ring on it."
So we're clued in with the necklace that Bean's experience was probably real, but was the removal of the necklace intentional? Does Bean still believe it's real? It seemed implied through song that was Mora's intention (to send Bean back) but the reason would be unclear.
20210704

P3E7
Interesting plot twist (that Odval and the other guy planned for pushing Zog over the edge of craziness by having him witness the orgy
Oona seems to have known but then why did she show up. Also, why did she not let Bean know
20210704

P3E8
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P3E9
Smile. "Mommy wait, my needs outweight your scorn." (to be fair, she did tell him not to follow her... he likely would not have if she didn't mention it)
Smile. Melted butter.
Ha. 50/50 on regular gumballs and suicide gumballs.
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P3E10
The crown on the statue's head is already drooping before the statue maker would have neceessarily known that to be the case.
Their quotes read "Poisoned by love and arsenic" (Yog), "Actions speak louder than woids" (Zog), "All hail me" (Derek), and "This crown can suck it" (Tiabeanie).
"How did she know?"
That little girl is a wizard.
"Welcome to heaven, Luci." "Hell no!"
20210705 12:00 AM

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