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Disenchantment is an adult animated sitcom created by Matt Groening.[1] Twenty episodes of this series have been ordered by Netflix[2] with the first ten episodes released in August 17, 2018.[3] The series is Groening's first production for Netflix; he previously created The Simpsons and Futurama for 20th Century Fox Television (Although Futurama was repeatedly gagged to have been made for 30th Century Fox). The first season will consist of ten episodes. [4] Netflix renewed Disenchantment for a second season. The second part of season 1 was released on September 20, 2019. The third part debuted on January 15, 2021,[5] and the second half of the season premiered on February 9, 2022.[6]

Premise

Main Article: List of episodes

Set in the fictional patriarchal medieval European kingdom of Dreamland, the series follows the story of Bean, a rebellious, alcoholic, adventurous gentle, selfless and fearless princess, her naive elf companion Elfo, and her destructive but caring personal demon Luci having adventures in different locations which was the overall storylines for Part 1 before it ended on a cliffhanger with Bean and Dagmar going to Maru, Elfo ending up in heaven, Luci being kidnapped and Zøg staying in Dreamland.

Part 2 directly follows the cliffhanger with Bean discovering her mother's true motivations, saving Elfo and Luci while reuniting with her father in episode three which are then followed by new episodic misadventures Bean, Elfo and Luci get into. The ending of Part 2 begins with an airship falling into Dreamland territory with a pilot inside from another kingdom, Steamland. Bean is intrigued and goes to Steamland with him despite having a basic understanding of science but then discovers a plot involving the assassination of her father, King Zøg and stops the plan from ever happening but accidentally shoots him once she returns to Dreamland and is almost burned at the stake along with Elfo and Luci but then falls into a cavern and ends up seeing Dagmar once again.

Part 3 continues from where Part 2 left off and begins with Dagmar trying to manipulate Bean and repair their relationship but Bean sees through her lies, exposes her to the Trøgs and escapes with Elfo and Luci but once she returns to Dreamland she faces new problems that leads her back to Steamland where she encounters its leader, Alva Gunderson whom tries to marry her but Bean escapes once again and ends up having a romantic relationship with a mermaid named Mora but thinks it was all a dream during her return to Dreamland. After going back to Dreamland and resolving a conspiracy, she begins to see a green smoke and tries everything she can to prepare for it while also trying to keep her father sane but fails and ends up as Queen of Dreamland. Bean then faces hostile ogres who want Elfo and tries to keep them away but Elfo sacrifices himself much to her sadness and then faces Dagmar whom forces her into an elevator that takes them to Hell while Luci ends up in heaven after being decapitated by the elevator doors.

Part 4 begins with Bean being forced by Dagmar to marry Satan and pay off the debt to hell but Bean turns the tables and marries Dagmar off instead and escapes with Luci and Jerry. Zøg escapes Twinkletown Insane Asylum, cured from his insanity. Bean reunites with Zøg and they learn that Cloyd and Becky have taken over Dreamland. Freckles the puppet is brought to life and teams up with Cloyd and Becky, who also have transformed into puppets. Bean discovers that Dreamland is the lost home of the elves, and the Sea Trøgs, that have been living under a destroyed, submerged part of Dreamland Castle. Zøg goes to find Ursula and discovers that she had given birth to a bear cub named Jasper, who is Zøg's second son. Zøg brings Jasper back to Dreamland after Ursula was presumably killed. Bean starts having nightmares about the Elves, Trøgs and Sea Trøgs. Jasper and Derek begin fighting out of Jealousy, and they learn to get along after throwing Elfo down the stairs. Elfo ends up spying on the Elves and Trøgs and gets caught. Leavo discovers the Trøg's goo and drinks it, he is transformed into a Trøg. Elfo makes the discovery that elves are Trøgs. Bean has nightmares with her mother in it, and she tries to chase her mother and keeps failing. Zøg forces Derek and Jasper to go to school, and Elfo is forced by the Trøgs to drink the goo, Luci saves him. After getting bullied by Elves after school, Derek and Jasper confront them, and after Derek thinks he killed an elf, Freckles, Derek and Jasper decide to run away from Dreamland. Bean continues to confront the woman in her nightmares. The woman in her nightmares is a dreamtime doppelganger which she calls Bad Bean. Bad Bean gets transformed to the real world, leaving Bean stuck. Bad Bean calls Dagmar and Satan using the Oracle Fire. Freckles brings Derek and Jasper to Steamland and sells them to P.T. and gets captured himself. Odval also gets captured after him and Zøg chase after them. They get locked in the freak show where it is discovered Ursula is still alive. Bean has escaped the dream world and decapitates Bad Bean, when Dagmar arrives, she tries killing Bean by throwing her off the balcony, Mora finds Bean. Season 4 ends with what seems to be Dagmar and Satan taking over Dreamland.

Cast

Production

The series, created by The Simpsons and Futurama creator Matt Groening will bear his trademark animation style. The series is animated by Rough Draft Studios, the same studio that worked on Futurama,and is planned for a 10 episode first season in 2018.[7] Groening has stated that while he has enjoyed fantasy since he was a child, the show was developed as a response to franchises such as Lord of the Rings and Game of Thrones.[8]

In July 2017, it was announced Indigenous Australian rapper Adam Briggs is part of the writing team for the series.[9]

Trivia

  • Monty Python and the Holy Grail is a huge influence on the show.[10]
  • Look for some sort of Easter Egg in the first shot of the show.
  • Matt Groening said that this is the first time he's drawn a character (Bean) with five fingers.

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