Disenchantment - Netflix

Matt Groening’s new cartoon series Disenchantment (Friday, Netflix) is a sheer delight, set in a dysfunctional fairytale world where a tyrannical king is determined to marry off his hard-drinking tomboy daughter to a handsome prince from a wealthy realm. Naturally, the princess doesn’t fancy the idea: “I thought I’d get married for true love, or because I was wasted.” The suitor they eventually choose is delightfully voiced by stentorian Matt Berry: “Lead the way, loins!” How to evade this dread fate? Fortunately, the princess has allies, her friend Elfo and “personal demon” Luci (“Do it, do it!” he instructs of any wayward course of action). Noel Fielding voices a happy-go-lucky executioner and the queen is a sliver of reptilian beauty looking remarkably like Melania Trump. Our wishes have all come true.


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