(Season 2) Bless The Harts Episode 12 Recap: A New Mayor For Greenpoint?

[Bless The Harts Episode 12 Spoilers Ahead]

Bless the Harts Season 2 premiered on 27th September 2020 on Disney+ Hotstar. The American adult animated sitcom is created by Emily Spivey for the Fox Broadcasting Company. Bless the Harts episode 12 is directed by Albert Calleros, Valerie Fletcher, and Samantha Arnett. The voice cast includes Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph, Jillian Bell, Ike Barinholtz, Fortune Feimster, and more.

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The New Mayor!

Bless The Harts Episode 12 finds its anchor in a socio-political commentary. As Greenpoint starts with its Mayor Election, Mayor Webb (Jon Hamm) is faced with the prospect of losing his position for the first time. For years, nobody in Greenpoint has ever been interested in taking over the Mayor’s chair but this time he has a potential and adorable competition i.e., Root Beer – The dog in a cowboy hat. And as much as I dig this entire idea, we know a dog for a mayor is absurd but the folks of Greenpoint, not much to my surprise, differ from the notion.

Mayor Webb, who now no longer has a campaign manager, seeks refuge in Jenny to help him through this and well, she accepts. Only to later know that her beloved mother Betty is leading the campaign for Root Beer. Hence, things are only going to get sour between Jenny and Betty as they fight tooth and nail for victory! Will Root Beer win? Will Jenny and Betty ever get over this beef? Is a dog Mayor the only future of Greenpoint are some questions we see answers for in Bless The Harts Episode 12.

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Additionally, Wayne doesn’t like the Election system, since he naively believes that every election candidate should run unopposed. Why? Because a two-party system creates division, incongruity, and conflict which he’s not fond of. Violet tries to knock some sense into him by telling him that he’s inadvertently endorsing fascism but well, it falls on Wayne’s deaf ears. 

Bless The Harts Episode 12, like every other episode of the second season, features an underlying commentary. The entire shenanigan represents the idea of politics and how people would go to any extent to win even if it means misleading voters with false ideas or creating fake scenarios to defame the other candidate – it’s as dirty as it gets. The small town of Greenpoint and every single problem/situation they face is brewed to perfection.

Stream It or Skip It

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STREAM IT! Bless The Harts Episode 12 is a good watch overall and there is no denying the idea of realism and social commentary this animated series carries. There are chucklesome moments here and there. And yes, Root Beer is adorable!

Bless The Harts season 2 is now streaming on Disney+ Hotstar.

Read all the other Bless the Harts episodic recaps here, or all of our other reviews here.

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Bless The Harts Episode 12 brings a new Mayor to Greenpoint along with some political commentary and its amazing!

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