(Season 2) Bless The Harts Episode 5 Recap: Jenny and Betty Hart Have Their Own Issues!

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[Bless The Harts Episode 5 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. The voice cast includes Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph, Jillian Bell, Ike Barinholtz, Fortune Feimster, and more.

Bless The Harts Episode 5

Bless The Harts Episode 5 Recap

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Bless The Harts episode 5, titled ‘Pound Pinchers’, has Betty getting conscious about losing her charm and getting fat and old again. To boost her confidence, Brenda takes her to Pound Pitchers, where there are people who want to lose some pounds, so that Betty can feel confident. On the other hand, Jenny decides the keep ‘The Last Supper’ open 24×7 after Wayne’s uncalled for sexism which pushes her to go for it anyway, and then there’s this hilarious montage of her being stubborn!

There are two parallel plots in the episode, both revolving around female identity – Betty and Brenda trying to feel young and charming but discovering themselves in a different way altogether and Jenny facing the stereotype revolving around the vulnerability of women working in night shifts. While Betty and Brenda start their comedy career in this episode, they have to face sexist remarks here as well that is all so common in the comedy circle. On the other hand, Jenny continues dealing with obnoxious people in the diner to prove a point and both the themes are as relatable as they get.

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The pressure on Jenny to prove herself to Wayne, whose sexism is followed by infuriating condescendence, leads to her being robbed. It’s saddening to see this because she complies with everything silently so as not to give Wayne another reason to underestimate her.

Summing up, Bless The Harts episode 5 says a lot about society and people in general in fewer words. Being an adult animation sitcom, the series in its 2nd season hasn’t lost its charm and every episode has something thought-provoking to rub on viewers’ faces!

Stream It or Skip It

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STREAM IT! Bless The Harts episode 5 is stream-worthy like every episode this season. Busting the ‘women can’t do comedy’ nonsense and being an amazing series without being a nuisance at every scene of every episode so far!
Fun Fact: Brenda and Pizza Costume are a perfect and loveable match!

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

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

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Bless The Harts Episode 5 is a watch worthy episode with 2 parallel storylines both relating to female identity! Stream It or Skip It? Read Here

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