FANDOM


Bradley Hitler-Smith is a former child actor who starred as Ethan on Horsin' Around and a recurring character in BoJack Horseman.

Background

In 1987, Bradley landed a starring role as Ethan, an orphan boy who is adopted by a horse, on Horsin' Around. He tells BoJack that his mother Nora and his father separated because of BoJack. He believes it is because BoJack had an affair with his mother but BoJack cannot remember. The show was on the air for nine seasons. Bradley left California soon after the show ended and now owns the largest hardware store in Olympia, Washington. Following the show's cancellation, he did not keep in touch with any of his other castmates.

Role on BoJack Horseman

Bradley was on the Horsin' Around for nine seasons, during the show, he mainly got along with Herb Kazzaz, who created the show, but was fired for doing sexual acts publicly with another male. He continued to do the show. His relationship with Joelle and Sarah Lynn during the time was unknown, but he did seem to get annoyed when his lines and catchphrases did not get a huge reaction from the crowd the way Sarah Lynn's did. In Still Broken, he reconnects with BoJack, Sarah Lynn and Joelle at Herb's funeral, they go looking for Herb's novel. but it was stolen by Henry Winkler for being a terrible manuscript. They all agreed not to publish it, it would have turned Herb into a laughing stock. Bradley was shown being annoyed by his former castmates in the same way they were annoyed with each other. He resents BoJack for sleeping with his mother, and causing his parents to get divorced.

He plays a recurring role in Season 3, BoJack was told by Sarah Lynn that Bradley was making a spin off of Horsin' Around, tentatively titled Ethan Around, BoJack was upset he wasn't approached for this, Bradley said it was because of The Horse's death in the series finale of Horsin' Around, but claims he would love for BoJack to be in the series. Bradley traveled to Hollywoo to talk to BoJack about the series, BoJack told Princess Carolyn that he didn't want to do Ethan Around, but refused to decline because he claimed he was Bradley's father figure and mentor. At a New Years Party at BoJack's house, Bradley showed up, ecstatic that BoJack was attached to the project, and was getting networks on the phone, but upon showing up, BoJack's publicist, Ana Spanakopita told Bradley that BoJack didn't want to do his soon to fail television show, she ranted and insulted Bradley, not even allowing him to enter the party. He returned in the season finale That Went Well, after the death of Sarah Lynn, and being told that the world needs a show like Horsin' Around now. BoJack called Bradley, and told him he did want to do Ethan Around, Bradley didn't believe BoJack at first, but was ecstatic once more, he closed the hardware store for good, and traveled to Hollywoo again, he talked to BoJack. he announced his plans for the show, he was taking his kids out of school and moving them to Hollywoo. He didn't seem to care much about Sarah Lynn's passing, BoJack liked the script he wrote, but convinced Bradley to give his character of Ethan the best comedic lines, rather than giving them to the horse, Bradley agreed, " That actually went well!" he claimed. The show made it to the first episode, however during shooting of the episode, BoJack went into a panic attack when Chloe, the little actress he was talking to said her goal was to be just like him. Bradley tried to calm BoJack down, but he wasn't successful in this attempt, BoJack left and drove off.

Filmography

Relationships

BoJack Horseman: Former Co-star/Later Friend

Herb Kazzaz: Friend

Memorable Quotes

"Yowza yowza bo-bowza!"

" That went well!"

Trivia

  • At some point during Horsin' Around's run, BoJack slept with Bradley's mother. Bradley's parents got a divorce as a result of this.
  • Bradley has children.
  • He lives in Olympia, Washington, where he owned the biggest hardware store in the city.

Gallery

Notes and references

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.