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Slanted and Disenchanted: Matt Groening's new medieval sendup follows a hard-drinking princess (voiced by Abbi Jacobson) and her entourage, a personal demon (Eric Andre) and an elf (Nat Faxon). The ULULU Company/Netflix hide caption

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A Medieval Fantasy From 'The Simpsons' Creator Throws A Wench In The Works

Matt Groening's animated Netflix series Disenchantment follows the hard-drinking princess of Dreamland. But the premise isn't the only new thing he's trying out on this show.

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'Beyond Anger': Pittsburgh Priest Says Sex Abuse Report 'Shook' Parishioners

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Utah Sending The Nation's First Female State Senator To D.C., As A Statue

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Slanted and Disenchanted: Matt Groening's new medieval sendup follows a hard-drinking princess (voiced by Abbi Jacobson) and her entourage, a personal demon (Eric Andre) and an elf (Nat Faxon). The ULULU Company/Netflix hide caption

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A Medieval Fantasy From 'The Simpsons' Creator Throws A Wench In The Works

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