A collection of animated shorts, from a variety of non- mainstream producers, in a wide range of styles, including traditional ink and paint, claymation and computer graphics. Some of the ... See full summary »
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Anne Ashbey ...
 (segment "Invisible Hands") (3 episodes, 1991)
Richard Blair ...
 (segment "Invisible Hands") / ... (3 episodes, 1991)
Gordon Clark ...
 (segment "Invisible Hands") (3 episodes, 1991)
George Evelyn ...
 (segment "Invisible Hands") / ... (3 episodes, 1991)
Karina Jakelski
(3 episodes, 1991)
Denis Morella ...
 (segment "Invisible Hands") (3 episodes, 1991)
Robert Scull ...
 (segment "Invisible Hands") (3 episodes, 1991)
Gina Vetro ...
 (segment "Art School Girls of Doom") / ... (3 episodes, 1991)
Roger Blair ...
 (segment "Soap Opera") (2 episodes, 1991)
Beth Cahn ...
 (segment "Soap Opera") (2 episodes, 1991)
Joycelynne Calavano ...
 (segment "Soap Opera") (2 episodes, 1991)
James A. Clark ...
 (segment "Art School Girls of Doom") (2 episodes, 1991)
Codie Field ...
 (segment "Art School Girls of Doom") (2 episodes, 1991)
...
 (segment "Soap Opera") (2 episodes, 1991)
...
 segment "Soap Opera" (2 episodes, 1991)
Paul Jerome ...
 (segment "Soap Opera") (2 episodes, 1991)
Andy Lawless ...
 (segment "Soap Opera") (2 episodes, 1991)
Dean Mathiesen ...
 (segment "Art School Girls of Doom") (2 episodes, 1991)
Allen McKelvey ...
 (segment "Soap Opera") (2 episodes, 1991)
Matt Mitler ...
 (segment "Art School Girls of Doom") (2 episodes, 1991)
Cindy Murdock ...
 (segment "Art School Girls of Doom") (2 episodes, 1991)
B.Z. Petroff ...
 (segment "Cut-Up Camera") (2 episodes, 1991)
Lidia Przyluska ...
 (segment "Lidia's Makeover to the Stars") (2 episodes, 1991)
...
 (segment "Art School Girls of Doom") (2 episodes, 1991)
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A collection of animated shorts, from a variety of non- mainstream producers, in a wide range of styles, including traditional ink and paint, claymation and computer graphics. Some of the shorts were satirical, some psychedelic, and some just weird. A few of these shorts (most notably Beavis & Butthead) gained a wide following and eventually grew to become full series of their own. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Several segments on this series later became series of their own, including Beavis and Butt-Head (1993), _"Aeon Flux" (1995)_, and Office Space (1991), which was later transformed into the movie Office Space (1999). See more »

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The best of early 90s experimental animation.
2 August 2006 | by (The Penumbra) – See all my reviews

Liquid Television was a series shown on MTV in which animators, directors and producers could feature their own creations and characters in wildly different forms and genres. Some could be live-action, some were computer CGI (a pioneering technique at the time) or hand-drawn, some were done with puppets and some were stop-motion. Pretty much, this was a wonderful show for people who love all kinds of random, bizarre and crazy animated shorts.

If it were not for shows like Liquid Television there'd be no Aeon Flux, Beavis and Butthead, King of the Hill, Daria or Office Space. But there were also many other lesser known characters and segments such as Dog Boy, The Art School Girls of Doom, Psycho Gram (which were brilliant!), Bobby and Billy (also brilliant), Winter Steele and Joe Normal. Basically all of the weirdest experimental stuff MTV could find.

I used to watch this on TV when I was 10 years old and I must say, for my fertile imagination at the time, this show was light-years ahead of the tame, PC crap that kids watch these days. I do wish a complete anthology of Liquid Television was put on DVD instead of this lame 'Best Of...' DVD that's OOP. Come on Paramount, why are we waiting?


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