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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Series cast summary:
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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Absolute brilliance
9 October 2002 | by (Chicago, IL) – See all my reviews

A regular show on MTv, when it was still on the cutting edge of creativity and non-conformism, Liquid Television featured a series of funny/disgusting/dumb/ingenious/disturbing shorts, mostly animated cartoons, but quite a bit of CGI, simple drawings, etc.

When I first went to college in 1994, this was on of the shows my friends and I would stay up to watch. It's bound to be remembered as an essential part of the Gen-X subculture (if you want to call it that).

Liquid Television is best known as where Mike Judge got his big break, with a demented little cartoon about two stupid losers named Beavis and Butthead, which everyone knows went on to have their own show (and equally important part of Gen-X) and eventually a feature length film. Judge, of course, went on to make "King of The Hill", one of the most popular shows on TV today.

During a time of great originality and artistic expression, Liquid Television was a testament to the fact that people can and do understand new ideas and appreciate them. Unfortunately, it is long gone and probably would not be appreciated in today's mass-produced, assembly line, politically correct media.


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