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From creators Seth Green and Matthew Senreich, 'Robot Chicken' is stop-motion animation with a demented twist.
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From creators Seth Green and Matthew Senreich, 'Robot Chicken' is stop-motion animation with a demented twist.

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Over 60 titles were considered for this show, including "Junk in the Trunk", "ADD TV", "Gold Dust Gasoline", "Toyz in the Hood", "Vegetable Fun Fest", "S&M Presents" but all were rejected due to trademark or other legal reasons. Out of the many titles the show's creators submitted only "Robot Chicken", the name of a local Chinese restaurant dish, was accepted. Some of the rejected names were later used as episode titles. See more »

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Ryan Seacrest: Nice outfit. Isn't it gauche to wear brown after Labor Day?
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Ryan Seacrest: [smiling] Not when you're paid like me.
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Idiotic...but in a good way
18 April 2005 | by (behind you) – See all my reviews

Seth Green (from a slew of roles, including parts on Family Guy, Austin Powers, Rat Race, and BtVS) must be brilliant for having successfully pitched this show to a network. I know that if I were a TV executive and some guy came to me with this idea, I'd wet myself. And not from seeing the show.

The premise is simple: a mad scientist finds a dead chicken on the road. He re-animates it, creating a crazy half-cyborg half-poultry hybrid, which he then forces to watch modern day television. (I could make some crack about Seth Green reinvigorating the old 'why did the chicken cross the road' shtick, but must I really?)

In a painfully short thirteen minutes, viewers are treated to a madcap run through of modern television "classics." No show, movie, or person is safe from Green's satirical finger, and he points it at everyone. From easy targets such as William Shatner and N'Sync, to random acts of violence (a man opens a car door in traffic, only to have a motorcyclist slam into it), to today's fads of reality shows (be it Zombie Ideal or Pimp My Sister), to outrageous parodies that may send you to hell--such as Jesus as The Bride from Kill Bill--Green's stop motion trip through cable keeps the viewer's eyes wide open, waiting for the next shameless skewering. Don't blink; you might miss the joke.

No thinking here. For those with the unique Adult Swim brand of humor, "Robot Chicken" is a delightful romp through television without the bothering of watching it all day. Let's fight to keep this one on the air, people--it's worth it.


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