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Pop culture references fly thick and fast as stop-motion animation is featured in sketches lampooning everything from television movies to comic books.
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Series cast summary:
Seth Green ...  Various / ... 186 episodes, 2005-2018
Matthew Senreich ...  Man / ... 121 episodes, 2005-2018
Breckin Meyer ...  Superman / ... 95 episodes, 2005-2018
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Pop culture references fly thick and fast as stop-motion animation is featured in sketches lampooning everything from television movies to comic books.

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Can a robot chicken really feel love? See more »


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Official Sites:

Adult Swim | Adult Swim [UK] | See more »

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 February 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A.D.D. TV See more »

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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Although some stop-motion animation figures are made of clay, the figures in this series are either a hybrid of plastic doll limbs and Styrofoam torsos, or toys that are made completely of plastic. Very few small figures, however, like the lemmings in "The Animal Kingdom Presents" sketch, are made of clay. See more »

Quotes

Janis: [Janis is appearing on the Howard Stern radio show] I just found out I have Hepatitis C. I only have five years left to live.
Howard Stern: Wow, that sucks. So, are you going to show us your breasts?
Janis: Fuck you, Howard! I'm dying!
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Crazy Credits

The eighth season opening credits has the Robot Chicken frozen in ice, in a futuristic era. He is found by the mad scientist's descendant, who thaws him out and revives him, then forces him to watch television. See more »

Alternate Versions

The Archie sketch in "Veggies for Sloth" was removed for the DVD release. See more »


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Written by H. Chappell
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Some seriously funny stuff!
7 May 2005 | by draktyrSee all my reviews

Oh, man! What can I say about Robot Chicken? A lot! It is the freshest, funniest most original series I have seen in quite some time! I unfortunately know what happens to shows that are good and/or funny....

Robot Chicken takes the look and feel of a great "ToyFare" comic and puts it in animated form. They were definitely aiming at the age group of 25-30, as all of the source material I instantly recognized; Transformers, Charlie Brown, Voltron, Thundercats....and so on.

I mean can you go wrong with a show that has Optimus Prime dying of prostate cancer, or Cobra Commander, Skeletor, Lex Luthor and Mumm-Ra caught in traffic while carpooling to work? The humor involved is toilet humor for the most part....but seeing it instigated through these icons of my childhood, I found myself crying I was laughing so hard.

I highly recommend this series to anyone who loves great ideas and doesn't mind crude humor. It will instantly click with kids of the 70's and 80's (Speed Racer, Knight Rider, CHiPs, Batman, Fast and the Furious , Mario Kart, Dukes of Hazzard, MASK (ya know...working overtime, fighting crime..fighting crime!) and Wheeled Warriors duking it out Cannonball Run style...all complete with a cameo from Burt Reynolds and Dom DeLuise!), making the humor and originality of this series apparent from the get-go.

This is pure genius programming (albeit only 11 to 15 minutes an episode), but with cameos by Seth Green(One of the shows creators), Mark Hamill, Seth "Family Guy" Macfarlane, N*Sync, Pat Morita, Alex Borstein and even Ryan Seacrest as himself, it makes the package that much sweeter to digest! Highly Recommended!


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