7.8/10
36,836
86 user 31 critic

Robot Chicken 

Trailer
1:32 | Trailer

Watch Now

on Prime Video

ON TV
ON DISC
ALL
Pop culture references fly thick and fast as stop-motion animation is featured in sketches lampooning everything from television movies to comic books.
Reviews
Popularity
1,075 ( 38)

Episodes

Seasons


Years



9   8   7   6   5   4   3   2   1  
2018   2017   2016   2015   2014   2013   … See all »
Won 5 Primetime Emmys. Another 4 wins & 26 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Robot Chicken: Star Wars (TV Short 2007)
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

The first of three Star Wars themed Robot Chicken parodies.

Director: Seth Green
Stars: Seth Green, Candace Bailey, Abraham Benrubi
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

The second of three Star Wars themed Robot Chicken parodies.

Director: Seth Green
Stars: Seth Green, Abraham Benrubi, Bob Bergen
Aqua Teen Hunger Force (2000–2015)
Animation | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

The misadventures of a milkshake, an order of fries, a meatball, and their retired next door neighbor in the suburbs of New Jersey.

Stars: Dave Willis, Carey Means, Dana Snyder
Animation | Comedy | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

The Emmy Award-winning Robot Chicken returns with its third send-up of the Star Wars universe! In this all-new hour-long special, four very different characters -- Emperor Palpatine, Darth ... See full summary »

Director: Chris McKay
Stars: Seth Green, Abraham Benrubi, Bob Bergen
King of the Hill (1997–2010)
Animation | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A straight laced propane salesman in Arlen, Texas tries to deal with the wacky antics of his family and friends, while also trying to keep his son in line.

Stars: Mike Judge, Kathy Najimy, Pamela Adlon
The Ren & Stimpy Show (1991–1996)
Animation | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Ren, a psychotic Chihuahua, and Stimpson J. Cat, a dimwitted Manx cat who goes by the nickname Stimpy, have a host of unusual adventures.

Stars: John Kricfalusi, Billy West, Harris Peet
American Dad! (TV Series 2005)
Animation | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

The random escapades of Stan Smith, a conservative C.I.A. Agent dealing with family life, and keeping America safe, all in the most absurd way possible.

Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Wendy Schaal, Dee Bradley Baker
Beavis and Butt-Head (1993–2011)
Animation | Comedy | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Animated MTV series about two teenage heavy-metal music fans who occasionally do idiotic things because they're bored. For them, everything is "cool" or "sucks."

Stars: Mike Judge, Dale Revo, Kristofor Brown
The Cleveland Show (2009–2013)
Animation | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

The adventures of the Family Guy (1998) neighbor and former deli owner, Cleveland Brown.

Stars: Mike Henry, Sanaa Lathan, Kevin Michael Richardson
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

The Robot Chicken DC Comics Special brings you the awesomeness of the DC Comics universe of characters as only Robot Chicken can, with amazing guest stars and the stop-motion sketch comedy you've come to love.

Director: Seth Green
Stars: Abraham Benrubi, Alex Borstein, Nathan Fillion
Futurama (1999–2013)
Animation | Comedy | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

Philip J. Fry, a pizza guy, is accidentally frozen in 1999 and thawed out New Year's Eve 2999.

Stars: Billy West, John DiMaggio, Katey Sagal
Bob's Burgers (TV Series 2011)
Animation | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Bob Belcher, along with his wife and 3 children, try to run their last hope of holding the family together, which is running Bob's dream restaurant.

Stars: H. Jon Benjamin, Dan Mintz, Eugene Mirman
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
Seth Green ...  Various / ... 186 episodes, 2001-2018
Matthew Senreich ...  Man / ... 121 episodes, 2001-2018
Breckin Meyer ...  Superman / ... 95 episodes, 2001-2018
Edit

Storyline

Pop culture references fly thick and fast as stop-motion animation is featured in sketches lampooning everything from television movies to comic books.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Can a robot chicken really feel love? See more »


Certificate:

TV-MA | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

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

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A.D.D. TV See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

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

Mad Scientist: [holding up a sign that reads] Why did the chicken cross the road?
Robot Chicken: [holding up another sign that reads] Bawk?
Mad Scientist: [holding up another sign that reads] To die in the name of science!
[pulls out a butcher's knife and chases the chicken]
See more »

Crazy Credits

In the opening credits for the first five seasons, a mad scientist acquires a chicken's corpse and experiments on it, resurrecting it as a half-mechanical creature. The scientist then straps the robot chicken into a chair and forces it to watch television. See more »

Alternate Versions

A sketch in the 6th episode "Vegetable Funfest" which featured Beavis and Butthead joining the Teen Titans was not included on the Robot Chicken DVD set due to legal complications. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Simpsons: Krusty the Clown (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

The Gonk
Written by H. Chappell
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
I gave this a chance...
12 January 2007 | by mel_b5See all my reviews

and I hated it.

My friend had raved to me about this show. I guess I liked the idea, and thought the few sketches she described to me sounded very funny. So I gave it a chance. I watched a few episodes on YouTube. I tried to like it. I made myself think I liked the show. However, I couldn't keep up this charade. And when I found out it was on EVERY night on my favourite channel, as a replacement to some of my most-liked shows - I couldn't help but be very annoyed. I thought, "They replaced the Boondocks and Bromwell High with THIS?!" Really...I found it pretty odd that people could like this show. I don't have anything against crude comedy - in fact, I love it when it's well done. Take the first, second, and third seasons of Family Guy, which are well-scripted and still very funny. I just can't take this, though. Most of the time, it's 80s references that go over the heads of their target audience, or bodily function jokes. There were only a few gags that I found truly funny...

I think my dislike of this show might be because of the lack of consistent, well-formed characters. I tend to be drawn towards character-based animated comedies. The lack of that element, combined with the "humour", contribute to a very bad show.

I think Seth Green's marvelous on Family Guy as Chris Griffin. And I can imagine how much fun this show must be to make - whenever the writers think up another "brilliant" gag, they can just insert it into their next episode.

I tried to like it, I did. But I guess I'm not a fan of someone vomiting in every episode. I wonder if it's just me?


26 of 50 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 86 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

IMDb Freedive: Watch Movies and TV Series for Free

Watch Hollywood hits and TV favorites for free with IMDb Freedive. Start streaming on IMDb and Fire TV devices today!

Start watching

Stream Popular Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed