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Adult Swim Is Reviving Anime FLCL for Two Six-Episode Seasons

But HOW did they revive it? Mouth to mouth?

FLCL, a weird and wonderful anime examination of adolescence (plus robot battles), was short, sweet, and pretty much perfect—despite also being largely and deliberately nonsensical—in its original six-episode run back in 2000/2001. Now, Cartoon Network's Adult Swim is bringing it back for not one but two additional seasons, and I have some very strong, conflicting emotions about it ... kind of like adolescence.

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Rick and Morty Returning for a Third Season Sooner Than We–*urrrp* Thought

Creator Dan Harmon said that we could now expect to see new episodes of Rick & Morty hopefully by the end of 2016.

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Interview: The Venture Bros.‘ Jackson Publick Talks What We Can Expect From S6 and What Took Them So Dang Long

As you know, we're thrilled about the long-awaited return of The Venture Bros. on Cartoon Network's Adult Swim this weekend! To celebrate, I had the chance to chat with creator Jackson Publick in an interview exclusively for TMS about what we can expect from Season Six, what continually draws him to these crazy characters, and what took them so dang long!

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Venture Brothers Is Coming Back; Let’s Watch the Teaser Trailer, Shall We?

Venture Brothers, in all its weird and wonderful glory, will return with a new season on Adult Swim this January 31st at midnight -- and until then, we've got a teaser trailer set in New York City, featuring Dr. Venture, The Monarch, and Henchman 21.

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Things We Saw Today: You (Yes, You!) Could Voice an Alien Overlord on Rick and Morty

A new Omaze campaign is offering fans a chance to have a role on Rick and Morty! To find out how to win, and where the campaign's proceeds go, head over to Omaze.

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You Can Soon *urrp* Play a Rick and *urrrp* Morty Pokemon-Style Game

Rick used Get Schwifty! It's super effective!

You read that r—*urp*—ight, kids. Rick and Morty are headed for your phone in a free Pokémon-style videogame.

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The Venture Bros. is BACK (Finally!), Season Six Premieres This Month

The Venture Brothers (and their mad scientist dad, Dr. Venture) are back for the highly-anticipated-for-so-long-that-we-actually-forgot-about-it-for-a-bit-there-but-now-that-it's-actually-happening-we're-totally-highly-anticipating-it-again Season Six!

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Why Rick and Morty’s Summer Smith Is Adult Swim’s Best Female Character Yet

I’ve been watching Adult Swim for more than a decade, and it hasn’t always been easy to find myself, or images of women I know, in the programming.

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Adult Swim Picks Up Stephen Merchant and John Krasinski Animated Comedy

Offices collide as John Krasinski and Stephen Merchant are collaborating in a new workplace comedy series.

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Rick and Morty Recap: “The Wedding Squanchers”

Enjoy your hiatus, now with 700% more agony

C'mere, fandom. We'll huddle together.

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Adult Swim Announces New York Comic Con Lineup; NYCC to Take Over Hammerstein Ballroom

Werewolves and chickens!

Calling all Swim fans! New York Comic Con's Adult Swim lineup has just been announced, and there's a lot to be excited about.

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Adult Swim Renews Rick and Morty For a Third Season

Wubba lubba dub dub, folks.

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Behold the Weird Science of Rick and Morty’s Second Season

Away we go!

Rick and Morty's second season premieres on July 26th, and it's every bit as weird as we deserve from animated science fiction comedy judging by the trailer.

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Endearing Awful People: Or, How I Accidentally Fell in Love with Rick and Morty

Rick and Morty is, eight times in ten, a black-hearted grotesquery with more interest in its odd, world-hopping scenarios than building any kind of warm and fuzzy feelings. And after 11 episodes, I am more invested in its world and characters than any adult comedy of the last few years. In fact, it might be Adult Swim’s best program since the indomitable Venture Bros.

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The Mary Sue Giveaway: Season One of Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland’s Rick and Morty

Free stuff! Free stuff!

Feeling Dan Harmon withdrawal while you wait for season six of Community to come out on Yahoo!? We have a solution: Check out the first season of Adult Swim's Rick and Morty, co-created by Harmon and Adventure Time's Justin Roiland and hitting shelves on October 7th. We even have some Blu-ray copies to give away, plus some Rick and Morty shirts, because we're cool like that.

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More Bounty Hunter Fun In New Show From Creators of Cowboy Bebop [VIDEO]

The Boob Tube

Rejoice, fans of Cowboy Bebop!  Series creator Shinichiro Watanabe has brand new show called Space Dandy debuting tonight on Adult Swim. As an added bonus, the animation studio behind Fullmetal Alchemist worked on the show, and the animation looks slick and gorgeous. Obsession with breasts in the trailer aside, if this series is anything like Bebop or Watanabe's other great show, Samurai Champloo, we can probably look forward to some interesting ladies in the cast. Also, check out that awesome cat sidekick! Are you following The Mary Sue on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Pinterest, & Google +?

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Get Caught Up on Venture Bros. in Time for Season 5 With This Recap

The Venture Bros. season five finally premieres June 2nd at Midnight on Adult Swim. The new season picks up just moments after the finale of season four, and promises to have the Venture team face off against a whole host of enemies both external and internal. The show's first season is available to stream on Netflix, and you can pick up the rest on DVD, or just watch this eight-minute recap of the first four seasons to get caught up on all the major plot points you need to know going into the new season.

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Watch the Banned Dexter’s Laboratory Episode “Rude Removal”

For years there have been rumors of an episode of Dexter's Laboratory that went unaired because it didn't pass muster with Cartoon Network's Standards and Practices department. Back in December, Adult Swim launched the #telljeff hashtag on Twitter to get a Cartoon Network executive we assume is named Jeff to get off his duff and release the episode. It looks like Jeff came through, because now the episode titled "Rude Removal" is online for us all to nostalgically enjoy.

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Newsreaders Premieres Tonight, But You Can Watch It Right Now

Tonight Adult Swim will be premiering their new show Newsreaders. It claims to be an "absurd take on the television news magazine format, a show that goes behind the stories that nobody else thinks are stories -- because they're not." It's a spin-off of their hit show Children's Hospital which occasionally features the Newsreaders team. I took a look at the premiere episode and it's so funny it made me wish all news shows were fictional.

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Adult Swim and Cartoon Network Shows Are Finally Coming to Netflix This Spring

Without a DVR, pretty much all the programs we enjoy watching on Cartoon Network and Adult Swim fall well out of our regular schedule. Seriously, it's either they're on too early or too late, resulting in the desperate -- and oftentimes fruitless -- act of scouring YouTube in the vain hope that some copyright-infringing good Samaritan has uploaded the particular episode you missed. Thankfully, those days of watching grainy footage of Adventure Time someone filmed from their couch will soon be over since it's been announced that a library of shows from Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, and Warner Bros. Animation will be available for streaming on Netflix come March 30th!

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