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.Read More
Creator Dan Harmon said that we could now expect to see new episodes of Rick & Morty hopefully by the end of 2016.Read More
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!Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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!Read More
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.Read More
Offices collide as John Krasinski and Stephen Merchant are collaborating in a new workplace comedy series.Read More
Enjoy your hiatus, now with 700% more agony
C'mere, fandom. We'll huddle together.Read More
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.Read More
Wubba lubba dub dub, folks.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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 +?Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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!Read More