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This is a list of programs broadcast by Adult Swim, whether they aired in the past, are currently aired, or are scheduled to air in the future. Adult Swim airs on Cartoon Network, but is classified as a separate entity for the purposes of Nielsen ratings.

Unlike other networks, when it comes to canceled shows, Adult Swim usually leaves the door open for canceled shows to come back, be it on air or in another format. This is mostly because show creators of an Adult Swim series choose to move on to a new project, and like to leave the option open to return to their former project. So even if a show is listed under the "canceled" category, thanks to their low budgets and flexible schedules, there's a chance they could return some day. For example, Space Ghost: Coast to Coast has been brought back in short form on Gametap while The Brak Show, Perfect Hair Forever, and 12 Oz. Mouse had episodes made for the internet.



Adult Swim original series

Title Original Run Notes Rating

Currently premiering

Aqua Teen Hunger Force 2000–present Season 6 ended May 31, 2009. Renewed for a seventh season.[1] Volumes 1-6 available on DVD. Christmas special premiered on December 13, 2009. Season 7 premiered on February 7, 2010 TV-PG - TV-MA
Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! 2007–present Seasons 1-3 available on DVD. Season 4 premiered February 8, 2009. Renewed for a fifth and final season which, premieres February 28, 2010.[2] TV-14 - TV-MA

Greenlit / Renewed

The Boondocks 2005–present Season 3 (15 episodes) is currently in production and will be aired on May 2, 2010.[3]
Seasons 1 & 2 available on DVD.
Delocated 2009–present Created by Jon Glaser and starring Eugene Mirman. Season 1 ended March 29, 2009. Renewed for a second season.[4] TV-14
Metalocalypse 2006–present Season 3 currently premiering, started on November 8, 2009. Seasons 1 & 2 available on DVD. "The Dethalbum" and "Dethalbum II" are also available. Season 3 Part 1 finale aired on December 13, 2009 with Season 3 Part 2 premiering on August 22, 2010. TV-MA
Superjail! 2008–present Season 1 began September 28, 2008 and ended December 7, 2008. In November 2009, Adult Swim revealed via the bumper cards in their commercials that a second season has been ordered, though the scripts are still being written. The Complete first season was released on DVD on February 23, 2010.[5] TV-MA
Squidbillies 2005–present Season 4 ended July 19, 2009. Has been renewed for a 5th Season. Volumes 1 & 2 available on DVD. Season 5 scheduled for May 16, 2010. TV-14 - TV-MA
Robot Chicken 2005–present Seasons 1-4 available on DVD. Season 4 ended September 20, 2009. Season 5 consisting of 20 episodes premiers November 7, 2010. The show has been renewed for a sixth season also consisting of 20 episodes.[6] TV-14 - TV-MA
The Venture Bros. 2003–present Seasons 1-3 available on DVD and Season 3 on Blu-Ray. Season 4 Part 1 finale aired on December 13, 2009 with Season 4 Part 2 premiering on August 22, 2010. TV-14 - TV-MA
Black Dynamite Pilot finished and ordered to series.[7] Produced and owned by Sony Pictures Television. TV-MA
Mary Shelley's Frankenhole 2010 New stop-motion animated show from Dino Stamatopoulos, creator of Moral Orel. Ten 15 minute episodes are scheduled to premiere on June 27, 2010.[8]
Tight Bros 2010 Created by Sam Johnson and Chris Marcil, who have worked on Beavis and Butthead and How I Met Your Mother. Ten 15 minute episodes premiere October 10, 2010.[9]
Children's Hospital 2010 A new live-action spoof of TV hospital dramas premieres May 2, 2010. Seventeen 11-minute episodes are being produced.
Mongo Wrestling Alliance 2010 A new animated comedy series from Metalocalypse co-creator Tommy Blacha will debut on October 10, 2010.[10] Ten 15-minute episodes are being produced.

Unrenewed / On hiatus / In Limbo

Titan Maximum 2009–present Season 1 ended November 22, 2009. It has yet to be renewed for a second season although a recent bump has hinted that Adult Swim will soon announce whether or not the show will continue. Currently airs on The Comedy Channel in Australia. A DVD release has been planned for 2010. TV-14
The Rising Son 2009–present Season ended May 9, 2009. It has not yet been renewed for another season and is believed to be canceled. TV-MA
Xavier: Renegade Angel 2007–present Season 2 ended April 2009. Although there was talk at PFFR about a third season, Adult Swim has not yet renewed the series. Volume 1 (Seasons 1 & 2) DVD available November 10, 2009.[11] TV-MA

Canceled original programming (including borrowed Cartoon Network programs)

12 oz. Mouse 2005–2006 Ended television run in December 2006 with 20 episodes, and one webisode on Adult Swim Video. The complete series DVD now available. TV-MA
Assy McGee 2006–2008 Ended in July 2008 with 20 episodes. TV-MA
The Bob Clampett Show 2001–2002 Assortment of classic Looney Tunes cartoons, all of which were directed or produced by celebrated animator Bob Clampett (hence the title). Originally aired on Cartoon Network. Is generally believed to be filler material for the then-recently created time slot; however, the cartoons were left in their originally aired, unedited state (often containing material that could be found objectionable by today's sensibilities), hence its appearance on Adult Swim. TV-G -
The Brak Show 2000–2003 Spin-off of Space Ghost Coast to Coast (SGC2C), the show was unexpectedly canceled on New Year's Eve 2003, with viewers not finding out until the end of the episode. Ended in December 2003 with 29 episodes, and one webisode that aired on Adult Swim Video in 2007. Volumes 1 and 2 available on DVD. Not currently airing. TV-PG
Cartoon Planet 1995–1999 A spin-off of Space Ghost Coast to Coast, aired on TBS and Cartoon Network, and is also used for filler in the 5-6 a.m. time slot. Like SGC2C, originally premiered and aired as regular Cartoon Network programming. TV-G
The Drinky Crow Show 2007–2009 Ended on January 25, 2009 with 11 episodes. Series cancellation was confirmed in a Maakies comic.[12] TV-MA
Fat Guy Stuck in Internet 2007–2008 Ended in August 2008 with 10 episodes.[13] TV-14
Frisky Dingo 2006–2008 Ended March 23, 2008 with 25 episodes. Seasons 1 and 2 available on DVD. Airing Sundays at 1:00 AM TV-MA
Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law 2000–2007 Adult Swim original program based on Hanna-Barbera series Birdman and the Galaxy Trio. Ended July 22, 2007 with 39 episodes. Volumes 1-3 available on DVD. Airs in reruns, Sundays at 1:15AM. TV-PG - TV-14
Home Movies 1999–2004 Originally aired on UPN. Adult Swim picked up the series and ordered new episodes. Ended in April 2004 with 52 episodes. Seasons 1-4 available on DVD. Airs Mon-Friday at 5:30AM TV-PG - TV-14
Lucy, the Daughter of the Devil 2005–2007 Season 1 ended November 11, 2007. A second season was discussed, but was never made. Series cancellation was confirmed by Loren Bouchard on August 5, 2009. TV-MA
Minoriteam 2005–2006 Ended in July 2006 with 20 episodes. TV-MA
Moral Orel 2005–2008 Airs Mon-Thursday at 1:00-1:30AM Series ended in December 2008 with 43 episodes.
Volume 1 available on DVD.
Perfect Hair Forever 2004–2007 An indirect spinoff of Space Ghost Coast to Coast, 6 episodes were made for the first season and the creators weren't interested in continuing the show to a second season. A second season of 16 episodes was to premiere on Adult Swim Fix in 2007, but the income made off the broadband service was not sufficient enough. A seventh episode was played during the 2007 April Fool's Day, along with the previous episodes in reverse order; the pilot episode (alone) was released on DVD as part of Adult Swim in a Box on October 27, 2009. TV-14 - TV-MA
The Popeye Show 2002–2005 Assortment of classic Popeye cartoons. Used as filler material pending additional programming. TV-G
Saul of the Mole Men 2007 Series ended on July 2007 with 20 episodes. TV-MA
Sealab 2021 2000–2005 Adult Swim original animated program based on the 1972 Hanna-Barbera TV series Sealab 2020. Ended in April 2005 with 52 episodes. Seasons 1-4 available on DVD. TV-14
Space Ghost Coast to Coast 1994–2004; 2006–2008 Originally aired on regular Cartoon Network, the show moved to Adult Swim when the block premiered in 2001. Initially ended in November 2004 with 94 episodes, but new episodes aired on Gametap until May 31, 2008 with 110 episodes. Volumes 1-5 available on DVD with the 6th one to be released sometime this year. TV-PG - TV-14 (2 episodes until the TV finale for season 8)
Stroker and Hoop 2004–2005 Ended in December 2005 with 13 episodes. TV-MA
Tom Goes to the Mayor 2004–2006 Creators Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim announced in Chicago that this series will be out-of-production for the foreseeable future, so that they may concentrate on their new sketch comedy series. Ended in September 2006 with 30 episodes. The Complete Series DVD was released April 3, 2007. TV-14 - TV-MA

Programming syndicated to Adult Swim

Currently premiering

Family Guy 1999–present New episodes from FOX air on Adult Swim at 11:00 PM on Mondays. Two episodes air every night 11:00 to 12:00 Monday through Thursday and on Sundays at 10:30 to 11:30. Risque material edited or censored from FOX broadcasts often appears on Adult Swim broadcasts. Volumes 1-7 available on DVD. TV-PG - TV-14
American Dad! 2005–present New episodes from FOX air on Adult Swim at 11:30 p.m. on Fridays. Volumes 1-4 available on DVD. TV-14
King of the Hill 2009–present New episodes from FOX air on Adult Swim at 10:30 PM on Mondays. Two episodes air every night: 10:00 to 11:00 Monday through Saturday and on Sundays at 10:00 and 1:30. Seasons 1-6 available on DVD. TV-PG - TV-14
Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood 2010–present Premiered February 13, 2010 at midnight [14], the series is a remake of the series Fullmetal Alchemist, based on the events of the manga as opposed to the separate direction the original anime went into. New episodes air every Saturday night at 12:00 am. TV-14

Pre-owned shows borrowed for broadcast

Star Wars: The Clone Wars 2009 Computer-animated series that also airs on Cartoon Network. It aired on Adult Swim at 12:00 AM on Saturdays nights. It was removed from the Adult Swim Schedule as of 9/28/2009. Only series to simulcast on Cartoon Network and Adult Swim, without fully switching from one to the other. TV-PG
Mr. T 2006 One episode of this series was shown as an April Fools' joke in 2006. Returned in May 2006 as filler for the 5-6 a.m. timeslot.
The Super Globetrotters 2006 1970s Hanna-Barbera series aired on Boomerang and Cartoon Network previously; from February to April 2006.
Chuck Norris: Karate Kommandos 2006 1980s Ruby-Spears animated series starring Chuck Norris. Aired Tuesday through Friday mornings at 5:30 a.m., until replaced by Mr. T.
The Gary Coleman Show 2006 1980s Hanna-Barbera series. Aired on Boomerang and Cartoon Network previously.
Saved by the Bell 2006 Eight episodes shown over two weeks.[15] AS was temporarily renamed "crappy 1980s live action tv show network" in response to a post on TV-PG
The Smoking Gun 2006 A borrowed series from sister network Court TV/TruTV. This was test-run for 2 weeks starting October 23, similar to Shin-chan.

On Hiatus

Bleach 2006–present Returned from a six-month hiatus on March 2, 2008 with Season 3, episode 53 and ran continuously until the end of Season 8 with episode 167 on November 21, 2009. The English adaptation of Season 9 is licensed by Viz Media. Originally, new episodes were slated for April, but now postponed til August.[16] TV-PG - TV-14

Finished series

Baby Blues 2002–present Canceled WB series with 13 episodes. Based on the popular comic strip. Adult Swim lost the rights to air it in 2004, then regained them and it returned December 18, 2009.
Began airing at 11 p.m. on January 22, 2010.
The Big O 2003–present Uncut version aired on Adult Swim.
Second half of the series was co-produced by Cartoon Network.[17]
Currently airing Saturday/Sunday mornings at 4:30AM.
TV-PG - TV-14
Clerks 2008–present Started November 14, 2008. Complete series available on DVD. TV-14
Code Geass 2008 Finished its 25 episode run on October 25, 2008. The series sequel, R2, began the following week. Currently not airing. TV-14 - TV-MA
Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2 2008 The 25th episode of R2 aired on June 6, 2009. Marking the end of the series. TV-14 - TV-MA
Cowboy Bebop 2001–present Premiered Sunday, September 2, 2001 at midnight [18] Adult Swim's first anime series. It is aired edited for content, yet it was successful enough to be broadcast repeatedly for four years. It was rerun again in 2007, 2008, and the first part of 2009 and now 2010. It is currently being shown on Adult Swim Video. Several episodes were aired out of sequence during the show's first run due to content that was deemed not appropriate in light of the September 11th terrorist attacks in New York City. Currently airing 3:00AM on Saturday/Sunday mornings. TV-14 (edited) TV-MA
FLCL 2003–present Premiered August 4, 2003 at midnight.[19] Adult Swim occasionally refers to FLCL as "The greatest show we have ever aired."[adult swim] often used a bump to state that the credits for this show were never shown because they were entirely in Japanese. The irony is that this "bumper" would be shown after all the Japanese credits. Currently airing 2:30AM on Saturday/Sunday mornings. TV-14
Fullmetal Alchemist 2004–present Premiered Saturday, November 6, 2004 at midnight [20] Episode 51 airs with a special disclaimer about the content of the episode. TV-PG - TV-14
Garth Marenghi's Darkplace 2007–present Series ended in 2008. Reruns aired March-April 2009, with the sixth episode omitted. Airs Friday at 5AM TV-14
Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex 2004–present Episode 10 airs with a special disclaimer about the content of the episode.
Currently shown on Saturday/Sunday mornings at 3:30AM.
TV-PG - TV-14
Ghost in the Shell: S.A.C. 2nd GIG 2005–present The sequel to Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex. TV-14 - TV-MA
InuYasha 2002–present The series premier on Adult Swim from August 31, 2002 through October 27, 2006, with episodes continuing to air in reruns. Opening credits removed for time constraints.
Is currently shown on Saturday/Sunday mornings at 5:00 am and 5:30 am..
TV-PG - TV-14
Look Around You 2009[21]–present Airs Friday at 1:45AM
Mission Hill 2002–present WB canceled series with 13 episodes. Not airing at this moment. Complete series available on DVD. TV-14
Moribito: Guardian of the Spirit 2008–2009 Premiered Saturday, August 23, 2008 at 1:30AM.[22] Not currently airing. TV-PG
The Oblongs 2002–present WB canceled series with 13 episodes. It is expected to air new episodes on [Adult Swim]. Complete original 13 episode run available on DVD. Airs Monday-Thursday at 1:30AM TV-PG - TV-14
The Office 2009–present The original British sitcom that spawned several worldwide adaptations. Picked up all twelve episodes, along with both Christmas specials.[23] Aires every Friday at 1:00AM. TV-MA
The PJs 2008–present Not currently airing TV-PG - TV-14
The Mighty Boosh 2009–present Ran in its entirety in 2009.
Airs Fridays at 12-1AM

Expired series

Astro Boy 2007–2008 The original black and white Astro Boy series from the 1960s. Only the first 52 episodes aired. TV-PG
Blood+ 2007–2010 Based on the movie Blood: The Last Vampire and the books that followed.Aired from March 11, 2007 and running till March 23, 2008.its first rerun did not finish and was pulled off the lineup on December 14, 2009. The airing rights to this series expired in early 2010.[24] TV-14 - TV-MA
Blue Gender 2003–2004 Premiered August 4, 2003 at 12:30AM [25] This series is now syndicated to CoLours TV. Edited for content. Also airs on FUNimation Channel. TV-14 - TV-MA
Case Closed 2004–2005 Ended after 50 episodes due to low ratings.[26] Now airs on FUNimation Channel. Up to Episode 123 (Japanese Number) 130 (English number) has been released on DVD. TV-PG
Death Note 2007–2010 Episode 37 aired on July 6 ending the series.
The airing rights to this series expired in early 2010.[27]
TV-14 - TV-MA
Eureka Seven 2006–2008 26 episodes and up aired with a special disclaimer about the content of the show. The airing rights expired right after its final rerun in 2008. TV-14 - TV-MA
Futurama 2002–2007 FOX-canceled series which, like Family Guy, made a comeback. Syndication was purchased by Comedy Central in 2005; Adult Swim's rights to the show expired at the end of 2007, Comedy Central began broadcasting January 2, 2008. TV-PG - TV-14
Gigantor 2005–2006 Generally believed to be used as filler material for the 5-6 am EST time slot. TV-PG
Kikaider 2003–2004 Recap episode 8 did not air.
Lupin the 3rd 2003–2006 Also known as Shin Lupin III, it is the second Lupin series. Adult Swim aired 26 episodes; more are available on DVD. Episode 3 went unaired at Geneon's request due to Nazi references, despite a preview's inclusion at the end of the preceding episode.[28]
Mobile Suit Gundam 2002–2003 Edited version aired on Toonami. Full series was not completed on either block. TV-PG
Mobile Suit Gundam 0080: War in the Pocket 2002–2003 Same version aired on Toonami. Finale aired as TV-PG. TV-PG
Mobile Suit Gundam 0083: Stardust Memory 2002 Only Gundam series that aired edited on Cartoon Network, but not on its Toonami block. TV-PG
Neon Genesis Evangelion [29] 2005–2007 First two episodes aired on Toonami in heavily edited form during Giant Robot Week. Entire series was eventually shown on Adult Swim with little editing. TV-PG - TV-14 - TV-MA
Outlaw Star 2002 Originally aired on Toonami in edited form (episode 23 did not air due to sexual content and suggestive themes). Original version aired on Toonami Midnight Run.
Paranoia Agent 2005–2008 Began airing on [adult swim] on May 28, 2005 [30] followed by an encore airing that began on June 6, 2006. The rights to this series expired July 4, 2008.
Pee Wee's Playhouse 2006 1980s TV series starring Pee-wee Herman, played by Paul Reubens.
The rights to this series expired in March 2008.
Pilot Candidate 2002–2003 Original version aired on Adult Swim. Originally planned for Toonami.
Reign: The Conqueror 2003–2004 Has since been bought by Showtime Beyond.
The Ripping Friends 2002–2003 Former Fox series.
Samurai Champloo 2005–2008 Aired on Saturday nights and later moved to Wednesday nights in 2006 where it finished its run. During its airing, it was edited and had foul language replaced with sound effects, in addition to cutting out nudity. The rights to this series expired September 18, 2008. TV-14
s-CRY-ed 2005–2007 Aired on [adult swim] On Demand before appearing on the network. TV-PG
Shin-chan 2006–2009 52 episodes have aired. The rights to this series expired August 1, 2009. TV-14 - TV-MA
The Super Milk-Chan Show 2004–2005 A Japanese import. Ran for 12 episodes, and a series of shorts were compiled into 3 half hours. With the exception of Crayon Shin-chan, it is the only "true" anime series to be considered a "comedy" (as opposed to "action" where most anime is listed) on Adult Swim programming.
Tenchi Muyo! 2002–2004 Originally aired on Toonami in edited form. Uncut version aired on Adult Swim. Has since been bought by AZN Television.
Trigun 2003–2007 Premiered in America on March 31, 2003 at midnight [31], it gained a substantial fan base becoming a very popular show on Adult Swim. The rights to this series expired in the Summer of 2007. TV-14
Trinity Blood 2006–2008 Aired on Adult Swim on September 9, 2006.[32] The rights to this series expired in the Fall of 2008. TV-14 - TV-MA
Voltron 2006–2007 The same version is aired on Adult Swim.
Witch Hunter Robin 2004–2005 Premiered on February 16, 2004.[33] TV-14
Wolf's Rain 2004–2005 Premiered Saturday, April 24, 2004 at 11PM [34] Episodes 1-26 aired with the last 4 OVA, except for the recap episodes. TV-14
YuYu Hakusho 2002–2006 Premiered Saturday, February 23, 2002 at 11PM.[35] Originally aired on Adult Swim with uncut version. Aired on Toonami in 2003 with TV-Y7 rating. The series did airs on Colours in their syndicated blocks. It was aired until April 2006 on Cartoon Network, which it aired its final episode. Right after the final episode aired Cartoon Network lost its license. TV-PG - TV-14

Adult Swim Movies and Specials

Feature Films

Aqua Teen Hunger Force Colon Movie Film for Theaters April 13, 2007 Theatrical release date of April 13, 2007. Released on DVD as Aqua Teen Hunger Force Colon Movie Film for Theaters for DVD on August 14, 2007. Aired on Adult Swim on March 30, 2008 at 11:30 p.m. EST and at 3:00 a.m. EST.

It is also notable that the on-air showing was an April Fools Day prank. It did indeed air, but it took up only a fraction of the screen (the frame was a couple inches big), as the regular programming aired. The film had a cameo by Space Ghost being a special guest.

Death Fighter TBA, 2012 The sequel to the first Aqua Teen movie, which is set to come out, most likely DVD then theaters, summer 2012 with Space Ghost making a cameo like the first film.

Upcoming Specials/Pilots

Cheyenne Cinnamon and the Fantabulous Unicorn of Sugar Town Candy Fudge A developing musical-comedy pilot from Aqua Teen Hunger Force co-creator, Dave Willis starring alt-country singer Neko Case and featuring mc chris and T-Pain and music by Butch Walker.[36] The pilot has not yet aired on TV but was released as part on Adult Swim in a Box, on October 27, 2009. The pilot will air on May 9, 2010. TV-MA
Duckworth Live action pilot created by Dave Willis and Matt Harrigan (co-creator of Assy McGee and Perfect Hair Forever) starring Matt Berry, Dana Snyder, Jason Mantzoukas, and Bill Raymond.[37] TV-14 DL
Neon Knome Animated pilot created by Ben Jones, who did most of the work on the pilot including voices. TV-14
Southies Animated comedy about a family in South Boston. Created by Carl Adams who worked on Dr. Katz, Home Movies, and Assy McGee. TV-MA
Totally for Teens Pilot from Derrick Beckles (TV Carnage, Street Carnage), Vernon Chatman (PFFR, Wonder Showzen, Xavier: Renegade Angel), and Ari Fishman from The Daily Show.[38]. Although the pilot has yet to air on TV it was released on DVD as part of Adult Swim in a Box on October 27, 2009. TV-MA
Check It Out!, With Steve Brule 2010 Six-episode mini-series spin-off of Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! starring John C. Reilly. A bump shown in June 2009 revealed a pilot has been shot. Another bump showed that the mini-series will air starting May 16, 2010.
Soul Quest Overdrive Spin-off of Aqua Teen Hunger Force starring characters from the episode "Bible Fruit" played by David Cross, H. Jon Benjamin, and Kristen Schaal. Pilot is completed. TV-MA
Yappy Broads Live action pilot spoofing women's talk programs featuring Tommy Blacha , Dino Stamatopoulos, and Earthquake . Created by Madeleine Smithberg. Produced by Mad Cow Productions. Pilot is finished. TV-MA

Pilots of unknown status

Paid Programing: Icelandic Ultra Blue 2009 The pilot aired as a "special" unannounced stealth presentation on November 3, 2009 at 4:30am, the pilot then re-aired every Tuesday - Thursday at 4:30 am in November and the first week of December 2009. There is even an official webpage for the "product". It is unknown if it will be picked up for a full series. TV-MA
Snake N' Bacon 2009 The pilot first aired May 10, 2009. Although it was originally regected further episodes, it will be entered in a Burger King popularity contest to be aired in March and then re-evaluated for a series run. TV-14

Failed pilots

Captain Sturdy: The Originals 2003 Sequel/rework to a pilot originally geared to kids.
That Crook'd 'Sipp 2007 Created by Jacob Escobedo and Nick Weidenfeld. Pilot aired in May 2007. Show idea was scrapped and is now being produced into an hour-long special titled Freaknik: The Musical, which will air in March 2010.
The Finkel Files 2002 Failed pilot. Aired in 2002.
The Groovenians 2002 Its second broadcast attempt was made on Fridays block.
Korgoth of Barbaria 2006 Created by storyboard artist Aaron Springer. Executive produced by Genndy Tartakovsky. Premiered on Sunday, June 4, 2006 at 10:30 p.m. EST. Two more storyboards were ordered, but the series was not greenlit. The pilot was released on DVD, as part of Adult Swim in a Box on October 27, 2009. TV-MA
Let's Fish 2007 Created by Mark Rivers. Starring Scott Adsit and Brendon Small. Aired May 13, 2007. TV-MA
The Lewis Lectures 2002 Created by Merrill Markoe. Starred Jack Black as a Tony Robbins-esque dog.
The New Big Ball with Neil Hamburger 2008 Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim project starring Neil Hamburger. Described as a mixture of a "Japanese bizarre game show and ‘The Price Is Right."[39] The pilot was finished, but Adult Swim rejected the pilot after being unsatisfied with the final product.
Saddle Rash 2002 Created by Loren Bouchard, co-creator of Home Movies.
Spacecataz 2004 A failed spinoff of Aqua Teen Hunger Force. Although, there is a pilot of this broken into parts in cold openings of the ATHF Season 3 episodes. And this pilot can be seen on DVD.
Stiff 2007 Live-action special from Matt Maiellaro of Aqua Teen Hunger Force, Perfect Hair Forever and 12 oz. Mouse. It aired on Adult Swim on Halloween, 2007.
Welcome to Eltingville 2002 Adapted from the Eisner Award winning comic book Dork! by Evan Dorkin. The pilot was released on DVD, as part of Adult Swim in a Box on October 27, 2009. TV-14
The Xtacles 2008 The first 2 episodes aired November 9, 2008 at midnight. Although no further episodes were ever produced, an animated short bridging the gap between the show and Frisky Dingo was released on DVD, as a special feature on the season two DVD of Frisky Dingo on January 6, 2009. [2]

Specials and Stand-alone shorts

Anime Talk Show aka Adult Swim Brain Trust 2004 Animated short featuring Space Ghost, Meatwad from Aqua Teen Hunger Force, Sharko from Sealab 2021, and Early Cuyler from Squidbillies. It was meant as a response to the pilot episode of Perfect Hair Forever, which unexpectedly preempted the Squidbillies pilot.
Billy's Balloon 2005 Animated short by Don Hertzfeldt.
Rejected Unaired An Academy Award nominated short from Don Hertzfeldt. Acquired, but never aired due to concerns from the network. A second attempt was made to run the short, but it was pulled from the schedule at the last second.
Brad Neely Special: China, IL: The Funeral 2008 Super Deluxe short by Brad Neely. Aired May 25, 2008.
Freaknik: The Musical 2010 60-minute special starring T-Pain, Rick Ross, Lil' Wayne, Andy Samberg, and other special guest. This was originally planned as a series titled That Crook'd 'Sipp, but the series plan was scrapped and changed into an hour long special. Aired March 7, 2010.
Intermission 2005 Animated short by Don Hertzfeldt for The Animation Show.
The Jetsons: Father & Son Day 2002 Flash animated short made by Spumco based on The Jetsons.
The Jetsons: The Best Son 2002 Flash animated short made by Spumco based on The Jetsons.
Kakurenbo: Hide and Seek 2005 Japanese animated short centering around demonic themes; was aired on Halloween 2005.
Mike's Pencil Test 2005 A collection of Mike Judge's independently animated cartoons.
Night of the Living Doo 2002 A short written by Casper Kelly and Jeff Olson.
Penguins Behind Bars 2003 Canadian-made short acquired and aired only once.
A Day in the Life of Ranger Smith 2002 Originally aired on Cartoon Network in 1999, this was a Yogi Bear/Ranger Smith original cartoon animated by Spumco.
Boo Boo Runs Wild 2002 Originally aired on Cartoon Network in 1999, this was a Yogi Bear/Ranger Smith original cartoon animated by Spumco. The same short was aired on Sundays, week after week, for two months in January and February 2006. This was one of the few programs that aired on Adult Swim that had under a TV-14 rating. TV-PG
Young Person's Guide to History 2008 A two-part TV special from the creators of Saul of the Mole Men, Part One aired on October 27, 2008 and Part two aired a week later on November 3, 2008. TV-MA
Christmas in December 2009 A compilation of mini infomercials marketing some merchandise in their shop. Aired starting Saturday, December 19, 2009 (Late Friday night line up) at the 4:30am EST time slot. TV-14

Movies and Films

Bleach: The DiamondDust Rebellion 2009 Aired on December 5, 2009 at midnight.[40] First anime to air on Adult Swim in high definition. TV-14-V
Bleach: Memories of Nobody 2009 On August 24, 2009 [41], a "bump" was aired, showing the official air date for the film being September 5, 2009. TV-14-LV
G.I. Joe: Resolute 2009 90-minute movie that aired April 25, 2009. TV-14
The Room 2009 This movie was shown as an April Fools Day joke, an annual tradition for Adult Swim to bait-and-switch the schedule. TV-14-DLSV
InuYasha the Movie: Fire on the Mystic Island 2006 Premiered December 23, 2006 at 11pm.[42] TV-14-LV
InuYasha the Movie: Swords of an Honorable Ruler 2006 TV-14-LV
InuYasha the Movie: The Castle Beyond the Looking Glass 2005 Premiered Saturday, August 28, 2005 at midnight.[43] TV-14-V
Cowboy Bebop: The Movie 2005 Theatrical Cowboy Bebop movie. Also known as Cowboy Bebop: Knockin' on Heaven's Door. The first movie to air on Adult Swim that was rated R. TV-MA-V
Escaflowne: The Movie 2005 Premiered September 10, 2005 at midnight.[44]
Metropolis 2005 Theatrical film based on the manga by Osamu Tezuka. Rated PG-13. The TV rating of the movie is TV-14-LV. Animated in Madhouse TV-14-LV
InuYasha the Movie: Affections Touching Across Time 2005 Also known as InuYasha: The Love That Transcends Time. TV-14-LV
Read or Die 2004 Three-episode OVA.
The Animatrix 2004 Series of Japanese, American and Korean animated shorts based on The Matrix films.
Mobile Suit Gundam: Char's Counterattack 2003 Theatrical film based on the Mobile Suit Gundam series. Rated PG-13. Notable in that it was the last airing on Adult Swim's Saturday schedule before the Saturday schedule was renewed in 2004.

See also


  1. ^ A.V. Newswire - Controversial live-action Aqua Teen Hunger Force episode to air this weekend
  2. ^ A.V. Interview - Tim and Eric
  3. ^“The Boondocks” Returns Sunday May 2nd at 11:30p on Adult Swim
  4. ^ Comedy Central Insider Delocated Renewed For a Second Season
  5. ^ Superjail Season One DVD release
  6. ^ Robot Chicken Gets Unprecedented Two-Season Pick-Up
  7. ^ Hip Hop DX. Black Dynamite Releases To DVD, Announces Adult Swim Series
  8. ^ Line Buckets of 2010 Animated Series Premieres
  9. ^ Toonzone Goes to Dragoncon Day One----Adult Swim Panels
  10. ^ Line Buckets of 2010 Animated Series Premieres
  11. ^ Xavier Renegade Angel Seasons 1 and 2
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  13. ^ The Anvil Fat Guy Stuck in Internet Gets Unplugged
  14. ^ Anime News Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood Premieres on U.S. TV
  15. ^ Adult Swim 'Saved by the Bell'
  16. ^ Anime Adult Swim Postpones New Bleach Until August
  17. ^ Anime News The Big O info page - "Originally a thirteen-episode series, postive fan response internationally resulted in a second season co-produced by Cartoon Network, Sunrise, and Bandai Visual."
  18. ^ Anime News Cowboy Bebop Confirmed for Adult Swim
  19. ^ Anime News FLCL on Cartoon Network in August
  20. ^ Anme News Fullmetal Alchemist on Adult Swim Saturday
  21. ^ Education Spoof Look Around You Schools Adult Swim
  22. ^ Anime News Moribito to Premiere on Adult Swim at 1:30 a.m. ET/PT
  23. ^ Adult Swim Acquires Original, Better The Office
  24. ^ Anime News Adult Swim Loses Blood+ & Death Note, Hints at 3 New Anime
  25. ^ Anime News FLCL, Blue Gender start tonight
  26. ^ Anime News Adult Swim Anime Plans
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  28. ^ Lazar, Jim (2004-04-14). "Lupin III Editing Report". Retrieved 2006-12- 10. 
  29. ^ Anime News Adult Swim Evangelion Date
  30. ^ Anime News Upcoming Adult Swim Anime
  31. ^ Anime News Trigun Date Set
  32. ^ Anime News Trinity Blood on Cartoon Network in September
  33. ^ Anime News Adult Swim January & February
  34. ^ Anime News Network Adult Swim Details
  35. ^ Anime news Official Word on Adult Swim Action
  36. ^ Pitchfork Media. "Aqua Teen" Co-Creator Talks Neko, Homme, T-Pain
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  40. ^ Anime News Adult Swim to Run 2nd Bleach Anime Film on December 5
  41. ^ Anime News Adult Swim to Run 1st Bleach Film on September 5
  42. ^ Anime News Inuyasha Movie 4 on Adult Swim
  43. ^ Anime News Inu Yasha Movie 2 On Cartoon Network
  44. ^ Anime News Escaflowne the Movie on Cartoon Network

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