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Robot Chicken

Robot Chicken

  • Premiered: 
    February 20, 2005
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  • Network: adult swim
  • Category: Series
  • Genre: Comedy (Sketch)
  • Type: Animated
  • Concept: 
    Created by Seth Green & Matthew Senreich 
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Plot Synopsis

ROBOT CHICKEN uses stop-motion animation to bring pop-culture parodies to life, and is known for its own STAR WARS trilogy and writer-favorite sketches like the tooth-fairy sketch, the Maytag man, Cuddles, Gummi Bear, Wrath di Khan, Law & Order: KFC and more. In the 100th episode, the creators imagine what the movie SEX AND THE CITY 3 would be like if made more guy friendly, Yogi Bear battles with the Power Rangers from Jellystone Park, and find out why no one cares about Woody Woodpecker anymore. Season 6, which opens with a DC Comics Special, also features the voice talents of guest stars Elizabeth Banks, Sarah Chalke, Kat Dennings, Sam Elliott, Ben Foster, Whoopi Goldberg, Lucas Grabeel, Megan Hilty, Gillian Jacobs, Robert Kirkman, Zachary Levi, J.B. Smoove, Liev Schreiber, Jon Stewart, Patrick Stewart, Stanley Tucci, Olivia Wilde, and Alex Winter.

ROBOT CHICKEN returned for its seventh season on Sunday, April 13, 2014 at 11:30pm ET/PT on Adult Swim, one week after the half-hour special " Robot Chicken DC Comics Special II: Villains In Paradise." Season 7 featured voice talent from Chris Pine, Max Greenfield, Zac Levi, Jordan Peele, Keegan Michael Key, Saoirse Ronan, Kate Mara, Rob Corddry, JK Simmons, Kyle Chandler, and many, many more comedians, celebs, and actors.

On Sunday, October 25, 2015 at Midnight ET/PT, Adult Swim premiered the eighth season of ROBOT CHICKEN. In the season opener, "Garbage Sushi," Godzilla fights Jason, Bob the Builder has competition from Handy Manny and the Little Match Girl finds a new, more dangerous use for her matches.

On Sunday, December 10, 2017 at 11:30 ET/PT, Adult Swim premiered Season 9 of ROBOT CHICKEN. The new season opens with "Freshly Baked: The Robot Chicken Santa Claus Pot Cookie Freakout Special: Special Edition," a half-hour holiday program that features the voice talents of Jason Alexander, Jemaine Clement, Madison Dylan, and Breckin Meyer among others. Happy holidays, everyone as Robot Chicken joins Santa for the one Christmas he'll never forget. The North Pole elves dream of the simple toys of holidays past. Krampus puts in a good word for the coal industry. St. Nick finally meets his idol: Jared Leto. After a three-month break, ROBOT CHICKEN returned with new episodes on Sunday, May 20, 2018 at 11:30pm ET/PT on Adult Swim, beginning with the mid-season premiere, "Never Forget."

Adult Swim premiered the tenth season of ROBOT CHICKEN on Sunday, September 29, 2019 at midnight ET/PT. The new season features the show's 200th episode. In the season opener, "Ginger Hill in: Bursting Pipes," the ROBOT CHICKEN writers reveal what can take down the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles; Popeye and crew get rebooted to fit in with modern audiences; Bitch Pudding takes on the role of a handmaid.

On Sunday, May 23, 2021 at 11:59pm ET/PT, adult swim premiered "The Bleepin' Robot Chicken Archie Comics Special," a half-hour ROBOT CHICKEN special. Archie faces the action-packed return of Josie and the Pussycats from outer space to Riverdale in this animated comedy. Featuring the origin of Archie Andrews as only the Robot Chicken writers can tell it. Voice cast includes Fred Armisen, Rachel Leigh Cook, Hugh Davidson, Donald Faison, Betty Gilpin, Clare Grant, Seth Green, Jared Harris, Jane Lynch, Jason Mantzoukas, Breckin Meyer, Ryan Phillipe, Katee Sackhoff, Amy Sedaris, and Cree Summer among others.

Season 11 of ROBOT CHICKEN debuted on Monday, September 6, 2021 at midnight ET/PT on Adult Swim. A new episode premieres at midnight each weeknight (Mon-Thu) through September 23. The Robot Chicken Nerd and Bitch Pudding are also back along with a spooky Halloween-themed episode. And not to disappoint, no corner of pop culture is safe from Robot Chicken's satirical gaze this season. In the season opener, "May Cause a Whole Lotta Scabs," ROBOT CHICKEN takes Inside Out's Riley farther inside and even more out; The Red Skull battles his ultimate nemesis; Rey gets more than she bargained for at the Skywalker homestead.
After a five-month break, ROBOT CHICKEN returned with new episodes on Sunday, February 20, 2022 at Midnight on Adult Swim. In the winter premiere, "May Cause Indecision...or Not," Fred Flintstone's meaning of Christmas is madness; Freddy Krueger has a nightmare; interview with a toilet.

Production & Distribution

  • Produced by Stoopid Buddy Stoodios (Season 6 - Present)
  • Produced by Stoopid Monkey Productions (Seasons 1-5)
  • Produced by ShadowMachine Films (Seasons 1-5)