RPGs and fantasy movies often send their characters on a quest for a mythical object. The Minute Hour and animator slouch take a jab at the trope with a cartoon about a man and his quest to capture an orb that possesses such mysterious powers that even we shall not understand them by the end of the video.
(PG-13: Gore) Master Shake, Fry Lock, and Meatwad are back for an insane new adventure. In this clip from Aqua Teen Forever: Plantasm, the gang heads into space and comes face-to-face with a horrifying creature straight out of John Carpenter’s The Thing. The gang returs on 11.8.22 on Digital, 4K Ultra HD, and Blu-ray.
The Sanchez and Smith families are back for another round of insane adventures in the multiverse. Along the way, they’ll take on alien terrorists, Summer becomes Wolverine, Rick becomes Doc Ock, and the gang has car troubles. Oh, and in case you need a refresher before it premieres on September 4, watch this.
Mike Judge returns to some well-fertilized comedy ground as America’s dumbest duo returns for an all-new adventure. After being forced to enter Space Camp back in 1998, Beavis and Butt-Head end up flying a space shuttle and encounter alien life, unicorns, and their future selves. Drops 6.23.22 on Paramount+.
Musician Joe Porter is back with another one of his rapid-fire instrumental performances. This time he offers up an all-too-short medley of three cartoon music. The Tom and Jerry theme sounds particularly good on the Slap-o-Phone, which sounds like something the cat and mouse would use in one of their fights.
Cat Burglar is an interactive cartoon from the creators of Black Mirror. Inspired by the slapstick of Tex Avery, your answers to questions guide Rowdy Cat against Peanut the Security Pup in a museum heist. Your choices result in more than 100 different 10-minute cartoons. Hits Netflix 2.22.22.
The Belchers finally get their own big-screen movie. The musical comedy-adventure follows the family as a gigantic sinkhole that opens up in front of Bob’s Burgers and the mysteries they unravel trying to get to the bottom of things. In theaters 5.27.2022.
Animator xtremee_ghost loves the 1980s cartoon Thundercats so much that they created a remastered version of the show’s intro sequence. The new version features crisp, clean lines and vibrant colors in high-definition, versus the grainy old VHS transfers we’re used to seeing. Here’s the original for comparison.
Pixar reimagines the characters from Monsters, Inc. in a 1930s black-and-white cartoon style. Sit back, grab a bucket of popcorn, and enjoy as Mike and Sully once again save their new friend Boo from the slimy Randall Boggs and come up with a better source of energy than screams.
The fifth season of Rick and Morty just wrapped up with quite the ending. But how did we get here? Jesse Gill and Michael Swaim of IGN provide a great retrospective on the series to prepare you for a rewatch of that epic finale. Be sure to bookmark this so you can watch it again before season six drops.
Netflix offers up a completely inaccurate history lesson on the origins of the U.S., in which a foul-mouthed, chainsaw-wielding George Washington leads the founding fathers. Voiced by Channing Tatum, Jason Mantzoukas, Olivia Munn, Judy Greer, Killer Mike, Bobby Moynihan, Raoul Max Trujillo, and more. Drops 7.30.2021.
It’s hard to believe it, but The Simpsons has been on the air for more than 30 years. Over the decades, a lot has changed in the world of animation. Despite the characters on the show not aging, there have been meaningful changes to the way they are drawn. Insider looks back at how its production has evolved over the years.
Rick and Morty season five arrives in June 2021. While we wait for the premiere, here’s a little something fun to fill your eyeballs with. Paul Robertson created this amazing 17-minute pixel art animation that envisions the duo battling an endless stream of baddies in an epic side-scroller video game. thE sIMuLAtioN iS coRruPt!
The Simpsons can be seen in hundreds of countries around the globe, including the United Kingdom. But what would the hit series have looked like had it been a product of UK pop culture rather than the US? Comedian Alasdair Beckett-King has the answer, and it’s not pretty.
Rick and Morty are back and ready for more multidimensional mayhem, with a new season that includes a creepy ocean man who rides on a sled made of sea creatures, killer robots, insect kaiju, futuristic ziplining, and more. Premieres 6.20.2021 on Adult Swim, with seasons 1 through 4 now on HBO Max.
(PG-13: Language) Korvo, Yumyulack, Terry, Jesse, and the Pupa are back and causing more mayhem than ever in season two of Solar Opposites. If you didn’t get to watch season one of Justin Roiland and Mike McMahan’s hilariously warped animated series, now’s a great time to do it with the second season hitting Hulu on 3.26.2021.
Watchmaker UNDONE teamed up with Looney Tunes to create a pair of watches inspired by the cartoon classic Duck Dodgers in the 24½th Century. The black PVD-coated stainless steel watches feature half-x-ray images of the eponymous duck, along with fan-favorite Marvin the Martian. Each watch is limited to just 150 pieces.
Most of you probably weren’t born when these cartoons and commercials originally aired. Still, whether you’re here for nostalgia or to see what your parents watched when they were kids, this compilation is packed with great retro goodies, from Fat Albert to Jonny Quest to the “hanker for a hunk of cheese” guy.
From the Mickey Mouse to Muppet Babies to the latest Japanese anime, cartoons have a long history of memorable theme songs. Stoic pianist Lord Vinheteiro looks takes us back in the rewind machine with a great medley of songs from animated programs from 1928 to the present day.
Fans of Doctor Who will be happy to hear that the good doctor’s archenemies the Daleks are getting their own cartoon. The five-part CGI series will arrive on the Doctor Who YouTube channel in November 2020 as part of Time Lord Victorious, a story that intertwines between video, audio, books, comics, and more.
Elmer Fudd and Yosemite Sam might have lost their guns, but everything else about these all-new Looney Tunes cartoons captures the style and slapstick comedy spirit of the classics. Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Tweety Bird, Road Runner, and all your faves are here. Now streaming on HBO Max. Catch the first episode here.
In this awesome anime short, the council of Ricks sends Morty on an adventure to Tokyo, where he must defeat one of the greatest threats in the multiverse. Naturally, things take an unexpected turn or two. Created by Tower of God director Takashi Sano, and TMS, the animation studio behind Akira among other things.
After animating for Rick and Morty, Uncle Grandpa, and The Animated Tales of GWAR, Myke Chilian helms this weirdly wacky series about an eccentric boy and his cat. MacGyver-style, they seek out items for the Department of Lost and Found. Chaos ensues. Jemaine Clement and Wanda Sykes co-star. Debuts 7.23.20 on HBO Max.