Robot Chicken

2005 TV-MA 6 seasons

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Robot Chicken

2005 TV-MA 6 seasons
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Stop-motion comedy, parody and anarchy are rolled into one in this demented series. The Robot Chicken himself is an unfortunate creature rescued by a mad scientist and forced to watch movie satires, fake ads and other faux-TV programming nonstop.
SEASON  1
  • SEASON  1
  • SEASON  2
  • SEASON  3
  • SEASON  4
  • SEASON  5
  • SEASON  6

Summary of Season 1 (2005) - 2 discs

In this irreverent series, creators Seth Green and Matthew Senreich use vintage 1970s and '80s toys to animate geeky, quick-hit parodies. With a rotating roster of celebrity guest voices, each sketch is filled with snappy dialogue and pop culture.
Format
DVD
Screen
Full Screen 1.33:1
CC
Yes
Audio
English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo
Rating
TV-MA - This program is specifically designed to be viewed by adults and therefore may be unsuitable for children under 17.
age 16+
Common Sense rating OK for kids 16+
  • Seth Green
  • Breckin Meyer
  • Dan Milano
  • Tom Root
  • Chad Morgan
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Reviews

age 16+

Common Sense Note

Parents need to know that this frenetic, 15-minute animated sketch series is part of the Cartoon Network's late-night "Adult Swim" block. While it's visually entertaining, it's violent and irreverent, and kids and tweens probably won't get its style of humor. Plus, many of the laughs are based on the fact that the majority of the characters are toys from the '70s and '80s; viewers who don't recognize that context will probably miss a lot.

Sexual Content

Frequent innuendo; toy couples shown making out/rolling around in bed and elsewhere; references to masturbation; "happy ending" massages.

Violence

Frequent, extreme cartoon violence. The toy characters are shot, stabbed, sliced in half, decapitated, run over, blown up, beaten, and much more. Cartoon gore is often shown. Episodes have had sketches involving serial killers, the world blowing up, and every other kind of mayhem imaginable. If any of this was live-action, it would be horrifying.

Language

"Bitch," "hell," "ass," "sucks," "balls," "dick," etc. The strongest words are bleeped out.

Social Behavior

Characters constantly mock and fight with each other. Stars are spoofed relentlessly, family members battle each other, characters betray each other. It's all done on purpose for laughs.

Consumerism

Virtually all of the characters are toys and action figures tied into TV shows and movies -- albeit often those from the '80s that are more about nostalgia than marketing.

Drugs / Tobacco / Alcohol

Not typically excessive, but present.

  • Age appropriate
  • Not an issue
  • Depends on your child and your family
  • Parents strongly cautioned
  • Not appropriate for kids of the age

This information for parents is provided by Common Sense Media, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving kids' media lives.

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