From talking french fries to a talk show host who destroys his set every episode, Cartoon Network's Adult Swim schedule has been pushing pop culture boundaries since 2001. A mix of animation and live action shows, Adult Swim has become one of the most popular programming blocks among television fans.
While many American 20- and 30-somethings have clocked an impressive amount of hours, there's a good chance some behind-the-scenes facts about their favorite Adult Swim shows continue to go undiscovered.
From Adult Swim anime to their live action programming and those classic Adult Swim bumps, there's plenty of fun trivia and fun facts to learn about the best Adult Swim series. So turn off the late-night block onto Williams Street - here are the most fascinating behind-the-scenes facts about Adult Swim.
Williams Street Studios Wasn't Always Called Williams Street Studios
From 1994-1998, Ghost Planet Industries produced Adult Swim's original programming. Originally taking the name of Space Ghost's home planet, the company began operating as Williams Street Studios in 1999.Is this interesting?
'Family Guy' Was Revived Due To Adult Swim RatingsPhoto: Family Guy / Fox
John C. Reilly Will Not Reveal His Inspiration For Dr. Steve BruleVideo: YouTube
The network's popular fake news show, Check It Out! with Dr. Steve Brule, stars the hilarious John C. Reilly. Reilly refuses to reveal how he created the character of Brule, claiming in interviews that the character is simply a "spontaneous creation."Is this interesting?
Flying Lotus Fills The Big 'ATHF' Shoes of Schoolly DVideo: YouTube
Since 2013, the theme song has been composed by Flying Lotus.Is this interesting?