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The Best Adult Swim TV Shows  

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List of popular Adult Swim shows, ranked from best to worst. This list of the top Adult Swim TV series, both current and canceled series, includes the date when each first aired as well as lists of the casts of actors. Right now Rick and Morty is ranked #1, so check out our lists of the best Rick and Morty quotesThe best Adult Swim TV programs of all time include the most viewed shows on Adult Swim, as this list covers the entire history of the network. List includes Robot Chicken, Eagleheart, more. This list is sorted alphabetically by the title of every original Adult Swim show ever, and you can sort by any column, even year of release for a list of old Adult Swim shows or even unaired Adult Swim series.

The list of top Adult Swim television shown below includes cast, creator, and premiere date when available. This list contains only TV series on the Adult Swim network, even ones that have been cancelled. You can use this list to create a new list, re-rank it to fit your views, then share it on Facebook, Twitter or any other social networks you belong to.
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Rick and Morty is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Adult Swim TV Shows
kuzronk added Justin Roiland, Chris Parnell, Spencer Grammer
Rick and Morty (Adult Swim, 2013) is an American adult animated science-fiction sitcom created by Justin Roiland and Dan Harmon. Cynical mad scientist Rick Sanchez and his fretful, easily ...more
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Futurama is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Adult Swim TV Shows
SafetLamko added Billy West, John DiMaggio, Katey Sagal
Futurama is an American adult animated science fiction sitcom created by Matt Groening and developed by Groening and David X. Cohen for the Fox Broadcasting Company. The series follows the ...more
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Aqua Teen Hunger Force is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Adult Swim TV Shows
Dave Willis, Carey Means, Dana Snyder
Aqua Teen Hunger Force is an American animated television series created by Dave Willis and Matt Maiellaro for Cartoon Network's late night programming block, Adult Swim. The pilot episode aired ...more
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The Venture Bros. is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Adult Swim TV Shows
Christopher McCulloch, Michael Sinterniklaas, James Urbaniak
The Venture Bros. (Adult Swim, 2004) is an American adult animated television series created by Christopher McCulloch. The bizarre animated escapades of pseudo-heroic scientist Dr. Rusty ...more
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Robot Chicken is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Adult Swim TV Shows
Seth Green, Matthew Senreich, Breckin Meyer
Robot Chicken (Adult Swim, 2005) is an American stop motion sketch comedy television series created by Seth Green and Matthew Senreich. Pop culture references fly thick and fast as stop-motion ...more
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The Boondocks is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Adult Swim TV Shows
Regina King, John Witherspoon, Gary Anthony Williams
The Boondocks is an American adult animated sitcom on Cartoon Network's late-night programming block, Adult Swim. Created by Aaron McGruder, based upon McGruder's comic strip of the same name, ...more
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Space Ghost Coast to Coast is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Adult Swim TV Shows
George Lowe, C. Martin Croker, Andy Merrill
Space Ghost Coast to Coast is an American animated parody talk show, hosted by the 1960s Hanna-Barbera cartoon character Space Ghost. Though the original 1960s series aired as a standard ...more
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King of the Hill is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Adult Swim TV Shows
Chris Abraham added Mike Judge, Kathy Najimy, Pamela Adlon
King of the Hill is an American adult animated sitcom created by Mike Judge and Greg Daniels that ran from January 12, 1997, to May 6, 2010 on Fox. It centers on the Hills, a middle-class ...more
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American Dad! is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Adult Swim TV Shows
Seth MacFarlane, Wendy Schaal, Dee Bradley Baker
American Dad! is an American adult animated sitcom created by Seth MacFarlane, Mike Barker, and Matt Weitzman for the "Animation Domination" lineup on Fox. American Dad! is the first ...more
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Harvey Birdman, Attorney at La... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Adult Swim TV Shows
Stephen Colbert, Paget Brewster, Gary Cole
Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law is an American animated television series comedy created by Michael Ouweleen and Erik Richter for Adult Swim. The show revolves around the activity of the Sebben ...more
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Family Guy is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Adult Swim TV Shows
Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Seth Green
Family Guy is an American adult animated sitcom created by Seth MacFarlane for the Fox Broadcasting Company. The series centers on the Griffins, a family consisting of parents Peter and Lois; ...more
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Metalocalypse is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Adult Swim TV Shows
Tommy Blacha, Brendon Small, Mark Hamill
Metalocalypse is an American animated television series, created by Brendon Small and Tommy Blacha, which premiered on August 6, 2006 on Adult Swim. The television program centers on the larger ...more
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Cowboy Bebop is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Adult Swim TV Shows
Kôichi Yamadera, Unshô Ishizuka, Megumi Hayashibara
Cowboy Bebop is a 1998 Japanese anime series developed by Sunrise featuring a production team led by director Shinichirō Watanabe, screenwriter Keiko Nobumoto, character designer Toshihiro ...more
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Sealab 2021 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Adult Swim TV Shows
Harry Goz, Erik Estrada, Ellis Henican
Sealab 2021 is an American animated television series. It was shown on Cartoon Network's adult-oriented programming block, Adult Swim. Cartoon Network aired the show's first three episodes in ...more
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Home Movies is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Adult Swim TV Shows
Brendon Small, H. Jon Benjamin, Melissa Bardin Galsky
Home Movies is an American animated television sitcom created by Loren Bouchard and Brendon Small. The show centers eight-year-old Brendon, who makes videos with his friends Melissa Robbins and ...more
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The Oblongs is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Adult Swim TV Shows
Will Ferrell, Pamela Adlon, Jean Smart
The Oblongs is an American animated television series aimed at teenagers and adults. It is loosely based on a series of characters introduced in creator Angus Oblong's picture book entitled ...more
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Superjail! is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Adult Swim TV Shows
David Wain, Teddy Cohn, Christopher McCulloch
Superjail! is an American animated television series produced by Augenblick Studios in its first season, and by Titmouse, Inc. in its second and third seasons. A fourth season was confirmed on ...more
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Moral Orel is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Adult Swim TV Shows
Carolyn Lawrence, Scott Adsit, Britta Phillips
Moral Orel is an American stop-motion animated television show, which originally aired a sneak peek on Adult Swim on December 13, 2005, before it officially aired on January 23, 2006 to December ...more
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Fullmetal Alchemist is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Adult Swim TV Shows
Vic Mignogna, Aaron Dismuke, Romi Pak
Fullmetal Alchemist is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Hiromu Arakawa. It was serialized in Square Enix's Monthly Shōnen Gangan magazine between August 2001 and June 2010; the ...more
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Squidbillies is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Adult Swim TV Shows
Dana Snyder, Unknown Hinson, Daniel McDevitt
Squidbillies is an American animated television series on Cartoon Network's late night programming block, Adult Swim. An unofficial pilot for the series aired on April 1, 2005; the series later ...more
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Samurai Champloo is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Adult Swim TV Shows
Ayako Kawasumi, Koyasu Taketo, Akio Ōtsuka
Samurai Champloo is a Japanese anime series developed by Manglobe. It featured a production team led by director Shinichirō Watanabe, character designer Kazuto Nakazawa and mechanical designer ...more
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Samurai Jack is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Adult Swim TV Shows
KyleKeezer added Phil LaMarr, Mako, Kevin Michael Richardson
Samurai Jack is an American animated television series created by Genndy Tartakovsky for Cartoon Network. The series follows Jack, a time-displaced samurai warrior prince, in his singular quest ...more
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The Brak Show is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Adult Swim TV Shows
Andy Merrill, C. Martin Croker, George Lowe
The Brak Show is an animated television series that aired on Cartoon Network's late night programming block, Adult Swim. The Brak Show is a spin-off of the animated television series, Space ...more
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InuYasha is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Adult Swim TV Shows
ericjraack added Kappei Yamaguchi, Richard Ian Cox, Satsuki Yukino
Inuyasha, also known as Inuyasha: A Feudal Fairy Tale, is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Rumiko Takahashi. It premiered in Weekly Shōnen Sunday on November 13, 1996 and ...more
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Attack on Titan is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Adult Swim TV Shows
lilliemarieann added Marina Inoue, Yuki Kaji, Josh Grelle
2011 Several hundred years ago, humans were nearly exterminated by giants. Giants are typically several stories tall, seem to have no intelligence, devour human beings and, worst of all, seem to do ...more