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The Best Current Adult Swim Shows 

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Updated June 23, 2020 3k votes 571 voters 9.8k views 24 items

Wondering what to watch on Adult Swim? Here are the best Adult Swim shows on now. While the Cartoon Network late night block was once primarily known for airing adult cartoons in syndication, over the years original Adult Swim series have gained acclaim, attention, and high ratings. Some current shows on Adult Swim, in fact, are now considered some of the smartest, funniest programs out there. What are the best Adult Swim shows?  Vote on this list of Adult Swim programs to help decide. 

There is some truly great Adult Swim programming on air right now. Rick and Morty is one of the most talked about adult animation programs in recent years. The Back to the Future-inspired series uses elements of sci-fi to create an original, intelligent program. The popular series The Venture Bros has gained nearly universal acclaim over its long run and has a cult following among its fans. Other Adult Swim shows currently airing include Black Jesus, Apollo Gauntlet, and The Eric Andre Show. 

Which of these Adult Swim shows on now do you think is the best? Vote your favorites to the top of the list below. 

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Rick and Morty is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Current Adult Swim Shows
Justin Roiland, Chris Parnell, Spencer Grammer

Premiered: 2013

Genres (Tv): Adult animation, Sci-fi, Comedy, Adventure

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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The Venture Bros. is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Current Adult Swim Shows
Christopher McCulloch, Michael Sinterniklaas, James Urbaniak

Premiered: 2003

Genres (Tv): Cartoon, Animation, Action/Adventure, Adventure film, Comedy, + more

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) 3 on the list The Best Current Adult Swim Shows
Seth Green, Matthew Senreich, Breckin Meyer

Premiered: 2005

Genres (Tv): Sketch comedy, Black comedy, Animation, Sitcom, Satire, + more

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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Mike Tyson Mysteries is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current Adult Swim Shows
Mike Tyson, Norm MacDonald, Rachel Ramras

Premiered: 2014

Genres (Tv): Adult animation, Comedy, Mystery

Mike Tyson Mysteries (Adult Swim, 2014) is an American adult animated television series created by Hugh Davidson. Mike Tyson (Mike Tyson), the ghost of the Marquess of Queensberry (Jim Rash), ...more

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Squidbillies is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current Adult Swim Shows
Dana Snyder, Unknown Hinson, Daniel McDevitt

Premiered: 2005

Genres (Tv): Black comedy, Animation, Television comedy, Animated cartoon, Comedy, + more

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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The Eric Andre Show is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Current Adult Swim Shows
Hannibal Buress, Tom Kane, Gary Anthony Williams

Premiered: 2012

Genres (Tv): Talk show, Comedy

The Eric Andre Show (Adult Swim, 2012) is an American surreal comedy television series created by Eric Andre. Hosted by Eric Andre with Hannibal Buress, the late night talk show features ...more
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Your Pretty Face is Goin... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current Adult Swim Shows
Henry Zebrowski, Craig Rowin, Matt Servitto

Premiered: 2013

Genres (Tv): Black Comedy, Horror, Slapstick

Your Pretty Face is Going to Hell (Cartoon Network, 2013) is an American horror comedy created by Casper Kelly and Dave Willis. The show is a live-action workplace comedy about Gary (Henry ...more
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Tender Touches is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current Adult Swim Shows
David Bonawits, Bradley Millner, Max Simonet

Premiered: 2017

Genres (Tv): Parody, Adult animation, Comedy

Tender Touches (Adult Swim, 2017) is an American adult animated series created by David Bonawits, Lauren Payne, and Maxime Simonet, and a spinoff of Bloodfeast. The series is a parody of soap
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Off the Air is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current Adult Swim Shows
David Firth, Cody DeMatteis, Zach White

Premiered: 2011

Off the Air is an American anthology television series created by Dave Hughes for Adult Swim. The series is presented without explanation or narration as a showcase of surreal footage arranged ...more
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Check It Out!, with Dr. ... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current Adult Swim Shows
John C. Reilly, Carol Kraft, Doug Foster

Premiered: 2010

Genres (Tv): Comedy

Check It Out! with Dr. Steve Brule (Adult Swim, 2010) is an American sketch comedy television series and a spinoff of Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!. Dr. Steve Brule (John C. Reilly) ...more

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Ballmastrz 9009 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Current Adult Swim Shows
Natasha Lyonne, Jessica DiCicco, Dana Snyder

Genres (Tv): Adult animation, Comedy

Ballmastrz 9009 (Adult Swim, 2018) is an adult animated series created by Christy Karacas. After a scandalous fall, one of the greatest players of ''The Game'' Gaz Digzy (Natasha Lyonne), must ...more

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Final Space is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current Adult Swim Shows
Olan Rogers, Fred Armisen, Tom Kenny

Premiered: 2018

Genres (Tv): Adult animation, Sci-fi, Comedy

Final Space (TBS, 2018) is an American adult animated science fiction television series created by Olan Rogers. An astronaut named Gary and his planet-destroying sidekick called Mooncake embark ...more

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Joe Pera Talks with You ... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current Adult Swim Shows
Joe Pera, Jo Firestone, Conner O'Malley

Premiered: 2018

Genres (Tv): Comedy

Joe Pera Talks with You (Adult Swim, 2018) is an American live-action comedy television series. Joe Pera stars as a fictionalized version of himself, living in Michigan's Upper Peninsula and ...more

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Black Jesus is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Current Adult Swim Shows
Charlie Murphy, John Witherspoon, Kali Hawk

Premiered: 2014

Genres (Tv): Sitcom

Black Jesus (Adult Swim, 2014) is an American comedy television series created by Aaron McGruder and Mike Clattenburg. In modern-day Compton, California, Jesus Christ (Gerald "Slink" ...more
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12 oz. Mouse is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Current Adult Swim Shows
Matt Maiellaro, Adam Reed, Nick Weidenfeld

Premiered: 2005

Genres (Tv): Animation, Animated cartoon, Mystery, Thriller, Comedy, + more

12 oz. Mouse is an American animated television series created by Matt Maiellaro for Adult Swim. The series revolves around Mouse Fitzgerald, nicknamed "Fitz", an alcoholic mouse who ...more

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The Jellies is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Current Adult Swim Shows
Blake Anderson, A.J. Johnson, Kilo Kish

Premiered: 2017

Genres (Tv): Comedy

The Jellies (Adult Swim, 2017) is an American adult animated sitcom created by Tyler, The Creator and Lionel Boyce. After learning he was adopted by a family of jellyfish, teenager Cornell (Phil ...more
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Dream Corp, LLC is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Current Adult Swim Shows
Jon Gries, Nicholas Rutherford, Ahmed Bharoocha

Premiered: 2016

Genres (Tv): Comedy

Dream Corp, LLC (Adult Swim, 2016) is an American comedy television series created by Daniel Stessen. At a psychotherapeutic facility, Dr. Roberts (Jon Gries) treats patients with troubling
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JJ Villard's Fairy Tales... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Current Adult Swim Shows
Finn Wolfhard, Warwick Davis, Maika Monroe

Premiered: 2020

Genres (Tv): Animation, Comedy, Horror

Fairy Tales (Adult Swim, 2020) is an animated horror comedy television series created by J.J. Villard. Fairy Tales is a twisted, fun take on classic Brothers Grimm fairy tales like Cinderella ...more

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Beef House is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current Adult Swim Shows
Tim Heidecker, Eric Wareheim, Jamie-Lynn Sigler

Premiered: 2020

Genres (Tv): Comedy, Sitcom

Beef House (Adult Swim, 2020) is an American comedy television series created by and starring Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim. Each week Tim, a laid-back rock-and-roll slacker, and his best ...more

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Infomercials is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Current Adult Swim Shows
Various live actors

Premiered: 2009

Genres (Tv): Parody, Comedy, Satire

Infomercials (Adult Swim, 2009) is the name of a project of quarter-hour American television comedy specials created by Mike Lazzo. Most of the episodes lampoon the infomercial format, while ...more
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The Shivering Truth is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Current Adult Swim Shows
Vernon Chatman, Kevin Breznahan, Janeane Garofalo

Premiered: 2018

Genres (Tv): Adult animation, Black comedy, Surreal humor, Dark fantasy

The Shivering Truth (Adult Swim, 2018) is an American stop-motion animated surrealist dark comedy anthology television series created by Vernon Chatman. The show centers around loosely-linked ...more
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Tigtone is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Current Adult Swim Shows
Nils Frykdahl, Blake Anderson, Debi Derryberry

Premiered: 2019

Genres (Tv): Animation, Fantasy

Tigtone (Adult Swim, 2019) is an American computer-animated series created by Andrew Koehler and Benjamin Martian based on Koehler's YouTube video “The Begun of Tigtone.” Quest-addicted hero ...more

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Decker is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Current Adult Swim Shows
Decker Tim Heidecker, Joe Estevez, Mark Proksch

Premiered: 2016

Genres (Tv): Comedy, Crime, Drama

Decker (Adult Swim, 2016) is an American comedy television series created by Tim Heidecker and Gregg Turkington. Jack Decker (Heidecker), a Jack Bauer-esque conservative CIA agent, attempts to ...more
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Three Busy Debras is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Current Adult Swim Shows
Sandy Honig, Mitra Jouhari, Alyssa Stonoha

Premiered: 2020

Genres (Tv): Comedy

Three Busy Debras (Adult Swim, 2020) is a comedy parody television series created by Sandy Honig, Mitra Jouhari, and Alyssa Stonoha. Three Busy Debras follows the surreal day-to-day lives of ...more