The 25 Best Adult Cartoon TV Series
We’ve long since blown past the notion that cartoons are “for kids.” Not only are there animated shows that both kids and adults can enjoy together, but there are animated TV series specifically aimed at adults – ones that formative youths should stay far, far away from.
Some are long-standing institutions that have been rocking our primetime world for decades, like The Simpsons and South Park, while others are momentary marvels, like Gravity Falls and The Tick. Watch the video above for the full list – from Rocky and Bullwinkle to Rick and Morty – or check out our picks below for the 25 best adult cartoon TV series…
Part of Adult Swim’s early insane asylum lineup, Aqua Teen managed to create iconic characters out of a dim-witted ball of beef, a pompous container of fries and a shrieking, selfish milkshake. The series started out with the premise that the trio were actually a crime-fighting detective squad, but that quickly fell by the wayside and was replaced with adventures spanning from the mundane to the surreal to the horrifying. Throw in gruff, Foreigner-loving neighbor Carl and you had the perfect recipe for absurd mayhem and unnecessary bloodletting.