MTV's classic, surreal, experimental, grotesque, macabre and darkly humorous animation anthology featuring both serialized and one-off segments. The show also features music videos and rare live action and puppet segments.
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1994   1992   1991   Unknown  
Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 nominations. See more awards »
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Holly Payne Holly Payne ...  Metallic Lips 13 episodes, 1991-1994
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A collection of animated shorts, from a variety of non- mainstream producers, in a wide range of styles, including traditional ink and paint, claymation and computer graphics. Some of the shorts were satirical, some psychedelic, and some just weird. A few of these shorts (most notably Beavis & Butthead) gained a wide following and eventually grew to become full series of their own. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Several segments on this series later became series of their own, including Beavis and Butt-Head (1993), Æon Flux (1991), and Office Space (1991), which was later transformed into the movie Office Space (1999). See more »

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Art School Girl of Doom: Oh, that is SO realistic!
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Spin-off Beavis and Butt-Head (1993) See more »

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The definitive TV animation of the '90s
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A brilliant and often demented collection of artists and the then experimental MTV gave us a new look at what animation could accomplish in the '90s. Combining animation, CGI, live-action and puppets, we got anything from 15-second bites to season-length serials exploring the adventures of such characters as bad-a** biker puppet "Winter Steele," pi**ed-off flower "Crazy Daisy Ed," the plastic-haired live action story of "Dog Boy," and those precocious youth "Bobby & Billy," and more than I can even remember. Don't forget this is the show that introduced us to "Aeon Flux," "The Head," and "Beavis and Butt-Head." This show changed my life. Well, sort of.


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2 June 1991 (USA) See more »

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