# Simil TV Shows Like Robot Chicken (2001)
Released: 20 February 2005 (USA)
Runtime: 11 Min
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Writers: Seth Green , Matthew Senreich , Mike Fasolo
Actors: Seth Green , Matthew Senreich , Breckin Meyer
Pop culture references fly thick and fast as stop-motion animation is featured in sketches lampooning everything from television movies to comic books.
Actor Seth Green (“Family Guy”) and Matthew Senreich created the off-the-wall comedy hit, which is a series of pop-culture parodies using stop-motion animation of toys, action figures and dolls. The title character was an ordinary chicken until he was run down by a car and subsequently brought back to life in cyborg form by mad scientist Fritz Huhnmorder, who tortures Robot Chicken by forcing him to watch a random selection of TV shows, the sketches that make up the body of each episode. The show often features special episodes built around a single theme, including “Star Wars” and DC Comics.