The world has since moved past the common misconception that cartoons are only for children. There are many animated series that both adults and kids can watch and enjoy together. However, there are cartoon TV series that are made specifically for adults and they are not suitable for formative youths to watch.
There are famous adult shows such as “South Park” and “The Simpsons”. However, there are many other adult TV series you might know little to nothing about. Below is a carefully curated list of the best adult cartoon TV series you need to see.
Rick and Morty
This Adult Swim’s show is already considered a massive modern-day juggernaut. The series follows the dangerous and humorous life of uber-genius/narcissist Rick and his grandson Morty, who has a cringey moral compass. This subversive series is a blend of smart laughs and top-notch sci-fi.
Comedy Central recently once saved this show from FOX cancellation. Futurama has provided its viewers with a constant dose of funny, dark, and well-written allegories.
Futurama has a futuristic setting. However, the show reminds us that even many years from now, we will probably be having the same societal issues.
Futurama covers many themes, such as human rights, love, work, and it contains many math formulae and sci-fi references. This series was brought to life by Matt Groening and David X. Cohen, Simpsons creator and executive producer.
Super-agent Sterling “Dutchess” Archer is a narcissistic cad with endless Oedipal issues. If you’ve seen Get Smart, crank up its violence higher and you’ll have the TV-MA-LSV show, Archer.
This FX series garners consistently high ratings and is filled with tons of awesome pop-culture references. Archer is a mash of future tech and retro spy style. Archer is filled with sex and violence, as well as memorable references to Melville, Chekhov, Tolkien, Loggins, and many more.
This Netflix original is a dark dramedy. Will Arnett features as a self-loathing and depressed alcoholic horse living in Hollywood.
BoJack Horseman satirizes social issues such as anxiety, mental illness, and drug abuse. However, the show provides its audience with great drama and moving movements that could rival any live-action TV show.
Bojack Horseman is hilarious, devastating, irreverent and melancholic.
The Venture Bros.
This show has spawned six seasons as well as few specials.
It is based on the ‘60s TV series The Adventures of Johnny Quest. The Venture Bros is a satiric re-imagining of the old series and provides many hilarious jabs at the superhero genre.
Created by Doc Hammer and Jackson Publick, The Venture Bros. is a complete package of awesomeness.