Worst Animated Primetime TV Comedies

For this list we look at shows that were aimed more towards adult that failed massively in the face of its audience watching or just had no good factors to it. Well let's travel back to the land of the many cartoon prime time shows that aired into the darkness that were just utterly terrible with zero taste of humor.

The Top Ten

1 Ren & Stimpy Adult Party Cartoon

The top choice is popular one that almost universally everyone can agree with. Adult Party was simply a nightmare that came in reality after the success of Ren & Stimpy on Nickelodeon eventually creator John K. got fired for a violent showing of Ren beating up George Liquor. Years later after the show finished its run he got a gig on SpikeTV (now called Paramount Network). Once the show would premiere he also had a best of to go with it which was mostly the more iconic episodes of the original incarnation, but to be honest I rather watch those than the the entire six episode count of this train wreck that is even way more disturbing to watch how wrong it was to see the down fall of something so unexpected turn out so atrocious I can see why Billy West did not wanna reprise Stimpy because it was awful to have this happen. - htoutlaws2012

This had 1 season and 6 episodes.
Now Invader Zim might have a movie but beware if they decided to make an adult series of it in case it ended up like this.

2 Allen Gregory Allen Gregory is an American animated television series that aired Sundays at 8:30 pm on Fox from October 30 to December 18, 2011. The series was created by Jonah Hill, Andrew Mogel and Jarrad Paul.

Oh no, not again make it go away please. Allen Gregory was a show that tried way too hard when it first aired. The main character is very distasteful right from the start, and the only people you feel sorry for is those who did the voice acting. I mean it got killed quickly and rightfully so for something that's suppose to be of comedy I didn't laugh at anything of each episode that I seen it was indeed as bad as the scores precise to be. Definitely the worst show from Fox that they gave a chance to. - htoutlaws2012

It's amazing this show even made it past the pilot. - egnomac

3 The Brothers Grunt The Brothers Grunt is a Canadian animated comedy television series by Ed, Edd n Eddy creator Danny Antonucci that originally aired from August 15, 1994 to April 9, 1995 on MTV.

I can't believed this was created by Danny Antonucci the same brilliant mind behind Ed, Edd n Eddy. This is literally the opposite of the good in fact its really horrible to look at. I get the humor, but for something on MTV it's the worst type of revolting characters to even look at like the last list, but still this is to extreme measures. The blood like eyes, and straight up looking at you in the face yikes that will be burned into my skull forever. - htoutlaws2012

Looks like something Cyrak would make - BorisRule

4 Mr. Pickles Mr. Pickles is an American animated television series created by Will Carsola and Dave Stewart for Adult Swim. The series revolves around the Goodman family, especially their 6-year-old son named Tommy and the family's border collie, the demonic Mr. Pickles. The series was picked up for 10 quarter-hour ...read more.

I don't find blood and gore to be a humorous blend especially an Adult Swim show like this. I mean the logo says it for how a Dog is suddenly this takes nothing from anybody as this 666 possessed dog I mean how is that funny in anyway? - htoutlaws2012

Miserable shock-humor. - wingedtank

5 12 oz. Mouse Part of Cartoon Network's Adult Swim block, "12 oz. Mouse" follows the animated adventures of Mouse Fitzgerald, an unapologetic drunken mouse with a background in espionage and a complete lack of memory.

Lazy animation, it tries too hard to being funny than it is by poor design choice. - htoutlaws2012

Looks like it was drawn in MS Paint by a little kid.

6 King Star King King Star King is an American animated web series created by JJ Villard and Eric Kaplan for Adult Swim. The series aired on the network's online video streaming service Adult Swim Video on June 15, 2014.

The only people who find this funny would have to be on serious laughing gas like this is just one of those shows that just seems like a very bad stoner show of choice. The best way I can describe it to you its like a what if Flapjack was like this even more screwed up. - htoutlaws2012

While this show isn't really funny and is very grotesque there's a lot of value in its art-style. - wingedtank

7 The Nutshack The Nutshack is an American adult animated TV series created by Ramon Lopez, and co-created by Jesse Hernandez.

Well I'll give some credit for being original with its stereotype of an internet meme and for which its treated as a cruel joke knowing how bad the quality of it is overall. To be fair I have never heard of Myx T.V., but in way it counts because it aired on a single channel, and just for that its makes you wonder why other channels didn't pay attention to the show at all never giving it more spotlight. - htoutlaws2012

The best thing about it is the theme-song. - wingedtank

8 Chozen

A FX failure once again, stars Bobby Moynihan playing a ''gay'' Caucasian rapper. His funny, but not in this oh my god this has to be the worst thing his ever done. - htoutlaws2012

9 Bordertown Bordertown is an American adult animated sitcom that aired on Fox from January 3, to May 22, 2016. The series was created by Family Guy writer Mark Hentemann, who also created 3 South on MTV, and executive-produced by Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane and follows two families living in a Southwest ...read more.

No I don't mean the good drama It's a Hispanic version of Family Guy on Netflix. While I found none of their spinoff shows to be that funny as the original incarnation this one just came off as incredibly bad and offensive for the idea of it by title. I mean it sounds ridiculous right away, but yeah no this isn't very good go watch Big Mouth instead (yes I said it at least that had great writing). - htoutlaws2012

This exist? - BorisRule

10 High School USA!

Animation ages a decade backwards, I didn't even know this existed until recently when I saw an episode of this and I'm like okay generic characters in high school. - htoutlaws2012

The Contenders

11 Legends of Chamberlain Heights Legends of Chamberlain Heights is an American adult animated sitcom created by Brad Ableson, Mike Clements, Quinn Hawking, Josiah Johnson and Michael Starrbury.

Well as you can see this show was literally comedy it was a hit and miss at times, but as the episodes went on it got more and more uninteresting. I remember the one episode something to do with isis where the plot made no sense and it was not even funny like not even... I'm like why do shows like this need to be on is all I could think of. - htoutlaws2012

12 Assy McGee

About a guy who's a literal @$$. Seriously, there's nothing above or in front!

13 Big Mouth Big Mouth is an American adult animated sitcom created by Nick Kroll, Andrew Goldberg, Mark Levin, and Jennifer Flackett featuring teens based on Kroll and Goldberg's upbringing in Westchester County, New York, with Kroll voicing his fictional self.

This is on Netflix, so this shouldn't be on here. - kcianciulli

Well technically it can be since I didn't say an exclusion at all from the list. I found it hilarious, but not everybody else apparently. - htoutlaws2012

14 Sidekick

It Used to air on Qubo During primetime. - Rainbowkid38

15 Neighbors from Hell

This TBS late night show was actually not exactly based on its forgotten video game adaption it was more of its creation in which Pam Brady is most known being on South Park got her own short try at her own type of show. Unfortunately it was not all that good and I'll I was disappointed it got little success, but I can kinda see why by its humor being at times random. Not a lot of people knew of this show, but I felt the need to add this as it was a failure in my eyes. - htoutlaws2012

16 Napoleon Dynamite

Its more less on the list due to being a disappointment, but also only having six episodes in its very short lived run. - htoutlaws2012

This was real? - RobertWisdom

17 DJ & the Fro

For 2009 the animation looks bad, It aired in a bad time slot in the seasonal summer when nobody is even watching MTV thus a failure not only in rating, but also not very good overall humor. - htoutlaws2012

18 Beavis & Butt-Head
19 Drawn Together Drawn Together is an American adult animated sitcom which ran on Comedy Central from October 27, 2004 to November 14, 2007. The series was created by Dave Jeser and Matt Silverstein, and uses a sitcom format with a TV reality show setting.

Very immature, grotesque and sometimes homophobic/racist/etc. First two seasons were actually quite alright though, like an extra-naughty Family Guy. The third relies way too much on shock-humor though and lost any charm it might've had. The movie was an utter trainwreck with dreadful animation and even worse jokes. Shame, this has a lot of potential in concept. - wingedtank

20 Teen Titans Go! 'Teen Titans Go!' is an American animated television series produced by Cartoon Network. The show follows a superhero group called the Teen Titans, and shows what happens when they go home and have silly adventures. This show is Cartoon Network's revival of the popular 2003-2006 American animated television ...read more.

Same as the last one only its been on the channel literally every day on the channel which I really go ugh... - htoutlaws2012

21 The Goode Family

A left wing opposite of King of the Hill that aired on ABC double ouch and... its gone! - htoutlaws2012

22 Sit Down, Shut up

To be fair this actually was funny at times I fought, but everybody else not so much. Seeing it was against heavyweights that include King of the Hill, Family Guy, and The Simpsons this show stood no chance. They would end up airing it way late on Fox, and the show met its demise alas, but I can see why it failed in many ways I mean the way the show looks very awkward as I vividly remember it live action pieces mixed with the animation (sounds like a Cartoon Network show I don't get the love for). - htoutlaws2012

23 The Cleveland Show The Cleveland Show is an American adult animated sitcom created by Seth MacFarlane, Richard Appel, and Mike Henry for the Fox Broadcasting Company as a spin-off of Family Guy.

Give or take, It was funny at times, but not in a consistent way at least in my opinion. Would I have had it in the 10? No probably more like a contender (HM) at best. - htoutlaws2012

I'm sorry, but Cleveland Brown shouldn't have gotten his own show. - kcianciulli

Instead of sticking with regular black stereotypes, Seth McFarlane took it upon himself to create his own black stereotypes. I've never met one black person that talks like Cleveland, or Cleveland Jr, or the little boy. Just painting black people in a negative view with no rhyme or reason whatsoever. No moral to the story, just ignorant black characters just because. And their are plenty black people on this earth to voice black characters and write their own stories. Way to piss of your target demographic idiot Seth. - RobertWisdom

24 Ugly Americans Ugly Americans is an American animated sitcom created by Devin Clark and developed by David M. Stern. The program focuses on the life of Mark Lilly, a social worker employed by the Department of Integration, in an alternate reality version of New York City inhabited by monsters and other creatures.
25 Breadwinners Breadwinners is a 2014 animated comedy television series produced by Nickelodeon. It is about the adventures of SwaySway and Buhdeuce, two ducks who drive in a rocket van delivering bread to their customers.

It sucks anus, but it shouldn't be here since it was on Saturday mornings.

It's bad, but should be direct more on the ''Worst Kids T.V. Comedy shows.'' - htoutlaws2012

It is... ROTTEN - Ar0nT0pTeNz05

26 Family Dog

No, Brian Griffin didn't get his own spinoff. This was a very short-lived attempt by CBS in the mid-90s to compete with "The Simpsons", with not ONE likeable character. Pretty sure Martin Mull leaves this off his CV.

27 Fish Police

In 1992, Hanna-Barbera got the bright idea to adapt the then-recently ended "Fish Police" comic book into an animated series so as to compete with "The Simpsons". Only six episodes got made, and of those only three even aired.

28 Capitol Critters

Had some mature content (the protagonist's parents and siblings getting killed, for starters) and aired in primetime, yet resembled a Disney Saturday morning cartoon too much. Also, toys of the characters were given with Burger King "kids club meals" (their equivalent of Happy Meals).

This was ABC's failed attempt to compete with "The Simpsons" the way "Family Dog" was CBS's. Though the problem with "Captitol Critters" was more that it didn't really know who its target audience was.

29 Perfect Hair Forever
30 South Park South Park is an American adult animated sitcom created by Trey Parker and Matt Stone for the Comedy Central television network. The show is about four boys, who are Stan Marsh, Kyle Broflovski, Eric Cartman, and Kenny McCormick, and their adventures in South Park, Colorado.

Overrated like Hell, has slowly been worsening ever since Season 10, and also did a lot of incredibly preachy SJW crap in recent years (like the whole Garrison Trump thing, for instance) but is still FAR from objectively belonging here - xandermartin98

31 Family Guy Family Guy is an American adult animated sitcom created by Seth MacFarlane for the Fox Broadcasting Company. The series centers on the Griffins, a family consisting of parents Peter (Idiotic Dad) and Lois (Nagging Wife), their children Meg (Socially Awkward Daughter) Chris (Idiotic Son), and Stewie ...read more.
32 American Dad American Dad! is an American adult animated sitcom created by Seth MacFarlane, Mike Barker, and Matt Weitzman for the Fox Broadcasting Company.

Seth McFarlane sucks - RobertWisdom

33 King of the Hill King of the Hill is an American animated sitcom created by Mike Judge and Greg Daniels that ran from January 12, 1997 to May 6, 2010 on Fox.
34 Daria Daria is an American animated television series created by Glenn Eichler and Susie Lewis Lynn for MTV.
35 Unsupervised

A simplistic clone of Beavis and Butthead only more they do their own thing while also not being very funny for a duo of wait for it... Joel & Gary. - htoutlaws2012

36 Clerks: The Animated Series

Yet another thing that completely baffles me as to how it made it onto IGN's Top 100 Animated Series list over Rocko's Modern Life and Courage The Cowardly Dog - xandermartin98

Like and, Clerks is here for only having TWO episodes need I say more. It probably had good potential to do well, but it had to be on ABC which nope... next! - htoutlaws2012

37 Good Vibes

Your typical bland surfer type surrounding even Rocket Power was better than this. Even more fascinating is they mixed on of the episode that was suppose to be the finale, but put it there or four spots ahead of air time, and went out with low ratings probably by the time MTV was just very unwatchable. - htoutlaws2012

38 Squidbillies Squidbillies is an American animated television series on Cartoon Network's late night programming block, Adult Swim.

Seems like with these types of odd ball shows you gotta have the right taste and I can see why its sneaks on here its not something I like, but it seems those that do would its not near those other ones higher up. - htoutlaws2012

39 Brickleberry Brickleberry is an American adult animated television sitcom that aired on Comedy Central from 2012 to 2015. The series was created by Waco O'Guin and Roger Black and executive produced by O'Guin, Black, and comedian Daniel Tosh.

The trailer I saw of it looks funny, but yet again false advertising gets ya as well. - htoutlaws2012

40 Stone Quackers Stone Quackers is an American animated television series created by Ben Jones. The series premiered October 27, 2014 on FXX as part of their Animation Domination High-Def block.
41 Father of the Pride

It had okay humor, but that animation was so awful (not talking about the characters exactly) that in a way I wondered if it's the reason why Foodfight! even exists honestly. Not saying it came from this, but still wow does this look dated and not in a good way even for 04-05 there was a lot better looking shows that hold up significantly better. Kinda odd to see Donkey from Shrek appear in one episode of this. Oh wait let's rename him for copyright issues... right. - htoutlaws2012

42 Clarence Clarence is an American animated television series created by Skyler Page for Cartoon Network. The series revolves around a young boy named Clarence and his two best friends Jeff and Sumo. Page, a former storyboard artist for Adventure Time and revisionist for Secret Mountain Fort Awesome, developed ...read more.

There are two reasons why this show shouldn't be on this list:
1. It's a kids show.
2. It's actually really good. - JCHOW

43 Uncle Grandpa Uncle Grandpa is an American animated television series created by Peter Browngardt for Cartoon Network that premiered on the network on September 2, 2013. The series is based on Browngardt's animated short of the same name from The Cartoonstitute.


44 Bob's Burgers Bob's Burgers is an American animated sitcom created by Loren Bouchard for The Fox Broadcasting Company. It premiered on January 9, 2011 and is still running as of 2017.
45 Ren and Stimpy The Ren & Stimpy Show, often simply referred to as Ren & Stimpy, is an American animated television series created by John Kricfalusi for Nickelodeon.
46 Invader ZIM Invader Zim is an American animated television series created by Jhonen Vasquez for Nickelodeon. The series centers on an extraterrestrial named Zim from the planet Irk, and his mission to conquer Earth and enslave the human race along with his malfunctioning robot servant GIR.
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