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2021 Adult Swim Festival Coming to Screens Everywhere

The free two-day global virtual event, set for November 12-13, will host panels and watch parties featuring fan-favorite animated series including ‘Rick and Morty,’ ‘Squidbillies,’ ‘Aqua Teen Hunger Force,’ and highly anticipated new series ‘Blade Runner: Black Lotus’ and ‘Smiling Friends.’

2021 Adult Swim Festival is coming to homes everywhere Friday, November 12 and Saturday, November 13 exclusively on the Adult Swim YouTube Channel. A leader in adult animation, the network is committed to curating immersive experiences across all platforms for fans to celebrate iconic shows.

For animation fans, panels are planned for Adult Swim favorites Rick and Morty, Squidbillies, Aqua Teen Hunger Force, and highly anticipated new series Blade Runner: Black Lotus and Smiling Friends.

  • The Rick and Morty panel - the global voice cast will go head-to-head in this challenge to determine who is the Rickiest Rick in the multiverse.
  • Squidbillies panel – the series creators and cast reflect on memorable squids’ moments and celebrate the final season.
  • Aqua Teen Hunger Force panel - fans will join cast and crew as they look back on the longstanding history of the series and share some of their favorite moments.
  • Blade Runner: Black Lotus panel - making its festival debut the panel will dive deep into the franchise universe alongside producers and directors.
  • Smiling Friends panel - join Michael Cusack and Zach Hadel as they discuss the upcoming series with special guests. 

Watch parties:

Each watch party will feature fan-favorite episodes selected by series creators. Fans can connect with star-studded guests and with a live chat viewers can get real-time reactions and insight on their favorite shows. The watch party lineup includes hit series and Adult Swim past favorites:

  • Rick and Morty
  • The Eric Andre Show
  • Tuca & Bertie
  •  Joe Pera Talks with You
  • Robot Chicken
  • Teenage Euthanasia
  • Three Busy Debras
  • Birdgirl
  • Genndy Tartakovsky’s Primal
  • Sealab 2021
  • Mr. Pickles
  • Metalocalypse.

For the 21+ crowd, Voodoo Ranger is bringing some cool prizes; also don’t miss the world premiere of the winning short from Voodoo Ranger’s Pint Size Film Fest.

Source: Adult Swim