Josie and the Pussycats return from space, as ‘Robot Chicken’ gives Riverdale High its own stop-motion special; parody premieres May 23.
Finally, the teens at Riverdale High get their very own skewering stop-motion special with The Bleepin’ Robot Chicken Archie Comics Special, premiering Sunday, May 23 at midnight ET/PT on Adult Swim.
In the half-hour animated comedy, Archie faces Josie and the Pussycats’ the action-packed return to Riverdale of from outer space. Plus, it features the origin story of Archie Andrews as only the Robot Chicken writers can tell it!
The Bleepin’ Robot Chicken Archie Comics Special features a star-studded voice cast that includes Fred Armisen; Rachel Leigh Cook; Hugh Davidson; Donald Faison; Betty Gilpin; Clare Grant; Seth Green; Jared Harris; Jane Lynch; Jason Mantzoukas; Breckin Meyer; Ryan Phillipe; Katee Sackhoff; Amy Sedaris; and Cree Summer.
Robot Chicken uses stop-motion animation to bring pop-culture parodies to life in a modern take on the variety/sketch show format. The series debuted February 2005 and remains among the top-rated original series on Adult Swim. Robot Chicken is created, and executive produced by Seth Green and Matthew Senreich; their Stoopid Buddy Stoodios partners, John Harvatine IV and Eric Towner, also serve as executive producers. Green and Senreich also write, voice and with Tom Sheppard, direct the award-winning series.
Source: Adult Swim