MAD (TV series)

American adult animated sketch comedy television series

Mad was an American sketch comedy animated television series produced by Warner Bros. Animation. The series was based on Mad magazine. Each episode is a collection of short animated parodies of television shows, movies, games, celebrities etc. The humor is both witty and juvenile appealing mostly to tween and teen boys.[1]

It uses various types of animation (CGI, claymation, stop-motion, etc.) instead of the usual animation style that Warner Bros. Animation is known for. The series premiered on the evening of September 6, 2010 on Cartoon Network.[2] The series ended its 4-year run after airing 103 episodes.[3] The series has an age rating of TV-MA.

Voice cast


Principal cast


Guest/Other voices


Awards and Nominations


2012 Emmy Awards


Outstanding Short Format Animated Program for "Kitchen Nightmares Before Christmas / How I Met Your Mummy" (Nominated).[4]

2012 PAAFTJ Television Awards


Best Animated Series (Nominated)


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  4. "64th Emmy Awards Nominees and Winners; Outstanding Short-format Animated Program - 2012". Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Retrieved 28 November 2015.