The Boondocks (TV series)

American adult animated sitcom

The Boondocks is an American adult animated sitcom produced by Adult Swim. The series premiered in November 6, 2005. It is set in South Side, Chicago, Illinois.

The Boondocks
GenreAnimated sitcom
Black sitcom
Created byAaron McGruder
Based onThe Boondocks
by Aaron McGruder
Written byAaron McGruder (seasons 1–3)
Rodney Barnes
Yamara Taylor (seasons 1 and 2)
Andre Brooks ("Ballin'")
Jason Van Veen ("Ballin'")
Angela Nissel (season 4)
Directed bySeung Eun Kim (seasons 1 and 2)
Anthony Bell (season 1)
Joe Horne (season 1)
Kalvin Lee (season 1)
Sean Song (season 1)
Dan Fausett (season 2)
Sung Dae Kang (season 3)
Sung Hoon Kim (season 3)
Young Chan Kim (season 3)
Hea Young Jung (season 4)
Dae Woo Lee (season 4)
Kwang Il Han (season 4)
Voices ofRegina King
John Witherspoon
Gary Anthony Williams
Cedric Yarbrough
Jill Talley
Gabby Soleil (seasons 1–3)
Kiarah Pollas (season 4)
Theme music composerAsheru
Composer(s)Metaphor the Great
Jabril Battle
Jonathan Jackson
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons4
No. of episodes55 (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s)Aaron McGruder (seasons 1–3)
Reginald Hudlin (seasons 1 and 2)
Rodney Barnes
Brian J. Cowan
Carl Jones
Producer(s)Ayub Dahir Kim
Brian Ash
Denys Cowan (season 1)
Bryan J. Cowan (season 1)
Running time22 minutes
Production company(s)Rebel Base Productions
(2005–2010)
(seasons 1–3)
Adelaide Productions
Sony Pictures Television
DistributorSony Pictures Television
Release
Original networkAdult Swim
Teletoon at Night (episodes 29 and 30)
Picture format480i (2005–08)
1080i (2010–14)
Original releaseNovember 6, 2005 (2005-11-06) –
June 23, 2014 (2014-06-23)
Other websites
Website

BackgroundEdit

It is about a black family called the Freemans moving in Woodcrest, a white suburb, of Chicago. They deal with many situations such as drugs, alcoholism, poverty, racism, and child abuse.

CastEdit

  • Huey Freeman (voiced by Regina King) is the smartest of the Freemans. He created many political movements. He is the grandson of Robert Freeman.
  • Riley Freeman (voiced by Regina King) is the less responsible sibling, than his rival brother Huey. He makes many poor decisions. Otherwise he is charming, clever, and artistically gifted. Riley is Huey's best friend.
  • Robert Freeman (voiced by John Witherspoon) is the grandfather of Huey and Riley. He is their caretaker and watches over them. He has a short-temper and shares his life stories with his grandsons.
  • Uncle Ruckus (voiced by Gary Anthony Williams) is a poor and wisecracking friend of the Freemans. He has many different jobs and changes in every episode. According to him, he has revitiligo.
  • Jazmine "Jasmine Dubois" DuBois (voiced by Gabby Soleil) was an innocent girl appearing in seasons 1 (2005-2006)-3 (made in 2009 and released in 2010)

Other websitesEdit