The Boondocks (TV series)

American 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 Woodcrest, Baltimore, Maryland.

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
ComposersMetaphor the Great
Jabril Battle
Jonathan Jackson
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons4
No. of episodes55 (list of episodes)
Executive producersAaron McGruder (seasons 1–3)
Reginald Hudlin (seasons 1 and 2)
Rodney Barnes
Brian J. Cowan
Carl Jones
ProducersAyub Dahir Kim
Brian Ash
Denys Cowan (season 1)
Bryan J. Cowan (season 1)
Running time22 minutes
Production companiesRebel Base Productions
(seasons 1–3)
Adelaide Productions
Sony Pictures Television
Original release
NetworkAdult Swim
Teletoon at Night (episodes 29 and 30)
ReleaseNovember 6, 2005 (2005-11-06) –
June 23, 2014 (2014-06-23)

Background change

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

Cast change

  • 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)

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