Aqua Unit Patrol Squad 1

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  • TV-MA
  • 2011
  • 1 Season
  • 7.7  (26,801)

Aqua Unit Patrol Squad 1, formerly known as Aqua Teen Hunger Force, is an American animated television series that aired on Adult Swim from 2000 to 2015. The show follows the adventures of three anthropomorphic fast food items: Master Shake, voiced by Dana Snyder, Frylock, voiced by Carey Means, and Meatwad, voiced by Dave Willis. They share a home in South New Jersey and are constantly visited by strange, often dangerous, characters.

The show's plots involve ridiculous and often surreal situations that the Aqua Teens must navigate, such as dealing with evil aliens, time travel, and various supernatural and paranormal phenomena. Despite the absurdity of the premise, the show is known for its sharp humor and satirical commentary, often taking aim at American culture, politics, and societal norms.

Throughout the series, the Aqua Teens are frequently visited by other recurring characters, including their neighbor Carl, a balding, middle-aged man who frequently expresses disdain for the Aqua Teens; Dr. Weird, a mad scientist who creates bizarre inventions that usually end up causing chaos; and the Mooninites, two pixelated creatures from the moon who cause trouble whenever they visit Earth.

The show has gone through several name changes over the years. Originally titled Aqua Teen Hunger Force, it was changed to Aqua Unit Patrol Squad 1 in 2011, then to Aqua Something You Know Whatever in 2012, and finally to Aqua TV Show Show in 2013. Despite the changes, the show's format and characters remained largely the same.

The show's animation style is intentionally simple, using basic shapes and colors to create the characters and settings. This allows for a focus on the show's dialogue and storytelling rather than flashy visuals. The music in the show is also notable, with Schoolly D providing the show's theme song and the soundtrack featuring a mix of hip-hop, rock, and electronic music.

The voice acting in the show is outstanding, with each actor bringing their own unique style to their respective characters. Dana Snyder's portrayal of Master Shake is particularly memorable, as he brings a mix of arrogance, cluelessness, and comedic timing to the character. Carey Means' Frylock is the straight man of the group, often providing a voice of reason in the midst of the chaos. Dave Willis' Meatwad is the most childlike of the group, often getting into trouble due to his naivete.

The show has been praised for its subversive humor and its willingness to push boundaries. However, it has also been criticized for its crude humor and occasional use of offensive stereotypes. Despite this, the show has maintained a dedicated fanbase over the years and has become a cult classic in the world of adult animation.

In conclusion, Aqua Unit Patrol Squad 1 is a bizarre and hilarious animated series that is not for the faint of heart. Featuring a cast of absurd characters and surreal situations, the show is a testament to Adult Swim's willingness to take risks and push the boundaries of what is considered "appropriate" for television. While it may not be for everyone, those who appreciate dark humor and weirdness will find plenty to enjoy in Aqua Unit Patrol Squad 1.

Aqua Unit Patrol Squad 1 is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (10 episodes). The series first aired on May 8, 2011.

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Last Dance for Napkin Lad
10. Last Dance for Napkin Lad
July 24, 2011
Somebody gets hurt.
9. Lasagna
July 17, 2011
Carl cannot beat Shake's irresistible quattro formaggio lasagna.
Jumpy George
8. Jumpy George
July 10, 2011
Shake and Carl get a date with the same woman at the same time.
7. Wi-tri
June 26, 2011
Frylock's new smartphone causes extreme levels of apathy and views of the sitcom Entourage.
6. Vampirus
June 19, 2011
In a world where a vampire inducing virus has obliterated mankind, the Aqua Unit Patrol Squad 1 may have stumbled upon a cure.
The Creditor
5. The Creditor
June 12, 2011
Shake succumbs to predatory lending and the possibility of having his skull removed from his head.
Freedom Cobra
4. Freedom Cobra
June 5, 2011
This episode is a sequel to the episode "Bible Fruit," and also features a subplot about Dr. Weird and Steve. Sam Worthington guest stars in this episode.
3. Intervention
May 22, 2011
A microchip with secret information on it lands in the Aqua Teens' hands, and spies will stop at nothing to get it back.
Allen, Part 2 of 2
2. Allen, Part 2 of 2
May 15, 2011
Master Shake wakes up from cryonic sleep and believes that he is in the future, and challenges Allen to a battle, believing he is the "Futuristic Future Ruler of the Future."
Allen, Part 1 of 2
1. Allen, Part 1 of 2
May 8, 2011
Master Shake is frozen in cryonic sleep, and the Aqua Teens neighbor Carl is killed by a mysterious alien named Allen.
Where to Watch Aqua Unit Patrol Squad 1
Aqua Unit Patrol Squad 1 is available for streaming on the Adult Swim website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Aqua Unit Patrol Squad 1 on demand at Amazon, Sling, Google Play and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    May 8, 2011
  • IMDB Rating
    7.7  (26,801)