The Rising Son

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  • 2009
  • 1 Season
  • 5.7  (70)

The Rising Son is a TV series soap opera parody that details the life of Jesus Christ. It was a life action series on Adult Swim, the late-night programming block on Cartoon Network. It features stories such as Joseph trying to tell Jesus who his real father is, Jesus suing his father, also known as God, for 23 years of back child support, and Jesus producing kittens from his lower digestive tract. It even features Jesus debating the very existence of God and believing that his mother is his savior, not God. This show mentions many Biblical figures by name.

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Seasons
Our Pontius Pilot
5. Our Pontius Pilot
 
Mary and Joseph struggle with telling Jesus who his real father is. Meanwhile, Jesus is confused by the mysterious creatures he keeps creating.
Deadbeat God
4. Deadbeat God
May 10, 2009
Joseph attempts to sue God to get 23 years back child support for Jesus (without telling Jesus that he is not Joseph's son or what the suit is about). Joseph offers Pontius Pilate his usual 15% bribe to fix the case. Jesus is called as a character witness for Joseph. God (who is never seen or heard directly) sabotages the lawsuit with his divine powers by afflicting Joseph and the judge.
Satan's Cleavage
3. Satan's Cleavage
May 3, 2009
Joseph has a dream that it is okay to reach outside of his marriage. When the angel incarnates as a beautiful seductress it causes multiple problems for Jesus, Joseph and Mary.
Touch My Couscous
2. Touch My Couscous
April 26, 2009
While working at his father's furniture store Intelligent Design, Jesus gives away all of their stock to the poor. After Joseph fires him, Jesus gets a new job at Pontius Pilate's restaurant, the Lion's Den, after discovering a new power: the ability to turn couscous into a dessert that is soon named after Mary's new slave: Tiramisu.
Pilot
1. Pilot
April 19, 2009
Joseph struggles with telling his son Jesus who his real father is. Jesus supports Mary's and Magdalene's new philosophy about feet, meets their promoter Judd, and shows his father his newly found power to produce kittens from his intestinal tract.
Description

The Rising Son is a TV series soap opera parody that details the life of Jesus Christ. It was a life action series on Adult Swim, the late-night programming block on Cartoon Network. It features stories such as Joseph trying to tell Jesus who his real father is, Jesus suing his father, also known as God, for 23 years of back child support, and Jesus producing kittens from his lower digestive tract. It even features Jesus debating the very existence of God and believing that his mother is his savior, not God. This show mentions many Biblical figures by name.

The Rising Son is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (5 episodes). The series first aired on April 19, 2009.

Where to Watch The Rising Son

The Rising Son is available for streaming on the Adult Swim website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Rising Son on demand at and Adult Swim.

  • Premiere Date
    April 19, 2009
  • IMDB Rating
    5.7  (70)