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Beavis and Butt-Head Return to MTV in October

Creator Mike Judge makes announcement at Comic-Con

(Newser) - Nearly two decades after their heyday, Beavis and Butt-Head are coming back. Creator Mike Judge says the ever adolescent, trash-talking duo will return to MTV in the fall. Judge came to Comic-Con to talk about the reboot of his beloved animated characters and offer a peek at the new season... More »

We'll Miss You, Hank

A fond farewell to the 'character-driven whimsy' of King of the Hill

(Newser) - That an animated series from the creator of Beavis and Butthead would be one of the last champions of good-hearted American values is odd but true, Don Aucoin writes in the Boston Globe. As King of the Hill prepares to bow out tomorrow night, Aucoin offers a eulogy for “... More »

This Extract Lacks Flavor

Mike Judge effort offers a few laughs

(Newser) - Mike Judge's Extract is a view of modern stupidity, the story of a regular guy among idiots, running a bottling plant and having trouble with his marriage. While it offers some chuckles, the Jason Bateman vehicle is no comic masterpiece:
  • “What’s most striking about Extract, beyond the scarcity
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Goode Family Not Great

A few good jokes, but show's aim seems off

(Newser) - The Goode Family, an animated series about an eco-obsessed, passionately politically correct family that airs tonight on ABC, is fairly funny, but leaves reviewers scratching their heads:
  • It “feels aggressively off-kilter with the current mood, as if it had been incubated in the early to mid-’90s,” writes
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New Series by Beavis Creator Lampoons Green Buttheads

' The Goode Family ' features clan trying a little too hard to stay eco-friendly

(Newser) - Goodbye Hank Hill, hello Gerald Goode. Beavis and Butthead creator Mike Judge's new animated series lampoons a vegan, hybrid-driving Midwestern family whose motto is: "What would Al Gore do?" The Goode Family sends up the greener-than-thou clan’s efforts to maintain an environmentally friendly, strictly PC lifestyle just for... More »

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