The Boondocks (TV series)

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The Boondocks
Genre Adult animation, Action, Satire, Black comedy
Format Animated sitcom
Created by Aaron McGruder
Written by Aaron McGruder
Rodney Barnes
Yamara Taylor
Andre Brooks
Jason Van Veen
Directed by Seung Eun Kim
Anthony Bell
Joe Horne
Kalvin Lee
Sean Song
Dan Fausett
Sung Dae Kang
Sung Hoon Kim
Young Chan Kim
Voices of Regina King
John Witherspoon
Cedric Yarbrough (2005-2010)
Gary Anthony Williams
Jill Talley (2005-2010)
Gabby Soleil (2005-2010)
Theme music composer Asheru
Country of origin United States
Language(s) English
No. of seasons 4
No. of episodes 55 (List of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s) Aaron McGruder
Rodney Barnes
Brian J. Cowan
Carl Jones
Producer(s) Seung Eun Kim
Brian Ash
Running time 22 minutes
Production company(s) Rebel Base Productions (2005-2010)
Sony Pictures Television
Broadcast
Original channel Adult Swim
Teletoon (episodes 29 & 30)
Picture format 16:9 SDTV (2005-2008)
16:9 HDTV (2010-2014)
Original run November 6, 2005 (2005-11-06) – June 23, 2014 (2014-06-23)
Status Returning series
Other websites
Official website

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.

Background[change | change source]

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.

Cast[change | change source]

  • 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 websites[change | change source]