Genres: Adult, Comedy
Status: Canceled
Station: HBO
Latest Episode: 10/5/2018
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The series hails from Duplass Brothers Television with Mark and Jay Duplass executive producing the show, and the idea was created by Phil Matarese and Mike Luciano.


Animals Canceled: HBO Series Not Returning for Season 4

Attention, fellow animal enthusiasts! It is with a heavy heart that we bring you the news that the beloved HBO series, "Animals," will not be returning for a fourth season. This quirky and unique animated show has provided us with countless laughs and a fresh perspective on the animal kingdom. Let's take a moment to reflect on the show's incredible run and the impact it has made on both our screens and our hearts.

The End of an Era

After three wild seasons, "Animals" has reached its final chapter. This critically acclaimed series, created by Phil Matarese and Mike Luciano, took viewers on a hilarious and often absurd journey into the secret lives of various animals in New York City. From rats plotting political coups to pigeons that question the meaning of life, "Animals" never failed to surprise and entertain us.

A Unique Animation Style

One of the standout features of "Animals" was its distinctive animation style. The show utilized a simple yet charming art form that perfectly complemented its offbeat humor and witty dialogue. The creators' choice to depict the characters as anthropomorphic animals added an extra layer of comedy and allowed for a deeper exploration of human nature. This artistry, paired with brilliant voice acting by a talented ensemble cast, ensured that "Animals" stood out among other animated series.

As we bid farewell to "Animals," let us remember the laughter it brought into our lives and the impact it had on the world of television. This groundbreaking show challenged the norms of storytelling and proved that animated series can be just as thought-provoking and clever as their live-action counterparts.

While we may be sad to see it go, let's celebrate the legacy of "Animals" and the creativity it unleashed upon our screens. Its unique characters and hilarious scenarios will forever hold a special place in our hearts. So, let's raise a toast to all the laughter and joy "Animals" brought us, and eagerly await the next adventure that awaits us on our screens. Farewell, "Animals" – you will be missed!


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Name Air Dates
Roachella. Oct 5, 2018

With the fate of New York's animal population at stake, rats Phil and Mike work to pull off Roachella, a music festival designed for all the different animal species. At the event, a bunny ticket scalper decides to watch out for an Amish turtle having its first concert experience, while a troublemaking gang looks to cause mischief.

So You Think You Won't Treason?! Sep 28, 2018

Privates Phil and Mike find themselves in a precarious situation as tensions escalate.

The Democratic People's Republic of Kitty City Sep 21, 2018

Estranged rat friends are forced back together on a trip into hostile feline territory.

The Trial. Sep 14, 2018

The animal community gathers for the trial of the century.

At a Loss for Words When We Needed Them Most or the Rise and Fall of Grabbagville. Sep 7, 2018

An interspecies group of outsiders faces drama when given the ability to communicate with one another.

Stuff. Aug 31, 2018

After a freak accident brings an assorted pile of random objects to life, the sentient items experience all of life's ups and downs.

Horses. Aug 24, 2018

In the new classist society that's been established among the equine community, a rich horse's daughter finds herself in a love triangle.

Pigeons. Aug 17, 2018

The heroic saga of a diminutive, but fiercely heroic bird who makes his way to Pigeon Heights, where he is tasked with saving the day.

Dogs. Aug 10, 2018

Struggling to adapt in a post-owner world, dog Phil fights to maintain his independence and his longtime addiction to human dependency.

Rats. Aug 3, 2018

Two rats search for their missing car, as they contemplate their place in a New York City without humans.

Dog. May 19, 2017

An old dog reflects on her life and doles out sage advice. As high school graduation approaches, rat teens Phil and Mike consider what comes next, as their paths appear to be going separate ways.

Worms Birds Possums. May 12, 2017

In an interconnected exploration of the urban food chain, two ends of a worm search for love and independence, a pair of newly hatched bluebirds fight for survival, and an opossum father and son butt heads over the reality of being predators.

Cats Part 2. May 5, 2017

In the conclusion of the war for power among New York's cat gangs, Phil runs the show while Mike looks for a way out, leading to a dramatic showdown between pussies.

Cats Part 1. Apr 28, 2017

As rival alley-cat crews face off for control of the streets of Little Italy, a young feline, Phil, rises to the top of the pack. A trio of owls gathers for Christmas celebrations.

Rats. Apr 21, 2017

Rat teens Mike and Phil plot to exploit a human baby for profit, but things take a dark turn as the stakes increase.

Humans. Apr 14, 2017

Inside the headquarters of evil conglomerate Pesci Co., the unscrupulous Dr. Labcoat prepares for the roll out of the "Green Pill," a mysterious cure for the virus plaguing New York City. This special live-action episode stars RuPaul as Dr. Labcoat and also features Neil Casey, John Early, Judy Greer, Lauren Lapkus, Andy Richter and Raven Symone.

Squirrels. Apr 7, 2017

With New York City quarantined and in disarray, squirrels Mike and Phil prepare for their mother's remarriage. As Mike tries to impress a female guest, Phil plots to stop the wedding, squaring off with his soon-to-be little brother, the attention-hog Mason.

Roaches. Mar 31, 2017

When an exterminator puts a roach town in crisis, the survivors band together to travel to the world outside their wall and guarantee the survival of their species. Stuck together by a piece of litter, a group of seagulls struggles to live as one.

Pigeons. Mar 24, 2017

A teenage pigeon's jealousy over his angelic little brother leads him on a wacky spirit quest that teaches him about courage and responsibility; two foxes rap about their tough life on the city streets.

Rats. Mar 17, 2017

Laboratory rats Mike and Phil enter a love triangle with an imaginary friend; two fleas ponder life while stuck on a monkey's back; an algae questions its existence.

Turkeys. Apr 8, 2016

After his wife is taken from him, a turkey seeks revenge on The Mayor during the Thanksgiving parade. Two rat teens venture out of the sewer and discover the joys and horrors of life aboveground.

Squirrels: Part II. Apr 1, 2016

Squirrels Phil, Mike and April reach the thrilling conclusion of their treacherous journey out of their collapsed tree home. A queen ant goes undercover as a worker ant to make friends.

Squirrels: Part I. Mar 25, 2016

After their home collapses, two young squirrel brothers find their survival skills tested on a journey through a tree trunk towards freedom, meeting rodent friends and foes along the way. A snake and her mouse prey face off. Puppies at a pet store settle a turf war.

Flies. Mar 18, 2016

Two flies experience the highs and lows of life - finding success, failure, love and loss over the course of just a few hours. A self-conscious carriage horse is encouraged to "let it out" by a peer. Bodega-dwelling cats rap.

Pigeons. Mar 11, 2016

A pigeon runs into trouble when he reunites with his long-lost dad, while another struggles to encourage his son; two turtles come to blows over a suitor.

Rats. Mar 4, 2016

A rat invents pants; a moth tries neon light for the first time; two fish couples endure a tense dinner.

Dogs. Feb 26, 2016

A papillon is thrust into an unwelcoming dog park. A dog-walking group deals with an unexpected secret. Two dogs dissect their owners' first date.

Cats. Feb 19, 2016

Two privileged feline siblings find their perfect day interrupted by a crafty alley cat. Bored with the monotony of his life, a goose sets off on his own, and attempts to bond with a flock of Central Park swans.

Pigeons. Feb 12, 2016

A naive male pigeon prepares himself for motherhood, while another is challenged by a New Jersey rival. One caterpillar's metamorphosis is another's lament.

Rats. Feb 5, 2016

An uninitiated rat gets mating tips from his friend at a subterranean party. A pair of police horses complains about an old acquaintance who's made it big. A bedbug has a midlife crisis.