Drawn Together Gets Its Movie On

On the spectrum of social appropriateness, I stand somewhere between that crazy guy who runs around the neighborhood with his pants down and Andrew Dice Clay in his prime. By default, that makes me a big fan of Drawn Together, the animated Comedy Central program that ran from 2004 to 2007 and shocked wholesome parents everywhere.

Drawn Together was a very adult cartoon that mocked reality shows via a Real World-type setting for fictional cartoon characters. Among those crammed into a house to live together were a racist princess plucked from Disney's classics, a combat-ready Pokemon wannabe with a penchant for panty-sniffing, and a Betty Boop takeoff whose sexual appetite was only bested by her real appetite.

And while Family Guy is the show that makes headlines for its inappropriate humor, that program doesn't hold a candle (or a double-ended dildo) to Drawn Together in terms of off-color content. If the show had ever had a higher profile, it would have been protested by all sorts of watchdog groups and targeted by TV news talking heads. But since it existed on late-night cable, it dodged many of the bullets fired at other cartoons (and unfortunately, the press that comes with those sorts of attacks).

Though Drawn Together was canceled after its third season, the show is now doing what many 'toons have done before: going the direct-to-DVD-movie route. The Drawn Together Movie: The Movie! (not a typo!), which comes out today, reunites all the housemates—only this time, they realize their show has been canceled. It also features more than an hour of bonus footage, including a behind-the-scenes look at the movie's 3-D sex scene. (Yikes.) If it's anything like the show was, the movie is definitely something worth checking out.

Here's a clip from the movie:



The Drawn Together Movie: The Movie! is available today on DVD, iTunes, Xbox Live Marketplace, PlayStation Store, Amazon on Demand, and Zune.


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Apr 23, 2010
Love this movie! Watching it now. I downloaded seasons 1-3 and HAD to see the movie, i hear it just came out? Its all over the net.
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Apr 21, 2010
Surprisingly good movie. Better than most of the third season, anyway. Doesnt hold a candle to season two though.
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Apr 21, 2010
NICE I was just watching this today. When I heard about the movie I thought it was a joke.
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Apr 21, 2010
Funny. I was just rewatching the seasons again. This was a great animated show, and it's a shame it got the shaft so soon.

I'll have to check out this "movie", although the animation (of the briefly appearing original characters) looks kind of strangely off to me in that clip.

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Apr 21, 2010
I actually saw a few episodes of this before, and found it rather amusing. It worked as a half-hour cartoon format, but movie length, i'm not so sure that's a good idea.
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Apr 21, 2010
I'll probably download it if I stumble with it LOL
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Apr 21, 2010
also wow can't believe they did a parody of south park.
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Apr 21, 2010
wow so they actually made the movie? good for them. but yeah i wasn't surprised it was cancelled due to its low ratings and time slot 1am. yeah right like alot of people watch tv then. if it doesn't have athf boondocks or bleach in its name thye aren't watching it. plus i do think like this clip it took some things just a little too far. they did have some very good episodes though. like the hotdog mobile one. Toot- it does exist. its like the lockness monster or gods mercy. lulz
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