Black Jesus

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Thursday 11:00 PM on Adult Swim Premiered Aug 07, 2014 In Season

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Black Jesus

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Black Jesus is the live-action Adult Swim series from The Boondocks creator Aaron McGruder which follows the adventures of Black Jesus. Adult Swim is the cable network that shares channel space with Cartoon Network, taking over the airwaves from 9:00PM to 6:00AM for some wild and crazy adult-oriented fun. The channel launched in 2001, and features animated shows, both original and syndicated, often geared to the 18 and up crowd. With hit shows like The Venture Bros., Robot Chicken, Aqua Teen Hunger Force, and more, the channel has cemented itself as a cult favorite amongst late night viewers who might be under the influence of certain substances. Aaron McGruder is the cartoonist best known for creating the controversial satirical comic strip The Boondocks, and now he has taken his signature style to live-action with Black Jesus. We join an outspoken black Jesus as he gives the secrets to Steve Jobs' success, turns water into Hennessy, heads to the club and many more hilarious adventures. Tune in for the hilarious hijinks of a street-smart savior in Adult Swim's Black Jesus.

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Previously Aired Episode

AIRED ON 9/11/2014

Season 1 : Episode 6

Next Episode

AIRS ON 9/18/2014

Season 1 : Episode 7

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  • Potential to be really funny

    7.5
    Too blessed to be stressed!! Love this show from the first episode. It has some rough edges but it has the potential to be a great show. This show definitely has an audience. People with no sense of humor need not apply.
  • Y'all can have your "touched by an take my BLACK JESUS

    10
    Funny, touching at times. The episode "I gave at the playground" is absolutely amazing, Boonie's girl is so real and vulnerable but STILL manages to kick the hell out of poor Jesus. Count me as a disciple!
  • If You Pass On The Show, I Don't Blame You

    6.0
    I'm Christian and try not to take the show to heart that much because I know the person who is producing it. Now there are some things wrong with it and its the message it send particularly about black people. The jokes could be so strong, but with the black/ghetto stereotyping, thats a very bad label and the "Jesus" in the show is very controversial and McGruder should have thought twice about that. For now, i am only watching it to see if he is a fake or not, other than that its not that funny.moreless
  • LOL and ROFL

    10
    I'm not Christian but boy is this a funny show.



    I agree with other posters, this show really does give a warm message and what's wrong with that? Absolutely nothing!
  • Praise be to Jesus!

    10
    Not only is this show laugh out loud funny, but it sends a good message too. Was Jesus really a blonde, blue-eyed stiff? He was a man who embraced the disenfranchised and the poor in society. This is the best thing to happen to Christianity in a long time. Too many Christians today have lost touch with what it means to follow his example in my opinion. I think this comedy program serves as a not too subtle reminder.moreless

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