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Spirit of the Stoodio: Lindsey Gilbert

Ah, yet another worthy buddy has claimed the Spirit of the Stoodio award. Several of her peers nominated her, pointing out that she is a puppet master who loves Buffy, Star Wars, and kittens — so of...
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STOOPID BUDDY GOES TO THE ACADEMY

Last month, Stoopid Buddy was delighted to participate in the Television Academy’s big event: “It’s Not Just A Cartoon! Animation Day”. Among the many animation displays at the event, the...
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2018 Annies Award Nominations!

STOOPID BUDDY SCORES ANNIES NOMINATIONS We. Are. Stoked. Robot Chicken and Buddy Thunderstruck have both snatched some nominations for the 2018 Annie Awards. Congratulations to our amazing buddies for...
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Spirit of the Stoodio: Matt Singer

We have another amazing, hardworking, and talented employee to honor with the Spirit of the Stoodio Award. How lucky are we that we get to work with so many awesome people? (Really, really lucky) This...
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Spirit of the Stoodio: Mike Mangan

Every so often we honor the fine people who work with us at Stoopid Buddy Stoodios with a highly prestigious award known as the Spirit of the Stoodio Award. This award is a symbol of how hard our...
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Stoopid Buddy Presents: Buddy Rendezvous and Buddyfest

There’s so much happening at Stoopid Buddy Stoodios it can be hard to keep up with everything. This is exactly why we put together a giant team meeting for the whole Stoodio. We called it Buddy...
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Stoopid Buddy Stoodios & Disney XD Take On The Haunted...

Stoopid Buddy Stoodios and Disney XD have once again teamed up to bring you some truly spooky shorts. You may recognize these characters from DuckTales, Star vs. The Forces of Evil, and Big Hero 6....
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Robot Chicken: Walking Dead Special Press Day

Last week Stoopid Buddy Stoodios had a Press Day for the Robot Chicken Walking Dead Special: Look Who’s Walking. We were very excited to share this episode with so many amazing outlets. Here’s...
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Buddy Builds and Riot Games Collaborate on League of...

Stoopid Buddy Stoodios doesn’t just make some of the most amazing shows and commercials out there, we also make some of the coolest life-size cosplay suits too thanks to our Buddy Builds division....
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Spirit of the Stoodio: Mario De Jesus

There’s something that makes Stoopid Buddy Stoodios stand out among the crowd. It helps us create and produce amazing projects. This special “something” is the people we get to work with...
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Spirit of the Stoodio: Allison Monterosso

Here at Stoopid Buddy we love to show our appreciation for members of the Stoodio who are always going above and beyond to show their team spirit. Sometimes this means someone who is always there for...
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Netflix Let's You Get Behind The Wheel!

Our Buddies at Netflix are taking Buddy Thunderstruck into the 4th dimension (if you think the 4th dimension is your ability to CHOOSE YOUR OWN ADVENTURE)! An ALL-NEW episode of Buddy Thunderstruck is...
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Wonder Woman Gets Robot Chicken'd

Prepare for the upcoming BLOCKBUSTER Wonder Woman film with this incredible stop-motion trailer. Trailer is a strong word, this is more of a sketch. It’s a funny commercial. Look, I don’t...
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Spirit of the Stoodio: Whitney Loveall

This month, we celebrate long-time buddy, Whitney Loveall as she accepts the Spirit of the Stoodio award for her constant vigilance in her role as an associate producer, keeping countless productions...
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LEGO iTunes Takeover

Stoopid Buddy Stoodios is no stranger to LEGO. It’s, arguably, our favorite toy. In fact, no argument, LEGO is the best toy ever, and we love working with it. From the end credits of The LEGO...
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New Hasbro Transformers Spots

Guess which humanoid/automotive alien robots are back for more stop-motion action? That’s right! TRANSFORMERS! We teamed up with our Buddies at Hasbro once again to bring you some action-packed,...
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Kidrobot Adult Swim Vinyl Mini Figures

If it wasn’t already evident from 8 seasons of Robot Chicken, we here at Stoopid Buddy Stoodios LOVE playing with toys. That’s why we were so honored when our Buddies at the vinyl toy...
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Spirit of the Stoodio: Lauren Siller

This month, we celebrate Lauren Siller, our new Development Coordinator and former Executive Assistant. Lauren worked double-duty for a long time, holding down BOTH of those grueling positions while...
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Mystery Science Theater 3000 Miniatures

Gather your robot friends around the TV, because Mystery Science Theater 3000 is BACK on Netflix with an all-new season. After 18 long, dark years, the cult series is finally seeing a revival, which...
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Rick and Morty Puppets

In gearing up for the long-awaited 3rd season of Rick and Morty, Adult Swim has released some promos featuring live-action, eerily-detailed, and uncomfortably life-like puppets of all your favorite...
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New Robot Chicken Progressive Spots!

Flo, the incredibly recognizable face of Progressive Insurance, has gotten the Robot Chicken treatment! Our seasoned Robot Chicken team collaborated with Adult Swim and Progressive to shrink Flo and...
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Spirit of the Stoodio: Jessica Shobe

Jessica Shobe is our trusty post production coordinator who, by gum, has worked on maybe 5 trillion projects here at the Stoodio. Everything we do here goes through her before it finally airs....
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Buddy Thunderstruck Premieres on Netflix!

THIS IS IT! Buddy Thunderstruck, the stop-motion animated series that we’ve made with our Buddies at American Greetings is FINALLY HERE and streaming on Netflix! Created by Ryan Wiesbrock, Buddy...
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SuperMansion Season 2

It’s finally back! SuperMansion has returned to Crackle for its second glorious season, and so far, our fans are loving it! Collider.com calls it “Uproariously funny…amazing to...
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All New Simpsons Couch Gag

4 years ago, we teamed up with our Buddies at The Simpsons to bring you an unprecedented stop-motion Robot Chicken crossover couch gag. This historic combining of forces turned out to be too awesome...
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"The Worst" Animated Series In Development

Some huge news out of New York Toy Fair: Stoopid Buddy Stoodios is teaming up with Super7, a toy and apparel company out of San Francisco, to develop an animated TV series based on Super7’s...
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Spirit of the Stoodio: Devon Kreider!

If this Stoodio was a car, where the directors are the drivers and the animators are the engine, our incredible production assistants are the gas. Production assistants make this whole thing go, and...
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Buddy Thunderstruck Official Trailer

IT’S HERE! Stoopid Buddy Stoodios and our Buddies at American Greetings are thrilled to finally show you what we’ve been up to with our new high-octane Netflix series Buddy Thunderstruck....
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LEGO Batman

Here at Stoopid Buddy Stoodios, we love playing with LEGO. Remember The LEGO Movie end credits sequence that we did? And LEGO Scooby Doo? Well, here’s another LEGO jewel that we are thrilled to...
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SuperMansion Season 2 - Coming Soon

Hey SuperMansion Super Fans, guess what? Season 2 is right around the corner so get REXcited! Starting February 16th, you’ll be able to stream the second season FOR FREE on Crackle.com. Get a...
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Blark and Son now on Instagram!

We’re extremely proud to announce that our Stoopid Buddy Stoodios original show Blark and Son is now available on Instagram! This zany and sometimes visually horrifying show was brought to life...
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SuperMansion now on Adult Swim!

Have you heard the swell news? Our hit Crackle series SuperMansion is now airing on Adult Swim! Catch up on the adventures of the League of Freedom on Adult Swim EVERY SUNDAY at midnight.
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Robot Chicken Meets Carl's Jr.!

People have been saying for years that the flavor of Carl’s Jr. goes perfectly with the zany, adult, satirical comedy of Robot Chicken, and those people are now in for an incredible treat! At...
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Spirit of the Stoodio - Alex Kamer

For the month of December, we celebrate Stoopid Buddy Stoodios’s own Alex Kamer! Alex has been a Buddy for a very long time (he worked on Robot Chicken Season 2! We’re on season 9 now!...
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Holiday Shopping Idea: SuperMansion on DVD!

Your holiday shopping deadline is FAST approaching, and we’ve decided to help you out with an inspired gift idea that will surely stuff your stocking: SuperMansion season 1 on DVD! This...
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The Dingle Dangle Jingle Ball!

Seasons greetings! We here at Stoopid Buddy Stoodios love celebrating, and the end of the year is always a great excuse to do that. This year, your Buddies danced in the holidays with a Dingle Dangle...
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Watch SuperMansion: War on Christmas!

This year, Santa got us exactly what we wanted: an AWESOME new SuperMansion Christmas special. SuperMansion: War on Christmas is now streaming for FREE on Crackle.com. We’ve been working hard on...
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Spirit of the Stoodio - Susie Shircliff

This month, we honor a key member of the camera and lighting department, the incomparable Susie Shircliff (not pictured), with the Spirit of the Stoodio Award. Susie is a happy, hard-working buddy who...
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A Very Buddy Thanksgiving

This Thanksgiving, as is Stoodio tradition, all the Buddies in the Stoodio sat down to a warm and wonderful meal together to reflect on the year that has gone by and to give thanks for all the neat...
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Stoopid Buddy EXCLUSIVE Loot Crate!

We recently teamed up with Loot Crate, the VERY popular pop-culture merch subscription box service, to put together an EXCLUSIVE, one-of-a-kind Stoopid Buddy Stoodios crate for one lucky contest...
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Spirit of the Stoodio - Nick Hoskins

For the month of October, the distinct honor of the Spirit of the Stoodio award goes to Nick Hoskins, the fearless leader of the Operations Department, which literally keeps the entire Stoodio running...
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Bloody Round-Up 2016 - BLOODY THUNDERSTRUCK

Close up the Necronomicon, because another successful Bloody Round-Up is in the books for the FIFTH YEAR IN A ROW! For one ghoulish night, Spooky Buddy Stoodios was a haunted, hair-raising Halloween...
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A Peek at the Puppets Playhouse!

Our Puppets Department has been going through a major facelift in the past few months. You may remember the memory tree that was installed into the Puppets Department entryway a while back, but now...
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NYCC Recap!

If you missed New York Comic Con this year and are kicking yourself in the head for making such an epic error in judgement, STOP IT! And have no fear! We’re here to tell you all about the sweet...
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Meet Up With Buddies at CTN

Hey all you artists, animators, and all-around talented people interested in working in the stop-motion animation industry, now’s your chance to show Stoopid Buddy Stoodios what you’ve...
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Nerd is the Word

Not long ago, Stoopid Buddy Stoodios and iam8bit celebrated the heroic release of the Robot Chicken DC Comics Special III: Magical Friendship with a brave and bold art gallery full of Buddy and...
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Tom Sheppard in 30 Seconds

Tom Sheppard is what we like to call an all-star here at the Stoodio. He’s a writer, director, actor, SINGER, and, from the looks of it, a total nightmare to work with. Watch this exclusive...
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Robot Chicken Wins An Emmy!

WE DID IT! The Stoopid Buddy Stoodios family is thrilled to announce that “The Robot Chicken Christmas Special: X-Mas United” has won an Emmy award for Outstanding Short Form Animation...
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Scott DaRos Wins an EMMY!

Today, the Stoopid Buddy Stoodios blog is proud to celebrate beloved animator Scott DaRos for earning one of the highest achievements imaginable for an animator or for ANYONE IN THE WORLD! Scott was...
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Happy Silly Hat Day!

Our wildly imaginative puppet and costume departments celebrated Silly Hat Day recently and it would be a shame if we did not showcase all of the amazing headgear for all of the internet to see!...
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Spirit of the Stoodio: David Hunter

This month, the Spirit of the Stoodio totem pole was awarded to David Hunter, maybe the hardest working man in all of show business. David is the IT Manager for the ENTIRE STOODIO, which means he has...
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Goldfish - BEHIND THE SCENES!

Our newest Goldfish Crackers spot, “Goldfish on a School Day,” has debuted, filling out a Goldfish Trilogy with our previous two Goldfish spots Goldfish in the Car and Goldfish on a...
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Stoodio Dogs

The pet-lovers among you will be THRILLED to know that the Stoopid Buddy Stoodios offices are dog-friendly, and that makes for a daily parade of precious pooches that put smiles on all our...
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Stoopid Buddy at SDCC 2016!

We just got back from a whirlwind tour of Comic Con in San Diego and BOY IS OUR TARDIS TIRED! Thank you to everyone who came out to our various panels and signings, it was a true thrill to see and...
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The New Puppet Hospital

For several years, a dark and mysterious cavity inside the walls of our Stoodio remained untouched and UNSEEN by human eyes. The mythical place has often been the topic of whispers in our hallways,...
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Spirit(s) of the Stoodio - Andrea and Marissa

Congratulations to the puppet department’s own Andrea Rawson & Marissa Lamour on receiving the Spirit of the Stoodio award this month! Andrea and Marissa are always working their fingers...
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Emmy Nominations for Robot Chicken and SuperMansion!

There are a number of CONGRATULATIONS in order around the Stoodio as some of our precious projects have been nominated for EMMY AWARDS! That’s right. ROBOT CHICKEN and SUPERMANSION are both in...
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#NewPatchJune

As #NewPatchJune comes to a close, we’d like to look back at all the rad new patches that our Buddies received this month for all of their hard work on a ton of great projects. First up was...
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SuperMansion VFX Reel

With the second season of SuperMansion underway, we here at the Stoodio are getting nostalgic for the old days (i.e. like a year ago) when we were working on season 1. To celebrate that magical time,...
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Spirits of the Stoodio - Eben & Bri!

This month’s Spirit of the Stoodio Award ceremony was a special one, and not just because the award (for only the second time in HISTORY) went to 2 Buddies at once, but because the Buddies who...
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Toasty Tales Premiere!

Our animated pilot TOASTY TALES is now streaming on Amazon! And the best part about it? YOU get to decide the fate of this show! Amazon has released a bunch of new pilots, and based on audience...
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Robot Chicken Round-Up!

Robot Chicken Season 8 has come to a close and the Stoodio celebrated in typical cowboy fashion with a Robot Chicken-centric Round-Up! At the event, all of those Buddies that helped with Robot Chicken...
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How We Built the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man!

Jimmy Kimmel Live recently featured the cast of the original 1984 film Ghostbusters AND the cast of the Ghostbusters reboot, and Stoopid Buddy Stoodios was part of the magic! The Stoodio is,...
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Welcome to "Monster Island"!

From the creators of such fan favorites as Friendship All-Stars of Friendship and the adult swim short “Manpire” comes a MONSTROUS new Stoopid Buddy Stoodios animated short: Monster...
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Spirit of the Stoodio Award - Kyrsti Schwarz

This month’s Spirit of the Stoodio Award winner is Kyrsti Schwarz for the incredible job that she has done as a line producer for Camp WWE! Kyrsti has been a powerful force in getting our entire...
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VFX - Frames of the Week

Our visual effects department is responsible for making all of our projects look SPECTACULAR. Through digital rendering, they create entire virtual sets, lighting effects, explosions, character...
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SuperMansion Season 2!

Have you heard the news?! Our amazing stop-motion animated series SuperMansion will be coming back for a second season! Crackle, the show’s home on the internet, was at Sony’s upfronts...
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Buddy Builds at PAX East

If you’ve been following our social media, you probably already know about our Buddy Builds department’s most recent project: a giant walk-around costume of the ghastly and terrifying...
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Spirit of the Stoodio Award - Marta Da Costa

This month, the Stoodio honors Marta Da Costa for her achievement in being one heck, nay, one HELL of a coordinator for the puppet department. The Stoodios is currently in production on the...
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Pack Your Bags, We're Going to Camp WWE!

Stoopid Buddy Stoodios’s first EVER 2D animated series, Camp WWE, is jumping off the top ropes and into your TVs on May 1st! So what even is it?! Camp WWE is an adult animated comedy on the WWE...
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Stoopid Buddy Stoodios at SVCC and C2E2!

Not unlike the late, great Fred Flintstone attempting to attend his bowling league championship while simultaneously going on a drive-in movie date with Wilma, Stoopid Buddy Stoodios just pulled off...
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Take a Tour of SBS Set Storage!

Have you ever watched an episode of Robot Chicken or SuperMansion or what-have-you and wondered what happens to those gorgeous sets and props when we’re done animating with them? We’re...
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What the Duck is a Buddy Buck?

Much like U.S. DOLLARS (USD) are the official currency of the United States, BUDDY BUCKS (BB) are the official currency within the walls of Stoopid Buddy Stoodios. Every Buddy is awarded 5 Buddy...
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Spirit(s) of the Stoodio - Anuardi and Sam

This month, set dressers Anuardi Cantre and Sam Levy received the first TANDEM Spirit of the Stoodio Award in Stoodio history. Their gorgeous and inspired work on the props and sets for the...
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Take a Tour of The New Outpost!

In order to produce and animate one of the Stoodio’s epic upcoming projects, Camp WWE, we’ve had to infiltrate a brand new building where the 2D animators, storyboard artists, editors, and...
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Spirit of the Stoodio Award - Adam Ruckersfeldt

The winner of the Spirit of the Stoodio Award this month is none other than visual effects superstar, Adam Ruckersfeldt. Through his consistently outstanding VFX skills, Martha-Stewart-like...
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First Look: The New Stoodio Map!

Last week, we debuted our new Stoodio brochure, but what we didn’t show you was that the back of the brochure is covered with a beautifully illustrated map of the studio, designed by our...
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First Look - The Official SBS Brochure

We are very excited to introduce our brand-new and wonderfully fun Stoopid Buddy Stoodios Brochure! Visitors to our Stoodio will now be able to find their way around with their very own Field Guide...
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Meet a Buddy: Ashley Arechiga

We caught up with animator/director/writer/all-around-good-time Ashley Arechiga in our most recent edition of “Meet a Buddy,” and the interview was eye-opening! Ashley is as...
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Stoopid Buddy Stoodios Holiday Party

The city of Burbank was alive with laughter and fun during the Stoopid Buddy Stoodios recent holiday party, and good times were had by all. Between the mashed potato bar, the all-star karaoke set up,...
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NFL ON FOX: Randy Moss vs Champ Bailey

Your Buddies are back on the gridiron for a not-so-friendly game of pigskin. Click on the image above to check out the newest collaboration between Stoopid Buddy Stoodios and NFL on FOX. This...
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Spirit of the Stoodio Award - Chris "42" Watson

This month’s winner of the Stoopid Buddy Stoodios award is Chris “42” Watson! 42 is a crucial member of the Stoopid Buddy Stoodios family and the brilliance and dedication that he...
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Jam With the Slams

Ring in the holidays with this brand-new CUSTOMIZABLE video from The Grand Slams and our Buddies at Denny’s. Visit jamwiththeslams.com and upload pictures of you and your friends to hang out...
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Annie Award Nomination - Chex Holiday Magic

There’s extra holiday cheer coming your way with the release of Stoopid Buddy Stoodios’ brand-new holiday spot for Chex Party Mix. Why is there EXTRA cheer, you ask? Because the spot has...
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Thanksgiving Crew Potluck 2015

On the week of Thanksgiving, it’s Stoodio tradition for all of our staff to gather round the kitchen as a family of Buddies and share delicious food in the best of company, and this year will...
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The Night Before - Adult Swim Trailer

Santa’s little helpers at the Stoopid Buddy Stoodios workshop are excited to share our newest gift with the world! The characters in this all-puppet all-the-time trailer for The Night...
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BRATZ - How It's Made

If you were ever curious about how Stoopid Buddy Stoodios was able to bring Bratz dolls to life in our animated shorts, BE CURIOUS NO MORE! Our awesome buddies at MGA Entertainment filmed a very...
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Robot Chicken 10th Anniversary - Art Show Recap

In case you missed it, the Robot Chicken 10th anniversary art show at iam8bit occurred right here in Los Angeles, and the gallery on opening night was alive with color and fun! Stoopid Buddy...
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The Robot Chicken Prime Time Softball Team

This year the Robot Chicken crew embarked on its first outing into the local and historic Prime Time Softball League. Founded in 1989, the PTSL is a recreational softball league whose teams consist...
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Wander Over Yonder - "The New Toy"

Last night, Disney XD’s hilarious hit show Wander Over Yonder featured a 4th wall-busting foray into a live-action, 90’s-style cartoon commercial, and Stoopid Buddy Stoodios was there to...
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KREO Transformers - Stuck in a Tree

Nature is a force to be reckoned with in this awesome new KREO Transformers spot that was assembled and animated right here at Stoopid Buddy Stoodios. ROLL OUT and watch the hi-jinx unfold in the...
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Pumpkin Spice Chex Party Mix

Stoopid Buddy Stoodios is THRILLED to once again collaborate with PES and our Buddies at McCANN and Reset to bring you another awesomely imaginative spot for Chex. In our last Chex spot, we beat the...
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Goldfish On A Snow Day

The frosty follow-up to “Goldfish In The Car,” (our 1st collaboration with Pepperidge Farm, Y&M, and Radical Media) “Goldfish On A Snow Day” is the gorgeous tale of a...
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Bloody Round-Up 2015

The Stoodio just held it’s 4th annual BLOODY ROUND-UP! It was a Halloween spectacular that featured tombs and tombs of frighteningly good food, fun, and bloody impressive costumes. The costume...
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Buddy Builds on Jimmy Kimmel Live!

All of the Buddies have been hard at work prepping for this Halloween season, but none more so than Ben Bayouth and his build team. Ben is the creative director of our Buddy Builds department, who...
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Stoopid Buddy Stoodios at the Hong Kong 3D Printing...

Stoopid Buddy Stoodios’ own director of digital design, Tommy Keiser, was recently invited to the Hong Kong Productivity Council’s 3D Printing Symposium to speak about the...
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Spirit of the Stoodio Award - Sean Malony

Back in 2012, Sean Malony entered the doors of Stoopid Buddy Stoodios as an intern with a passion for animation and a Bunyanesque work ethic. These days, you can find Sean working away on the...
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NFL on FOX

Was anybody ready for some FOOTBALL ON SUNDAY?! Because if you were, you might’ve caught a glimpse of your Buddies at work in a stop-motion spot for the NFL on Fox. If you missed it, no...
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RCDC III Premiere!!

SUNDAY SUNDAY SUNDAY!!! Get ready to kick off Season 8 of Robot Chicken with the third installment DC Comics Special: Magical Friendship!! This time around, Batman and Superman’s bromance...
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Robot Chicken 10th Anniversary Art Show

Stoopid Buddy Stoodios has partnered with Nerd Machine to bring you a night of charity to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of Robot Chicken! Join us on October 24th at iam8bit for a night of...
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SUPERMANSION

The wait is over. Streaming LIVE on Crackle is the Stop-Motion Animated original series from Stoopid Buddy Stoodios: SuperMansion!!! We are overwhelmed by the positive feedback so far, and could not...
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Buddy Thunderstruck - A Stop-Motion Series!

Look out, Netflix! Here comes Buddy Thunderstruck! From American Greetings Entertainment with Stoopid Buddy Stoodios, Buddy Thunderstruck is an action-comedy, stop-motion extravaganza that follows the...
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ASIFA SuperMansion Screening

Can’t wait until the October 8th premiere of SuperMansion? You don’t have to! On September 24th, ASIFA Hollywood is hosting a screening of the first episode, followed by a Q&A...
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Gumby Fest 2015

Do you love stop-motion animation? Then you’ll love Gumby Fest – a three-day event beginning September 18th at the Citrus College in Glendora! The weekend will be filled with animation...
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The Madden 16

“In 2015 a team of rag-tag celebrities and athletes came together on mission to help humanity win at everything.” Sounds like a good premise, right? Stoopid Buddy Stoodios is proud to...
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Spirit of the Stoodio Award - Jessica Rather

We’d like to introduce you to our Buddy, Jessica Rather. Jess is our Puppet Department Coordinator and the person responsible for ensuring all our character builds go off without a...
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SuperMansion Premiere - October 8th!

Mark your calendars! SuperMansion airs its first three episodes on October 8th! Bryan Cranston stars as the voice of Titanium Rex, leader of The League of Freedom, a motley band of super...
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3D Printing Industry Covers Stoopid Buddy Stoodios

Check out this excellent article from 3D Printing Industry, featuring our own two resident 3D Printing all-stars: Tommy Keiser, Head of 3D Printing and Digital Design and...
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Toy Soldiers: War Chest

Here’s another spectacular stop-motion animated project from your Buddies entitled, Toy Soldiers: War Chest! In collaboration with Ubisoft and Vibe Creative, this action-packed hybrid game...
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Spirit of the Stoodio- Tom Smith

What can be said about our Buddy, Tom Smith: Spirit of the Stoodio Award Winner, talented artist, a good friend. Back in 2012, Tom Smith came to work at the Stoodio, and since then has gone...
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LEGO Scooby-Doo!

In collaboration with Warner Bros and LEGO, we are SUPER excited to present LEGO Scooby-Doo! This stop-motion animated web series will air weekly through October, and features your favorite...
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Bradley Schaffer - Emmy Award Winning Buddy!

  We want to give a BIG congratulations to Animator and Buddy, Bradley Schaffer, on his Primetime Emmy Award!! Brad’s win came in the Individual Achievement category for his Character Animation...
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The Grand Slams Take Home the Gold!

We are thrilled to announce that the Denny’s Grand Slam Webisodes have been awarded Gold at this year’s American Advertising Awards Galla as well as the award for Best Short Form...
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Bratz Episode 1 - Selfie!

The Bratz are finally here! Check out the first episode in the web series – “Selfie”!  When the Bratz aren’t able to take the perfect selfie, Sasha leads the crew into...
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Robot Chicken Season 7 on DVD!

BLAM! Get your Robot Chicken Season 7 DVD today! This baby contains over one hour of bonus footage including exclusive interviews, cut sketches, and commentary on all 20 episodes!! It’s...
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Meet the Bratz!

The Bratz are back! In collaboration with our good Buddies at MGA Entertainment, we are SUPER excited to introduce you to the colorful, fun, and creative world of The Bratz! Stay tuned for...
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Robot Chicken Emmy Nominations!

CONGRATULATIONS to our entire hardworking crew on two Emmy Award nominations! The Robot Chicken Season 7 episode entitled “Chipotle Miserables” had been nominated for Outstanding...
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Rick and Morty Action Figures!!

We are so excited to have been a part of the creation and design of these Rick and Morty Action Figures! A special thanks goes out to our Digital Design and 3D Printing Department for giving...
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The Colonel's Chronicles - KFC and Robot Chicken Take on...

When Kentucky Fried Chicken and Robot Chicken worlds collide, things will never be the same again.
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The Slamtastic 4 Unite!

The Grand Slams are BACK! After a freak microwaving accident, the Slams obtain slightly incredible super powers and become the Slamtastic 4. Tune in to see if our delicious heroes can work...
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See You at SDCC 2015!

Heading to San Diego Comic Con this year?? Check out where to find your Buddies for panels, signings, and high fives! THURSDAY 1:00pm: SuperMansion Comic Book signing @ Boom...
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Digital Design & 3D Printing

The Future is Now!
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Happy Birthday To Big Buddy Matt Senreich!

Cherish!
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Honey Sriracha Chex Party Mix

We are proud to present our latest Buddy Spot for General Mills; another mesmerizing commercial collaboration with our Buddy PES! Behold Chex Party Mix as you have never seen it before....
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Welcome to The Lodge

Introducing our lovely new studio addition– The Lodge! The Lodge is our home for the Buddy Spots division– a space where clients and creatives can work and relax...
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MGAE & Stoopid Buddy Stoodios Unite!

We are thrilled to announce our partnership with MGAE, a leader in the world wide toy industry, on the global reintroduction of their iconic Bratz brand. We’ll have more details and some amazing...
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Found In The Writer's Room

Well, there you have it.  Inspiration can come from anywhere, kids.  
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Stoopid Buddy Stoodios Presents...

  ZEBBIE The weirdest remake of Annie you will ever see. Coming to theaters… soon?
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Embracing Individuality At Stoopid Buddy

Here at Stoopid Buddy Stoodios, we encourage our buddies to carve out their own space by personalizing their work stations.  Well, uh, we didn’t quite have this in mind when Robot Chicken...
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Found In The Writer's Room

A John Cena action figure the size of a five-year-old child.  He’s our muscle and our muse.
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Spirit of the Stoodio Award - Paul G!

There he is – Paul G. He’s this month’s winner of the Spirit of the Stoodio Award, and we couldn’t be more excited to have him on board as a Buddy! As a seasoned camera...
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Hot Streets And OMG! Earth Announced At Upfronts!

Cat is out of the bag!  We’re excited to announce Hot Streets and OMG! Earth!  Check out the press release via The Hollywood Reporter. Hot Streets FBI Agent Mark Branski and his partner David...
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Ford Italia Vines!

Presenting a cool new project we did for Ford Italy! Check out these clever stop-motion animated Vines, each a play-on-words brought to life by every day objects. More to come shortly– follow...
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The Lego Movie End Credits - Business Insider

Here’s another great article from Business Insider, taking a look behind the making of the Lego Movie End Credits! This super cool Stop-Motion sequence took two months to create, and of course,...
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Spirit of the Stoodio Award- Jack Hamilton!

Congratulations to our recipient Jack Hamilton for winning the Spirit of the Stoodio Award this month. As VFX Supervisor, he spends his days kicking BUTT in the Post Department and inspiring...
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Business Insider Takes a Look Inside the Stoodio!

Want to learn about how one of the most popular late-night animated TV shows is made? Check out this article from Business Insider’s interview with our Buddies Matt, Seth, Harv, and...
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Presenting: KRE-O Transformers Hibachi Chef

We are super excited to present to you the first of many KRE-O Transformers webisodes! Special thanks to our Buddies at Hasbro for giving us the opportunity to make these cool little films with...
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Robot Chicken Official Selection in Annecy Film Festival

We are pleased to announce that Robot Chicken Season 7, Episode 20,  has been chosen as an Official Selection in the 2015 Annecy International Film Festival!!! You may remember this episode as...
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Behind the Scenes - Frooti Spot

Take a look behind the scenes of our latest Buddy Spot for Frooti! This teeny tiny commercial took a LOT of hard work! We had a great time working with 1stAveMachine, Sagmeister &...
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New Grand Slams Episode - Iced Coffee

Bold Coffee is BOLD. So bold in fact, that the rest of the Grand Slams think it’s about time he CHILLS OUT. Check out the latest episode, and stay tuned at thegrandslams.com for more great...
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Give It Up For Our RC Writers!

  Hoorah!  Our little soldiers finished some scripts early, which means Matt and Seth treated them to their favorite ice cream cake.  Yum!
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Spirit of the Stoodio - Nikki Rice!

What can we say about our Buddy, Nikki Rice? Well, she’s an incredibly talented Puppet Fabricator, Designer, Head of our Safety Department, and an Instructor in the Character Fabrication course...
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NEW League of Buddies Tee!

  Want to look and feel as cool as our Buddy, Todd, in this new and exclusive Official League of Buddies T-Shirt?? Keep an eye out for our new Buddy Shop, coming soon to an internet near you!
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The Grand Slams get SLAMFIT!

In the latest installment of The Grand Slams, Pancake is on a mission to get in SHAPE. As his obsession with Slam Fit takes over, the rest of the Slams are starting to get a little...
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WIRED & Robot Chicken's 10 Year Anniversary

On this exact day, ten years ago, a star was born. This star was not actually a star, but the television show Robot Chicken. Today our Buddies Matt & Seth have compiled a top-ten list of...
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Behind the Scenes - Goldfish in the Car

Can’t get enough of those cute little Goldfish? Check out the making of Goldfish in the Car, and see how this delicious stop-motion magic was made! And be sure to check out the...
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Goldfish Smiles

Teaming up with the great folks at Pepperidge Farm, Radical Media, and Y&R, we are pleased to present this tale of five happy Goldfish on their adventure to Grandma’s house. It was such a...
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Snack Attack

Robot Chicken Season 8: unofficially sponsored by Cheetos.
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Swag Life

What’s the hottest new trend for 2015? Robot Chicken Season 7 Crew Hoodies. Duh! Check out how effortlessly cool the crew looks while sporting this sleek, yet casual, sweatshirt around the...
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This Week: Robot Chicken Season 8 Begins Writing

Nobody is safe.  Not even Taylor Swift.
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Playing with Power

The Power Glove– made in the 80’s to help make video games cooler, but only succeeded in making it’s owner look cool while wearing it. Today, one of our favorite Buddies...
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New Project Patch featuring our pal, Gumby!

Thanks to all our Buddies who worked on the Intel spot! Let this one-of-a-kind Gumby patch be forever emblazoned on your crew shirt, and worn with pride and dignity. More new project patches to...
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Wishing you a Crystal Clear New Year...

We hope all our Buddies out there had a happy and healthy holiday season! To close the year off right, we hosted our annual holiday gathering, “A Crystal View Christmas” at one of...
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The Official Stoopid Buddy Stoodios Patch!

  Hey Buddies, next time you stop by the Stoodio make sure to pick up one of these!!
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New Buddy Spots! Baby Digs by Target

We had the pleasure of collaborating with 1stAveMachine and director Karim Zariffa to create a couple of really cool spots for Target! Check out “Baby Digs” and see some life-size...
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Stoopid Buddy Stoodios Animation Camp

Vimeo On Demand and Stoopid Buddy Stoodios are thrilled to present to you “Stoopid Buddy Stoodios Animation Camp”! Based on our 8 week hands-on Character Animation Course, this...
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Seth Green Designs Official Casis Patch

The 2015 expedition team going to the International Space Station will be sporting a mission patch designed by Seth Green.  Sporting yellow and blue as a shout out to Battlestar Galactica,...
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Buddies Suit Up to Help Toys for Tots

Tis the Season!  Stoopid Buddy Stoodios is proud to be a part of the 2014 Artmor Charity Project to raise money for Toys for Tots this holiday season! The Artmor project is a re-imagining of the...
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2015 Annie Award Nominations

Congratulations to our Buddies for the Annie Award Nomination of Citizen M: “Swan Song”, for Best Animated TV/Broadcast Commercial! Directed by PES, and produced by Stoopid Buddy...
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Happy Thanksgiving From Your Buddies!

Cheers to all our Buddies who helped make this year’s Thanksgiving Potluck another wonderful success! We couldn’t be more grateful for our fantastic crew, and all of the exciting...
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The Stuff-Off 2014

Every year the Stoodio hosts a Thanksgiving Potluck. The entire crew brings food, gives thanks, and makes memories together while stuffing their faces. And also, there is a tasting contest for whoever...
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Robot Chicken Christmas Specials, On the Way!

  Looking for the perfect holiday gift for that special Robot Chicken fan in your life? We’ve got you covered! Pick up your copy on November 18th!
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Flashback Friday

Flashback to 2008 #fbf #youngbudz
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Meet a Buddy: Whitney Loveall!

If you’ve ever visited Stoopid Buddy Stoodios, you’ve definitely met this Buddy… She’s hard to avoid since she sits at the front desk and wows everyone with her vast knowledge...
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FOUND: Red Vine Candy

ATTENTION: Red Vine candy found on kitchen floor. If you or someone you know lost a Red Vine in the last 24 hours, please contact the front desk immediately.
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Spirit of the Stoodio- Zach Manchester!

This month, it is our pleasure to honor our Buddy Zach Manchester, with the Spirit of the Stoodio Award. Zach exemplifies the true Buddy Spirit not only in the fine craftsmanship of the sets he...
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Meet a Buddy: actually, BuddIES - The Stoopid Interns!

We tend to get some AWESOME interns here at the Stoodio, and the Fall ones are no exception. Meet Taylor, Dylan, and John! Always wondered what it’s like being an intern at Stoopid Buddy?...
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Breakfast Clubbin'

Check out the latest episode of Denny’s Grand Slams! More episodes to come at thegrandslams.com!
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Buddy Goes to MIPCOM!

The Buddies are going international! Read about it HERE!  
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Buddies Take Over Vimeo

In case you missed New York Comic Con on Thursday, animators from Stoopid Buddy Stoodios have decided they want to teach YOU the ins and outs of stop motion animation!  That’s right — we’re...
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Get Ready for the Buddies, New York Comic-Con!

We know. You guys over there on the East Coast are dying to know what those crazy cowboys Buddies on the West Coast are doing with all their sunshine animation all day long… Well it’s...
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Gravity Falls Gets Stoopid

We are VERY excited to announce our collaboration with “Gravity Falls,” Alex Hirsch, and all the terrific folks over at Disney, on the upcoming episode, “Little Gift Shop of...
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Meet A Buddy...Kind Of...

Meet our newest Buddy! Found just outside our studio doors, this little guy was an instant superstar with staff members. Besides coming out of his shell in the morning for a nibble on...
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LA Business Journal Feature

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Denny's Grand Slams

Introducing: The Grand Slams. Brought to you by Denny’s and Stoopid Buddy Stoodios, in collaboration with Radical Media, get ready for the ultimate breakfast experience. Starring a delicious...
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The Buddies Do Long Beach Comic-Con!

Have you ever wanted to meet some of your favorite Robot Chicken staff, but just didn’t know how? Well now’s your chance! Be sure to check out the Long Beach Comic-Con this weekend, September 27th...
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Return of the Robbie Benefit

Please support veteran ILM effects artist Robbie Edwards in a time of need by bidding on some amazing items donated by scores of industry professionals. Robbie suffered a debilitating stroke in...
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Tom Root's Favorite Color

Have you ever wondered what Robot Chicken Head Writer Tom Root's favorite color is?
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Pocket Avatars After Hours, Starring Gumby

We are thrilled to present our recent collaboration with our good friends, Gumby and Pokey. Thanks to the Clokey Family, we were able to (literally) get our hands on the world’s most beloved...
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Featured Vine: Writer's Room Diary

The struggle is real in the writer’s room today.   No amount of Sun Chips or string cheese can save these poor souls.  See below…  
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Meet a Buddy: Becky Van Cleve!

Q: What do you at Stoopid Buddy Stoodios? A: I am the Costume Designer for Stoopid Buddy Stoodios!  I’m also the giver of Sweets.  The Costume Shoppe is Candy Shoppe themed!  Of all the...
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Robot Chicken "Christmas Specials" DVD Hitting Shelves...

On November 18th, all of the Robot Chicken Christmas Specials will be available on one DVD!  Just in time for the holidays, this will surely be a great stocking stuffer for grandma. Here’s the...
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The Adventures of #RoboHobo

If you watched the Robot Chicken season finale this past Sunday, then you definitely witnessed the birth of #RoboHobo.  The mysterious, half man/half robot hobo has been the subject of much...
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Buddies Hit The Emmys!

Robot Chicken was nominated for Outstanding Short-Format Animated Program, and Seth Green for RCDC2 in the category of Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance.  We were delighted to see our...
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Stop-Motion Animation Class is Back!

 Due to the overwhelming popularity of the stop-motion animation classes, Stoopid Buddy is adding more classes in the fall!  Please email getclassy@leagueofbuddies.com if you’re interested...
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Sneak Peak: Robot Chicken Season 7 Finale

It’s here! The much anticipated expansion of the Robot Chicken opening credits mythology! Find out what happens in the BREATHTAKING finale this Sunday at 11:30PM on Adult Swim! BUT FIRST!...
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Featured Vine: Hot Wheel Madness!

If you’ve been to Stoopid Buddy Stoodios then you know that we decorate our halls and staircases with epic, death defying hot wheels tracks, such as this one:    
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Stoop-Bot Takes Comic Con!

If you were at Comic Con and you got a hug from our buddy Stoop-Bot then you know exactly how it feels to be cheek to cheek with this good lookin’ grill.  Come check out this video and watch...
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#bemybuddy

As you know, the Winnebago is our stoodio’s official symbol, mascot, and some might even say, “spirit animal”. It represents adventure, comfort, and good times always right around...
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RECAP: San Diego Comic Con 2014

You feel that?  It’s the post-Comic Con blues.  After a great weekend of panels, discussions, cosplay and life span reducing diets, SDCC14 has officially come to a close.  If you’re...
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Become a Stoopid Buddy Stoodios Intern!

It’s that time again! We are now accepting applications for internships for the Fall 2014 semester! Are you looking for the perfect internship for your college credit?  Are you hard-working,...
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Stoopid Buddy Stoodios Goes To SDCC!

Happy Comic Con from all of your Buddies!  We hope you packed comfortable shoes and an awesome costume because it’s shaping up to be yet another year of SDCC craaaaziness!  Here are all the...
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Adult Swim Shorts: Samurai High Dodgeball Squad

A girl gets more than she bargained for when she discovers her new school fields a dodgeball team, coached by the world’s last living samurai. Created by Dan Reeves and James Jefferies.
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Sneak Peak: Stoop-Bot Is Coming to COMIC CON!

We are SUPER excited to introduce all of you to our company mascot at this year’s San Diego Comic Con.  While we can’t give the full reveal right now, you can follow Stoop-Bot creator Ben...
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Adult Swim Shorts: Megarich

Created by Robot Chicken VFX Director Cam Leeburg, Megarich tells the story of Rich, an average Japanese teenager who just wants to meet a girl and get lucky.  When a radioactive monster attacks...
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Robot Chicken Gets TWO Emmy Nominations!

We want to send a HUGE congratulations to our entire Stoopid Buddy team for all of your hard work and dedication. Our “Born Again Virgin Christmas Special” was nominated for Outstanding...
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Featured Vine: Nerf Gun Sneak Attack

It’s the wild west out here.  With each work station practically equipped with a nerf gun, you never know when your number will be called.  
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Featured Vine: Post Problems

It happens to all of us at some point.  Even in the Fun Zone.    
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Adult Swim Shorts: Fist Man

Why don’t you take a break from roasting weenies and watching Independence Day – come check out FIST MAN: STRONGEST OF THE SLAB BODIED SLAB LORDS, created by Pete Levin and David F....
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What's a Buddy Buck?

We’ve got our own form of currency around the Stoodio, known as the “Buddy Buck”. Once a month, everyone gets an allowance of Buddy Bucks, but there are other ways to earn...