Get Woke on Hulu this September!

We’re no strangers to live action, and come September 2020, we’ll be working our magic once more in the live action realm. Woke follows Keef Knight, an African-American cartoonist on the...

Prepare Thyself for Crossing Swords Season 2!

Thank you thank you thank you! If yer readin’ this, holy kitten orphanages, we can’t thank you enough for tuning in and letting us know what you think! In less than a week after it’s...

Crossing Swords is Now on Hulu!

Hear ye, hear ye! Can’st thou believe it? (We’ll stop talking like this now…) We can finally say it! And we couldn’t be happier to! Crossing Swords is finally out on Hulu! All...

The Crossing Swords Teaser is Here, Ye!

It’s here, it’s here! It’s finally here! We’ve been oh so dying for you to get your first ever look at our newest show, Crossing Swords, and now you can get all the looks in...

Holy Cannoli! We're Webby Nominated!

When we first opened our doors, never in a million years would we have guessed that we would have snagged the nomination for killing almost all of Santa Claus’ North Pole crew with a beloved...

Filthy Animals is Comin' to Quibi

You might wanna stock up on catnip, kibble, and newspaper. You’re gonna wanna be prepared when your phone is overrun by a litter of Filthy Animals! Coming to the brand new mobile content app,...

Spirit of the Stoodio: Kevin Davies

As an animation studio, it’s important that we animate every now and again. It’s what allows us to keep that title. And one very important role at Stoopid Buddy Stoodios is Animation...

Crossing Swords Rides to Hulu on June 12th

Hear ye! Hear ye! Crossing Swords is finally making its way to your TV! …or phone… or tablet… or computer… Crossing Swords is a brand new stop-motion series coming from us,...

Micro Mayhem Makes a Mad Dash to Quibi

Would ya believe it’s been the better part of a decade that Micro Mayhem floored its way onto the internet? We made things zip, zoom, explode, and built some TOTALLY EXTREME rivalries in such a...

Spirit of the Stoodio: Sam Gerken

Stop-motion animation is a LOT of work. The animation process itself takes a lot of time and a lot of stages. Our animators get anywhere from 8-10 seconds of actual animating done each day, but...

Buildin' with the LEGO Masters!

LEGO Masters! It’s the one competition where if you step on a brick on your bare feet, it could all be over! Now airing on Fox, LEGO Masters is the competitive reality series where ten teams...

A Stop Motion Holiday's A Comin'!

Is January too soon to start thinkin’ about the holidays? Never! Wethinks! This holiday season, 2020, yer gonna be getting a solid dose of stop-motion delivered straight to yer TV! No chimney...

Justin Roiland's Bringin' Gloop World to Quibi!

…and we get to help. Woo! While we’ve been a home for all projects stop-motion for, sheesh, something like 8 years at this point, we’re finally taking on a major claymation project!...

It's a Holiday Whodunnit on a Brand New Robot Chicken!

So this is how it ends for the big guy. Santa Claus is dead on a moving train, SOMEONE IS A SUSPECT, and Jesus is gonna get to the bottom of it! It wouldn’t be a Season of Robot Chicken...

Decorating for the Holidays with Mickey Mouse

Like clockwork, we’re busy each and every year when it comes to the holidays. Not only did we help Pentatonix with their album this year, but we lent a hand to Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald...

Pentatonix x Stoopid Buddy - A Match for the Ages

Pentatonix is like the band that was MADE for Christmas, and the fact that they came to us to make the short to promote “The Best of Pentatonix Christmas” put the jingle in our bells, the...

Merry Clio-Mas to Us!

The holidays came early this year! Last year, our astounding Spots team tickled us blood red with The Predator Holiday Special. What happens when The Predator tries to sneak into the North Pole? Well,...

Making Chocolate Dance with Artisan Kettle!

When it comes to our Spots team, they’re seriously champs at making our mouths water. And they’ve succeeded YET AGAIN with this phenomenal spot for organic chocolate from Artisan Kettle....

Blark & Son Season 2 - Crashing Soon!

It’s official! Our very own Insta-series turned web-series is a mega hit! And after several solid months of biting our nails, waiting for the thumbs up, we got it! Blark & Son is coming...

Spirit of the Stoodio: Christian Ibarra

This next take may sound a bit unorthodox, but you can’t have an animation studio without animators. And you better believe that we’ve got the best of the best! Christian Ibarra has been...

The Masked Singer Gets the Buddy Treatment

We gotta be honest. When we first heard the premise for The Masked Singer, our first thoughts were “SIGN US… UP!” Seriously, you should see the thumbtacks and strings all over our...

Bummin' Around on Adult Swim's Insta!

So in caaaaaaaase you didn’t hear, Season 10 of Robot Chicken kiiiiiiinda premieres this weekend. And to celebrate this rip-roaring milestone, we got to work with Adult Swim to take over their...

Spirit(s) of the Stoodio: Amanda Barnes & Nathale Eckert

Today you get to read about a duo of unimaginable excellence! Crossing Swords is proving to be a juggernaut of a production with many MANY thanks to these two! With Amanda Barnes as our Production...

Robot Chicken is Comin' Bawk!

San Diego Comic Con was a BIG ONE this year! And of course we stormed the con to bring you all the freshly baked Robot Chicken deets! Taking the stage this year was Matthew Senreich, Douglas...

Spirit of the Stoodio: Lee Young

When yer workin’ hard on set, it’s always important to have that one person you go to that has a grip on things. A rock solid team player that always has an answer and makes sure things...

We Made the Cake for a Jersey Shore Wedding!

You can bet your butts we’re pumping our fists off! When Jersey Shore plans a comeback party, the plan it RIGHT. And we couldn’t have been more thrilled when they told Stoopid Buddy...

The Chef Show is Now Streaming on Netflix!

We’re giving you a heads up now… don’t watch this show on an empty stomach. The Chef Show is now streaming on Netflix, and even the pickiest of eaters are gonna be squirming at all...

Changeland Now on Blu-Ray & VOD!

We did it! We finally made it to the silver screen! Changeland, the first ever feature film with Stoopid Buddy Stoodios’ name on it, is now available for you to enjoy. Directed by and starring...

Catch the SuperMansion Season 3 Finale!

This is it, isn’t it? This is what it’s all been leading to! The final episodes of SuperMansion, Season 3 are now live! We’re not gonna say don’t brace your emotions....

Your First Look at Crossing Swords

Raise your growlers high! Crossing Swords is coming to Hulu! Our upcoming stop-motion project comes as a partnership with Sony. From creators John Harvatine IV and Tom Root, get ready to...

Tierra Whack ft. Stoopid Buddy

Even for a split second we considered renaming our whole operation Stoopid Spuddy Stoodios. When you’re in the potato business, it kinda takes control… And working on the...

Comedy Central Welcomes Blark & Son!

It’s official! Not even the doors of Comedy Central are safe from Blark’s unrivaled sense of dad-ness. Blark & Son has officially moved in to its new home on Comedy Central’s...

Your 2019 Stoopid Buddy Annie Awards Nominees!

Annie are we ok? Um, with these nominations, absolutely! The Annie Awards are an event that we look forward to every year. So much talent under one roof celebrating the awesomeness that is animation,...

Sharon & Perry Represent!

We stay busy here at the Stoodio. Robot Chicken, SuperMansion and Hot Streets, that’s a lotta series to keep up with! But if you REALLY know what goes on at Stoopid Buddy Stoodios, then you know...

Come Hang Out at CTN eXpo

Is it time for CTN eXpo already?? We gotta start packing! Get ready Burbank, because we’re breakin’ free of the campground and makin’ our way to the Marriott Convention Center in...

SXSW is Gonna Get Stoopid!

This might surprise you, but we’re a little obsessed with creating content at Stoopid Buddy. Constantly figuring out new ways to do things, and making, making, MAKING! Like we said… we’re...

Hot Streets is Coming to L.A. Comic Con!

It’s been a while since we got to catch up with Hot Streets’ top Agents, Branski and French. And now that we think about it… what HAVE they been up to?? Well, this weekend,...

Spielburgers Brings Home a Clio Award!

Ready, Player Bun! Close Encounters of the Charred Kind? Whatever punny name you wanna call it, surely you won’t be forgetting the Spielburgers campaign that we created with Carl’s Jr....

Celebrate Thanksgiving SuperMansion Style!

New York Comic Con started off with an Earth-shattering KABOOM of SuperMansion awesomeness! Not only did Bryan Cranston, Matt Senreich, Zeb Wells, Breckin Meyer, and Gary Anthony Williams storm the...

Spirit of the Stoodio: Alex Del Rosario

Our art department is responsible for pretty much everything you see surrounding our puppets. From the big elaborate sets down to the teeny tiny cups that our characters hold, and everything in...

CBS Explores the Stoodio Campgrounds!

Bryan Cranston, superheroes, vegan pizza rolls… SuperMansion really DOES have it all! So when CBS asks to come by and take a peek at it all, could we really refuse?? Whenever we’re asked...

Get Schooled in Stop-Motion @ Stoopid Buddy!

At Stoopid Buddy’s School for Stop-Motion and Awesomeness (it’s a working title…) we want to train you to become the best stop-motion animator to soon rock the industry!...

Robot Chicken's Emmy Christmas Gift!

It’s a Christmas miracle… with a nine month delay: Robot Chicken took home yet another Emmy! Freshly Baked: The Robot Chicken Santa Claus Pot Cookie Freakout Special: Special...

Spirit of the Stoodio: Phil Davis

The editor. One whose role without, your television and movie viewing experiences would be a hodge-podge of colors, sounds, and absolutely zero story. At the Stoodio, all of our editors shine among...

Captain Underpants is Now on Netflix!

You know… aside from the GIANT MONSTER ATTACKS, quirky townsfolk, and a school principal who goes into all-out underpants-clad superhero mode at the snap of anyone’s fingers, the city of...

Spirit of the Stoodio: Chester Lee

Without someone in IT making sure all of our computers are running at their computey-est, we’d just be a bunch of animators, producers, directors, and whatnot playing with puppets. And while...

It's an Emmy Christmas for Robot Chicken!

It’s Christmas in July! Freshly Baked: The Robot Chicken Santa Claus Pot Cookie Freakout Special: Special Edition, the most recent Robot Chicken Christmas special has just been nominated for an...

The SuperMansion Summer Vacation Special

Crime never takes a vacation! (But apparently do-gooders still need a bit of R&R…) Titanium Rex, Cooch, Black Saturn, and the rest of the League of Freedom are hittin’ the...

What is the Animated Shorts Society?

Are ya sitting down? Don’t worry… find a chair. We can wait. We’ve got something to tell you that may shock you. Alright, you’re sitting? Ok, here’s the big news:...

Buddy Jamboree 2018

In what can pretty much be considered the Stoopid Buddy Stoodios Olympics at this point, the first Buddy Jamboree since 2014 went down this past weekend! As per tradition, we had a...

Blark and Son Season 1 is on its Way!

Buckle up internet! You watched, you wtf’ed, but most importantly, you liked! Blark and Son is officially going full series, and things are only gonna get weirder from here. And if you...

Spirit of the Stoodio: Dillon Markey

Here at Stoopid Buddy Stoodios, we’re proud of the hundreds of animators who have moseyed on through our halls. Each one has a unique way of bringing the characters that make you laugh, cry, and...

SuperMansion Season 3 is A-GO!

SuperMansion is finally here! After weeks, even MONTHS of hype, we’re excited to announce that Season 3 of SuperMansion has premiered! So you know that screen that you’re currently...

Camp WWE Season 2 is Here!

Camp WWE is back baby! And it’s about time. We’ve been calling the WWE offices since Season One ended and we think they’re about ready to give us the ol’ one-two. But...

Hangin' with the Family of Chuck Jones

What is there to say about Chuck Jones? That we could watch his cartoons for hours on end on repeat and we’d never get bored? That his creations inspired a lot of us at the Stoodio to do...

A Visit from Sesame the Opossum!

We’ve had a fair share of interesting characters mosey on through the halls of Stoopid Buddy Stoodios, but before today, our opossum count was at a staggering ZERO! Well that all changed...

Spirit of the Stoodio: Josh Penn Boris

Even before your favorite cartoons become cartoons, a lotta work has to be put in for preparation. We thank our lucky stars every single day that we have one of the best in the biz in Josh Penn Boris,...

Blark and Son is Webby Nominated

Instagram’s first family needs your vote! They’re not running for any government office (not this year, anyway,) but Blark and Son still need you to sound off! The father/son duo...

Annecy Awards Here We Come!

Really, it’s an honor just to be nominated… TWICE! We are over the moon to announce that not one but TWO of our projects from the past year have been nominated at the Annecy...

Presenting SpielBurgers!

Straight up, we’re excited as all get out for the upcoming flick Ready Player One. We’re not gonna sugar coat it. Seriously, why do that when you can charbroil it instead? Recently,...

SuperMansion Season 3 Premieres May 7 on Crackle

This weekend Stoopid Buddy stormed Wondercon in Anaheim, California where Heidi Gardner, Breckin Meyer, Yvette Nicole Brown, Zeb Wells, Matt Senreich, and Nick Simotas took fan questions and debuted...

Buddy Thunderstruck is Emmy Nominated!

Our little Buddy Thunderstruck is all grown up and Emmy nominated! Ever since his debut on Netflix, Buddy hasn’t exactly shied away from the spotlight, and this week, he’s taking it...

SuperMansion @ WonderCon 2018

On their epic season 3 return, the League of Freedom is making a tiiiiny pit stop! This year at WonderCon in Anaheim, California, Stoopid Buddy Stoodios is bringing the first look at...

Adam Ruins Everything Presents Reanimated History

For the past few years, Adam Conover, TV’s resident know-it-all, has been proving literally everything under the sun (and maybe even the sun…) wrong. And now, he’s going prove he can...

Stoopid Buddy Stoodios & SuperMansion @ C2E2 2018

The League of Freedom is setting up base in Chicago this April! Crime fighters… your days are numbered. Crackle, a Sony Network Presents: SuperMansion is coming to C2E2! SuperMansion creators...

'Robot Chicken Walking Dead Special' Blu-Ray

Well it’s not like we could have kept it to ourselves forever, right? The ‘Robot Chicken Walking Dead Special’ (which may contain a few sketches that aren’t exactly...

Spirit of the Stoodio: Matt Sheldon

As much as it seems like there’s a magic TV fairy that poofs your favorite programming into existence, it turns out things are a bit more complicated than that. We have so many amazing people...

Spirit of the Stoodio: Baifan Xie

Ahh, February. If there’s a better month for sharing the love, well… there really isn’t, is there? This month, the Spirit of the Stoodio totem was passed on to Baifan Xie for her...

Love Robot Chicken Style @ iam8bit

There’s not a force on this Earth stronger than a buncha Buddies banded together, and we truly felt all the emotions last week at the Love ROBOT CHICKEN Style art show this February at iam8bit. The...

Spirit of the Stoodio: Cat Saldana

Another month, another star buddy — the amazing Cat Saldana is ringing in the New Year for us as this month’s well-deserving Spirit of the Stoodio! For her we give our utmost gratitude, our...

BUDDY BAZAAR

Last week, Stoopid Buddy hosted our very own craft fair, allowing our talented Buddies to sell their goods in time for the holidays! With 25 participating Stoopid Buddy artists, the evening was...

WINTER OF OZ

Stoopid Buddy strikes again, ending another great year with a bang! This year’s holiday party started at the yellow brick road and led to a boisterous, bumpin’, wild night in Oz. Dancing,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

"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...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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.

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...

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!...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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!...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

#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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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.

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...

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...

Digital Design & 3D Printing

The Future is Now!

Happy Birthday To Big Buddy Matt Senreich!

Cherish!

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....

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...

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...

Found In The Writer's Room

Well, there you have it.  Inspiration can come from anywhere, kids.  

Stoopid Buddy Stoodios Presents...

  ZEBBIE The weirdest remake of Annie you will ever see. Coming to theaters… soon?