Metalocalypse: Season 1

Metalocalypse: Season 1

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Adult Swim and heavy metal collide in this animated black comedy series following the violent, gnarly, hyperbolic misadventures of a band named Dethklok.

2006Rating: TV-MAUSAWilliams Street, Titmouse
AnimatedComedyMusic

Episodes

EPISODE 1.19

Dethstars

The band is given a movie development deal.

EPISODE 1.9

Mordland

Mordhouse, the home of Dethklok, opens its gates to the... More public for the first time in celebration of International Dethfan Day. Will the band and their fans make it through the experience? Dethklok find themselves in potential trouble after two Internet geeks threaten to release the band's exclusive, one-time-only, fan song over the internet unless they give in to their demands.

EPISODE 1.8

Snakes N' Barrels

Pickles decides to go on a reunion tour with his... More old band, Snakes 'n' Barrels. The government plots to use a new super-drug to erase Pickles' mind and 'reprogram' him, thereby destroying Dethklok from within.

EPISODE 1.7

Performance Klok

Dethklok has a huge fight on stage, which prompts the... More record label to hire a performance coach to keep the band together. The band falls in love with therapy for all the wrong reasons.

EPISODE 1.6

Dethfam

Uncomfortable and embarrassed, Dethklok painfully endures while their parents are... More in town for a visit. They are at first pissed and doubtful when their parents announce the release of the 'Parents of Dethklok' album, but soon realize the depth of their parents' anger. The guys learn an important lesson: there's nothing more brutal in this world than raising children.

EPISODE 1.5

Dethkomedy

Dethklok decides to try their hand at standup comedy in... More order to avoid burning out on metal. Pickles remains traumatized by a heckler while the rest of the band learns that comedy is all about embracing the hate.

EPISODE 1.4

Dethtroll

The band plays an ancient song which hasn't been heard... More in thousands of years which unexpectedly awakens a deadly Nordic lake troll and must compose the world's first death metal lullaby to return the beast to its slumber.

EPISODE 1.3

Happy Dethday (a.k.a. Birthdayface)

It's Murderface's birthday, and the rest of the band soon... More are faced with the difficult task of getting him a present. In fact, he actually ends up hating his party until they finally give him their gift.

EPISODE 1.20

The Metalocalypse Has Begun

Dethklok receives death threats from fans right before the first... More live performance of Dethwater. Krosier and Ravenwood attempt to take Dethklok out, with the help of an old enemies brother... With the secret army on the horizon waiting for the right moment to strike, will Dethklok make it through this?

EPISODE 1.2

Dethwater

Dethklok frontman Nathan Explosion wants the band's next album to... More be the ultimate smash hit. So, to achieve this goal, he decides to have a recording session locked in a Russian nuclear submarine that is moving through the Mariana Trench - the deepest, darkest location in the Earth's crust itself. How brutal is that?!

EPISODE 1.1

The Curse of Dethklok

Dethklok hires the world's only six-star chef to cook dinner... More for them before a show in Norway. They warn him of the Dethklok curse, where every employee they've hired, chefs included, has tragically died. Later, when their new chef is at near-death on life support following an unfortunate helicoptor mishap, the band is forced to make its own meals.

EPISODE 1.18

Girlfriendklok

Dethklok is asked to host the American Pornography Awards, but... More Nathan's new controlling girlfriend puts a damper on the situation for the entire band.

EPISODE 1.17

Dethclown

Dr. Rockso and Toki's sudden friendship has the rest of... More Dethklok uneasy.

EPISODE 1.16

Dethkids

Toki tries to compensate for his adorable charm by over-brutalizing... More his intentions and actions.

EPISODE 1.15

Religionklok

Murderface searches for a religion after a near-death experience leaves... More him longing for greater meaning. He samples everything from Christianity to Satanism before finding his true calling.

EPISODE 1.14

Bluesklok

After a concert that Dethklok didn't perform, but just stood... More on the stage, they travel to Mississippi to learn about the blues.

EPISODE 1.13

Go Forth and Die

Continually plagued by his stupidity, Nathan Explosion decides to attempt... More to earn his GED.

EPISODE 1.12

Murdering Outside The Box

Dethklok has an end of the quarter employee evaluation to... More find out who has been embezzling from the company. The patronizing evaluation start off with a pep talk and a corporate video that will have audiences and Dethfans alike vying for a spot on the Dethklok payroll.

EPISODE 1.11

Skwisklok

Skwisgaar hosts the "Skwisgaar Skwigelf Advanced Hand Finger Wizard Master... More Class" pay-per-view event to promote sales of his new guitar line, which includes models such as the Skwisarmyatar and the Antfarmatar. The rest of the guys get inspired to also try their hand at endorsement deals. Metal legend King Diamond guest stars as Ronald Von Monoldburg.

EPISODE 1.10

Fat Kid At The Detharmonic

Upon learning that they've once again earned too much money... More over the past year, the band tries to "donate" as much as they can to charity as a tax write-off. The guys also unwisely attempt fatherhood and play a landmark concert with the London Philharmonic Orchestra which ends with a killer laser light show.

Metalocalypse: Season 1 | Reviews

Decider

Decider

If gross-out humour is your thing, this Adult Swim series makes for the perfect hilarious companion.

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A.V. Club

A.V. Club

A hilariously over-the-top bloodbath, animated in the baroquely detailed style of death-metal cover art...

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IGN

IGN

Watching Metalocalypse... is kinda like listening to a hair-metal album from twenty years ago - mildly amusing, somewhat catchy, but more than a bit embarrassing.

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Metalocalypse: Season 1 | Release Details

Metalocalypse: Season 1 is available to stream in New Zealand now on TVNZ+.