Cartoon Network show canceled after more than a decade on television

Octopuses broadcasts its final season on Adult Swim right now. The long-running animated sitcom premiered way back in 2005 and has been a staple of Cartoon Network’s late-night block for over a decade and a half. Unfortunately, Adult Swim announced last month that season 13 would be its last ride.

Octopuses Season 13 will only consist of 10 episodes and ends the story of these endangered rural squid once and for all. The new season is the first non-voice actor Unkown Hinson to play Early Cuyler until he was fired for making racist and misogynistic comments on Facebook last year. Early has been recast as Tracy Morgan, who helps launch the series in style. Octopuses airs Sunday night at midnight ET on Adult Swim, and the past 12 seasons are now streamed on HBO Max.

Octopuses Season 13 brings back Rusty Cuyler (Daniel McDevitt) and Granny Cuyler (Dana Snyder). For those who came after, Unknown Hinson was fired from the series in 2020 for his misogynistic and racist public comments about Dolly Parton and the Black Lives Matter movement. In the press release, Adult Swim teased a big name that took over the role of Early, but fans only found out from the premiere on November 7 that it was Morgan.

Octopuses is an absurd, violent cartoon about a family of octopuses named Cuylers, and their escapades in their communities in the American Southeast. More often than not, it includes the destruction of property, violence and death. But because the family is “Appalachian Mud Squids,” they are protected from persecution or harm by the federal list of endangered species.

The show has always deconstructed American stereotypes and steered directly into controversial topics – especially when it comes to Southern culture. Presumably, last season will be no exception – including the problems that led to the dismissal of Hinson. The voice actor made a Facebook post where he said he was fired from Octopuses had ruined his life, though it has since been erased.

Hinson got into hot water by commenting on Dolly Parton’s public support for the Black Lives Matter movement on Facebook. He called the acclaimed singer a couple of misogynistic troublemakers and then accused “liberals” in general of “forsaking” [sic] your own race, culture and heritage. “Hinson’s career as a singer-songwriter has also been strongly influenced, and many Octopuses fans online expressed their satisfaction that he was fired.

Still, some are in doubt about how season 13 will cope with this casting change. Octopuses Season 13 premiered Sunday, Nov. 7, and new episodes air every Sunday at midnight ET on Adult Swim. The previous seasons are now streamed on HBO Max.


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