Unknown American animators adapted Aaron McGruder’s cartoon series The Boondocks into a TV show for adults. Sony Pictures Animation planned for it to follow the four-season Adult Swim series that aired on Cartoon Network from 2005 to 2014 as the second TV program based on the comic. Production on the program, which was supposed to air on HBO Max, never got going.
The broadcast date was November 6, 2005. The Freemans are the protagonists of the comedy. They are a dysfunctional black family that moves to the nice and largely white neighborhood of Woodcrest. Much of the sarcasm, humor, and tension in the show comes from the fact that it features characters from a wide variety of nations, professions, social groupings, biases, opinions, and skin tones.
The Boondocks Season 5 Renewal Status
Many people are saddened by the cancellation of The Boondocks. Thankfully, we will soon be able to see the long-awaited continuation of “The Boondocks.” Sony Pictures Animation announced in June 2019 that they will be remaking the classic animated comedy series. McGruder’s return to the executive producer position was announced subsequently. And in Season 5 of Boondocks, fan-favorite character Robert Freeman, played by John Witherspoon, will return.
HBO Max, Warner Media’s soon-to-be-launched streaming channel, revealed in September 2019 that it has picked up the revival with a two-season order a few months later. These highly anticipated series will each consist of twelve episodes. The creators have said categorically that this is a fresh start and will air as its own series. Fans of the original series, on the other hand, count the forthcoming season as the fifth.
The Boondocks Season Cast
- Huey Freeman voiced by Regina King
- Riley Freeman is also voiced by Regina King.
- Robert Jebediah “Granddad” Freeman is voiced by John Witherspoon.
- Thomas Lancaster DuBois is voiced by Cedric Yarbrough.
- Sarah DuBois is voiced by Jill Talley.
- Jazmine DuBois, voiced by Gabby Soleil for the first 3 seasons, and Kiarah Pollas for season 4.
- Uncle Ruckus voiced by Gary Anthony Williams
- Edward “Ed” Rothschild Wuncler Sr. is voiced by Edward Asner.
- Edward “Eddie” Wuncler Jr. voiced by Sam McMurray
- Edward “Ed” Wuncler III (voiced by Charlie Murphy)
- Gin Rummy is voiced by Samuel L. Jackson.
- Otis Jenkins is voiced by series producer Carl Jones.
- Leonard is voiced by DeRay Davis.
The Boondocks Season 5 Storyline
The anime and manga inspirations are updated in this remake, but the plot seems to be the same: When Grandpa and the kids need to make ends meet, they follow Uncle Ruckus’ peculiar guidance to a neighborhood in Maryland. Envision the same plot, but with current events that the first series foreshadowed added in. McGruder told Deadline in 2019 that the opportunity to rebuild ‘The Boondocks’ world for the future is “once in a lifetime.” The cultural and political landscapes in which they find themselves have shifted dramatically in the over ten years since the initial series and the two decades since the original newspaper comic.
The Boondocks Season 5 Release Date
Season 4 of “The Boondocks” debuted on Adult Swim on April 21, 2014, and it ran till June 23, 2014. Fans were left scratching their heads over its abrupt discontinuation because of the show’s stellar reputation and insightful comments on political, social, and cultural concerns. In fact, some went so far as to petition for the show to be picked up by another channel. However, for very some time, nobody cared.
There have been rumblings of a potential rebirth for some years now, with some even claiming that production may have begun. The news wasn’t verified, though, until John Witherspoon made the announcement on The Joe Rogan Podcast. It seems like the perfect moment for the series’ long-awaited comeback.
This is a once-in-a-lifetime chance to redo the Boondocks from scratch in the present day. More than a decade after the initial series and two decades after the original newspaper comic, it is astounding how different the times are today politically and culturally. McGruder remarked, “There’s a lot to say, and it should be fun,” as he announced the show’s comeback.
The Boondocks Season 5 Trailer
There is currently no promo for Season 5. When new information becomes available, we will add it to this area.
Where can I watch The Boondocks Season?
Hulu, HBO Max, Sling TV, and YouTube TV all provide the first four seasons of this cartoon comedy. This drama was given an 8.5/10 by IMDB users, but just 54% by critics at Rotten Tomatoes.