The Jellies!

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The Jellies!
The Jellies.png
Created byTyler Okonma
Lionel Boyce
Voices ofPhil LaMarr
Earl Skakel
A.J. Johnson
Blake Anderson
Kevin Michael Richardson
Kilo Kish
Composer(s)Tyler, The Creator
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons2
No. of episodes20 (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s)
  • Tyler, The Creator
  • Lionel Boyce
  • Kelly Salo Clancy
  • Aaron Augenblick
  • Lloyd Braun
  • Jared Heinke
  • For Whalerock Industries:
  • Laura Sweet
  • For Williams Street
  • Keith Crofford
  • Walter Newman
  • Co-Executive Producer:
  • Chris Clancy
Running time11 minutes
Production company(s)
Distributor
Release
Original networkAdult Swim
Picture format16:9 HDTV
Original releaseOctober 22, 2017 –
present
External links
Website

The Jellies! is an American adult animated sitcom created by Tyler Okonma and Lionel Boyce. The show was revamped from a series of the same name which was previously featured exclusively on Tyler's Golf Media app. [1] it premiered on Adult Swim on October 22, 2017.[2][3] The animation is produced by Augenblick Studios, and was renewed for a second season in October 2018.[4] The second season premiered on May 19, 2019.

Plot[edit]

The show follows a family of anthropomorphic jellyfish and their 16-year-old human son Cornell. When the boy learns he was adopted at birth, he is shocked, and subsequently spirals out of control in an attempt to "find himself." As a result, he and his family and friends wind up in what the network bills as "uncanny situations."

Cast[edit]

Episodes[edit]

Season 1 (2017)[edit]

No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateUS viewers
(millions)
1"Gangsta's Paradise"Aaron AugenblickTyler Okonma & Lionel BoyceOctober 22, 2017 (2017-10-22)0.74[5]

When Debbie and Barry struggle with their marriage, Cornell tries to step in and save it.

Guest star: Wanya Morris
2"Ray's Perfect Date"Aaron AugenblickTyler Okonma & Lionel BoyceOctober 29, 2017 (2017-10-29)0.74[6]
Ray can't seem to get a date for the prom so Cornell goes to enormous lengths to help a friend out.
3"Pilot"Aaron AugenblickTyler Okonma & Lionel BoyceNovember 5, 2017 (2017-11-05)0.74[7]

Cornell receives shocking news that sends him on a wild chase.

Guest star: ASAP Nast
4"Mervin for Mayor"Aaron AugenblickTyler Okonma & Lionel BoyceNovember 12, 2017 (2017-11-12)0.69[8]
Mervin Collins runs for mayor against incumbent Leonard Jenkins.
5"The Gameshow"Aaron AugenblickTyler Okonma & Lionel BoyceNovember 19, 2017 (2017-11-19)0.94[9]
To deal with the womanly changes her body is going through, KY goes on a dating show.
6"Barry's School Reunion"Aaron AugenblickTyler Okonma & Lionel BoyceNovember 26, 2017 (2017-11-26)0.73[10]

Barry attends his high school reunion.

Guest star: ASAP Nast
7"Cornell Gets a Dog"Aaron AugenblickTyler Okonma & Lionel BoyceDecember 3, 2017 (2017-12-03)0.74[11]

A mysterious dog with secret motives captures the heart of Cornell.

Guest star: Angela Nissel
8"Trial of the Century"Aaron AugenblickTyler Okonma & Lionel BoyceDecember 10, 2017 (2017-12-10)0.68[12]
Two hip hop artists face off in a court case in civil court.
9
10
"The Invasion"Aaron AugenblickTyler Okonma & Lionel BoyceDecember 17, 2017 (2017-12-17)0.71[13]

Cornell learns more information about his real parents.

Guest stars: ASAP Nast and Angela Nissel

Season 2 (2019)[edit]

No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateUS viewers
(millions)
1"My Brother's Keeper"Aaron AugenblickCarl JonesMay 19, 2019 (2019-05-19)0.65[14]

Barry's brother comes to town and has a negative influence on Cornell.

Guest star: Slink Johnson
2"Jellystripper"Aaron AugenblickHugh MooreMay 19, 2019 (2019-05-19)0.59[14]

KY finds her true calling as a stripper.

Guest stars: Travis "Taco" Bennett, Frankie Ingrassia, and Angela Nissel
3"These Nuts"Aaron AugenblickBrian AshMay 26, 2019 (2019-05-26)0.55[15]
Trouble looms as the city of Walla Walla is gentrified by peanuts.
4"Crash for Cash"Aaron AugenblickCarl JonesMay 26, 2019 (2019-05-26)0.50[15]

Debbie meets a sleazy TV lawyer and gets swept up in the world of sleazy TV law.

Guest stars: Frankie Ingrassia and Cedric Yarbrough
5"The Last Reggie on Earth"Aaron AugenblickBrian InthavongJune 2, 2019 (2019-06-02)0.58[16]
Reggie forgets about the Annual Walla Walla Talent Show and assumes he's the last man left on earth.
6"The Storm"Aaron AugenblickCarl JonesJune 9, 2019 (2019-06-09)0.62[17]

A storm forces various characters to take shelter at the Cornell's house while they're trying to watch TV.

Guest stars: GoldLink and Slink Johnson
7"Doctor Pirates"Aaron AugenblickJaydi SamuelsJune 9, 2019 (2019-06-09)0.57[17]

Debbie's family reunion is crashed by unsuspecting guests.

Guest stars: Affion Crockett, Debra Wilson, and J.D. Witherspoon
8"Walla Walla Civil War"Aaron AugenblickJaydi SamuelsJune 16, 2019 (2019-06-16)0.57[18]
A small dispute leads to a big Civil War in Walla Walla.
9"Walla Walla Wallabees B"Aaron AugenblickCarl JonesJune 23, 2019 (2019-06-23) (New York version)
June 28, 2019 (2019-06-28) (Wu-Tang Clan version)
0.67[20]

Cornell's high school is under siege.

Guest stars: Travis "Taco" Bennett, Affion Crockett, and Slink Johnson

Note: This episode originally parodied the Wu-Tang Clan[19] and was set to air on June 2, 2019, but was pulled before airing, being re-animated and re-dubbed to replace the Wu-Tang likeness with the fictional band New York. The original Wu-Tang Clan version of the episode ended up airing on June 28, 2019, although this is unknown if this was an accident or not.

The original aired again on July 22, 2019 during the early hours, but on the re-air at 4 AM the censored episode aired.
10"My Friend Sheldon Jr."Aaron AugenblickJaydi SamuelsJune 23, 2019 (2019-06-23)0.58[20]

There's something strange about Cornell's friend.

Guest star: Debra Wilson

References[edit]

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