China, IL – meaning "China, Illinois" – is an animated television series for the cable network Adult Swim. The series is created by Brad Neely, and features Neely's existing characters from the China, IL web series and special. Characters include Frank and Steve Smith, aka "The Professor Brothers," and Mark "Baby" Cakes. Neely provides the voice for all three characters. The series is produced by Williams Street and animated by Titmouse, Inc. China, IL has been renewed for a second season with the possibility of a new half-hour runtime. On May 25, 2008, Adult Swim ran The Funeral, an 11-minute special which was streamed on the now defunct Super Deluxe website. The special combined Brad Neely's Professor Brothers and Baby Cakes webseries, which were also streamed at Super Deluxe, and established a larger environment for the characters. The special, as well as Brad Neely's other videos, can be viewed at Neely's YouTube page.
Where to Watch China, IL
Below you'll find every episode from all 3 season of China, IL.
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Season 1Hulu | Adult Swim | DirecTV Now | Rent or Buy
S01 E01Oct 3, 2011
Rewind, Pause, Pay! Oct 3, 2011 Ronald Reagan wants revenge on the unstable Steve in the premiere of this animated comedy chronicling the hijinks of a pair of brothers who teach at a state university.
S01 E02Oct 10, 2011
Dean Vs. Mayor Oct 10, 2011 The Mayor is tired of the riots sparked by UCI, and challenges The Dean to an arm wrestling contest for control of the school.
S01 E03Oct 17, 2011
Baby Boom Oct 17, 2011 A giant baby destroys the campus, and the faculty is split on how to handle the situation.
S01 E04Oct 24, 2011
Coming Out Of The Casket Oct 24, 2011 Student registration for the History Department sinks to an all-time low after the death of Harold, one of the faculty's best professors. Steve must come up with a plan to save their jobs while Frank becomes convinced that he's getting unsolicited attention from a paranormal being.
S01 E05Oct 31, 2011
Secret Society Oct 31, 2011 Steve realizes life after tenure isn't as exciting as he suspected, and Pony finds out that the Dean has a secret that he'd do anything to keep hidden.
S01 E06Nov 7, 2011
Prom Face/Off Nov 7, 2011 The Staff-Only Prom is thrown in a condemned building formerly used by Professor Cakes who experimented on hippies there.
Season 2Hulu | Adult Swim | DirecTV Now | Rent or Buy
S02 E01Sep 23, 2013
The Perfect Lecture Sep 23, 2013 Frank wants to give a perfect lecture on the first day of school.
S02 E02Sep 30, 2013
Is College Worth It? Sep 30, 2013 Pony must take drastic measures to afford a recently raised tuition.
S02 E03Oct 7, 2013
Do You Know Who You Look Like? Oct 7, 2013 The history department hires a new professor who looks just like Steve. Pony reveals she can't speak Spanish.
S02 E04Oct 14, 2013
Diamond Castle Oct 14, 2013 Frank discovers that Thomas Jefferson's mythical Diamond Castle is real.
S02 E05Oct 21, 2013
Kenny Winker Rules Oct 21, 2013 Kenny Winker is giving away a ticket to hang with him on his tour bus.
S02 E06Oct 28, 2013
China-man Begins Oct 28, 2013 Frank bets that he will be the focus of the "Person of the Day" news segment.