Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law: Season 1 (2000 - 2003)


Season 1
Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law

Critics Consensus

Harvey Birdman objects to fawning over animation icons of yesteryear and submits a motion to skewer pop culture nostalgia with a thoroughly modern, improvisational sense of humor -- Sustained!



Critic Ratings: 10

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Air date: Dec 30, 2000
Air date: Sep 23, 2001
Air date: Jul 7, 2002
Air date: Jul 14, 2002
Air date: Jul 21, 2002
Air date: Jul 28, 2002
Air date: May 25, 2003
Air date: Jun 1, 2003
Air date: Jun 8, 2003

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Tv Season Info


Peter MacNicol
as X, the Eliminator/Employee/Guard
Maurice LaMarche
as Apache Chief
Scott Innes
as Shaggy Rogers/Scooby-Doo/Scrappy-Doo/Prisoner No. 1

Critic Reviews for Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law Season 1

All Critics (10) | Top Critics (2)

With a voice cast anchored by Gary Cole and Stephen Colbert, this is a warm, gentle parody buzzing with nostalgia.

Jan 24, 2019 | Full Review…
Top Critic

Adult Swim struck gold with its series "Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law."

Jan 24, 2019 | Full Review…

For most of the first season, the show was chaotically structured like a hellzappopin' sketch series, but swerved into a semblance of continuity and character-building for a two-part season finale that would define the remainder of the series.

Jan 24, 2019 | Full Review…

Harvey Birdman: Attorney at Law remains the most solid (if rarely produced) Adult Swim show out there. Of course, if you're not a big fan of the other Adult Swim stuff, you still might not be a huge supporter of this either.

Jan 24, 2019 | Rating: 8/10 | Full Review…

Not only are the plots ludicrous, the jokes hilarious, and the characters endearing; this show features some incredible voice talent.

Jan 23, 2019 | Full Review…

It's everything we've come to expect from modern cartoons that appeal to adults and kids.

Jan 23, 2019 | Full Review…

Each of these 13 episodes of the universe's first animated legal show is a loving and outrageous homage to the toons that warped our tiny minds as children, and now have the power (of attorney!) to continue warping our minds as adults.

Jan 23, 2019 | Full Review…

The rapid-fire sight gags and vacuum-packed writing made each of those precious [12] minutes worth watching, but the real strength here is the vocal performances.

Jan 23, 2019 | Full Review…

What transformed Michael Ouweleen and Erik Richter's series from a clever but possibly forgettable parody into a shining gem of Adult Swim history was its use of absurdist humor.

Jan 23, 2019 | Full Review…

The main gimmick of Harvey Birdman is that cartoon characters can get into just as much trouble as their human counterparts. It's a clever concept, but the episodes often feel disjointed and feature characters doing silly, senseless things.

Jan 23, 2019 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law: Season 1

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