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Lazor Wulf
Created byHenry Bonsu
Developed byHenry Bonsu
Daniel Weidenfeld
Directed byHenry Bonsu
Voices of
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons2
No. of episodes20 (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producers
  • Henry Bonsu
  • Carl Jones
  • Daniel Weidenfeld
  • Scott Greenberg (season 1 only)
  • Joel Kuwahara (season 1 only)
  • Vince Staples
  • Keith Crofford[a]
  • Walter Newman[a]
Producers
  • Jason Stiff
  • Ollie Green[b]
  • Aubrey Danielson[c]
  • Matt Salkin[c]
  • Duncan Ferguson[c]
EditorAndrew Lainhart
Running time11–12 minutes
Production companies
DistributorWarner Bros. Television Distribution
Release
Original networkAdult Swim
Picture format1080p (16:9 HDTV)
Audio formatStereo
Original releaseApril 8, 2019 (2019-04-08) –
present
External links
Website

Lazor Wulf is an American animated television series produced by Williams Street for Adult Swim that premiered on April 8, 2019. Originating as a webcomic on Tumblr in 2013,[1] it is directed by creator Henry Bonsu, with Daniel Weidenfeld who serves as co-developer. The first season was animated by Bento Box Entertainment. The second season is animated by 6 Point Harness.

On November 7, 2019, Adult Swim announced that the show has been renewed for a second season, which had a stealth premiere on April 1, 2020 and officially premiered on December 7, 2020.[2][3][4][5]

Synopsis

Lazor Wulf follows a wolf who carries a laser on his back and the adventures he and his pack of carefree friends face while hanging out at their neighborhood joints like The Clurb and Esther's.[6]

Cast

Episodes

SeasonEpisodesOriginally aired
First airedLast aired
PilotUnaired
110April 8, 2019 (2019-04-08)May 6, 2019 (2019-05-06)
210April 1, 2020 (2020-04-01)[d]January 11, 2021 (2021-01-11)

Pilot (2016)

This section needs a plot summary. Please add one in your own words. (December 2020)
TitleWritten and directed byOriginal air date
"Lazor Wulf"[7]Henry BonsuUnaired

Season 1 (2019)

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleWritten byStoryboarded byOriginal air dateProd.
code
US viewers
(millions)
11"Dying to Eat"Sarah Bellardini & Henry BonsuChris Cornwell, Matt Marblo & Jared D. WeissApril 8, 2019 (2019-04-08)1010.550[8]
After Esther's is destroyed, Lazor Wulf plans his future death, as he claims to be allergic to everything but Esther's. Meanwhile Stupid Horse tries to replicate Esther's to stop him from dying.
22"That Was Today. This Is Tomorrow"Brian Ash & Henry BonsuChris Cornwell, Matt Marblo & Jared D. WeissApril 8, 2019 (2019-04-08)1020.454[8]
After Gawd's stress levels rise, he forces him and everyone in Strongburg to take a day off, much to Lazor Wulf's dismay.
33"Lane Occupied"Phillip Walker & Henry BonsuHenry Bonsu, Billie Liao, Gloria McAndrew & Jared D. WeissApril 15, 2019 (2019-04-15)1030.582[9]
Stupid Horse finds a group of people who respect him.
44"At the End of the Day"Quinta Brunson & Henry BonsuHenry Bonsu, Billie Liao, Gloria McAndrew & Jared D. WeissApril 15, 2019 (2019-04-15)1040.527[9]
Lazor Wulf and Canon Wulf's howling at the moon attracts everyone in Strongburg.
55"We Good!"Brian Ash & Henry BonsuHenry Bonsu, Billie Liao, Gloria McAndrew & Jared D. WeissApril 22, 2019 (2019-04-22)1050.661[10]
After Canon Wulf buys the local Delicadanci, the power and money go to his head.
66"Where You From?"Judnick Mayard, Sarah Bellardini, & Henry BonsuHenry Bonsu, Billie Liao, Gloria McAndrew & Jared D. WeissApril 22, 2019 (2019-04-22)1060.513[10]
It is shown how the town of Strongburg came to be.
77"Prolly for the Best"Henry BonsuHenry Bonsu, Billie Liao, Gloria McAndrew & Jared D. WeissApril 29, 2019 (2019-04-29)1070.564[11]
After Lazor Wulf's new song becomes a hit, Gawd accuses him of stealing it from him.
88"Keep It Moving"Sarah Bellardini & Henry BonsuHenry Bonsu, Billie Liao, Gloria McAndrew & Jared D. WeissApril 29, 2019 (2019-04-29)1080.529[11]
Lazor Wulf, Canon Wulf, and King Yeti set out to find the last copy of Action Jackson, while Stupid Horse is being tricked into smuggling things.
99"They Ain't Know"Carl Jones & Henry BonsuHenry Bonsu, Billie Liao, Gloria McAndrew & Jared D. WeissMay 6, 2019 (2019-05-06)1090.617[12]
Lazor Wulf goes to extreme measures when trying to prove that the Earth is round.
1010"It Is What It Is"Carl Jones & Henry BonsuHenry Bonsu, Billie Liao, Gloria McAndrew & Jared D. WeissMay 6, 2019 (2019-05-06)1100.507[12]
Lazor, Canon, Blazor, and Florence try to have a good Father's Day with their estranged father/husband, Demon Wulf.

Season 2 (2020–21)

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleWritten byStoryboarded byOriginal air dateProd.
code
U.S. viewers
(millions)
111"Still Dying to Eat"Carl JonesDomitille Collardey Adebimpe, Natalie James, Jackie Snyder & Jared D. WeissDecember 7, 2020 (2020-12-07)2010.401[13]
When Battle Ham disappears due to Gawd removing all food from the world, the Strongburg citizens mourn him in different ways.
122"If That Was Tomorrow. This Is Today."Sarah BellardiniDomitille Collardey Adebimpe, Natalie James, Jackie Snyder & Jared D. WeissDecember 7, 2020 (2020-12-07)2020.320[13]
To make money, King Yeti plans an auction to sell his beloved bike and Lazor Wulf gets a job to buy it for him.
133"Unoccupied Lane"Quinta BrunsonDomitille Collardey Adebimpe, Natalie James, Jackie Snyder & Jared D. WeissApril 1, 2020 (2020-04-01)2030.350[14]

Stupid Horse receives an upgrade after a major injury.

Note: This episode was previewed as part of Adult Swim's April Fools sneak previews, it was re-aired on December 14, 2020 in its correct placement in the season.
144"The End Is High"Judnick MayardDomitille Collardey Adebimpe, Natalie James, Jackie Snyder & Jared D. WeissDecember 14, 2020 (2020-12-14)2040.358[15]
After the citizens of Strongburg get the Earth blown up again, Gawd forces them to live up in Heaven with him.
155"We Good?"Ellington WellsDomitille Collardey Adebimpe, Natalie James, Jackie Snyder & Jared D. WeissDecember 21, 2020 (2020-12-21)2050.320[16]
The Youth seeks revenge on Canon Wulf for spilling her milk, while Canon Wulf treats the Delicadancers to a spa day.
166"Where You Stay?"Sarah BellardiniDomitille Collardey Adebimpe, Natalie James, Jackie Snyder & Jared D. WeissDecember 21, 2020 (2020-12-21)2060.269[16]
Jamantha invites Lamont Brickwater onto her talk show in order to expose him as a fraud.
177"Prolly for the Better?"Judnick MayardDomitille Collardey Adebimpe, Natalie James, Jackie Snyder & Jared D. WeissJanuary 4, 2021 (2021-01-04)2070.336[17]
Lazor Wulf and God engage in a cosmic game of Rock Paper Scissors.
188"Keep Going"Henry BonsuDomitille Collardey Adebimpe, Natalie James, Jackie Snyder & Jared D. WeissJanuary 4, 2021 (2021-01-04)2080.279[17]

Lazor Wulf, convinced that Action Jackson is a documentary, pesters Carl Weathers and accuses him of killing the titular character.

Note: Guest stars WWE Superstars Xavier Woods and Kofi Kingston as Carl Weathers and Captain Woop respectively. In WWE, Woods and Kingston are part of a tag team with series regular Big E, collectively known as The New Day.
199"They Knew"Ellington WellsDomitille Collardey Adebimpe, Natalie James, Jackie Snyder & Jared D. WeissJanuary 11, 2021 (2021-01-11)2090.334[18]
Matilda makes a bet with God to allow the Round Earthers to change Tuesdays into Sundays if she can convince Lazor Wulf to sign an eternal contract.
2010"Is It Tho?"Henry BonsuDomitille Collardey Adebimpe, Natalie James, Jackie Snyder & Jared D. WeissJanuary 11, 2021 (2021-01-11)2100.317[18]
Blazor's new plant store is haunted by a Forest Spirit.

References

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  2. ^ "Adult Swim Greenlights New "Fairy Tales" Series Plus More Seasons of "The Shivering Truth," "Lazor Wulf" and "12 Oz. Mouse"". The Futon Critic. 2019-11-07. Retrieved 2019-11-07.
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Notes

  1. ^ a b executive producer for Williams Street
  2. ^ producer for Williams Street
  3. ^ a b c associate producer
  4. ^ The second season of Lazor Wulf premiered unannounced on April 1, 2020. The remaining episodes began airing on December 7, 2020