Neighbors from Hell
Created byPam Brady
Written by
Directed by
Starring
ComposerJames Dooley
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes10
Production
Executive producers
Running time30 minutes
Production companies
Original release
NetworkTBS
Adult Swim (pilot episode only)
ReleaseJune 7 (2010-06-07) –
July 26, 2010 (2010-07-26)

Neighbors from Hell is an American adult animated sitcom that ran on TBS from June 7 and ended on July 26, 2010; the first episode also aired on TBS's sister network Adult Swim on June 13 as a "sneak preview". The executive producer and creator of the series is Pam Brady. The series' first and only season consisted of ten episodes.

It is produced by 20th Century Fox Television, Bento Box Entertainment and MoonBoy Animation, a division of DreamWorks Animation as its second and last adult animated series after Father of the Pride, The majority of the animation is produced by Bardel Entertainment in Vancouver, with retake animation work handled mostly in-house at Bento Box.[1]

Plot

A family of demons from Hell called the Hellmans are sent by Satan to Houston, Texas on a mission to destroy a drill that can dig to the Earth's core where Satan fears that the humans will invade Hell if the drill reaches it. The Hellmans face a culture shock trying to fit in with humans. They also realize that the humans can be as bad as the demons, and that Earth is almost no different from hell.

Characters

Main

Secondary

Recurring

The main cast at the Neighbors from Hell panel at the 2010 San Diego Comic-Con International
Will Sasso
(Balthazor Hellman)
Molly Shannon
(Tina Hellman)
Kyle McCulloch
(Vlaartark Mimlark)
Tracey Fairaway
(Mandy Hellman)
Kurtwood Smith
(Don Killbride)

Episodes

No.TitleOriginal air dateProd.
code
1"Snorfindesdrillsalgoho"June 7, 2010 (2010-06-07)1ARV01
The Hellmans, a family of demons, are sent by Satan to the surface of the Earth on a vital mission: Destroy a massive drill that will invade their underworld home. But first they must blend into a suburban Texas neighborhood where the neighbors give a new meaning to the term Hell.
2"Country Club Hell"June 14, 2010 (2010-06-14)1ARV02
Looking for a bonding moment with his boss Killbride, Balthazor scores himself a golf outing at his boss' elite country club. His family accompanies him and struggle to fit in with the humans whose bad behavior both thrills and bewilders the Hellmans.
3"Gay Vampire Mexican"June 21, 2010 (2010-06-21)1ARV03
When Mandy starts to date Killbride's son Wayne, Balthazor uses this opportunity to get closer to Killbride and the drill.
4"Screw the EPA"June 28, 2010 (2010-06-28)1ARV07
Tina and Balthazor try to celebrate their wedding anniversary but are finding it difficult to find time to do so. Meanwhile, Killbride is trying to get a new business plan passed by the EPA and when he learns that the female EPA executive is enamored with Balthazor, Killbride uses him to his advantage.
5"Family from Hell"July 5, 2010 (2010-07-05)1ARV04
Tina's parents from Hell make a visit to Earth, Balthazor makes an extra effort to impress Tina's father. Concerned that their daughter and grandkids will assimilate too well into human culture, the in-laws arrive with a plan to bring the family back to Hell.
6"Guns for Mutts"July 12, 2010 (2010-07-12)1ARV05
When Petromundo hires a British Scientist to speed up the drill process, Josh and the Scientist's "Son" discover a secret within the bowels of Petromundo. This turns the time tables of the Hellman's mission up dramatically leaving Balthazor a choice to save his son or save hell.
7"Robert the Insult Weight Loss Robot"July 12, 2010 (2010-07-12)1ARV06
Balthazor is forced to test out a new weight-loss device, a robot that insults its owner into diet submission. But that is just the beginning of the mechanical being’s reign of terror.
8"Wolf Power"July 19, 2010 (2010-07-19)1ARV08
Tina is responsible for showing the town to the wife of a Japanese businessman doing business with Balthazor's boss, but a case of switched personalities threatens to put the end to the Hellman's mission.
9"Attila the Rascal"July 19, 2010 (2010-07-19)1ARV09
Killbride decides to unfreeze the head of Atilla the Hun to handle some personnel cuts. Unfortunately, the legendary conqueror has some past business to settle with Uncle Vlaartark.
10"Fantastic 15"[2]July 26, 2010 (2010-07-26)1ARV10
Balthazor is recruited by a mysterious man who shares his desire to destroy the drill. But their plan will likely ruin Mandy's 15th birthday Blaargmitvah, including the eagerly anticipated mother-daughter hexagon cage match.

References

  1. ^ Desowitz, Bill (June 8, 2010). "Pam Brady Talks Neighbors from Hell". Animation World Network. Retrieved April 21, 2012.
  2. ^ Townsend, Allie (July 26, 2010). "Interview: Rocker Robert Schwartzman On His Neighbors From Hell Collaboration". Time. Retrieved September 9, 2014.