Loiter Squad

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Loiter Squad
Loiter Squad logotype (cropped).jpg
Format Sketch comedy
Reality
Music
Created by Odd Future
Starring Tyler, The Creator
Jasper Dolphin
Taco Bennett
L-Boy
Earl Sweatshirt
Opening theme "I Like Cheese"
Composer(s) Tyler, the Creator
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 3
No. of episodes 31 (List of episodes)
Production
Running time 10 minutes
Production company(s) Dickhouse Productions (seasons 1-2)
Gorilla Flicks (season 3-)
Williams Street
Camp Flog Gnaw (season 3-)
Distributor Turner Entertainment
Broadcast
Original channel Adult Swim
Picture format 16:9 HDTV
Original run March 25, 2012 (2012-03-25)[1] – present
External links
Website

Loiter Squad is an American sketch comedy television series starring Tyler, The Creator, Jasper Dolphin, Taco Bennett, and Lionel Boyce from the Los Angeles hip hop group Odd Future. The show regularly features other members of the group as well.[2] Jeff Tremaine, Shanna Zablow, Dimitry Elyashkevich, Lance Bangs, Nick Weidenfeld and Keith Crofford are the show's executive producers. The show's second season made its debut on March 10, 2013.[3] The third season premiered on May 15, 2014.

The show was produced by Dickhouse Productions for Cartoon Network's Adult Swim programming block during its first and second seasons. Season three's production shifted to Gorilla Flicks, a new company founded by Dickhouse producer Jeff Tremaine.

History[edit]

The show was initially announced in early 2011, after Los Angeles hip hop collective Odd Future began to receive mainstream recognition. It was said to be like a combination of Jackass and Chappelle's Show. The show was originally going to be named Blackass, a portmanteau of the TV series Jackass and the fact that most of the cast is black. This was however, changed to the title's current variation of Loiter Squad. It was not until September 8, 2011 that the show was finally confirmed as a 15-minute live action show composed of various sketches, man on the street segments, pranks and music made by Odd Future.[4] Dickhouse Productions, the production partnership that created Jackass, produces the show.

Loiter Squad premiered on Sunday, March 25, 2012 on Cartoon Network's Adult Swim programming block, rated TV-14-DLSV. Episode 4 featured an appearance from Jackass alumnus Johnny Knoxville while fellow Jackass cast members Bam Margera, Chris Pontius and Dave England have also made guest appearances. Other appearances have included rappers Xzibit, Lil Wayne, and Juicy J, and actor Seth Rogen. In 2012, it was announced that Earl Sweatshirt and Blake Anderson will both join the cast at the show's second season.

Loiter Squad was renewed for a third season by Adult Swim. The third season premiered on May 15, 2014, which is now produced by Gorilla Flicks, the new production company of Jeff Tremaine and also produced by Camp Flog Gnaw, which is a production company by cast member, Tyler, the Creator.

Episodes[edit]

Loiter Squad series overview
Season Episodes Originally aired
Season premiere Season finale
1 11 March 25, 2012 (2012-03-25) June 3, 2012 (2012-06-03)
2 10 March 17, 2013 (2013-03-17) May 12, 2013 (2013-05-12)
3[5] 10 May 15, 2014 (2014-05-15)[5] July 17, 2014 (2014-07-17)

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