Liquid Television exists today as an online entity on MTV's website, but in its peak years (1991-4), it was a weekly amalgamation of live-action, animation, puppets, and outright avant-garde absurdity. Two series were spun off from Liquid: Beavis & Butt-Head (1993-7, 2011-2) and Aeon Flux (1995-6), while others could easily have as well. Down the line, we'll look at some of these features, as we all have our favorites.
Let's take a look at the open, which starts by twisting, literally, out of a screening for Robert Palmer's "Addicted to Love":
Charles Burns' Dog Boy appeared in the pages of Art Spiegelman's underground Raw, but instead of being adapted as a cartoon, MTV opted for a live-action version, which, sadly didn't translate well. Let me show you what I mean, with help from Billy Godsey:
I think you can see where the nimrods at [adult swim] got their inspiration when they launched a decade later.