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‘The Ren & Stimpy Show’ Reboot Heading to Comedy Central

‘The Ren & Stimpy Show’ Reboot Heading to Comedy Central

Comedy Central is shaping up to be one of the television industry’s leaders in new adult animation: The network has announced a reimagining of the cult classic “The Ren & Stimpy Show” as part of its greater overall push into the genre.

The original “The Ren & Stimpy Show” premiered on Nickelodeon in 1991, the same year the network debuted classic kids shows such as “Rugrats” and “Doug.” Though “The Ren & Stimpy Show” was not explicitly aimed at adults, the show was full of dark humor, raunchy sex jokes, and other mature content, which generated some controversy. The series nonetheless was widely praised during its five-season run and remembered as one of Nickelodeon’s standout ’90s shows.

The network offered no details on the upcoming reimagining beyond the fact that it has been greenlit. Comedy Central’s impending reboot won’t be the series’ first; Spike TV rebooted the

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