The BEST Episodes of Off the Air
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Feb 15, 2020
Network: Adult Swim
Off the Air is a series on Cartoon Network's Adult Swim programming block. The series lacks storylines and plots, and consists only of a collection of animations, internet videos, and archival footage, which are held loosely together by a theme. The series does not air on a regular schedule, with new episodes airing unannounced.
#1 - Death
Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired Dec 30, 2014
Life without the hassle of living.
#2 - Transportation
Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired Jan 6, 2015
From here to there, but never back again.
#3 - Winter
Season 8 - Episode 4 - Aired Jan 1, 2019
The ultimate bookend to humanity.
#4 - Robots
Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 7, 2014
Surreal footage of robots
#5 - NEWNOW
Season 5 - Episode 4 - Aired Dec 28, 2015
#6 - Sound
Season 8 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 30, 2018
Listen with your eyes.
#7 - Worship
Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Apr 22, 2014
Surreal footage of worship
#8 - Fire
Season 9 - Episode 3 - Aired Nov 25, 2019
It's all around you.
#9 - Space
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 4, 2011
Mercury Freedom 7 footage supplied by NASA / Archive.org Porculpa - Your Fault by Lyn Hagan Opening Credits by Adam Fuchs (stock footage from Getty Images) Toy Robot in Space! by James Trosh Giant Leap by Kyle Botha Zeroing by Andrey Nepomnyaschev Space Ghost stock footage (featuring George Lowe) Hell / ????? by David O'Reilly Excerpt from Outside In by Stephen Van Vuuren Noisebox in Space by 12foot6 Carl Sagan - A Glorious Dawn (Symphony of Science) by John Boswell, featuring Carl Sagan and Stephen Hawking Quantum Leap animation by Thomas De Rijk Apollo 11 Launch NASA film transfer by Spacecraft Films
#10 - Light
Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 1, 2013
Surreal footage of light.
#11 - Food
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired May 25, 2011
Think Globally, Act Locally by William Lamson FOOD by Dax Norman Digestive System by Flix Productions Medical Animation The Huber Experiments Vol. 1 by Erik & Matthew Huber Western Spaghetti by PES Something by Cyriak Harris Ecological Apple by Andreas Soderberg Oyster Vision by Morphologic Studios Automato by Bill Feinup & Barry Kudrowitz
#12 - Hair
Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 1, 2014
The tangled web we weave.
#13 - Liquid
Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired Jul 20, 2015
Slippery when wet. Featured videos: Run Walter Run footage provided by Newsflare Phantom Water Reel by Chris Bryan Helium Shark by Thomas Marque Ice Crystal Timelapse by Shawn Knol Additional photography provided by Alan Steadman Machine Networks 2013 by Ryan Tyler Martinez of the Southern California Institute of Architecture Most Incredible Volcano by Geoff Mackley BBBB by Natalia Stuyk A Family Affair by Ed Schrader, Kevin Sherry, and John Voigt Bubble Device #2 by Nicholas Hanna Music video for "Bryn Marina" by David Jude Harris Splashy Duck by William Anderson Atomic bomb footage provided by VCE Digital, Inc. The Huber Experiments – Vol. 2 by Erik and Matthew Huber Vagabond Mutant Liquid by Tobias Stretch Dry Lights by Xavier Chassaing; composed by Thomas Vaquie Kayakers in Drainage Ditch by Rush Sturges and Men Marr Featured music: "Parade (Dominik Eulberg Remix)" by Rone "Summer Storm" by Fox + Sui "Bryn Marina" by Sound of Ceres "Vertical" by Vessels "Great River Road" by Zach Schimpf "The Mountain Dew" by the Clancy Brothers
#14 - Holes
Season 5 - Episode 3 - Aired Nov 23, 2015
There's one beneath you right now.
#15 - Patterns
Season 9 - Episode 4 - Aired Jan 1, 2020
Watch, rinse, repeat.
#16 - Nature
Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Dec 31, 2013
Surreal footage of nature. Featured videos Visions of the Wild USDA film provided by Prelinger Archives Brats by Ian Cheng Hyper Geography by Joe Hamilton Stock footage provided by Getty Images Australian Tree Fern timelapse by The Upthink Lab Fungia Food by Coral Morphologic Staring Out the Window by Ninian Doff Woos by PetPunk What's Up? by Liam Lynch A Walk in the Woods by Weebl Madam Butterfly by Gabriel Kempers Land by Hiraoka Masanobu The Ghostly Voices Once Said! by Randy Knott Featured music "Brats" by Liars "Into the Deep Time (One Sun)" by Candy Claws "Staring Out the Window" by Fulton Lights "What's Up?" by Liam Lynch "Humming Chorus" by Giacomo Puccini, performed by Apollo Symphony Orchestra "The Ghostly Voices Once Said!" by Randy Knott
#17 - Animals
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 1, 2011
"Big Bounce" from Prelinger Archives El Hombre Y La Tierra Zodiac Animals by lilFUCHS Cows and Zebras by Taras Hrabowsky Meow Mix by Cyriak Harris "Triple Jump" advertisement for JAL The Music Scene by Anthony F. Shepperd Cheese Rolling footage by SoGlos.com
#18 - Color
Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 30, 2012
Surreal footage of color. Featured videos: LSD GIRL footage provided by T3Media Head On – Lior Ben Horin This Girl Can Handle a Shotgun – Brandon401401 Grindin' – Rogier van der Zwaag The Biggest Domino Circle - 11,000 Dominoes! Youtube Record! – TheRealMcJoni and TheDominoator Dahlia – Michael Langan The Doldrums – Plastic Horse Dinosaurs – Kristofer Ström Paint – Sony Bravia and Fallon London Datamosh – Yung Jake Bars & Tones – Andre Chocron Optimist – Brian Thomson Stock footage supplied by iStock Featured music: Grindin' – Nobody Beats the Drum The Doldrums – Paul White Dinosaurs – 16bit La Gassa Ladra performed by Czech Philharmonic Orchestra Performance conducted by Senja Karel Datamosh – Yung Jake Perpetuum Mobile – Penguin Cafe Orchestra Serve The People – Handsome Furs
#19 - Body
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Jun 1, 2012
CORDS (hear us and have mercy) by Sara Lundberg. A Cappella performed by Linda Ohlin, Carina Aronsson, Gustav Nordlander, and Carl Slettengren Stock footage supplied by iStock.com , Archive.org Visible Human Project supplied by US National Library of Medicine All Ways by Color Chart Take This Pill by David Firth going to the store by David Lewandowski Hot Dog Hustle by Thomas Hunter SyncBody by Daihei Shibata. Artwork by Hiroshi Sato. Sossidge Arms shorts by Chriddof Go Pro On a Hula Hoop by Nick Saik Amalgamide Tide by Taras Hrabowski Stinks by Glogman Johns 15 Denier by Harry Handyside
#20 - Nightmares
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Dec 12, 2012
Surreal footage of nightmares. Featured videos: Real Demons Caught on Tape – Justin Martinez Plaster Casts of Everything – Patrick Daughters of Riff Raff Films Superduper – Thomas de Rijk Coaster Test – Steve Cutts Headcleaner – Alessandro Bevari Her Lovely Fears – Ben Wheele Homelands – Jimmy Joe Roche Zombie Bands Suck – Liam Lynch Stock footage supplied by iStock You Ruined It – Michael Langan Crooked Rot – David Firth Music by Marcus Fjellström Nightmares Fear Factory Souvenir FEAR pics – Nightmares Fear Factory Image manipulation by Geoffrey Lillemon (Random Studios), Christy Karacas, Brandon Lively, Dax Norman, Trey Wadsworth, Terry White (Fly Bitches) Featured music: Journeyman – Amon Tobin Plaster Casts of Everything – Liars Headcleaner – Einstürzende Neubauten Dust Flesh and Bones – Matt Elliott Battery Point – Beak>
#21 - Conflict
Season 5 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 26, 2015
Straight blasting Ron.
#22 - Love
Season 8 - Episode 2 - Aired Aug 28, 2018
It's inside of you right now.
#23 - Technology
Season 7 - Episode 2 - Aired Nov 27, 2017
404 Not Found. - Guest curated by Wham City Comedy
#24 - Dance
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 2, 2011
"Big Bounce" from Prelinger Archives Involuntaries 4 by Foofwa d’Imobilité, Vea Lucca, and Alan Sondheim Opening Credits by Mark Phillips Music Video for Buchstabe by Knorkator Modern Daydreams 1: Deere John by Mitchell Rose and Bodyvox Stock footage from iStock Protective Cover (The Condom Song) by Nrityanjali Academy, from India HIV/AIDS Alliance Indian Dancing Prank by Christian von Nathusius Angry Industrial Dancer in Little Saigon by Duy Huu Luu, aka Tank Nine Tush It by Liam Lynch Vessel (Four Tet Remix) by Jon Hopkins Peacock Spider by Jurgen Otto Robots Dancing by Jean-Charles Bazin and Young Cheol Lee
#25 - Falling
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Aug 27, 2012
"Experience Human Flight" short film by Infinity List with special thanks to Soul Flyers "The Vision" song by Ian Brady "Falling to Hell" original animation by Devin Flynn "My Machine" song by BATTLES (featuring Gary Numan) "Giant 6ft Water Balloon" short film by Gavin Free "La Lindora" song by Kodak to Graph stock footage supplied by iStock Corbis "Hovding in Action" footage supplied by HOVDING SVERIGE "In The Fall" animated short by Steve Cutts "New Direction" song by Black Lips "Valse Statique et la Theorie du Combo" directed and animated by Maxime Bruneel "Fugue Trampoline" performed by Yoann Bourgeois Zat Montpellier, April 2011 with special thanks to Charles Valade "Oceanview" song by Atlas Sound "Derty Falling" animated short by Taras Hrabowsky "Coming Down" song by Dum Dum Girls