The BEST Episodes of Off the Air

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 17, 2019

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 - Winter

Season 8 - Episode 4

The ultimate bookend to humanity.

star 9.20
5 votes

#2 - Sound

Season 8 - Episode 3

Listen with your eyes.

star 9.00
6 votes

#3 - Transportation

Season 4 - Episode 4

From here to there, but never back again.

star 8.80
10 votes

#4 - Food

Season 1 - Episode 2

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

star 8.75
16 votes

#5 - Death

Season 4 - Episode 3

Life without the hassle of living.

star 8.71
7 votes


Season 5 - Episode 4

Now, new.

star 8.63
8 votes

#7 - Space

Season 1 - Episode 4

Mercury Freedom 7 footage supplied by NASA / 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

star 8.61
18 votes

#8 - Light

Season 2 - Episode 4

Surreal footage of light.

star 8.60
15 votes

#9 - Hair

Season 4 - Episode 1

The tangled web we weave.

star 8.44
9 votes

#10 - Animals

Season 1 - Episode 1

"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

star 8.38
24 votes

#11 - Liquid

Season 5 - Episode 1

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

star 8.31
13 votes

#12 - Nature

Season 3 - Episode 1

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

star 8.21
14 votes

#13 - Robots

Season 3 - Episode 2

Surreal footage of robots

star 8.20
15 votes

#14 - Body

Season 1 - Episode 5

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 , 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

star 8.20
15 votes

#15 - Color

Season 2 - Episode 2

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

star 8.16
19 votes

#16 - Worship

Season 3 - Episode 3

Surreal footage of worship

star 8.15
13 votes

#17 - Conflict

Season 5 - Episode 2

Straight blasting Ron.

star 8.13
8 votes

#18 - Holes

Season 5 - Episode 3

There's one beneath you right now.

star 8.13
8 votes

#19 - Love

Season 8 - Episode 2

It's inside of you right now.

star 8.13
8 votes

#20 - Technology

Season 7 - Episode 2

404 Not Found. - Guest curated by Wham City Comedy

star 8.08
12 votes

#21 - Dance

Season 1 - Episode 3

"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

star 8.00
21 votes

#22 - Earth

Season 7 - Episode 1

You break it, you buy it

star 7.92
13 votes

#23 - Health

Season 8 - Episode 1

9 out of 10 doctors disagree.

star 7.88
8 votes

#24 - Falling

Season 2 - Episode 1

"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

star 7.87
15 votes

#25 - Nightmares

Season 2 - Episode 3

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>

star 7.80
10 votes