UNDERRATED: 'Moral Orel'

Canceled in 2008 but still part of <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORCRP000017444" title="Cartoon Network (tv network)" href="/topic/economy-business-finance/media-industry/television-industry/cartoon-network-%28tv-network%29-ORCRP000017444.topic">Cartoon Network</a>'s <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORCRP000017434" title="Adult Swim (tv network)" href="/topic/economy-business-finance/media-industry/television-industry/adult-swim-%28tv-network%29-ORCRP000017434.topic">Adult Swim</a> stable of twisted animation, this stop-motion series tweaks the 1960s series "Davey and Goliath" with its look and religion-inspired subject matter. But spending more time in creator Dino Stamatopoulos' warped world built around the morally grounded Orel Puppington and the damaged adults in his orbit, and the show quickly gets far darker &#8212; and funnier &#8212; than you'd believe.

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Canceled in 2008 but still part of Cartoon Network's Adult Swim stable of twisted animation, this stop-motion series tweaks the 1960s series "Davey and Goliath" with its look and religion-inspired subject matter. But spending more time in creator Dino Stamatopoulos' warped world built around the morally grounded Orel Puppington and the damaged adults in his orbit, and the show quickly gets far darker — and funnier — than you'd believe.

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