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Smiling Friends Season 2 Date Announced with Puppet Episodes

Smiling Friends, the animated comedy co-created by and starring Michael Cusack and Zach Hadel, will return for a second season on Sunday, May 12, at midnight on Adult Swim.

The series follows the employees of a small company dedicated to bringing happiness to a bizarre yet colorful world.

Smiling Friends Season 2 Date Announced with Puppet Episodes

Adult Swim continued its annual April Fools’ Day tradition this morning at midnight with the unexpected debut of three episodes of Smiling Friends re-created in various styles of puppetry.

This was followed by a surprise airing of the season two premiere episode, “Gwimbly: Definitive Remastered Enhanced Extended Edition DX 4k (Anniversary Director’s Cut).”

Smiling Friends fans who missed out on the block can still enjoy the puppet-style season one episodes on YouTube.

In season two, Pim, Charlie, Zongo, Allan, and Glep continue their mission to bring happiness to the world, whether it’s a washed-up retro video game character, a troubled marriage, or even the president of the United States.

“HELLOOO EVERYONE HOPE YOU WATCH THE NEW SEASON OF ‘SMILING FRIENDS’ AND THE SMILING FRIENDS PUPPET SHOW,” said Cusack and Hadel. “IT’S GOING TO BE SOOOOO COOL AND FUN AND HOPE YOU WATCH!!!!!!!”

Cusack (YOLO: Crystal Fantasy) and Hadel (Hellbenders) co-created the Adult Swim quarter-hour comedy. Beginning May 13, new episodes of the show will be available to stream on Max and to purchase on Digital.