Just in time for the 2021 virtual SDCC kicking off, Steve Conrad has teamed up with the studio behind Robot Chicken to deliver potentially the next great stop-motion animation series with puppets, Ultra City Smiths. The voice cast is stellar, humor guaranteed, and characters created out of actual baby dolls. What’s not to love?
Ultra City Smiths will premiere with Episode 1 and Episode 2 titled She Don’t Care and The King of the Night, respectively, on Thursday, July 21st 2021 exclusively on the AMC+ streaming service at or around midnight ET. The 6-episode first season will then reappear on AMC later this fall.
Find out how to watch Ultra City Smiths on AMC+ online free without cable or a satellite subscription.
AMC+ via Amazon Prime Channels
Taking advantage of a free 7-day trial of AMC+ via Amazon Prime for Prime Members allows you to stream Ultra City Smiths online for free. Then you can decide if you want to keep AMC+ before the trial expires at the small cost of only $8.99 a month.
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Ultra City Smiths Preview
The official AMC synopsis for Ultra City Smiths reads as follows:
“Two detectives must contend with dangerous corruption as they investigate the mysterious disappearance of the last honest politician in their dark city. A group of unlikely suspects emerges – each with the last name of Smith.”
The description for Episode 1: She Don’t Care is:
“Things get heavy during Detective David Mills’ first day on the job in Ultra City. Carpenter K. Smith, the last honest politician in the dark city, goes out for a pack of cigarettes and disappears.”
And the description for Episode 2: The King of the Night is:
“Mills and Gail try to piece together the movements of the missing mayoral candidate, employing extraordinarily specific detective work along the way. Carpenter K. Smith was supposed to make Ultra City a gentler place.
Bringing the dolls in Ultra City Smiths to life is an impressive voice cast including Dax Shepard, John C. Reilly, Kristen Bell, Da’Vine Joy Randolph, Jimmi Simpson, Alia Shawkat, Tim Meadows, Bebe Neuwirth, Jason Mantzoukas, Luis Guzman, Tim Heidecker, Kurtwood Smith, Terry O’Quinn, Tom Waits, and Sunia Mani.”
The remaining episodes are as follows:
Episode 3: Hot Clues – Thursday, July 29th
Episode 4: The Little Baby Hand Pinky Grip – Thursday, August 5th
Episode 5: O-o-h Child – Thursday, August 12th
Episode 6: Family of Orphans – Thursday, August 19th