The Goode Family

The Goode Family
The Goode Family cast.jpg
The Goode family. From the left: Gerald, Helen, Bliss, Che, and Ubuntu
Created byMike Judge
John Altschuler
Dave Krinsky
StarringMike Judge
Nancy Carell
David Herman
Linda Cardellini
Brian Doyle-Murray
Dee Bradley Baker
Theme music composerGroove Addicts
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes13 (list of episodes)
Executive producer(s)Mike Judge
John Altschuler
David Krinsky
Tom Lassally
Michael Rotenberg
Running time22 minutes
Production company(s)Ternion Pictures
3 Arts Entertainment
Media Rights Capital
Original networkABC
Original releaseMay 27 (2009-05-27) –
August 7, 2009 (2009-08-07)

The Goode Family is an American animated comedy series, which originally aired on ABC from May 27, 2009 to August 7, 2009. The series was created by Mike Judge, the creator of Beavis and Butt-Head and King of the Hill, and follows the life of an environmentally responsible but obsessive family.[1][2] The series takes a comic look at contemporary society. Judge created the show along with former King of the Hill writers John Altschuler and David Krinsky. The show was cancelled after its first season.

The series was released on DVD format on January 8, 2013 by Shout! Factory.[3]


The Goode family struggles with the modern social and environmental responsibilities of being liberals, and the paradoxes that arise for a working-class family when trying to be politically correct all of the time about everything. Situations in the first episode included shopping at a natural foods store without having brought reusable bags, how to refer to ethnic groups, analyzing conservative beliefs they typically despise, and raising modern teenagers. The pilot satirized both stereotypical "liberal" and "conservative" mindsets, including the ongoing derangement of the family's "vegan" dog (who has taken to eating neighborhood pets).

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