A miracle! Adult Swim will air a Moral Orel prequel special in November

Lying is a sin, so I would never bear false witness when it comes to Moral Orel coming back to Adult Swim. Dino Stamatopoulos announced on Twitter not too long ago that his stop-motion show would return for a one-shot prequel special, Beforel Orel, Monday, November 19 at midnight.

According to MTV Geek, the story will focus on how Orel Puppington became such a devout little gent as well as the circumstances of the birth of his brother, Shapey. Why is Shapey something of a mystery? Because he's Orel's half-brother. And since we know that Orel's parents, Clay and Bloberta, have a rather tenuous relationship, this probably means that we'll get a better look at the unholy goings-on outside the Puppington household.

But mostly, it's going to be a ton of fun to see exactly what made Orel become the most dangerously optimistic person ever.

'Before Orel' the 'Moral Orel' prequel dated for November [MTV Geek]

Dan Harmon, Dino Stamatopoulos, and Charlie Kaufman are funding a stop-motion film on Kickstarter

I have mixed feelings about Kickstarter. However, I don't have mixed feelings about Dan Harmon (Community), Dino Stamatopoulos (Moral Orel, Mary Shelley's Frankenhole), and Charlie Kaufman (Being John Malkovich, Adaption, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind). And the thought of them working together and making something is really, really exciting. Probably even exciting enough to warrant giving money to a Kickstarter campaign, which is exactly what they're doing! In an attempt to bypass the studio system and the corporate entertainment world completely -- which is totally not a statement on the way Harmon was fired from the show he created by NBC, nope! -- the trio are hoping to raise $200,000 on Kickstarter in order to make a 40-minute stop-motion film called Anomalisa (and some other projects) and do it without any meddling from executive types. I have a feeling they will probably accomplish this.

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