SD08: The Search for Carl

Adult Swim has warned us of an ATHF promotion to find a Carl look-alike–things could get ugly.

One “lucky” real person to star as Carl in first-ever live action episode Adult Swim today announced the nationwide search for a Carl look-alike to appear in the first-ever live action episode of Aqua Teen Hunger Force.

The search will begin Saturday, July 26, from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m., at the Omni Hotel in San Diego during this year’s Comic-Con convention, what some consider to be the epicenter of Carl-like men. Aqua Teen Hunger Force, one of Adult Swim’s most popular animated action-adventure, comedy-dramas, follows the strange everyday lives of three human-sized food products who live in New Jersey. Their next-door neighbor is Carl, a simple man who’s endearingly sweaty, hairy, lewd, fashion-challenged, horny, nasty and
oftentimes annoying. All men remotely fitting that description are encouraged to show up. It would also help to be bald, have a mustache and wear a dirty white tank top, sweat pants and flip-flops. For background, video of Carl’s awesomeness can be seen at

Aqua Teen Hunger Force co-creator, Dave Wills, who is also the voice of Carl, will be on site at the San Diego search. Aqua Teen Hunger Force is created by Matt Maiellaro (12 oz. Mouse) and Dave Willis (Squidbillies).



  1. This one’s called Rock Your Body, and in parentheses, All Night Long.

  2. I’m scared.
    I fear this will all end in tears.

    Do you get extra points for bringing a light-brite display that idiots can confuse for a bomb?

  3. Tuesday says:

    It’s not “All Night Long”, it’s “Rock Your Body (To the Break of Dawn)”! I’m just saying. If you’re going to quote… get it right.

  4. Wow… if only it was THIS July. I would have flown from PA special for that!


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