‘Birdgirl’: Madcap Animation Is at Its Best in One of TV’s Most Chaotic Shows

‘Birdgirl’: Madcap Animation Is at Its Best in One of TV’s Most Chaotic Shows
If making a TV show is a constant juggling act, then the process of making “Birdgirl” is like adding on a poetry recitation and a graduate-level thesis on fluid mechanics.

The show, which just aired its season finale on Adult Swim, is a madcap animated exploration of a giant conglomerate’s CEO — who just also happens to be a thinly disguised superhero. It’s also following in the canonical footsteps of a beloved classic. Judy Ken Sebben (Paget Brewster), the corporate executive who moonlights as the costumed crimefighter who gives the show its name, first appeared on “Harvey Birdman: Attorney at Law.”

Balancing a pre-existing character with a series of expansive adventures that cross dimensions and the boundaries of characters’ minds at breakneck speed placed the bar for “Birdgirl” extremely high.

“It’s a super simple moment and a bookend to the story, but [with] Judy looks at the cowl and saying,
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