7.5/10
25,898
95 user 16 critic

Beavis and Butt-Head 

Trailer
1:08 | Trailer
Animated MTV series about two teenage heavy-metal music fans who occasionally do idiotic things because they're bored. For them, everything is "cool" or "sucks."

Creator:

Mike Judge
Reviews
Popularity
2,130 ( 129)

Episodes

Seasons


Years



8   7   6   5   4   3   2   1  
2011   1997   1996   1995   1994   1993  
1 win & 3 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Animation | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

The dim-witted teen duo of Beavis and Butt-Head travel across America in search of their stolen television set.

Directors: Mike Judge, Mike de Seve, and 2 more credits »
Stars: Mike Judge, Bruce Willis, Demi Moore
Celebrity Deathmatch (1998–2007)
Animation | Action | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Celebrities duel it out in a wrestling ring, the first one who dies loses.

Stars: Maurice Schlafer, Len Maxwell, Mills Lane
King of the Hill (1997–2010)
Animation | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A straight laced propane salesman in Arlen, Texas tries to deal with the wacky antics of his family and friends, while also trying to keep his son in line.

Stars: Mike Judge, Kathy Najimy, Pamela Adlon
Aqua Teen Hunger Force (2000–2015)
Animation | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

The misadventures of a milkshake, an order of fries, a meatball, and their retired next door neighbor in the suburbs of New Jersey.

Stars: Dave Willis, Carey Means, Dana Snyder
Daria (1997–2001)
Animation | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

A smart and cynical girl goes through teenage life as a proud outsider in a world of mainly idiotic adolescents and condescending adults.

Stars: Tracy Grandstaff, Wendy Hoopes, Julian Rebolledo
Animation | Comedy | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Space Ghost in his 40s is no longer a superhero, and now he even goes by his real name Tad Ghostal. However, to remain in the spot-light he has started his own late-night talk show filmed ... See full summary »

Stars: George Lowe, C. Martin Croker, Andy Merrill
Robot Chicken (TV Series 2005)
Animation | Action | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Pop culture references fly thick and fast as stop-motion animation is featured in sketches lampooning everything from television movies to comic books.

Stars: Seth Green, Matthew Senreich, Breckin Meyer
Frog Baseball (1992)
Animation | Comedy | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

The animated short that introduced the world to Beavis and Butt-head, the two dimwitted fifteen year-olds with the intelligence of dirt. "Frog Baseball" features the two distinguished ... See full summary »

Director: Mike Judge
Stars: Mike Judge
Home Movies (1999–2004)
Animation | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Brendon Small, an ambitious eight-year-old filmmaker, shoots movies in his basement with his two best friends, while coming to terms with adolescence, life, and relationships.

Stars: Brendon Small, H. Jon Benjamin, Melissa Bardin Galsky
The Critic (1994–2001)
Animation | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Jay Sherman is a New York film critic who has to review films he doesn't like for a living.

Stars: Jon Lovitz, Nick Jameson, Maurice LaMarche
Sealab 2021 (2000–2005)
Animation | Comedy | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

The drama of an oft-doomed aquatic colony and its personnel, who hate each other.

Stars: Harry Goz, Erik Estrada, Ellis Henican
Animation | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A crass, womanizing duck works as a private eye with his level-headed pig sidekick, all-the-while raising a family as a single dad.

Stars: Jason Alexander, Gregg Berger, Nancy Travis
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
Mike Judge ...  Beavis / ... 208 episodes, 1993-2011
Edit

Storyline

Beavis and Butt-head's lives revolve around three simple things. (1) Barely attending school, which sucks. They do nothing, they learn squat, they know diddly, they hate the teachers - and, amazingly, they manage to avoid being thrown out. (2) Trying to score with chicks - something we know they'll never achieve. (3) Watching TV. Lots of TV. If something in the real world doesn't relate to what they know from TV, it sucks. They especially enjoy "reviewing" music videos - or just commenting inanely on them. If a video contains heavy rock, scantily-clad babes or anti-authority figures, it's cool - otherwise, it sucks. Written by Cynan Rees <cynanrees@hotmail.com>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

MTV | Official Facebook

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 March 1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Mike Judge's Beavis and Butt-Head See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(199 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Beavis's laugh was inspired by that of a "nerdy straight-A student" Mike Judge knew from school. The student would sit in the front of class and laugh with a grunt while biting his lip. See more »

Goofs

When watching a Van Halen video with Sammy Hagar singing, Beavis and Butt-Head say something like "how could they fire Van Halen from Van Halen!?" in reference to David Lee Roth's parting ways with the band. However, David Lee Roth is NOT a member of the Van Halen family (though this may have been deliberate to show their stupidity.) See more »

Quotes

Butt-head: You didn't score.
Beavis: Yeah, but I came close.
Butt-head: Yeah, but close only counts in horseshoes and like... lemonade.
Beavis: What?
See more »

Crazy Credits

The title screen for each segment is often animated in a comical way that reflects the content of what is to come. For instance, "Tired" features the title rolling on to the screen like a spinning tire. See more »

Alternate Versions

The episode "kidnapped" also had some missing scenes when shown again:
  • The Fire references During the "Cool Kids" video.
  • A scene of Beavis trying unsuccessfully to light a lighter has been edited out.
  • When Stewart first walks in and Beavis and Butt-head get an idea to kidnap him, the thought balloons have been changed from lighters flicking to light bulbs.
  • When Stuart is watching Urkel, a shot of Urkel on the TV pointing to fire saying, "Did I do that?" has been removed.
  • During "Rapture," Beavis is trying unsucessfully to light his lighter before saying, "Just dial 1-800-WUSS".
  • The complete, unedited version of this episode appears on the home video release "Sticky Situations".
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more »

User Reviews

uh...hey baby
2 January 2006 | by happygoluckyduckSee all my reviews

Beavis and Butt-Head is often times misconstrued as a terribly immature, offensive, and vulgar show. While those claims do have reason behind them, often times the people saying these things have not given this show a fair analysis, taking it simply for what it appears to be. But Beavis and Butt-Head goes much deeper than a lot of people give it credit for. On one level it is about two stupid teenagers who have nothing better to do than laugh, and so it serves as a critique to the general apathy of that early 90s generation. But at the same time, Beavis and Butt-Head can be seen as a positive spin on that indifferent generation. Although they wreak havoc and destroy all that is good, Beavis and Butt-Head endure as good people (in some sense) because they are completely confident in themselves, they do not really have bad feelings towards anyone, and even though we might consider their lives to be meager and pathetic, they are really happy with what they have, they do not think less of themselves, and they (in their own ways) try to improve themselves (like trying to pick up chicks). This might be a bit of a stretch, but I almost view them as the 90s version of Lenny and George from "Of Mice and Men." These are just two guys who are trying to figure out life and laughing the whole way through. Is there anything wrong with that? Methinks not. So, watch these fools, and watch them well, you will not regret it.


30 of 37 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 95 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series

Stream Trending Movies With Prime Video

Enjoy a night in with these popular movies available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed