Chozen (found FXX animated sitcom; 2014)
Chozen was an American animated sitcom that aired on FXX in 2014. The show revolved around Phillip "Chozen" Cullens, who is a gay rapper trying to find footing in life after being released from prison. Airing from January to March of 2014 as a part of the new spinoff channel FXX, the series was met with mostly negative reception. Only ten of the thirteen episodes of Chozen aired before the series was prematurely pulled from the air. Despite the fact that the ten episodes that did air can be viewed on various streaming services, the last three episodes have yet to surface.
Chozen follows Phillip Cullens, a gay rapper who is on a quest for redemption after being wrongfully imprisoned. Phillip hopes to make it big in rap. Phillip gets together former lovers, roommates, and random people to form a rap crew. Throughout the series, conflicts arise among the crew, but in the end, they always find ways to make it up.
- Phillip "Chozen" Cullens voiced by Bobby Moynihan
- Crisco voiced by Hannibal Buress
- Ricky voiced by Michael Peña
- Tracy Cullens voiced by Kathryn Hahn
- Troy voiced by Nick Swardson
- Hunter voiced by Ike Barinholtz
- Idris "Phantasm" Florentine voiced by Method Man
- Jimmy Cromwell voiced by Danny McBride
The first episode debuted with just 946,000 viewers and got a 0.6 rating. The viewership for the episode of Chozen dropped by 30%. By May of 2014, it was officially announced that Chozen would not be renewed.
The first ten episodes of Chozen can be viewed on multiple streaming services. The last three episodes of Chozen have yet to surface. Surprisingly the three unaired episodes were not included with the DVD release of Chozen. It wasn't until July 23, 2022, when the three unaired episodes were found by Discord user MaxDentist and uploaded to MEGA.
|Phillip seeks redemption by starting a rap crew.
|Love & Bottlerockets
|Phillip takes action when he suspects that Tracy's boyfriend is cheating.
|A job offer pairs Phillip with an old foe.
|Tracy and Phillip work on a music video.
|An old dispute creates tension between Phil and the band as they get ready for a major competition.
|I'm with the Contraband
|Phillip launches a criminal enterprise.
|Phillip and Tracy's parents have an unforgiving night.
|Phillip and Crisco create hype for their new song.
|In a pickle
|The band's future is in the air as a new offer is presented.
|The Battle of the Broken speaker
|Phillip faces off with his rival.
|Sell, Sell, Sell
|Phillip is thrown back into prison.
|Phil's rival quits the rap business.
|Phil and the crew go after a ghost said to haunt the campus.
- Plot for Chozen. Retrieved 24 Jul '19
- An article that talks about the Ratings and viewership for Chozen. Retrieved 24 Jul '19
- A listing for Chozen DVD on Amazon. Retrieved 24 Jul '19
- Episode list for Chozen. Retrieved 24 Jul '19