TV’s craziest fake medical drama is about to get even crazier. This week, Adult Swim released info on Season 5 of Childrens Hospital, which is set to debut sometime in July, and the entire season takes place at a pediatric clinic on a U.S. Army base in Japan. It sounds pretty incredible and exactly like the kind of ambitious, unconventional stuff this show is known for. Here’s a description of the season via Adult Swim:
Childrens Hospital returns for its fifth season to find the doctors relocated to a pediatric clinic on a U.S. Army base in Osaka, Japan. With the loss of recently murdered co-worker Dr. Blake Downs still fresh in their minds, the doctors find that life in Japan tests their solidarity in ways it has never been tested before. Conflicts arise with everyone — from the Army bureaucracy to the Yakuza — in a series of new adventures that include a star-studded USO show, a wine tasting held during an operation, a chaotic “old fashioned” day where modern medicine is forbidden and the closing of Ward 7 for patients’ imaginary friends. The tension culminates in an explosive two-part season finale, in which the doctors are thrust onto the front lines of an enemy attack.
This year, Trent and his team will employ some of the riskiest methods they’ve ever attempted in order to bring down San Diegan terrorist scum, including surgically swapping faces with each other, kidnapping an alien, faking their own deaths, getting into the viral video biz, unfreezing a former 1960’s radical, boarding Comic-Con Air, and heading into the dangerous British District of San Diego (which will be shot in the UK!) for a sweeping NTSF:SD:SUV:: two-part epic. Plus, the return of THE TIME ANGELS!