The Ripping Friends: The World's Most Manly Men! (also known as The Ripping Friends) is a Canadian animated television series, created by John Kricfalusi. The show premiered September 22, 2001 on Fox Kids, but was cancelled in September 2002. Adult Swim later picked up the show. The series occasionally airs in Canada on Teletoon. The series also aired briefly in the UK on the CNX channel. The show is rated TV-Y7 on Fox Kids and TV-14 on [adult swim] in the United States, and C8 to 14+ on Teletoon in Canada.