Spear and Fang are back. Primal by Genndy Tartakovsky , one of the best TV series of last year, will return on October 4. That's when five more episodes of The Soaked Series of Blood, retracing the friendship between a cave man and a dinosaur and their series of luscious misadventures, begins as part of Cartoon Network's Adult Swim programming block.best news! - Primal has been officially renewed for a second 10-episode season in 2021. (Tartakovsky alluded to this in our recent chat Collider Connected .) If you 've never watched the first five episodes, you should continue (it's currently available on the Adult Swim website and on HBO Max This is one of the most amazing animated series of all time, combining Tartakovsky's weird talent for directing action (perfected on his groundbreaking Samurai Jack series ) with a deeply emotional and melancholy bond between two incredibly violent creatures forced together under the most unlikely of circumstances. Oh - and the show is completely withoutdialogue, which makes it an even bigger and more enviable achievement. It is a pure visual marvel and a complete distillation of what makes Tartakovsky one of the most exciting filmmakers working today (in animation or otherwise). The first episode of this new batch of Primal has already been released. As part of their annual April F ool's Day stunt, Adult Swim actually broadcast Plague of Madness in its entirety. But if you (like me) missed that special preview, October 4th will be here before you know it. It's also very exciting to know that Adult Swim has embarked on Tartakovsky's singular vision of the primordial adventure and relaunched the series for 10 more episodes. We can't wait to see how far they push things the next year (and, hopefully, beyond). But, really, can we get a figurine, a statue, a plush, anything please? 'Queen ' s Gambit 'Creator Scott Frank will write a Sci-Fi series ' The Sparrow 'for FX 'Chernobyl ' helmer Johan Renck will direct the adaptation of Mary Doria Russell 's 1996 novel about aliens.