Episode 4 of Ralph Bakshi's short-lived HBO series. Spicy City
is an animated television series
which was created by Ralph Bakshi
. The series lasted for one season which consisted of six episodes.
The plot was described as a science fiction anthology series set in a futuristic city with a seamy side. Each episode is introduced by Raven, a nightclub hostess.
Discussions involving a series based upon Trey Parker and Matt Stone's video Christmas card, Jesus vs. Santa, led HBO to contact Ralph Bakshi in order to produce the first animated series targeted specifically toward adults. Bakshi enlisted a team of writers, including his son, Preston, to develop Spicy Detective, later renamed Spicy City.