Watch: Starbucks’ New Animated Series Stars a Hipster Barista Cat

December 14, 2016

Three writers from ‘The Simpsons’ helped create ‘1st and Main’

What’s a Seattle-based coffee giant to do when it has already conquered the world of caffeinated beverages? Launch its own animated series, apparently. Starbucks has a new online cartoon called 1st and Main, the result of a collaboration with three writers from The Simpsons.

Joel Cohen, John Frink, and Rob LaZebnik apparently came up with the idea for 1st and Main because they regularly work out of a Starbucks in Los Angeles. The series will showcase “a cast of endearing cartoon animals inspired by real life customers and baristas,” according