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Mike Tyson's ramblings get standing ovation at Comic-Con panel for Adult Swim animated show

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Mike Tyson attends the "Mike Tyson Mysteries" panel on Day 2 of Comic-Con International on Friday, July 25, 2014, in San Diego. (Photo by Tonya Wise/Invision/AP)

SAN DIEGO - He didn't always stay on topic, and not everything he said was politically correct or easy to understand, but most of the audience at the Comic-Con panel for Mike Tyson's new animated Adult Swim series roared with laughter throughout.

Actor Rob Corddry moderated the session featuring producer Hugh Davidson and stars Tyson, Jim Rash and Rachel Ramras.

On "Mike Tyson Mysteries," a cartoon version of Tyson teams up with a pigeon to solve cases.

Ramras voices the character of Tyson's adopted Korean daughter. When this was brought up on the panel, Tyson interrupted, saying he thought until that moment that she was Chinese. He then commented that he "never adopted a Chinese girl in real life."

When Rash was answering a question about doing voice work, Tyson interrupted to point out an audience member who resembled Jerry Garcia.

"And that's the end of my answer," Rash said with a laugh.

Tyson then went on a tangent about a Garcia documentary he watched.

At another point, he launched into why he's glad he's no longer boxing.

"Listen, I'm glad I don't have to punch people no more. God, that was stressful," he lamented. "That's why I don't like doing it. I got punched enough, too. You (get) hit with the lawsuits afterward. You knock the guy out quick (and) you're so geeked up, you hit somebody else, you've got an officer involved and the next thing you know you've got a lawyer, you've got a jury .... you've got a witness involved in your life."

"Somebody recorded that last bit, right?" Davidson asked.

When Tyson was asked whether he would ever help write for the show, he said, "That'd be beautiful, but you'd have to spell."

At the end of the panel, many audience members cheered, pumped their fists and gave a standing ovation.

"Mike Tyson Mysteries" is slated to premiere this fall on Adult Swim.

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