Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends
(commonly abbreviated as Foster's
) is an American animated television series
created by Craig McCracken
for Cartoon Network Studios
. The series, set in a world in which imaginary friend
s coexist with humans, centers on an 8-year-old boy, Mac, who is pressured by his mother to abandon his imaginary friend, Bloo. After Mac discovers an orphanage dedicated to housing abandoned imaginary friends, Bloo moves into the home and is kept from adoption so long as Mac visits him daily. The episodes revolve around Mac and Bloo as they interact with other imaginary friends and house staff and live out their day-to-day adventures, often getting caught up in various predicaments.