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The Kids in the Hall 

TV-PG | | Comedy | TV Series (1988–1994)
The TV series of the Canadian sketch comedy troupe that, more often than not, puts bizarre, unique, and insane twists in their skits.
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Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 10 wins & 15 nominations. See more awards »
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"The Kids in the Hall" are a sketch comedy troupe, set apart by their cross-dressing antics and seemingly infinite supply of unique characters. Although writer Paul Bellini, various extras, and sometimes even an actual woman appear in the sketches, for the most part, the five main cast members portray every single character themselves. Recurring characters range from the harried corporate executive Danny Husk to Queen Elizabeth, from alienated teen rocker Bobby Tarrance to gay bar owner Buddy Cole, from occult TV show host Simon and his sidekick Hecubus to the gossiping corporate secretaries Cathy and Kathy, and an endless parade of others. Written by William Agee <wa0521@broncho.ucok.edu>

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Trivia

Kurt Cobain, the late lead singer of Nirvana, was a big "Kids in the Hall" fan and good friends with Scott Thompson. Following his death, his Seattle managers sent Scott a picture of Kurt when he was seven years old. Scott, as Buddy Cole, burned this picture on the final episode of "Kids in the Hall", during the "Buddy's Bar Closes" sketch. See more »

Quotes

Guy: You smell that? That's the smell of spring, and I love it. You know what I love to do in spring? I love to come out into the woods, to walk amongst the budding trees, to smell and taste the hint of renewal that hovers in the air like a heady perfume, and to listen to the song of the birds who have returned from their long sojourn south. And bury the people I killed during the winter.
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Crazy Credits

During the credits for the last episode, two business men bury the troupe in a grave marked "Kids In The Hall, The TV Show 1989-1995." After, Bellini's music plays and he dances on their grave. It's the Oompah Band music from Daryl's Just-listening-to-the-Band sketch. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Office: Moving On (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Having An Average Weekend
(opening theme)
Shadowy Men on a Shadowy Planet
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The Best Sketch Comedy Show ('nuff said)
12 November 2000 | by See all my reviews

All of all the sketch comedy shows I have seen, The Kids In The Hall is the best damn comedy show ever. The Kids are outstanding and they are very funny and it was a shame that their show ended. I love them!! I was almost into tears when the show ended. I hope that someday they can do another reunion show. The coolest sketch comedy show i have seen in years.


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