A sketch comedy show based on the seminal Mad Magazine.

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Late night sketch-comedy show based on the humor of MAD magazine. Material includes impersonations, fake commercials, mock movie trailers, and even Spy vs. Spy segments. Competes against Saturday Night Live in it's time slot, but aimed at a younger adult audience. Written by Eric

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A parody of Schindler's List (1993) titled "Schindler's Lost" was filmed in the first season. But Steven Spielberg did not want it to air. Executive producer Quincy Jones, a friend of Spielberg's, agreed to delete the sketch and it never aired. See more »

Quotes

Dale: Carol Finney! Tell us something about yourself, and *not* something I've already said!
Carol: Well, I like to roll nickels... I have a windmill magnet collection... my daughter's my best friend.
Dale: Well I hope your husband is a close second!
Carol: Well he would be if he'd help me roll nickels!
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Referenced in Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.23 (2013) See more »

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Mad Tv Theme
Written by Heavy D and Da Boyz
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was good & memorable
12 October 1999 | by (oklahoma) – See all my reviews

i shall not forget the humor of this show. skit: a couple goes into a fertility counselor. after extensive conversation the fertility counselor discovers that the couple does not know about 'the birds and the bees'. she whispers it to them and they both get up and say 'Oh my God! that is disgusting!" and storm out of the room. HAH! There were lots of skits as good over the years. I'll always remember the hopped up UPS guy trying way too hard to do his job.


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