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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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John DiMaggio was offered a spot as a cast member in the fourth season but turned it down to work on Futurama (1999) instead. See more »

Quotes

Various: [to the camera] I don't wanna be here. I wanna be on Friends.
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Referenced in The Simpsons: Diatribe of a Mad Housewife (2004) See more »

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Mad Tv Theme
Written by Heavy D and Da Boyz
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Pure Hilarity
7 December 2002 | by See all my reviews

I don't understand why Mad TV doesn't get as much hype or attention as SNL, when Mad is so much funnier! Lately, SNL just isn't giving me laughs like it has in the past. It seems as if MAD is willing to take an extra step and I find myself laughing hysterically through almost every sketch. Michael McDonald is pure comedy and should be recognized for his work. He's hilarious. SNL doesn't pack punches like it used to, watch MAD TV for a hipper, and funnier, hour.


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