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. It never aired. See more »

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Anna Nicole Smith: [in reference to her chest] Do you like Mama's meatbags baby?
Anna's Son: Mom?
Anna Nicole Smith: You get old enough I'm gonna letcha touch em'
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Referenced in RuPaul's Drag Race: Queens of all Media (2009) See more »

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Mad Tv Theme
Written by Heavy D and Da Boyz
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Very entertaining
19 August 2004 | by See all my reviews

I saw my first ever episode out of complete boredom. After that however, I never looked back. The characters can be hilarious in their own way (except Stephnie Weir). Current seasons introduced Stuart, Ms. Swan, and the stupid, but funny Lorraine Swanson. Earlier, the Reality Check and Vancome Lady were brought on. The first few seasons were the best and one will not forget the "Lowered Expectations" or "Cabana Chat" skits. Many sketches (like Saturday Night Live) can be beaten into the ground, but aside from that, I'll laugh.

If you don't laugh, then by all means, watch something else.

9/10.


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