Mr. Show with Bob and David (1995–1998)

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This is a sketch-comedy show. The twist here is that all of the sketches (Even the monologue) are connected in some strange way.

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Top 250 TV #170 | Nominated for 4 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »



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Series cast summary:
 Various / ... (30 episodes, 1995-1998)
 Himself - Host / ... (30 episodes, 1995-1998)
 Various (30 episodes, 1995-1998)
 Various / ... (28 episodes, 1995-1998)
 Various (27 episodes, 1995-1998)
 Various / ... (26 episodes, 1995-1998)
 Various (21 episodes, 1996-1998)
 Various (21 episodes, 1995-1998)
 Various (20 episodes, 1995-1998)
Bill Odenkirk ...
 Various (16 episodes, 1995-1998)
 1995-1998 / ... (15 episodes, 1996-1998)
Karen Kilgariff ...
 Various (14 episodes, 1997-1998)
BJ Porter ...
 Various / ... (14 episodes, 1996-1998)
 Various / ... (14 episodes, 1996-1998)


This is a sketch-comedy show. The twist here is that all of the sketches (Even the monologue) are connected in some strange way.

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The first late-night comedy show with an attention span shorter than yours.








Release Date:

3 November 1995 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Mr. Show  »

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1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?


Towards the end of one episode in the fourth season, the show offers the math problem "If he drives 15 MPH for fifteen minutes, how far has he travelled? Answer at the end of the show." When the end credits roll, they say that the answer is 3.5 The correct answer is 3.75 See more »


Kennard Chamberlin: Do you really believe that court cases are decided by juries making decisions based on evidence and lawyers' arguments?
John Hamlinson: Oh Danny, how could you be so naive?
Kennard Chamberlin: Dan, court cases are decided by a series of blow jobs. In fact, our entire civilization is built on blow jobs.
See more »

Crazy Credits

At the end of each episode's credits under "Special Thanks," there is at least one random name that had nothing to do with the show. This is pointed out by David Cross in the DVD commentary for the first episode. See more »


Edited into Mr. Show with Bob and David: Fantastic Newness (1996) See more »

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A little show I like to call really good, really nice.
14 September 1999 | by (AMERICA) – See all my reviews

I had HBO for many years, and was able to watch it at will (generally). Mr. Show came on one time, and I laughed at it because it was damned funny. Then I watched it again, this time on purpose. It was even funnier. Bob and Dave, even though I confused their names with their faces, are so original and are such good actors, that their first-rate satire and jokes come off as smoothly as when a composer is able to play all of his instruments at the same time. It's fair to compare this show to Monty Python, because the entire genre is borrowed from those chaps, but also because it is almost as creatively done. The State on MTV also came close to Monthy Python and rivals Mr. Show for creativity. Mr. Show has curses in it, so right away, thats good too.

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