Each episode contains 30 minutes of extremely bizarre and funny sketch comedy performed by THE STATE, an 11 member sketch comedy troupe who wrote and starred in various sketches seen throughout the program.
Michael Ian Black,
Robert Ben Garant
This comedy/variety show specialized in parodies of movies and television shows and commercials. Often, they would also have a special guest (e.g., a TV actor) join them in the comedy ... See full summary »
Agents Adair, Antoine, Colby and Trotter both monitor and create chaos across the universe. The sketches you see throughout most of the show are different subjects being monitored. At the ... See full summary »
A seventies-looking news broadcast sets up several "Mr. Show" (1995) clips for the upcoming season. Only these newscasters aren't the professionals that they should be, and eventually ... See full summary »
This "Paid Advertisement" for "Mr. Show" (1995) features the best sketches from the first season. Host Carlin McCree tries to convince the audience how well "Mr. Show" (1995) can help ... See full summary »
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 »
Senator Howell Tankerbell:
Now I would like to address this Arts Funding issue. Now this all reminds me of a humorous story of a travelling salesman. Let's say that the taxpayer is a farmer, and the government is a salesman. Well, the farmer says "You can spend the night in my barn, but do me a favor and don't stick your willy into any of the three holes in the wall." Well in this case, the salesman's willy represents the taxpayer's money, you understand. Well, the government, like the salesman, can't help himself. ...
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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 »
"Mr. Show With Bob and David" is so incredibly funny, you might just wet yourself from laughing so hard. There is no other criticism to offer except that it is consistently hilarious. They certainly cross over the line of good taste often, but for those with an appetite for edgy humor, there is no equal. Bob Odenkirk and David Cross were originally writers and performers for the short-lived "Ben Stiller Show." Bob also wrote for "Saturday Night Live." Along with "Kids In the Hall," this is by far the best sketch comedy program in the past ten years. It puts "SNL," "Mad TV," and the rest to shame.
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