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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 Various / ... (30 episodes, 1995-1998)
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 Himself - Host / ... (30 episodes, 1995-1998)
John Ennis ...
 Various (30 episodes, 1995-1998)
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 Various / ... (28 episodes, 1995-1998)
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 Various (27 episodes, 1995-1998)
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 Various / ... (26 episodes, 1995-1998)
Brett Paesel ...
 Various (21 episodes, 1996-1998)
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 Various (21 episodes, 1995-1998)
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 Various (20 episodes, 1995-1998)
Bill Odenkirk ...
 Various (16 episodes, 1995-1998)
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 1995-1998 / ... (15 episodes, 1996-1998)
Karen Kilgariff ...
 Various (14 episodes, 1997-1998)
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 Various / ... (14 episodes, 1996-1998)
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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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The first late-night comedy show with an attention span shorter than yours.

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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 »

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David: You've seen him perform feats of unparalleled skill on TV and radio. Now, world-wide billiards champion Van Hammersly presents a series of videotapes designed to teach as well as entertain. With his first tape, "I Oughta Be in Pictures," Van Hammersly showcases his incredible talent and passion for the golden age of film.
Van Hammersly: Lotta people wanna go to Hollywood, see the stars they've seen for lo these many years. Why not take a trip on your own
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Van Hammersly: billiards table? Just pick out a few balls and ...
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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 »

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Referenced in Defective Man! (2009) See more »

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Ground Breaking Comedy...amazing.
6 March 2000 | by (Long Island, NY) – See all my reviews

If you want to see one of the most groundbreaking skit comedy shows ever, look no further than Mr. Show. Wow. Each episode is a work of art, every skit amazingly flows into the next. Filmed skits, flow into live skits, back and forth... absolutely amazing. Also, if you want to see some great character work, look no further. Bob Odenkirk and David Cross are some of todays best comedic character actors', and the supporting cast is unbelievable. Also the fact that it was on HBO, the show was able to get away with more. Its so great. They only made 30 episodes, and now they are on hiatus while filming the First "Mr. Show" movie. What a great show.


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