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 Rated TV #202 | Nominated for 4 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »
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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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Comedy

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3 November 1995 (USA)  »

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Mr. Show  »

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Trivia

The show was rebooted in 2015 by Netflix under the name; "W/ Bob & David". See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Bob: [off camera whispering from the bathroom] I can't get him to do it!
detective: Well you're going to
[muffled]
David: Jim? Hey man, who are you talking to in there?
Bob: Just relax Kevin, I'm just having a chatty pee in here.
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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 »

Connections

Featured in AMV Hell (2004) See more »

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Absolutely brilliant.
1 October 1999 | by (Seattle "they can have that...") – See all my reviews

How can you quantify perfection? It is a standard to which everything else must be compared. Okay that makes a better diamond commercial than a comedy review. Bad skits are few and far between. The pace of the show doesn't allow for anything to drag out too long. For Mr. Show, nothing is sacred ("...we have a saying around here: Get used to it Hitler..."). While it may offend some viewers, who cares! The writing is near comedic genius. The originality of each episode is truly refreshing. My new goal in life is to distribute Mr. Show tapes to unsuspecting friends with the tenacity of a very tenacious thing.


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