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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Nominated for 4 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

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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)
Janette Andrade ...
 1995-1998 / ... (15 episodes, 1996-1998)
Karen Kilgariff ...
 Various (14 episodes, 1997-1998)
BJ Porter ...
 Various / ... (14 episodes, 1996-1998)
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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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3 November 1995 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Mr. Show  »

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(30 episodes)

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1.33 : 1
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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: [trips over box] Goddamnit!
Mrs. Applesway: [gasps] Language!
Bob: Jimmy! What the hell is this young man?
David: I know?
Bob: I'll tell you what it is! It's a box of big black dildos. You and your sister were supposed to put these out last night.
David: I'll do it later.
Bob: You'll do it now!
[hits Jimmy with a dildo]
David: Ow!
Bob: And next time you'll get more than a dildo in the head!
[...]
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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

Referenced in David Cross: Let America Laugh (2003) See more »

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Best kept secret in comedy!
26 June 2001 | by (Perth, Australia) – See all my reviews

Here in Australia you had to plain lucky to ever even HEAR of Mr Show, let alone see it. Only briefly shown on cable, it's a disgrace that this show hasn't been better publicised or more widely available, cos if it is was, I GUARANTEE it would become an instant cult for years to come. I'm not exaggerating, this is one of the funniest, sharpest, smartest comedies EVER! It's that good. While individual episodes were sometimes uneven, every one had at least two or three absolutely astonishing bits, and some were ALL good. Best stuff included the Ronnie Dobbs bits (soon to be a movie), the ventriliquist 'wars', the trippy Sid and Marty Kroft parody, and anything involving Jack Black as special guest, particularly the musical homage to JC Superstar ('Jeepers Creepers')and the one about the farmer's daughter. Beg, borrow, steal Mr Show!! I dare you not to laugh hysterically!


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