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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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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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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Your sides will ache!
16 February 1999 | by (California, U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

"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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