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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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

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
[claps]
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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watch and enjoy, more than you'd expect
3 March 2000 | by (Boca Raton, Florida) – See all my reviews

This was (is) one of the most original TV shows ever. A little Monty Python, a little SNL, but very, very funny. This show should've been HUGE. Odenkirk could be a big star if he ever goes mainstream (let's hope not!)


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