The State (1993–1995)

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Each episode contains 30 minutes of extremely bizarre and funny sketch comedy performed by THE STATE, an 11 member sketch comedy troupe who wrote and starred in various sketches seen throughout the program.

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Each episode contains 30 minutes of extremely bizarre and funny sketch comedy performed by THE STATE, an 11 member sketch comedy troupe who wrote and starred in various sketches seen throughout the program.

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The cast was extremely reluctant to write material for recurring characters, but pressure from the network forced them to do so. When the character of Doug and his catch phrase "I'm outta heeeere..." began to catch on, Michael Showalter, who played and created Doug, conceptualized the second season sketch in which Doug gets annoyed by everyone finding his rebellious slogan charming. See more »

Quotes

Dad: You want to be treated like a man then start acting like one!
Hepcat: I didn't tell you I quit the football team because I didn't think you'd understand my poetry.
Dad: Again with the car... I work damn hard to put food on the table!
Hepcat: Because I like my friends, dad. And I don't care if you think they're from the wrong side of the tracks.
Dad: OK, so I had an affair! Are you gonna torture me for the rest of my life over it?
Hepcat: Ricky died in a plane crash, dad!
[holding back tears]
Hepcat: I'm not my older brother.
Dad: Get the ...
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Referenced in Beavis and Butt-Head: The History of Women (1995) See more »

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You Always Give Me a Boner
by The Cast of The State
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now but only a fond memory, life without the state is worse than living in a sideways house
9 September 1999 | by (morristown, TN) – See all my reviews

The state has been off the air for even years now, but even still i manage to quote it on almost a day to day basis even by accident. to say that the state was the funniest television show ever created is a gross understatement.. may blueberry johnson, mean ass sal & frankie the pig, figgy, emmet & lyle, berry & levon and everyone's favorate's "the jew, the italian and the red head gay" rest in peace, for they will always live on in our hearts.


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