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
Let's have a big hand for our 2nd Grade class and their show The Four Food Groups. They did it all themselves! Matt and Suzie painted the sets and they were beautiful. Steven and Wendy did the costumes and they were great. And little Billy wrote the script which I felt was trite, derivative, very slow and fell completely apart in the 3rd Act.
[stands up in auditorium
I agree! Where was the conflict? Where were the likeable characters?
[he rips off his mustache
I wouldn't wipe my ass with ...