Tenacious D is a two-piece musical act, and this HBO series documents their many struggles as friends, and as a band of two very absurd individuals.
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 Jack 'JB' Black (6 episodes, 1997-2000)
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 Kyle 'KG' Gass (6 episodes, 1997-2000)
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 Themselves (6 episodes, 1997-2000)
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 Paul (5 episodes, 1997-2000)
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 Armed Bandit / ... (3 episodes, 1997-1999)
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 Jesus Ranch Cult Member / ... (2 episodes, 2000)
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Tenacious D is a two-piece musical act, and this HBO series documents their many struggles as friends, and as a band of two very absurd individuals.

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Jack Black: Kyle, if I was in a wheelchair, would you visit me? Feed me? Brush my teeth?
Kyle Gass: Yes.
Jack Black: Would you read to me?
Kyle Gass: Why couldn't you read?
Jack Black: Just don't want to.
Kyle Gass: Yes.
Jack Black: Would you take a bullet for me?
Kyle Gass: No.
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Followed by Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny (2006) See more »

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Cosmic Shame
Composed by Jack Black & Kyle Gass
Performed by Tenacious D
Episode: {"Death of the Dream"}
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the funniest, most original musical act I have ever heard
20 July 2001 | by (chicopee, MA) – See all my reviews

I was lucky enough to record all three episodes that aired on HBO before they pulled the plug on the show, and I still watch them ritualistically and laugh my butt off. Jack Black is definitely one of comedy's funniest actors, and this is the highlight of his career (so far). Kyle Gass plays a mean guitar, and together these two will rock your socks off. They have caught the national attention of Tim Robbins, Ben Stiller (producing the Tenacious D movie!), the Foo Fighters (they have a cameo in a Foo Fighters video), and have a record deal with Epic Records (owned by Sony). There was talk of a Rhino video release of these episodes, and when it happens, buy it, because unfortunately, that is the only way you will ever be able to see this extremely funny show.


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