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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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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[describing obsessed fan, Lee]
Jack Black: This guy is total stalkerazzi.
Kyle Gass: He's full love-knife material.
Jack Black: Love knife?
Kyle Gass: Yeah, they get in close, too close, 'Man, I love you guys so much, I have to show you... '
[pretends to stab Jack]
Kyle Gass: And then, you're bloody all over, and they think they're doing a good thing...
Lee: Guys.
Jack BlackKyle Gass: AHHHHH.
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Referenced in Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

Kielbasa Sausage
Composed by Jack Black & Kyle Gass
Performed by Tenacious D
Episode: {"Death of the Dream"}
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One of the best shows to ever air on HBO
7 February 2002 | by (Long Island, New York) – See all my reviews

If you were wondering, Tenacious D is the name of the show of the greatest band in the world of the same name. It consists of Jack Black and Kyle Gass. Add a camera and if you air their crazy adventures on HBO then you have yourself one of the funniest half hours since neanderthals tried to create fire. Although it only ran for 3 episodes, I hope this goes the way of the short-lived Clerks animated series and is updated to DVD with more episodes.


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