An all-cynical, all-evil absurdist variety show that parodies the classic educational PBS shows of the 1970s, made up of old cartoons and educational films, children, and puppets from one's worst nightmares.
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Series cast summary:
Vernon Chatman ...
 Chauncey / ... (13 episodes, 2005-2006)
John Lee ...
 Wordsworth / ... (13 episodes, 2005-2006)
Alyson Levy ...
 Sthugar (12 episodes, 2005-2006)
Evan Seligman ...
 Wonder Showzen Kid (11 episodes, 2005-2006)
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 Wonder Showzin Kid / ... (10 episodes, 2005-2006)
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 Wonder Showzen Kid (10 episodes, 2005-2006)
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 Wonder Showzen Kid (8 episodes, 2005-2006)
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An all-cynical, all-evil absurdist variety show that parodies the classic educational PBS shows of the 1970s, made up of old cartoons and educational films, children, and puppets from one's worst nightmares.

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11 March 2005 (USA)  »

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Kids' Show  »

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$2,800,000 (estimated)
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The original unaired pilot was named "Kids' Show" and was produced for the USA Network. See more »

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Crazy Old Guy: Make some TV... oh... I think they should be more detailed information about what's going on, there doesn't seem to be that and what is given doesn't allow much of choice. Same with our elections... our taxation. They cut away... the, uh, municipalities are all cutting budgets, and the taxes still remain the same. Which means that somebody's pocket is being lined. Just so many other things that I could say, the weather, the changes that have happened, that are coming about, that we don't know ...
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WARNING: WONDER SHOWZEN CONTAINS OFFENSIVE, DESPICIBLE CONTENT THAT IS TOO CONTROVERSIAL AND TOO AWESOME FOR ACTUAL CHILDREN. THE STARK, UGLY, PROFOUND TRUTHS WONDER SHOWZEN EXPOSES MAY BE SOUL-CRUSHING TO THE WEAK OF SPIRIT. IF YOU ALLOW A CHILD TO WATCH THIS SHOW, YOU ARE A BAD PARENT OR GUARDIAN. See more »

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Referenced in Tosh.0: Pee Lady (2016) See more »

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Wonder Showzen
31 May 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I agree with the posted comment, this show is brilliance at it's finest. I hope it remains on the air as long as possible, and I would suggest purchasing MTV2 as a station solely to watch this show if nothing else, it's that great. Well it's certainly my favorite show already, and there have only been several episodes. It is on MTV2, so not as many people may watch it because it is of course viewed by a lesser audience, but because of this it is allowed to push ( and I mean PUSH) the envelope more than a series on basic cable would. It's so great to watch such a witty and fearless show on television. I eagerly anticipate the new ones, and hope more people enjoy this show. Do yourself a favor and do the same!


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