Mind of Mencia (2005– )

TV Series  -   -  Comedy
3.1
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 3.1/10 from 3,875 users  
Reviews: 56 user | 8 critic

Add a Plot

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 6 titles
created 20 Jan 2011
 
a list of 34 titles
created 08 Mar 2011
 
a list of 34 titles
created 19 Jun 2011
 
a list of 61 titles
created 19 Jan 2012
 
a list of 525 titles
created 02 May 2012
 

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Mind of Mencia (2005– )

Mind of Mencia (2005– ) on IMDb 3.1/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Mind of Mencia.

User Polls

Season:

4 | 3 | 2 | 1 | unknown

Year:

2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | unknown
5 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

The Comeback (TV Series 2005)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Valerie Cherish, a one-time sitcom star, tries to resuscitate her career with a camera crew documenting her progress.

Stars: Lisa Kudrow, Malin Akerman, Robert Bagnell
Kitchen Confidential (TV Series 2005)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

A bad-boy chef runs wild in his New York City eatery.

Stars: Bradley Cooper, Nicholas Brendon, John Francis Daley
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Comedian Demetri Martin's television show, which alternates between stand-up comedy and taped skits.

Stars: Demetri Martin, H. Jon Benjamin, Barry Carl
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Watch as Nick Cannon and a new A-list celebrity lead a team of improv comedians each week as they compete against each other in the new show: Nick Cannon Presents Wild 'N Out.

Stars: Rasika Mathur, Nick Cannon, Leonard Robinson
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  

Since girlhood, TAYLOR has believed that love and marriage are the most important events in every woman's life. Now she's 35 and single with no prospects in sight. As Taylor and her friends... See full summary »

Director: Richard Waterhouse
Stars: Sarah Blevins, Jamie Anderson, Heather Stewart
Blue Collar TV (2004–2006)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

Sketches featuring the Redneck comedians from "The Blue Collar Comedy Tour."

Stars: Jeff Foxworthy, Larry the Cable Guy, Bill Engvall
Sweetzer (2007)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Director: Wayne Reynolds
Stars: Wayne Reynolds, Bryan Callen, Jorge Garcia
My Name Is Earl (2005–2009)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

A ne'er do well wins $100,000 in the lottery and decides to right all the wrongs from his past with his newfound realization.

Stars: Jason Lee, Ethan Suplee, Jaime Pressly
Beauty Shop (2005)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Gina is a hairstylist who opens up a beauty shop full of employees and customers more interested in speaking their minds than getting a cut.

Director: Bille Woodruff
Stars: Queen Latifah, Alicia Silverstone, Djimon Hounsou
Rude Awakening (1998–2001)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Billie Frank, an out of work alcoholic actress, used to be somewhat of a star in her day, but now she's all washed up. With the help of her mother, Trudy, Billie tries to pick up the pieces... See full summary »

Stars: Sherilyn Fenn, Jonathan Penner, Lynn Redgrave
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

When two femme fatales have their pockets picked in Spain, they go on the grift. Scam artists starting with petty theft, the damsels rise to become the 'Mickey Finn' girls of the Riviera. ... See full summary »

Director: Nancy Ann Norton
Stars: Jade Kirdain, Laura Orrico, George Katt
Boudu (2005)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
Director: Gérard Jugnot
Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Gérard Jugnot, Constance Dollé
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
...
 Himself / ... (49 episodes, 2005-2007)
...
 Brad Williams / ... (21 episodes, 2005-2007)
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

He's speaking his mind. We're hiring extra lawyers.

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

6 July 2005 (USA)  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Scattered throughout the set of the show are various large puppet caricatures of Uma Thurman, Dave Chappelle and Peter Lorre. These are the same puppet caricatures that appeared on stage during Carlos Mencia's comedy special Carlos Mencia: No Strings Attached (2006). See more »

Quotes

Peter Boyle: [reading Carlos' hate mail] Dear Carlos, I have seen you perform 27 more times than any other comedian. I brought my parents, my wife, and my brother, and I honestly have to say... your act sucks! I too am a latino, and I find your stereotyping of our race disgusting. I'm as liberal as the next guy, but I just can't stand you California queers! The one thing that lets me sleep is knowing you'll never end up on TV... maybe basic cable. Carlos Mencia, your a racist spic! GO FU*K YOURSELF! ...
See more »

Connections

Referenced in Tosh.0: Bed Intruder (2011) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
The worst show on Comedy Central, and possibly in the world
9 September 2006 | by (the wild frontier) – See all my reviews

I haven't watched this show in months, but for a while I was forced to watch it every day because I had a roommate that liked it. So maybe it's undergone some vast improvement in all that time, although the commercials and the 4.2 rating on IMDb aren't a good sign.

It was clearly just a quick replacement for Chappelle's Show. Even Mencia says so. And while I wasn't even that big a fan of Chappelle's Show, his jokes were at least original and clever (and far edgier than Mencia has ever been). Mencia's jokes are completely unoriginal and stale. If you can't see that, I guess there's just no hope for you. But to be fair, here are some examples:

--Mencia blatantly rips off Chapelle's Lil Jon skit. Just takes it.

--"South Park" makes an episode about scientology. One week later, Mencia has a joke on his show about how offensive he is to scientologists. Bear in mind the joke isn't ABOUT scientologists, but about how much he's offended them on his show. When up to this point, he has never made a single scientology joke, ever.

--After Hurricane Katrina, two AP photos go around the Internet showing a black man "looting" groceries and a white woman "finding" them. WEEKS later, after millions of people have already seen this, Mencia presents it on his show as if he discovered it and it's being shown for the first time (the Daily Show would have been on something like that in a day). Pathetic.

Even more annoying than the joke-stealing is the way Carlos has promoted himself and his show, claiming he's breaking down some sort of PC barrier (whatever) and that if you aren't laughing, you must be a weak prude who can't handle any jokes about race. Yes, Carlos, it's not because you're not funny, it's because we're all too offended to laugh (if that was really true, then why was Chappelle's Show so popular?). He constantly berates his audience for "not getting it" if he doesn't get enough laughs, and often repeats and EXPLAINS his jokes, a technique most comedians stop using by age 14.

The worst part is that Mencia does not seem to be very intelligent. It's sort of tragic that there are dozens of funnier, more insightful comedians out there trying to make it while this guy is rolling in money. His show is supposedly the third highest rated on Comedy Central, which is baffling (again, it has a 4.2 rating on this site). Where the hell are they getting these numbers?? Comedy Central tries to bill itself as an "edgy" station, but as long as it tries to appeal to the dumbest audience possible, that will never be the case.


83 of 119 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Why I hate extreme Mencia hate. mysticdynamite
Who likes him and why? AureoT386
Carlos Mencia FACTS (Make your own) glowmanizer
please cancel this show jigyb007
The Prophecy is Unfolding Trigun2046
I hope this show never gets cancelled... SoulBuh2
Discuss Mind of Mencia (2005) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page