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Mind of Mencia 

TV-14 | | Comedy | TV Series (2005– )
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 Brad Williams / ... 21 episodes, 2005-2007
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He's speaking his mind. We're hiring extra lawyers.

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6 July 2005 (USA)  »

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Разум Менсиа  »

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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 »

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Host: [as gas station counter guy] Aren't you the one with twelve kids?
Hispanic Woman Customer At Gas Station: [smiles] Yes I am.
Host: [looks at camera] ... What do you feed them? Losing lottery tickets? You're never going to win the lottery! You have a better chance of getting knocked up by Ryan Seacrest. And you have enough kids! Take your fifty dollars and buy yourself a vagina cork. I hope I get reincarnated as a condom so I never have to see your ugly-ass face again!
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Referenced in South Park: Fishsticks (2009) See more »

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Great show to watch...
12 February 2008 | by See all my reviews

...If you've been laughing too much for a long time, and need to take a break.

After reading about 25 unfavorable reviews of this show, I decided to turn it on and check it out for myself. Everything that each of those people have said about this show is absolutely true. Mind of Mencia is like a half hour version of Mad TV, but with somehow worse jokes.

One skit I had the displeasure of watching was "The Second Annual Stereotype Olympics". What's funny about black guy who has trouble swimming, or gay guy named "Sparkles" that wins a banana eating contest? Neither of these concepts is particularly novel, insightful, or amusing. Do we really need a joke about Star Wars every episode? That movie came out like 30 years ago. Mencia's solution to funny things up is toss in some stereotypes about Hispanics and throw a few "beaners" in there; and call it a day to go home to roll around in his pile of money. Pure comedic genius.

Then he blatantly ripped off Jeff Foxworthy on a second show I watched, with a "Your gay if..." bit. You could just imagine the roaring laughter he got when he snook in a Ryan-Seacrest-is-gay joke. It's not like either of those has already been done to death.

Unless you're a big fan of Jason Friedberg and Adam Seltzer movies, please stay away from this show. Especially when there are authentic comedians like Dave Chappelle out there who can joke about races and racism and still be insightful.


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