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The Kids in the Hall 

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The TV series of the Canadian sketch comedy troupe that, more often than not, puts bizarre, unique, and insane twists in their skits.
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Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 10 wins & 15 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Dave Foley ...  Various Characters / ... 102 episodes, 1988-1995
Bruce McCulloch ...  Various Characters / ... 102 episodes, 1988-1995
Kevin McDonald ...  Various Characters 102 episodes, 1988-1995
Mark McKinney ...  Various Characters / ... 102 episodes, 1988-1995
Scott Thompson ...  Various Characters / ... 102 episodes, 1988-1995
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Storyline

"The Kids in the Hall" are a sketch comedy troupe, set apart by their cross-dressing antics and seemingly infinite supply of unique characters. Although writer Paul Bellini, various extras, and sometimes even an actual woman appear in the sketches, for the most part, the five main cast members portray every single character themselves. Recurring characters range from the harried corporate executive Danny Husk to Queen Elizabeth, from alienated teen rocker Bobby Tarrance to gay bar owner Buddy Cole, from occult TV show host Simon and his sidekick Hecubus to the gossiping corporate secretaries Cathy and Kathy, and an endless parade of others. Written by William Agee <wa0521@broncho.ucok.edu>

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Official Sites:

Comedy Central | KITH Fan Site | See more »

Country:

Canada

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English

Release Date:

16 October 1988 (USA) See more »

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Таблетка радости See more »

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Runtime:

| (pilot)

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Dolby

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Bruce McCulloch claims he is the only "Kid" never to have worn fake boobs, even when playing women. See more »

Quotes

Buddy Cole: What are the odds? I can't believe it. Here I am, stranded on a desert island. And my only supplies are my favorite book - "All About Rhoda" by Peggy Hertz from Scholastic Press. And my favorite album - Johnny Mathis and Denise Williams: "That's What Friends Are For." I always like to have an ex-lover's music around; Denise is good, too. And, for companionship, the one and only Oscar Wilde. Oscar, say something funny.
Oscar Wilde: Shall I?
Buddy Cole: Yes, do your stuff. Do the "Wilde" thing.
Oscar Wilde: Well, Buddy, I recall as I...
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Crazy Credits

During the credits for the last episode, two business men bury the troupe in a grave marked "Kids In The Hall, The TV Show 1989-1995." After, Bellini's music plays and he dances on their grave. It's the Oompah Band music from Daryl's Just-listening-to-the-Band sketch. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Jesus Christ Vampire Hunter (2001) See more »

Soundtracks

Having An Average Weekend
(opening theme)
Shadowy Men on a Shadowy Planet
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Just about the funniest show ever!!
13 June 2001 | by buffbabe23See all my reviews

I have watched "Saturday Night Live" for as long as I can remember and I remember seeing ads for a new Lorne Michaels show called "The Kids in the Hall". Sadly, we didn't have HBO at the time, not to mention, I was only about 4 or 5 years old when it first aired. Since then, I have seen numerous re-runs on Comedy Central, and I have to say this show is so much better than "Saturday Night Live". I'm sorry that I never got the chance to see the full episodes on HBO. Even so, I am very glad that I have gotten to see what I have, but unfortunately Comedy Central has cut it down to only one episode of "KITH" per day. Hopefully this is just for the summer, as "Kids in the Hall" is a wonderful, smart, and of course just about the funniest show that I've ever seen. It gets a 10 out of 10 from me! I'll keep watching for as long as it's on television.


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