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The Ben Stiller Show 

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This comedy/variety show specialized in parodies of movies and television shows and commercials. Often, they would also have a special guest (e.g., a TV actor) join them.
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1995   1993   1992  
Won 1 Primetime Emmy. See more awards »

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Complete series cast summary:
Ben Stiller ...  Various Characters / ... 13 episodes, 1992-1995
Andy Dick ...  Various Characters 13 episodes, 1992-1995
Janeane Garofalo ...  Various Characters 13 episodes, 1992-1995
Bob Odenkirk ...  Various Characters 13 episodes, 1992-1995
John F. O'Donohue ...  Various Characters / ... 13 episodes, 1992-1995
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This comedy/variety show specialized in parodies of movies and television shows and commercials. Often, they would also have a special guest (e.g., a TV actor) join them. Written by Tad Dibbern <DIBBERN_D@a1.mscf.upenn.edu>

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Trivia

In college, playwright Jenelle Riley wrote her graduate thesis on The Ben Stiller Show's effect on comedy. It was subsequently published rumored to be used as an aid when putting together the DVD. See more »

Goofs

The timestamps on Ben's video diary segments never increment, even though the individual segments usually last more than a minute. This is probably due to the fact that they were added in post-production, and weren't a result of a real camcorder's time/date stamp. See more »

Crazy Credits

In the closing credits, John F. O'Donohue was listed as a guest star although he appeared in every episode. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Making of 'The Larry Sanders Show' (2007) See more »

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Groove Holmes
Written by Mike D, Adam Horovitz & Adam Yauch
Performed by Dweezil Zappa
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Unparalleled skit comedy
12 July 1999 | by SkettiSee all my reviews

I heard that "In Living Color" reruns were on cable again (I don't believe it) and if it's true the only thing that needs to be added is Ben Stiller reruns. The cast on this show was a priceless gem! Why did this, the funniest skit show I've ever seen, go off the air for "the Edge"??? That's show biz I guess. The Ben Stiller Show, along with Simpsons, Seinfeld, and Married With Children, are the only shows I have ever tuned into religiously week after week. Well, I don't see how it could happen, but if Ben Stiller becomes even BIGGER of a star perhaps the reruns will return. I need to see this stuff again to reappraise the value of my stupid TV set.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 September 1992 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

El show de Ben Stiller See more »

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Runtime:

| (13 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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