A sketch comedy show based on the seminal Mad Magazine.

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Series cast summary:
...  Various / ... 234 episodes, 1998-2009
...  Various / ... 193 episodes, 1995-2009
...  Various / ... 192 episodes, 1997-2009
...  Various / ... 162 episodes, 2001-2009
...  Various / ... 156 episodes, 1998-2009
...  Various / ... 145 episodes, 1995-2009
...  Various / ... 127 episodes, 1997-2009
...  Various / ... 126 episodes, 1997-2009
...  Various / ... 121 episodes, 2000-2006
...  Various / ... 117 episodes, 2001-2006
...  Various / ... 116 episodes, 2003-2009
...  Various / ... 115 episodes, 1995-2003
...  Various / ... 112 episodes, 2002-2007
...  Various / ... 107 episodes, 2004-2009
...  Various 94 episodes, 2003-2008
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Late night sketch-comedy show based on the humor of MAD magazine. Material includes impersonations, fake commercials, mock movie trailers, and even Spy vs. Spy segments. Competes against Saturday Night Live in it's time slot, but aimed at a younger adult audience. Written by Eric

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One sketch reveals that Miss Swan's ATM PIN is 7926, which spells out SWAN on a key pad. See more »

Quotes

Doreen Larkin: [in a Chinese restaurant] Well, do you know what you want to eat?
Stuart Larkin: A happy meal.
Doreen Larkin: Stuart, it's a Chinese restaurant, they don't make the happy meal.
Stuart Larkin: [growling] Then I hate the Chinese.
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Mad Tv Theme
Written by Heavy D and Da Boyz
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Very entertaining
19 August 2004 | by See all my reviews

I saw my first ever episode out of complete boredom. After that however, I never looked back. The characters can be hilarious in their own way (except Stephnie Weir). Current seasons introduced Stuart, Ms. Swan, and the stupid, but funny Lorraine Swanson. Earlier, the Reality Check and Vancome Lady were brought on. The first few seasons were the best and one will not forget the "Lowered Expectations" or "Cabana Chat" skits. Many sketches (like Saturday Night Live) can be beaten into the ground, but aside from that, I'll laugh.

If you don't laugh, then by all means, watch something else.

9/10.


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