A sketch comedy show based on the seminal Mad Magazine.

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Fax Bahr, Adam Small
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Series cast summary:
Michael McDonald ...  Various / ... 234 episodes, 1998-2009
Debra Wilson ...  Various / ... 194 episodes, 1995-2016
Aries Spears ...  Various / ... 193 episodes, 1997-2016
Bobby Lee ...  Various / ... 165 episodes, 2001-2016
Mo Collins ...  Various / ... 157 episodes, 1998-2016
Nicole Sullivan ...  Various / ... 147 episodes, 1995-2016
Will Sasso ...  Various / ... 129 episodes, 1997-2016
Alex Borstein ...  Various / ... 127 episodes, 1997-2009
Stephnie Weir ...  Various / ... 121 episodes, 2000-2006
Frank Caliendo ...  Various / ... 117 episodes, 2001-2006
Nicole Parker ...  Various / ... 116 episodes, 2003-2009
Phil LaMarr ...  Various / ... 115 episodes, 1995-2003
Ike Barinholtz ...  Various / ... 113 episodes, 2002-2016
Keegan-Michael Key ...  Various / ... 107 episodes, 2004-2009
Jordan Peele ...  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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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 October 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Mad TV See more »

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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

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

Quotes

Connie Chung: You were great in "Chicago".
Catherine Zeta-Jones: Thank you, that means a lot.
Connie Chung: I know what "thank you" means.
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Alternate Versions

Episodes of "Mad TV" when shown on TNN, are reduced to a half hour while Fox has hour long episodes. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.116 (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

Mad Tv Theme
Written by Heavy D and Da Boyz
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Very entertaining
19 August 2004 | by ckmec-1See 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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