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The State 

Each episode contains 30 minutes of extremely bizarre and funny sketch comedy performed by THE STATE, an 11 member sketch comedy troupe who wrote and starred in various sketches seen throughout the program.
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1995   1994   1993  
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Series cast summary:
Kevin Allison ...  Various 27 episodes, 1993-1995
Michael Ian Black ...  Various 27 episodes, 1993-1995
Robert Ben Garant ...  Various 27 episodes, 1993-1995
Todd Holoubek Todd Holoubek ...  Various 27 episodes, 1993-1995
Michael Patrick Jann Michael Patrick Jann ...  Various 27 episodes, 1993-1995
Kerri Kenney ...  Various 27 episodes, 1993-1995
Thomas Lennon ...  Various 27 episodes, 1993-1995
Joe Lo Truglio ...  Various 27 episodes, 1993-1995
Ken Marino ...  Various 27 episodes, 1993-1995
Michael Showalter ...  Various 27 episodes, 1993-1995
David Wain ...  Various 27 episodes, 1993-1995
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Each episode contains 30 minutes of extremely bizarre and funny sketch comedy performed by THE STATE, an 11 member sketch comedy troupe who wrote and starred in various sketches seen throughout the program.

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English

Release Date:

January 1994 (USA) See more »

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The State: Full Frontal Comedy See more »

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Trivia

The cast was extremely reluctant to write material for recurring characters, but pressure from the network forced them to do so. When the character of Doug and his catch phrase "I'm outta heeeere..." began to catch on, Michael Showalter, who played and created Doug, conceptualized the second season sketch in which Doug gets annoyed by everyone finding his rebellious slogan charming. See more »

Quotes

Guy in library: Maybe you should try pants.
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Connections

Referenced in Stella Shorts 1998-2002 (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

Boys and Girls - Action!
by Craig Wedren and Eli Janney
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12 October 1999 | by fliphopSee all my reviews

one episode they redid this running gag skit of theirs only they did it as japanese kabuki theatre, complete with giant wooden shoes stomping around, kabuki mannerisms, painted faces, and japanese kabuki music. they did it well too. that's the kind of show this was. totally cool. another time they had people send in postcards their names, then they did a whole skit using their names. amazing.


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