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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Series cast summary:
Kevin Allison ...  Various 27 episodes, 1993-1995
...  Various 27 episodes, 1993-1995
...  Various 27 episodes, 1993-1995
Todd Holoubek ...  Various 27 episodes, 1993-1995
Michael Patrick Jann ...  Various 27 episodes, 1993-1995
...  Various 27 episodes, 1993-1995
...  Various 27 episodes, 1993-1995
...  Various 27 episodes, 1993-1995
...  Various 27 episodes, 1993-1995
...  Various 27 episodes, 1993-1995
...  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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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

Various: I'll never forget you, Antonio.
Various: Nor I you. I will often think of you when I'm in less than pants.
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Connections

Referenced in Conan: The Douche Who Lost His Bag (2012) See more »

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Boys and Girls - Action!
by Craig Wedren and Eli Janney
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Best and Funniest Show Ever, period.
31 August 2000 | by See all my reviews

I used to watch the State religiously. It really was much funnier than anything else on TV. The cast had the advantage of being not just great writers of comedy, but good comedic actors as well. The only collection of skits available, Skits and Stickers, is well worth the price but it will leave you wanting more. When the State left TV, everything in the world became a little less funny.


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