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Too Many Cooks (2014)

A series of montages that parodies the introductory title sequences of generic 70s, 80s and 90s TV shows of various genres slowly turns into an absurdist meta slasher and then the parody becomes even weirder.

Director:

Chris 'Casper' Kelly (as Casper Kelly)

Writers:

Chris 'Casper' Kelly (as Casper Kelly), Jim Fortier (creative consultant) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ken DeLozier Ken DeLozier ... Darren Cook
Tara Ochs ... Claire Cook
Katelyn Nacon ... Chloe Cook
Justin Scott ... Harry Cook
Morgan Burch ... Savannah Cook
Linda Miller ... Veronica Van Cook
Layla Neal Layla Neal ... Jenny Cook
Kayte Giralt ... Melinda Cook
Truman Orr Truman Orr ... Taylor Cook
Jayla James Jayla James ... Olivia Cook
Cameron Markeles ... Warren O'Cook
Zack Shires ... Jim Cook
Gwydion Lashlee-Walton ... Armondo Del Cook
Ginny Gibbons Ginny Gibbons ... Zoe Cook
Dylan Schoenthal Dylan Schoenthal ... Dave Cook
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Storyline

Too Many Cooks is a dark comedy short that originally aired as a special during Adult Swim's "infomercials" block on October 28, 2014, at 4:00 am Eastern Time. It is ostensibly the intro credits of a TV show named "Too Many Cooks", but devolves into a meta-exploration of different TV genres with an ongoing plot line involving a killer attempting to infiltrate the show. Written by Sean Duggan

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Genres:

Short | Comedy | Horror | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

TV-MA | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Release Date:

27 October 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Color
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Trivia

The opening theme lasts 10 minutes and 46 seconds, while the "episode" itself only lasts 6 seconds. See more »

Quotes

Darren Cook: Honey! I'm ho...
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Crazy Credits

Lars Von Trier as "Pie" See more »


Soundtracks

Too Many Cooks Theme Song
Written by Shawn Coleman and Michael Kohler
Performed by Shawn Coleman, Cheryl Rogers, Michael Magno, and Patty Mack
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If I could give it a zero, I would.
11 November 2014 | by egingellSee all my reviews

This is easily the worst thing I've ever seen. It was worse than "The Heart, She Hollers" and that show is just terrible. It isn't even a show - it's just fifteen minutes of 80s/90s era opening credits which includes a creepy serial killer randomly lopping people's heads off with a machete. A has some off the wall programs like "Your Pretty Face is Going to Hell", "Lucy, Daughter of the Devil", "Metalocalypse", "Superjail", "Aqua Teen Hunger Force", and "Squidbillies" which are all pretty bad in their own right, but at least they have an edge and some semblance of a plot that makes them work. But this "show" is just bad on bad.


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