This is a sketch-comedy show. The twist here is that all of the sketches (Even the monologue) are connected in some strange way.
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 Various (30 episodes, 1995-1998)
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 Various (27 episodes, 1995-1998)
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This is a sketch-comedy show. The twist here is that all of the sketches (Even the monologue) are connected in some strange way.

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The first late-night comedy show with an attention span shorter than yours.

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TV-MA | See all certifications »
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3 November 1995 (USA)  »

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Mr. Show  »

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Trivia

The show was rebooted in 2015 by Netflix under the name; "W/ Bob & David". See more »

Goofs

Towards the end of one episode in the fourth season, the show offers the math problem "If he drives 15 MPH for fifteen minutes, how far has he travelled? Answer at the end of the show." When the end credits roll, they say that the answer is 3.5 The correct answer is 3.75 See more »

Quotes

Bob: [trips over box] Goddamnit!
Mrs. Applesway: [gasps] Language!
Bob: Jimmy! What the hell is this young man?
David: I know?
Bob: I'll tell you what it is! It's a box of big black dildos. You and your sister were supposed to put these out last night.
David: I'll do it later.
Bob: You'll do it now!
[hits Jimmy with a dildo]
David: Ow!
Bob: And next time you'll get more than a dildo in the head!
[...]
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Crazy Credits

At the end of each episode's credits under "Special Thanks," there is at least one random name that had nothing to do with the show. This is pointed out by David Cross in the DVD commentary for the first episode. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Night of the Living Doo (2001) See more »

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one of the classic sketch comedy programs!

one of the funniest sketch comedy shows around.bob and david were excellent on this program and hopefully they'll collaborate again in the future.look out for the donnie sketches and the "jeepers creepers superstar" musical number.if you like any of the following:the state,exit 57,monty python,snl,kids in the hall,the dana carvey show,ucb,the ben stiller show,or sketches from "late night" with dave or conan then you will like mr. show. some funny s***e going on here.what's a gagortion??


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