A sketch comedy show based on the seminal Mad Magazine.

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Fax Bahr, Adam Small
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Michael McDonald ...  Various / ... 236 episodes, 1998-2009
Debra Wilson ...  Various / ... 195 episodes, 1995-2016
Aries Spears ...  Various / ... 194 episodes, 1997-2016
Bobby Lee ...  Various / ... 166 episodes, 2001-2016
Mo Collins ...  Various / ... 158 episodes, 1998-2016
Nicole Sullivan ...  Various / ... 148 episodes, 1995-2016
Will Sasso ...  Various / ... 130 episodes, 1997-2016
Alex Borstein ...  Various / ... 128 episodes, 1997-2009
Stephnie Weir ...  Various / ... 121 episodes, 2000-2006
Frank Caliendo ...  Various / ... 118 episodes, 2001-2006
Nicole Parker ...  Various / ... 117 episodes, 2003-2009
Phil LaMarr ...  Various / ... 115 episodes, 1995-2003
Ike Barinholtz ...  Various / ... 113 episodes, 2002-2016
Keegan-Michael Key ...  Various / ... 109 episodes, 2004-2009
Jordan Peele ...  Various 95 episodes, 2003-2008
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Storyline

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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Official Sites:

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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

In this show, Andrew Bowen did several impressions of Keanu Reeves. He would later voice Reeve's character Neo for the video game The Matrix: Path of Neo (2005). See more »

Quotes

Piano Teacher: Okay, Stuart. Have you practiced?
Stuart Larkin: Hm hmm.
Piano Teacher: You're not lying to me are you, Stuart?
Stuart Larkin: [evil voice] If I said I did it, I did it!
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Alternate Versions

The second airing of the sketch known as "Sex Toy Story" has an introduction by Michael Eisner added. 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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