In today's interview, Tim and Eric, creators of Adult Swim's first live-action sketch show, acknowledge that their new comic creation is inspired by the HBO comedy series Mr. Show. With a number of great sketch shows hitting the air that seem to owe something to Bob Odenkirk and David Cross's inspired weirdness (Aziz Ansari's Human Giant and Sarah Silverman's new "sitcom" both come to mind), we thought it was time to take a look back at five of our favorite Mr. Show sketches.
It's time for these fictional characters to have some accountability.
Some things that appear fun and wacky have dark secrets at their core.
There's a fine line between genius and insanity.
Most deleted scenes were deleted with good reason.