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Re: Funny sketch comedy that's funny

Post by eumaas » 03 Mar 2016, 10:27am

Friend of mine got to perform with Kevin recently. Kevin likes Chapel Hill/Carrboro, so he performs here pretty frequently.
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Re: Funny sketch comedy that's funny

Post by Dr. Medulla » 03 Mar 2016, 10:54am

Wolter wrote:I think Kevin is the funniest kid, but the older I get, the more the intense weirdness of Bruce appeals to me.

I'd put it Bruce>Kevin>Dave>Scott>Mark

None of them are unfunny, mind you.
Intellectually (if that's the right word), yes, I go with Bruce. Kevin's appeal is being that awkward, wounded soul. I can't help but identify. Those two are clearly my favourites. And, as you say, none are unfunny, but the other three aren't as off kilter for my tastes.
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Re: Funny sketch comedy that's funny

Post by eumaas » 03 Mar 2016, 11:07am

Scott's my favorite. Dunno why.

Mark's best work is Slings and Arrows I think.
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Re: Funny sketch comedy that's funny

Post by Dr. Medulla » 03 Mar 2016, 1:15pm

eumaas wrote:Scott's my favorite. Dunno why.

Mark's best work is Slings and Arrows I think.
When KitH premiered, they, of course, did a shit-ton of promo and interviews. I remember Scott explaining that he was the last to join and that there was initial reluctance. He said it was because they had a problem with him being gay; they replied, No, we just didn't think you were very funny.

He's an exceptional straight man (ironically, so to speak). And he plays an absolutely perfect dopey blue-collar Canadian. For example:
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Re: Funny sketch comedy that's funny

Post by Wolter » 03 Mar 2016, 2:00pm

Scott's two greatest moments are Manny Coon and "Just got feet. Don't got shoes."
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Post by Dr. Medulla » 03 Mar 2016, 2:22pm

Manny Coon is pure joy.

edit: I've never watched it, but Bruce is in a sitcom he created called Young Drunk Punk.
http://www.citytv.com/toronto/shows/young-drunk-punk/
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Re: Funny sketch comedy that's funny

Post by eumaas » 03 Mar 2016, 2:32pm

Manny Coon is my favorite sketch.
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Re: Funny sketch comedy that's funny

Post by Dr. Medulla » 03 Mar 2016, 2:39pm

Fun fact: Scott Thompson was present at Canada first (official) school shooting: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brampton_ ... l_shooting
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Re: Funny sketch comedy that's funny

Post by Wolter » 03 Mar 2016, 5:27pm

Dr. Medulla wrote:Manny Coon is pure joy.

edit: I've never watched it, but Bruce is in a sitcom he created called Young Drunk Punk.
http://www.citytv.com/toronto/shows/young-drunk-punk/
Somehow their official twitter feed started following me, probably because I mentioned Bruce. I don't think non-canadians have access, but I never bothered to test that theory.
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Re: Funny sketch comedy that's funny

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Tom Kenny's Brooklyn Lincoln is the definitive take on the man. I have, on occasion, responded to people by saying, "Lunacy!" and it's always while trying to imitate Kenny's Lincoln.
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Re: Funny sketch comedy that's funny

Post by Dr. Medulla » 31 Mar 2016, 8:14am

Some fantastic Kevin.
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Re: Funny sketch comedy that's funny

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Re: Funny sketch comedy that's funny

Post by Wolter » 22 May 2016, 9:26am

Dr. Medulla wrote:
Is he just reciting Fall lyrics?
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Re: Funny sketch comedy that's funny

Post by Dr. Medulla » 22 May 2016, 10:53am

Wolter wrote:
Dr. Medulla wrote:
Is he just reciting Fall lyrics?
Good gravy, I think you're right.
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