This is a sketch-comedy show. The twist here is that all of the sketches (Even the monologue) are connected in some strange way.
The first late-night comedy show with an attention span shorter than yours.
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Similar to Monty Python, each sketch was connected to the last scene in some way to keep the show continuous. See more
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
Harvard's Memory Loss Clinic, established in 1952, 1967, and for the first time in 1981.
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