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Attention Deficit Films: the Essential few Sketch Comedy Films

by Jake Arthur Allen
Attention Deficit Films: the Essential few Sketch Comedy Films by Jake Arthur Allen
You never had a chance… Being raised by the likes of Monty Python and Saturday Night Live, you never fully appreciated full length films or t.v. programs quite like you did the brief but amusing vignettes that are sketch comedy. Television is obviously the venue for the majority of beautiful, supple, sketch comedy. (Everyone has their own favorites, i.e. Your Show of Shows, Mr. Bean, Kids in the Hall, the State, Sesame Street, etc.) However… a chosen few broke their discouraged way to the big screen… This list is to note the golden few that I believe truly succeeded at their attempt… In addition to making me pee and in some cases… Read more

You never had a chance…
Being raised by the likes of Monty Python and Saturday Night Live, you never fully appreciated full length films or t.v. programs quite like you did the
brief but amusing vignettes that are sketch comedy.
Television is obviously the venue for the majority of beautiful, supple, sketch comedy.
(Everyone has their own favorites, i.e. Your Show of Shows, Mr. Bean, Kids in the Hall, the State, Sesame Street, etc.)
However… a chosen few broke their discouraged way to the big screen…

This list is to note the golden few that I believe truly succeeded at their attempt… In addition to making me pee and in some cases throw-up a bit.

  • IMPORTANT
    Apparently this websites movie database is inept to the glory of great comedy.
    Therefor, this list is botched of most of its intended components.
    Goddammit.
    I suppose I will list them here:
    The Groove Tube (‘74)
    Tunnel Vision (’76)
    Prime Time, a.k.a. American Raspberry (‘77)
    Mr. Mike’s Mondo Video (’79)
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