Ask any comedian and the response is basically universal: Mr. Show with Bob and David is hands down one of the best, and underrated, sketch comedy shows ever to air on television.
Having originally aired on HBO from 1995 to 1998, Mr. Show, starring Bob Odenkirk (of recent Breaking Bad fame) and David Cross (of everything awesome fame), influenced an entire generation of comedians and funny writers, not to mention basically every weird online video you've ever watched ever. Ever!
But its influence apparently goes far beyond just comedians. Turns out it also inspired a slew of artists. This work has culminated in an exhibit at Meltdown Comics and the Nerdist Showroom in Los Angeles called The Mr. Show Show: An Artistic Tribute to Mr. Show with Bob & David curated by Danielle N. Kramer, Nico Colaleo and Sara Pocock.
Starting Saturday, May 17 at 7 p.m. with an opening night party (FREE a.k.a. Unheard of in LA), and lasting until May 24, you can see the weirdly awesome artwork by artists in Los Angeles and beyond. Seriously, if you're a fan of Mr. Show (and who isn't?), then you have to check this out.
Information about the event can be found here. You can check out the artwork all week at any of the awesome shows happening at NerdMelt (Los Angeles's premier alternative comedy venue, rated the No. 1 comedy venue by LA Weekly, etc. etc. gush, gush, just go).
I've also taken the liberty to post some of the best Mr. Show with Bob and David clips below. No need to thank me!
What's your favorite Mr. Show moment?