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Named after a sketch comedy group of the same name, it starred 11 actors and comedians doing a variety of commercial spoofs, over-the-top comedy bits and random catch-phrases. Airing from 1993-1995 on MTV, the series was one of the music network's first scripted series hits and the show was popular enough that it briefly moved to CBS before it was canceled. The cast included a number of performers who went on to have long show biz careers, including Michael Ian Black, Ken Marino, Michael Showalter and Keri Kenney.

MTV
4 Seasons, 32 Episodes
December 17, 1993
Comedy
8.3/10
Cast: Kevin Allison, Michael Ian Black, Robert Ben Garant, Todd Holoubek
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The State Full Episode Guide

  • L.A. Open, James Dixon: Jedi Talent Agent, Tough Choices, Gas Station, Gunter Brothers, Desert Extras, Real Estate Broker, Adventures of Young God, Farewell and Hi-lite Reel.

  • Blinking Contest, Dentist, Sci-Fi Laboratory, High Plains Magic Fairy, Jerry?s Audition, Bacon, Kiss My Grits, Last Will & Testament, and One Camper.

  • Great Moments, Prison Break, Sideways House Family, Super Robby, Mr. Flemming?s Arrival, Prom, Inbred Bros: Army, Borscht Boy, and Walton?s Theme.

  • Hitchhiker, Terrorist Situation, Leonard Harris Show, Permanent School Record, Free Market Economy, Beach, Fragments, Billy?s Play, Coffee Family, and Cannonball Run.

  • Ghost Story, Sal & Frankie, SAT?s Pt. 1, Dysfunctional Family, Prince?s Reception, Cutlery Barn, Tuxedo, Lil? Brown Dog Food, Die For Love, SAT?s Pt. 2, and Laupin Variety Programme.

  • Hokey Pokey, Bikini Thong, Buddy?s Home From Finals, Normal Pervert, Taco Man, ?The Jew, The Italian and The Red Head Gay II, Pt. 1,? Senator Cavanaugh, ?The Jew, The Italian and The Red Head Gay II, Pt. 2,? Sports Beat, Alcoholism, and Dead Montage.

  • Narcolepsy Today, Race, Howard Report, H?s & M?s, Slinkys, Hot Dogs, Tenement, Cleaners, Hallmark, and Monkeys Do It II.

  • Skits:L.A. OpenDixon: Jedi Talent AgencyTough ChoicesGas StationGunter BrothersDesert ExtrasReal Estate BrokerAdventures Of Young GodFarewellHi-lite Reel

  • Skits:Blinking ContestDentistSci-Fi LaboratoryHigh Plains Magic FairyJerry's AuctionBaconKiss My GritsLast Will & TestamentOne Camper

  • Skits:Great MomentsPrison BreakSideways House FamilySuper RobbyMr. Flemming's ArrivalPromInbred Bros. ArmyBorscht BoyWalton's Theme

  • Skits:HitchhikerTerrorist SituationLeonard Harris ShowPermanent School RecordFree Market EconomyBeachFragmentsBilly's PlayCoffee FamilyCannonball Run

  • Skits:Ghost StorySal & FrankieSATs, pt. 1Dysfunctional FamilyPrince's ReceptionPottery BarnTuxedoLi'l Brown Dog FoodDie For LoveSA's, pt. 2Laupin Variety Programme

  • Skits:Hokey PokeyBikini ThongBuddy's Home From FinalsNormal PervertTaco ManJew II, pt. 1Senator CavanaughJew II, pt. 2Sports BeatAlcoholismDead Montage

  • Skits:Narcolepsy TodayRaceHoward ReportH's & M'sSlinkysHot DogsTenementCleanersHallmarkMonkey's Do It II

  • Skits:ShowerPlanet GroovyRoughing ItBarney McMackenOld Lighthouse JeffersThe Personal StateDrugsRug BrothersPorcupine Racetrack

  • Skits:Precinct OpenDan, the Very Popular Openly Gay High School StudentKerri's DayDreamboyPrecinct LinkPolar BearsBetty's No Good Clothes Shop and Pancake HouseRay GunDoug IVFroggy Jamboree

  • Skits:David Wain OpenFreaksKill TimThe AndersonsFestis, the Birthday HoboThe Animal SongBooger, Booger & FartybuttThe FuneralAsidesPanama

  • Skits:Tanner's Guide to JaneProm PhotosSea MonkeysHits from the 70'sMore Hits from the 70'sKabuki DougToothbrushLincoln LogsStaring ContestThe Popes-a Visit

  • Skits:Beardan HighBoy in a BarnThe Jew, The Italian and The Red Head GayBlueberry JohnsonLet's Move OutFor ChelseaJust the 160,000 of UsIn The BathroomMonkeys Do It

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