Upright Citizens Brigade

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  • TV-14
  • 1998
  • 3 Seasons
  • 8.0  (2,213)

The Upright Citizens Brigade is a sketch comedy show that brings together some of the most interesting people in comedy. You will see sketches that they have created, and you will see videos that they have produced between shows. The group offers a new take on sketch comedy that makes their show different from all other sketch comedy shows on television. You can sit down and laugh at the ridiculous situations they find themselves in, and you will see why they chose to call themselves the Upright Citizens Brigade.

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Thunderball
10. Thunderball
April 3, 2000
This is entirely done as a showing of the sport Thunderball, complete with announcers. In Thunderball, players are allowed to use bats as weapons, wild hounds and georgeous honeys roam the field to distract the players, there is a car that can be used to flatten opponents, and a circle inside of which is a fully loaded pistol that the players are forbidden to use. The match headlines two of its greats - Steve Youngblood of the Decatur Fist and Silky Slim of the New Salem Terrorists. Also includes a horseshoe toss which can either give or take existing cancer research money, a coach trying to inspire his team, and a mummy.
Virtual Reality
9. Virtual Reality
March 27, 2000
A new virtual reality workout, Cyberflex, is used. Astronaut Mike Berchwood appears again on his trip to France where hotel employees are in charge of the water, electricity, and tv channel changing. He is also in the middle of an edible panty experiment by NASA and is working in an office where phone calls begin to come in through the coffee machine and faxes come out of the microwave. Then he's stranded in a snowed-in cabin with 3 coworkers, and to pass the time they play a game in which they all say the worst thing they've done to someone else in the room without their knowing. One of the workers admits to Mike that back in the Saigon Suicide Show episode, he took Mike's body to his basement and hooked his brain into a reality matrix (a la The Matrix) and has been raping him from behind for 10 years and feeding him nothing but edible panties. He is saved when someone's Cyberflex program crosses over into his matrix.
Small Town
8. Small Town
March 20, 2000
A quiet small town deals with earthquake parties, dolphin aliens, and Armageddon.
Sex
7. Sex
March 6, 2000
To resurrect a fallen agent, the Upright Citizens Brigade invades an orgy.
College
6. College
February 28, 2000
During a physics class, a born-again Christian challenges the professor to explain "spitty slurpy" and the moonwalk, but the professor is unable to give a adequate explaination. A frat boy is visited by his "Fairy Hockeyplayer," who forces him to chug beer so that he will brave enough to cheat on his girlfriend. In a liquor store, Santa promotes his new Santa Liquor. When a man refuses a sample, Santa follows him home with a laser pointer. When the Fundamentalists are winning during a Christian basketball match, the Crazy Christians bring out Perdu, possessed by a demon that has "improved his range and jumping ability." The frat boy is encouraged by his Fairy Hockeyplayer to hit on Perdu, who calls him a "two-timer" and fries him. The born-again Christian tries to confront the demon with the "glory of God": - but the demon explains spitty slurpy with simple physics. Santa stops shining the laser pointer in the man's face long enough to make Perdu drink some Santa Liquor, which exorci
Food
5. Food
February 21, 2000
When a man eating Chinese food won't swap him for a plate of salad, Simmons gives up his firstborn son for a single grain of white rice, smothered in a half-dollop of moo-shu sauce. His son grows up to be the Glendale Fitness Authority, in charge of an "anti-fatties" organization. During a roundup of fat people, the Fitness Authority's birth parents are lured out with promises of "free chocolate" - but Simmons is rescued by the Fat Underground before he can be sent to the work-out camps. When the Fitness Authority learns Simmons is his birth father, he attempts to understand why his father abandoned him by eating a muffin from the Happy Bakery, shaped like a father giving up his baby. Also featured is Moleman's ex-girlfriend, who is heartbroken when Moleman won't come to the surface to meet her parents.
Music
4. Music
February 7, 2000
The Upright Citizens Brigade unplugs the music industry with a satanic rock band, The Murderers, and a man who composes phone symphonies.
Hospital
3. Hospital
January 31, 2000
A sick husband shares a strange dying wish with his wife. Grim reapers complain about work in the hospital break room and the Head Resident, Big Red Cat, helps patients in the emergency room. A doctor holds a medical seminar to prove that his patient can use "the Force." A patient has trouble getting his diagnosis. A man earns extra money as a subcontractor for the coroner's office by performing autopsies in his apartment. Orange Drink and Toady visit the doctor on account of a stomach ache. People have problems with helper animals. Meanwhile, Orange Drink and Toady mix and drink some medicine and are suddenly able to see grim reapers everywhere, so they try to warn the rest of the hospital of their presence.
Mafia
2. Mafia
January 24, 2000
The Upright Citizens Brigade explores the seamy underworld of organized crime.
Costumes
1. Costumes
January 17, 2000
A man attempts to have "werewolf sex" with his girlfriend, a woman puts Wolfman Jack novelty bells on everything in the house, a man mistakes his grandson in a skeleton costume for the grim reaper, costumed themepark workers fight when they find out one of their own is not castrated, and a man takes skydiving lessons from an incompetent instructor.
Description

The Upright Citizens Brigade is a sketch comedy show that brings together some of the most interesting people in comedy. You will see sketches that they have created, and you will see videos that they have produced between shows. The group offers a new take on sketch comedy that makes their show different from all other sketch comedy shows on television. You can sit down and laugh at the ridiculous situations they find themselves in, and you will see why they chose to call themselves the Upright Citizens Brigade.Upright Citizens Brigade is a series that is currently running and has 3 seasons (40 episodes). The series first aired on August 19, 1998.

Where to Watch Upright Citizens Brigade

Upright Citizens Brigade is available for streaming on the Comedy Central website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Upright Citizens Brigade on demand at Amazon, Microsoft Movies & TV and Apple TV.

  • Premiere Date
    August 19, 1998
  • IMDB Rating
    8.0  (2,213)