Wednesday, December 09, 2009

TV on the Internet, Episode 25: The Best Comedy Series of the Decade, Part 1



Todd and Libby join up with Myles McNutt to talk about their favorite comedies of the Aughts, places 30-11. This includes everything from two shows created by Victor Fresco to two shows created by Bryan Fuller to a bunch of cable series we're not huge fans of that we, nonetheless, feel obligated to include.

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TV on the Internet, Episode 25: The Best Comedy Series of the Decade, Part 1

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The entirety of the episode is dedicated to discussion of the bottom 2/3 of the comedy list, which includes the following shows:

11. South Park
12. Everybody Loves Raymond
13. Undeclared
14. Malcolm in the Middle
15. Curb Your Enthusiasm
16. Aqua Teen Hunger Force
17. Chuck
18. Everybody Hates Chris
19. Flight of the Conchords
20. Pushing Daisies
21. Always Sunny
22. Party Down
23. Andy Richter Controls the Universe
24. Big Bang Theory
25. Wonderfalls
26. Better Off Ted
27. Weeds
28. King of the Hill
29. Sex and the City
30. Homestarrunner.com

Also, we talk about our top five variety/comedy series of the decade, which include:

1. The Daily Show/The Colbert REport
2. Chappelle's Show
3. Tim and Eric Awesome Show! Good Job!
4. Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson
5. The Soup

Clips are from Homestarrunner.com (Episode: "Strong Bad Email #72: Crazy Cartoon," script by Mike and Matt Chapman), Better Off Ted (Episode: "Jabberwocky," script by Michael A. Ross), Party Down (Episode: "Investors Dinner," script by Rob Thomas from a story by Rob Thomas and Dan Etheridge), Everybody Hates Chris (Episode: "Everybody Hates Sausage," script by Ali LeRoi), Malcolm in the Middle (Episode: "Krelboyne Girl," script by Bob Stevens), Everybody Loves Raymond (Episode: "Finale," script by Lew Schneider, Steve Skrovan, Jeremy Stevens, Mike Royce, Aaron Shure, Tom Caltabiano, Leslie Caveny, Tucker Cawley, Phil Rosenthal and Ray Romano) and The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (Episode: "Newt Gingrich").

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