They killed Kenny on every episode for the show’s first five seasons, but seriously, can anything kill South Park?For nearly 20 years, Trey Parker and Matt Stone’s crudely animated, crudely everythinged cartoon has lampooned the macro (organized religion) and micro (shit, both the word and the fecal matter itself) in American society (which may be the key way it supersedes the show it owes so much to, The Simpsons, which has always remained content to spoof the small stuff). Occasionally there are TV shows you think back on like the one that got away, so reliable and sophisticated and funny were they …As the confused Samantha, she capably delivers screwball and pathos in the same breath.Also because the supporting cast (Melissa Mc Carthy, Jean Smart, Jennifer Esposito, Barry Watson) is freaking sick.
I know you deserved so much better than the stingy ratings you received, the mere passing glances viewers gave you.Samantha When: The show ran for two seasons, from 2007 to 2009; for various reasons, ratings plummeted after a strong premiere.Samantha Why: Because Applegate’s underappreciated comedic prowess would’ve made her the Carole Lombard of a previous era.One of the downfalls of Saturday Night Live has always been that it can’t resist a surreal sketch premise, but it rarely knows what to do with one beyond its initial bizarro-world setup. Nick Kroll’s parodying of the modern pop-culture landscape, especially the sausage-making of reality TV and the types of wannabes who choose to star on those shows, was merciless and mercilessly funny. Finding it hard for your indie coffee shop to compete with java giant Starbucks? For several reasons, this one-season-and-done CBS drama deserved a second chance: Lead actor Patrick Wilson (hey, Universe: Be more generous to Patrick Wilson!Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele, meanwhile, could teach a master class on morphing normalness into ludicrousness into hilariousness. reality, along came deadpan Canadian comic Nathan Fielder and the 2013 premiere of his Comedy Central show, in which he mock-helps actual businesses and offers insipid suggestions for life improvement. ); co–executive producer and pilot director Jonathan Demme; co–executive producer Susannah Grant (who wrote Erin Brokovich); a supporting cast that included Margo Martindale and Pablo “Pornstache” Schreiber. Abrams and Jennifer Garner teamed up for a spy series that put its fans through dizzying paces.