MADtv: Season 1 Reviews

September 11, 2018
Not surprisingly, such spoofs of pop culture are a staple of Mad TV's lineup, and some of its filmed movie parodies have been especially clever.
September 11, 2018
Best of all, like the SNL of old, Mad TV knows how to spoof commercials, with priceless parodies of Budweiser frogs and ''MacDumpsters.''
September 11, 2018
In short, there's no breakthrough material or personality as yet, but the cast is gearing up with appealing verve.
September 11, 2018
It takes a lot to make Saturday Night Live look like a sharp, sophisticated show, but Mad TV's lowbrow stab at humor does just that.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
September 11, 2018
Imagine a Saturday late-night comedy show with lame jokes, good ideas that fizzle, a liberal dash of tastelessness and vulgarity and a cast you've never heard of.
September 11, 2018
Fans of "MADtv" swear the show is much better than "Saturday Night Live"... but this collection of the first season's episodes demonstrates that the show is frequently very funny, in its own subversive way.
September 11, 2018
Still, there are moments of brilliance.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5