Mr. Show With Bob and David: Season 1 - Rotten Tomatoes

Mr. Show With Bob and David: Season 1 (1995)




Critic Consensus: Absurd, experimental, and absolutely hysterical, Mr. Show with Bob and David still stands as one of the best sketch comedy shows of all time.


Mr. Show With Bob and David: Season 1 Photos

Tv Season Info

Often inspired sketch lunacy with an absurdist, stream-of-consciousness style, this series found a cult following similar to that of `Monty Python' and `SCTV.' Guest stars included Jack Black, Conan O'Brien, Andy Richter, Jon Stewart and Jeff Goldblum. Before helming `Mr. Show,' Bob Odenkirk and David Cross both won writing Emmys for `The Ben Stiller Show'; Odenkirk also won as a writer for `Saturday Night Live.'


News & Interviews for Mr. Show With Bob and David: Season 1

Critic Reviews for Mr. Show With Bob and David: Season 1

All Critics (12) | Top Critics (5)

Despite dedicating more time to its sketches and packing in jokes more densely than most shows, it still feels like one of the quickest and funniest sketch shows you've ever seen.

May 31, 2018 | Full Review…

While the extremely low-budget show doesn't look like much today, its creative comedic concepts, memorable characters (Ronnie Dobbs), unconventional format, and bold, punk-rock attitude have earned the show credibility...

May 31, 2018 | Full Review…

This inspired, inventive show combines the freewheeling creativity of Monty Python's Flying Circus with cabaret theater, and each episode swirls around an ingenious thematic thread that just barely connects things together by the end...

May 22, 2016 | Full Review…

While Saturday Night Live panders to a lowest common denominator, Mr. Show gave the audience more credit. Perhaps more importantly, it never worried if the audience kept up.

October 30, 2015 | Full Review…

[The] series was to Nineties humor what the original SNL was to Seventies counterculture: a blast of cutting-edge irreverence that captured a moment.

September 13, 2018 | Full Review…
Top Critic

It hit a certain mark so definitively that you had to tell your friends about it and thrust it into their hands.

May 31, 2018 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Mr. Show With Bob and David: Season 1

Discussion Forum

Discuss Mr. Show With Bob and David on our TV talk forum!

News & Features