Special Sub-Topic: "Mr. Show with Bob and David" - An Overview
|Before settling on "Mr. Show with Bob and David", what did Bob Odenkirk wanted the show to be called?|
"Grand National Championships". Bob really liked this title, but David thought it was lame.
|In the opening scene of the first "Mr. Show", we see Ronnie Dobbs making a pitch for the "National ____________ Foundation".|
Entitilitus. Ronnie died of Entitilitus during the first episode, but was brought back to life two seasons later.
|What was the name of the corporate mascot for Globochem?|
Pit Pat. Pit Pat was the lovable blue thing that always said "I love you!" at the end of Globochem's vulgar commercials.
|Who opened the the show for the first two seasons with "Hey everybody! It's Bob and David!"|
Mary-Lynn Rajskub. Mary-Lynn was dating David Cross for the first two seasons. She stopped introducing them after they broke up.
|Who played Choo-Choo, the Hurkey Jerky Dancer?|
Jay Johnston. Proudly represented by Candy Adams, Entertainment 4 Every 1.
|What is the name of the intolerant Senator that Bob Odenkirk plays?|
Senator Tankerbell. Senator Tankerbell made frequent appearances on "Mr. Show". Noted for finding something obscene about all art, no matter how innocent.
|Which fellow castmember was Jill Talley married to during the run of the show?|
Tom Kenny. They also provided voices for many cartoons in later years.
|Which cast member from "The Ben Stiller Show" never appeared on an episode of "Mr. Show"?|
Andy Dick. They once shot a scene of Andy as Eleanor Roosevelt, but it was deemed too insane to use.
|Which region of the country is David Cross from?|
Atlanta, GA. His Atlanta Braves cap was seen often on the show.
|What year did HBO air the last new "Mr. Show" episode?|
1998. It ran from 1995 to 1998. David Cross since has appeared in many movies and TV shows. Bob Odenkirk made his directorial debut in 2003.
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