Mr. Show's 1998 sketch "Monster Parties: Fact or Fiction?" has a fascinating conceit: what if "The Monster Mash" was non-fiction? This eight-minute comedic tour de force is a pitch-perfect imitation of Unsolved Mysteries-style documentaries
The enterprising jokesters at College Humor have capitalized on the backlash against M. Night Shyamalan's upcoming "Satan-in-an-elevator" film Devil with this fake preview about a chilling world without Shyamalaniacs. Except for M. Night Shyamalan, of course.
Back in 1997, David Cross and Bob Odenkirk's HBO sketch comedy program Mr. Show filmed one of the most memorable depictions of the medieval scientific method ever. Remember — "All facts begin as dreams, dreamt by a wizard!"
In 1975, Alex Mitchell of England was laughing maniacally while watching the "Kung-Fu Kapers" episode of the UK comedy program The Goodies. After 25 solid minutes of guffawing, Mitchell let out one last chortle and died of a massive coronary.