You Can't Watch This Awkward Comedy About a Fake Computer Show Without Squirming

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Computer Show” is my new favorite thing. An apparent spoof on PBS’s infamous “Computer Chronicles,” the YouTube series takes place in 1983 but features guests from the present-day wowing awkward hosts with incredible technology we take for granted.

It’s hilarious, if only because it masters the early-’80s public access TV graphics and production quality so flawlessly. On the first episode, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian attempts to explain the difference between a computer club and the bile factory that the front page of the internet has become. What a difference 30 years makes.


The second episode is even better:

[Computer Show]

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