Short(er)-Lived Sketch Comedy by AlexanderD

Champion(s):

twarner50


Runner(s)-Up:

AdamKing


Quiz Description

Everyone's familiar with Saturday Night Live, but less familiar perhaps are these short-lived sketch comedy TV series.

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Questions:

Blending singing, dancing, comedy, and cardboard props, what Nickelodeon series shot its entire run on a set designed to look like a place for storing and servicing steam engines?

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Roundhouse

What TV series gave the world Bill Nye the Science Guy, as well as THESE high-five'n white guys (alright!)?

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Almost Live!

Michael Richards is perhaps the best known alumnus of what ABC series, airing weekly for three seasons from 1980 to 1982 and featuring its own take on "Weekend Update" with future "Parker Lewis" co-star Melanie Chartoff and future SNL regular Rich Hall?

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Fridays

Luis Guzman and future MadTV regular David Herman were among the ensemble cast of what short-lived Fox sketch series created by John Leguizamo?

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House of Buggin'

What comedian - seen nowadays in commercials for Android Pay - was Eric Andre's sidekick on his eponymous Adult Swim pseudo-talk show sketch series?

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Hannibal Buress

Brad Sherwood, Nancy Sullivan, and Mystro Clark were three members of what Orlando-based syndicated mid-90s series that aired weeknights, often after the type of show that gave it its title (albeit misspelled)?

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The Newz

Roseanne was the creator and executive producer of what Fox sketch series that displaced MadTV for six weeks but didn't last nearly as long as the show it displaced? The show took its name from a Lynyrd Skynyrd song, which took ITS name from a type of inexpensive firearm.

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Saturday Night Special

A spin-off of sorts from "Laugh-In", what ABC series holds the dubious distinction of being reportedly canceled during the first commercial break, with one station sending the network this telegram: "If your naughty little boys have to write dirty words on the walls, please don't use our walls"?

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Turn-On

Anne Bloom & Mitch Laurance played married journalists as a framing device for what series that blended actual news footage with material filmed by its cast?

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Not Necessarily The News

"The Bucket of Truth" was the first episode of a three-season run for what comedy troupe that would have another go at TV on digital channel Seeso in 2015? Members include Matt Walsh and Amy Poehler.

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Upright Citizens Brigade

With a TV series airing on both Fuse and IFC from 2007 to 2011, what "colorful" troupe was founded by film students at New York's School of Visual Arts?

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The Whitest Kids U'Know

Julie Brown was the lead in an ensemble cast that also included a pre-"Friends" Jennifer Aniston on what 1992 Fox series, notable for a running gag in which the cast is killed during the opening monologue?

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The Edge