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Steve Likes to Curse
Writing, comics and random thoughts from really a rather vulgar man
The Kids in the Hall make nihilism something we can all enjoy 
Friday, July 6th, 2007 | 08:06 am [humor, video]
Steve
Much as I loved Chappelle's Show and In Living Color, I think the funniest sketch comedy series has to be The Kids in the Hall. Comedy Central used to show two reruns every afternoon at 3. When I was a teenager, this was appointment television. The show was strange and often obscure, sometimes I wasn't even sure what I was laughing at. But it always made me laugh. Unlike its uncle Saturday Night Live (also produced by Lorne Michaels), Kids in the Hall took chances and held nothing sacred. It was often brilliant and sometimes downright black, as in this clip, one of my favorites, which I was thrilled to find last night on YouTube:

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