TV Review: ‘Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!’

Dennis suggests ‘Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!’ (in Comedy). Man, am I on the fence about this ‘Adult Swim’ show. A sort-of sketch comedy series, this one will really test your patience for the spectacle of two genuinely doughy and utterly unappealing guys farting around with a digital video camera. You can call it surrealism, you can call it dadaism, you can call it incomprehensible, repellent, and just plain creepy, but you can’t deny that it’s…um, all of those things. Kind of a parody of cable access TV, and completely full of self-consciously queasy imagery, it’ll either make you gape in awe at its audaciousness, or throw things at the screen. Your choice. Helpful participation by certified comedy talents like Bob Odenkirk, David Cross, Michael Cera, Zach Galifianakis, Will Forte, Fred Willard, and John C. Reilly (as hilariously inept on-air health expert Dr. Steve Brule) seem to lend legitimacy to the proceedings, but, again, you’ll have to decide…



Published in: on July 3, 2009 at 2:21 am  Leave a Comment  

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