Posts tagged as birthday boys

It's That Episode: The Birthday Boys Jump the Shark with 'Happy Days'

On "It's That Episode" Craig Rowin (Adult Swim's Your Pretty Face is Going to Hell, UCB Theatre) invites guests over to watch any episode of any TV show they want. They discuss the episode and other crap.

The Birthday Boys (IFC's The Birthday Boys) watch the infamous episode of Happy Days where Fonzie jumps a shark. The Birthday Boys deconstruct the episode, talk about befriending people in the service industry and finally reveal their favorite ice cream flavor and pizza toppings.

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This Week In Web Videos: PoolJumpers

Ever wonder what’s the best parody video on the Internet? Well wonder no more. Unless you disagree with me and don’t think this is the best one out there. Then, I guess you can continue to wonder. Either way, do yourself a favor and watch PoolJumpers.

Parody videos are the holy grail of web sketch, because, if done right, their zeitgeisty relatability helps them spread fast and hard. Since it’s 2010 premiere, The Birthday Boys’ classic PoolJumpers is the benchmark for what works…really…really well. We know it’s a little old, but the fact that it hasn’t been profiled in this column pains us and, let’s get real, funny [...]

Bob Odenkirk Is Working on a Book and a Claymation Movie with David Cross and an IFC Show with the Birthday Boys

Bob Odenkirk delivered an hour-long chat and Q&A session in his hometown Chicago last week, the Sun Times reports, and dropped some comedy bombshells. During his talk, Odenkirk revealed that he and Mr. Show collaborator David Cross are publishing some unproduced scripts they've written and that one of the scripts might actually be made into a Claymation movie. On top of that, he mentioned he's been developing a sketch show with delightful L.A.-based comedy group The Birthday Boys for IFC, which is something to look forward to should it make it to series. When asked if the rumors of a Breaking Bad spin-off based around his character [...]

Bob Odenkirk's Working with the Birthday Boys on a Pilot that May or May Not Be Saul Goodman: Zombie Lawyer

Sadly, or not sadly, if Bob doesn't make a show about a zombie lawyer, someone else will. "Your honor, my client would like to sue Mrs. Nuttersbee for 60,000 brainssssssssss." Bob answered a bunch of tumblr questions for Late Night with Jimmy Fallon with varying degrees of enthusiasm. Below watch him talk about young comedians and shout out UCB sketch groups A Kiss From Daddy and the Birthday Boys, whom he's working with on a pilot. Also, he talks briefly about Arrested Development and Tim & Eric.