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The State

The State


The State, a goofy and original half-hour sketch-comedy television show, aired on MTV in the early 1990s. Eleven young comedians not only created and directed the show, they also stared and edited it as well. Known for its offbeat and sometimes absurd humor, The State spawned several memorable characters and catch-phrases: Louie (I Wanna Dip My Balls in it!), and the singers Barry and Levon ($240 Worth of Pudding) are two of the most fondly remembered. Perhaps inspired by Monty Python's Flying Circus, The State sometimes "linked" the sketches together - for example, a joke or image that ended one sketch would lead into the next one. Because it aired on MTV, it was common to hear alternative music in the background. Though short-lived, the cast has moved on and still frequently works together in films such as Reno 911!: Miami and Wet Hot American Summer.
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Episode Info

Final: 3x13 -- Episode 313 (Aug/26/1995)


Skits:
L.A. Open
Dixon: Jedi Talent Agency
Tough Choices
Gas Station
Gunter Brothers
Desert Extras
Real Estate Broker
Adventures Of Young God
Farewell
Hi-lite Reel
Cast
Kevin AllisonKevin Allison
As Various
Michael Ian BlackMichael Ian Black
As Various
Ben GarantBen Garant
As Various
Todd HoloubekTodd Holoubek
As Various
Kerri KenneyKerri Kenney
As Various
Thomas LennonThomas Lennon
As Various
Joe Lo TruglioJoe Lo Truglio
As Various
Ken MarinoKen Marino
As Various
Michael ShowalterMichael Showalter
As Various

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