If medical shows like House, Grey's Anatomy or even Scrubs have been too serious for you, then you might want to check into Childrens Hospital.
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The series, which mercilessly skewers the genre, was created by The Daily Show
alum Rob Corddry
during the writers' strike of 2007—08, and streamed online at thewb.com
in five-minute segments. Now graduated to Cartoon Network's late-night Adult Swim (where the initial shorts have been airing since July), Hospital
begins a run of 12 original, 15-minute episodes on Sunday at 10:30/9:30c.
Corddry stars as Blake Downs, a doctor who inexplicably always wears clown makeup. His costars include Megan Mullally
(Will & Grace
), Lake Bell
) and now the Fonz himself, Henry Winkler
, who joins the cast as the ridiculously nice hospital administrator.
"At the very least it is one of the greatest honors of my life [to work with] Henry Winkler, and he does not disappoint," says Corddry, who hopes that another Happy Days
cast mate might make an appearance. "We're actually working on getting Anson Williams
]," he says. "I've got a great joke that will only work with Anson Williams... I'm not kidding."