Mr. Show With Bob and David

1995, TV Show

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Though Bryan Cranston is best known these days for his work in drama, the Breaking Bad star still loves a good laugh — especially one from a show that feels very familiar to him. 

"Not since my days on Malcolm in the Middle have I seen a show that can make you laugh out loud and at the same time resonate on some deeper level [like Modern Family does]," Cranston tells TVGuide.com. "Extremely difficult to do because if the audience smells a 'message' in an episode — game over, show loses. This program has it all... wonderful writing, fantastic actors. Bravo."

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Modern Family isn't the only show the three-time Emmy winner turns on for a few chuckles. Sharing his TV watchlist with TVGuide.com, the actor says he ...
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Premiered: November 03, 1995, on HBO
Rating: TV-MA
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Premise: Often inspired sketch lunacy with an absurdist, stream-of-consciousness style, this series found a cult following similar to that of `Monty Python' and `SCTV.' Guest stars included Jack Black, Conan O'Brien, Andy Richter, Jon Stewart and Jeff Goldblum. Before helming `Mr. Show,' Bob Odenkirk and David Cross both won writing Emmys for `The Ben Stiller Show'; Odenkirk also won as a writer for `Saturday Night Live.'

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