These guys know how to work a premise. I like the cut of their jib.
this is m. night shyamalan's remake of the usual suspects
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That was kind of good, then it was really good.
It's been some time since there was any good two man sketch shows. Fry and Laurie, Mitchell and Webb, Bob and David, all quite old now. I was thinking that the concept was dead, but I've been consistently pleasantly surprised with Key and Peele.
That said, they do sometimes run a joke into the ground ('I'm Retired' sketch is an example), but honestly, so did a few sketches of all the others shows I mentioned. They are getting better about shortening their sketches so the premise doesn't drag on too long.
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I really like seasons 1 and 2 but season 3 has been a huge letdown. They're at that point where they're running their existing sketches into the ground with diminishing returns, which is oddly appropriate considering that they're MadTV alumni and that show was the king of running shit into the ground.
This shouldn't be as funny as it is, but the pitch-perfect slow-talking-criminal-mastermind voice completely sells it.
He is even Kevin Spacier than Kevin Spacey.
Best moment: craning his head to see around the detective and the detective moving to block.
Is this what passes as comedy for Millennials
I've heard people say they figured out the usual suspects the first time they watched it. I'm under the opinion that they just saw it referenced in pop culture so much they already knew the ending.
Also I liked this quite a bit.
TUS was figure-out-able, if you start with the premise that Keyser Soze is the last guy you'd ever suspect. But that's not always a great way to watch movies.
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