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Tim and Eric’s Billion Dollar Movie: Make that Money

10 Mar

Tim and Eric sure can make a great television show.  It started with the peculiarly animated Tom Goes To The Mayor, and carried over to their later venture, Tim and Eric Awesome Show Great Job! They certainly could fill a 15-20 minute block of time with wacky loops and awkward conversation.  There was no shortage of celebrity cameos either.  I was a big fan of Awesome Show for the majority of its run.  I even saw their live show, which was the second sold out show of the night when they played the Wilbur Theater in Boston.  They opened that particular show with a song about diarrhea. Actually, it was about fifteen minutes long, and consisted of them simply repeating the world “diarrhea” over and over again. Since I bought my tickets late, on a whim, the seats were towards the back.  I overheard a conversation between two ushers at the Wilbur, which went something like this:

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