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Series: The Tom Green Show

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The Tom Green Show was a combination of a sketch comedy show and talk show, hosted by none other than Tom Green, a former stand-up comic, and a member of Canadian rap group Organized Rhyme. During the show, he is usually accompanied by two of his long-time friends: Glenn Humplik, his old friend from working in radio, who occupied the couch, and Phil Giroux, whose sole purpose was to sit in the window with a cup of coffee and laugh at random jokes. After a pilot was produced to sell to CBC, it eventually wound up debuting on The Comedy Network in Canada, where it ran for two seasons.Within those two seasons, Tom Green became a notorious figure in Canada, whose brand of shock humor, surrealist humor and street comedy wound up disturbing many grown-ups while developing a cult following among teenagers and young adults alike. One particular headline-making incident involved Tom showing up on a late night talk show and presenting host Mike Bullard with the show's mascot, Racky the Raccoon (a dead raccoon he found).Tom's following got significant enough that he was soon picked up by an American network, MTV, which gave Tom much more exposure. At the height of his fame, Tom even released a song free on his website entitled "The Bum Bum Song," which went straight to #1 on Total Request Live (which Tom himself personally retired no sooner then it did stating he "wanted to be fair to the other artists"). Tom would even lampoon his own public image when he did one show in Canada with Monica Lewinsky, and the show promptly wound up centered around Monica's interest in handbags.This incarnation of the show ended with a one-hour special devoted to Tom Green's sudden diagnosis with testicular cancer, a much more sobering approach than fans were used to from Tom. The show halted production after that, but it returned in 2003 as The New Tom Green Show. Armed with a late-night talk show format, it lasted several weeks before being cancelled by MTV, since it wasn't the direction the network wanted to go in.Tom went on to host a talk show in his basement entitled Tom Green's House Tonight, and currently tours as a stand-up comic.
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Broken Record: "I'M GONNA THROW A PIGGY OFF THE HILLLLLLLLL..." Coming from Tom it crosses into Madness Mantra.
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Vomit Indiscretion Shot: Holy SHIT.
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Cringe Comedy: With extra cringe.
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Butt Monkey / Chew Toy: Sweet Jesus, Glenn Humplik had it even worse than Tom's parents. From having his hotel room investigated for drugs at 5am, to making Glenn do trapeze with a hangover, or even just following Glenn around on the street insisting that the camera gets a shot of him peeing.
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Ho Yay: Parodied In-Universe, in the most over-the-top manner possible.
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No Animals Were Harmed: Usually they're already dead.
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Straight Man: Glenn.
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Amazingly Embarrassing Parents: Inverted. Throughout the show's run, Tom found numerous ways to make his parents uncomfortable, such as leaving a severed cow's head in their bed (because his father likes The Godfather), painting a pornographic picture on his father's car, and even putting a statue on their lawn depicting domestic violence, then a second one depicting a sex act.
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Cluster F-Bomb: Tom receives one of the biggest swearing fits in television history from a cranky old man, simply for asking where he's going.
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Coming from Tom it crosses into Madness Mantra.
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Bloody Hilarious: One skit involved Tom walking down the street covered in (fake) blood carrying a mangled bike.
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Too Much Information: Claiming that it's embarrassing to buy condoms, he decided that this time he'd bring the camera with him. He then details to the staff exactly how he plans on using the condoms. This kind of goofy subversion was a Tom Green specialty.
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Stylistic Suck: "The Bum Bum Song." Briefly the number one song in America!
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Obfuscating Stupidity
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Obfuscating Stupidity: A major part of Tom's skits.
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Spiritual Successor: Some call Tom this, in comparison to Andy Kaufman. Jackass was one to The Tom Green Show.
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Only Sane Man: Glenn, of course.
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Humiliation Conga: To a random teenager on a cruise ship, and then the waiter, with help from Tom's instructions over the PA system to the other passengers.
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Overly Long Gag: "Tom Green Orders a Sandwich." It's just him at a Subway store asking to have toppings added to his sub for several minutes until the employee making the sub finally cuts him off. By the time he's finished, the toppings are about 4 times the height of the sandwich itself.
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