The Ben Stiller Show is a sketch comedy television show that aired on FOX from September 1992 to January 1993. It featured numerous filmed comedy segments, many of which parodied mid-1980's to early-1990's pop-culture. Despite excellent reviews, Fox canceled the series after only 12 episodes, due to low ratings.
Last Episode01x12 Episode #112 Aired: Jan. 17, 1993
The cast introduces several comedy sketches.Sketches include: A Few Good Scouts Cops in the Medieval Times Ben Stiller's Music News American …
Series Fun Facts
- The show won its 1993 Emmy for outstanding individual achievement in writing in a variety or music program after it had been cancelled.
- Goof (revealing mistake): The timestamps on Ben's video diary segments never increment, even though the individual segments usually last more than a minute. This is probably due to the fact…
[show]Goof (revealing mistake): The timestamps on Ben's video diary segments never increment, even though the individual segments usually last more than a minute. This is probably due to the fact that they were added in post-production, and weren't a result of a real camcorder's time/date stamp.
- In college, playwright Jenelle Riley wrote her graduate thesis on The Ben Stiller Show's effect on comedy. It was subsequently published rumored to be used as an aid when putting together the DVD.