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  Bob Odenkirk - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Bob Odenkirk in a publicity photo for Mr.
Robert "Bob" Odenkirk (born October 22, 1962 in Naperville, Illinois) is an actor, writer, director and producer.
Odenkirk was the spokesperson for Miller beer in their electoral-themed commercial campaign to become "The President of Beers" during the 2004 Elections.
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 Mr. Show with Bob and David - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Cast members on the show included Bob Odenkirk, David Cross, Bill Odenkirk, Brett Paesel, Brian Posehn, Dino Stamatopoulos, Jay Johnston, Jerry Minor, Jill Talley, John Ennis, Karen Kilgariff, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Paul F. Tompkins, Sarah Silverman, Jack Black, Scott Adsit, Scott Aukerman, B.J. Porter, and Tom Kenny.
During the first and second seasons, Mary Lynn Rajskub did this, while in the last two seasons Bob and David would be introduced by a character from a sketch in that given episode.
In the opening dialogue, Bob is almost always dressed in a suit, while David is dressed down.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mr._Show_with_Bob_and_David   (626 words)

 Washingtonpost.com: Live Online
Bob Odenkirk: First of all we are not as topical as say SNL is. We don't comment on what is happening today.
Bob Odenkirk: The show was slapdash and it did not hang together and it was a lot of fun.
Bob Odenkirk: I think that is a strange thing to say and I think implicit in the attitude in that question is the truth that you don't' think that way.
discuss.washingtonpost.com /wp-srv/zforum/02/sp_entertainment_odenkirk091802.htm   (2033 words)

 firstamendmentcenter.org: About
Odenkirk: Yeah, so it's presented sort of like the TV show, but it is a stage show, and different kinds of pieces tend to work better than — you know, the TV show, you'd build it a little differently.
Odenkirk: I think, and I — I’m close with people who work at that show, one of things that's happened to that show is that they appealed to a generation at the time when they came on, and they appealed to young people, and that was OK too, 'cause it was a dead time slot.
Odenkirk: — before we made the show, they said to us, you know, "If you don't do something really special, there's no reason for us to have you," which is so interesting and cool that their charge, their desire is the same, in a lot of ways, as an artist's desire.
www.firstamendmentcenter.org /about.aspx?id=13232&printer-friendly=y   (4481 words)

 Bob Odenkirk: bio and encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Bob is best known as the co-creator of the HBO sketch comedy series, EHandler: no quick summary.
Bob began his foray into comedy writing as a radio DJ for his local college station at the University of Southern Illinois.
Bob was disheartened with these tales in that it seemed like a regular guy like him could never achieve the same sort of “magic.”, EHandler: no quick summary.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/b/bo/bob_odenkirk.htm   (1626 words)

 Bob Odenkirk   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In 1987 Bob was hired as a writer for "Saturday Night Live" 1987-1991, and went on to win an Emmy for his work.
Then Bob hooked up with David Cross who was a stand-up comedian and they formulated a live/video sketch show for HBO’s “Mr.
Bob can also be seen as the candidate on the hysterical Miller Lite “President of Beers” commercial campaign.
www.mybigfatindependentmovie.com /act2_cameos_bo.html   (141 words)

 Modest Proposal Magazine: Bob Odenkirk Interview
Bob Odenkirk may be best known for his role as actor, writer, executive producer, and co-creator (with David Cross) of "Mr.
Odenkirk and Cross were executive producers and writers for the six 15 minute films that made up the series run.
It is clear when talking to Odenkirk that he is proud of his past accomplishments, but just as excited about what lies on the horizon.
www.mpempire.com /bobodenkirk.htm   (2116 words)

 Hollywood mavericks form new film company
Odenkirk will be writer and star of "Next," which he describes as a slightly more mainstream take on the warped comedy he served up on the HBO cult favorite series "Mr.
Odenkirk, an alumnus of "Saturday Night Live" and Fox's short-lived but influential "The Ben Stiller Show," said he intends to assemble a team of performers and writers whom he has known and worked with for some time.
Odenkirk met with several outlets for the project but said he was most encouraged by the response from Fox entertainment president Gail Berman, comedy development head Tracy Katsky and alternative programming chief Mike Darnell.
www.dealmemo.com /Content/Oct2001/News1004.htm   (3223 words)

 Bob Odenkirk Photos - Bob Odenkirk News - Bob Odenkirk Information
On a side note, Bob is the older brother of Bill Odenkirk.
Anyways, Bob Odenkirk later came to be half the creator, writer, and star of the hit sketch show: Mr.
Bob has to be one of the most relatively unknown comedic geniuses in the world.
www.tv.com /bob-odenkirk/person/18618/summary.html   (284 words)

 The Show: Thesis
On the surface, Odenkirk might seem to be a bland choice for sketch comedy.
But he uses his generic appearance to great advantage; Odenkirk is probably the only cast member to become totally hidden behind his make-up and costumes.
Odenkirk is one of the primary reasons this sketch is able to work on so many levels.
www.benstiller.net /thesis/odenkirk.html   (461 words)

 Mr. Show with Bob and David - The TV IV
Show with Bob and David (1995-1998) was a sketch comedy show that ran for four years on HBO.
Show combined the pop-culture themes of The Ben Stiller Show (1992) and SCTV with the absurdity and social satire of Monty Python's Flying Circus, presented with performances that balanced dramatic angst with broad comedic strokes.
Bob and David subsequently decided to end the show after that season.
tviv.org /wiki/Mr._Show_with_Bob_and_David   (257 words)

 UsedWigs Interview with Bob Odenkirk and David Cross
Bob: Uh…a robotic peanut and a talking tongue become casual acquaintances.
The one where people can't seem to be able to gather their hose in a circle and they get upset until they find out about the wrap-around facilitator thing...that one.
For more information on all things Bob and David go to their super fun website at www.BobandDavid.com.
www.usedwigs.com /interview_bob_david.html   (775 words)

 The Austin Chronicle Screens: Something Completely Different
Somewhere in this tale, Bob Odenkirk and David Cross were born, grew up under the spell of the blue glow, and decided to pursue careers in comedy.
Odenkirk was brought on as a writer and performer on The Ben Stiller Show, where he won his second Emmy.
Bob Odenkirk and David Cross will be in Austin as part of the Austin Heart of Film Screenwriters Conference and Film Festival, running October 7-14.
www.austinchronicle.com /issues/dispatch/1999-10-08/screens_feature3.html   (2190 words)

Bob Odenkirk and Cross during the opening of one of the first episodes of Mr.
It was during this period that he first met Bob Odenkirk, with whom he would later co-create the HBO sketch comedy series Mr.
David Cross also teamed up with Bob Odenkirk to produce a feature film, based on one of their Mr.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/d/da/david_cross.html   (810 words)

 [adult swim] | Space Ghost Coast to Coast | Home Companion - 1997 "Gallagher"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
BOB ODENKIRK: And I have never, ever, this is a real treat for me, and I've never even been to outer space before this.
BOB ODENKIRK: I, David was a class clown, I used to just laugh at him.
BOB ODENKIRK: God bless you, man. If we could, we would, but all we can do is make one or two people giggle a little bit.
www.adultswim.com /shows/spaceghost/home_companion/1997/gallagher   (1305 words)

 DAILY BRUIN ONLINE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Bob Odenkirk and David Cross, the stars of HBO’s comedy “Mr.
Fortunately, Odenkirk doesn't need to do much publicizing of his own, as he and fellow cohort Cross have been playing to sold-out crowds nationwide on their "Bob and David in 'Hooray for America!'" tour.
The show, which sees Odenkirk and Cross taking on outrageous personae, reveling in shallow humor and veering off into the most unpredictable paths, can't be explained in words since the main charm of the show lies in the sheer interplay and spontaneity of Odenkirk and Cross.
www.dailybruin.ucla.edu /news/printable.asp?id=20901&date=10/3/2002   (641 words)

 "Mr. Show with Bob and David" (1995)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Quotes: Bob: Harvard's Memory Loss Clinic, established in 1952, 1967, and for the first time in 1981.
Bob and Dave, even though I confused their names with their faces, are so original and are such good actors, that their first-rate satire and jokes come off as smoothly as when a composer is able to play all of his instruments at the same time.
It's fair to compare this show to Monty Python, because the entire genre is borrowed from those chaps, but also because it is almost as creatively done.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0112084   (408 words)

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Bob, wears thick eyebrows, stripped shirt, bowtie, and suspenders, and looks as insane as he acts.
Bob: [nods his head] Pat, it's true; she fell down the stairs.
Bob: Pat, she didn't believe me when I said the pan was super.
www.batmanthehorse.com /mrshow/2_1.html   (2035 words)

 NewStandard: 10/8/97
David (Cross, the wiry, prematurely bald one) and Bob (Odenkirk, who looks like a computer nerd too long at his screen) are the names behind "Mr.
In one sketch on last week's edition, Bob plays a guest on a daytime talk show who thinks he's a pregnant fl teen whose boyfriend is insisting that he have an abortion.
Show," Bob and David have tapped into a like sensibility as social critics who, along with their ensemble of fellow writer-actors, craft vignettes with dizzy insight, not just skits with a punch line.
www.s-t.com /daily/10-97/10-08-97/b06ae617.htm   (729 words)

 FanboyPlanet - Review: Mr. Show: The Complete First and Second Seasons
Ten-second Rundown: Bob Odenkirk and David Cross created some of the funniest television in the nineties, writing to their own skewed vision.
Odenkirk even notes this in one of his commentaries.
Having toiled in the trenches of L.A. and New York for a lot of years (both Cross and Odenkirk wrote for SNL at different times), the masters of the show had a keen eye for talent over the ability to generate a catchphrase.
www.fanboyplanet.com /ontv/dvd/mc-mrshowDVD.htm   (862 words)

 Amazon.com: Mr. Show - The Complete First and Second Seasons: DVD: David Cross (II),Bob Odenkirk,John Ennis,Tom ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Cross and Odenkirk are the principal writers of this series, and their ingenious use of pre-taped segments cleverly intermixed with "live" segments demonstrates not only their mastery of the medium, but their effortlessness at thumbing their noses at standard sitcom & sketch conventions.
Bob Odenkirk worked for years as a comedy writer for Saturday Night Live (where Lorne Michaels rarely aired his sketches - - too edgy), Conan O'Brien (they met at SNL) and was a main stage cast member at Second City (he originated Chris Farley's popular "Motivational Speaker" character at Second City before SNL overkilled it).
David Cross was a standup comic and writer in Boston for years before becoming part of the alternative comedy scene in L.A. Cross and Odenkirk met as writers on Ben Stiller's short lived show and began working together as a team before HBO started to notice their act.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B00005Y3ZL?v=glance   (1774 words)

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Bob: As far as we're concerned, we don't do anything to get HBO a bunch of press.
Bob: No, there's no subject that's beyond the pale, it's how you treat it.
Bob: I think one of the reasons you find that is because most people find it difficult to describe their experience of that place, because their experience was a lot more than what it should have been, which is a fun place to work and express yourself in a great way.
www.lollipop.com /archive_temp.php3?content=issue41/41-2-08.html   (1722 words)

 Amazon.com: Mr. Show - The Complete Fourth Season: DVD: David Cross (II),Bob Odenkirk,John Ennis,Tom Kenny,Jill ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Stars Bob Odenkirk and David Cross are in good form from the season premiere's opening bit about medical marijuana--specifically, Cross's prescription to help him with the anxiety of working with Odenkirk.
Also superb is a politically incorrect piece about two guys vying for a blind woman's affection via competing (and increasingly bizarre) descriptions of a sunset, and the "501st Olympics," pitting the Dalai Lama and his monks against fat kids from a summer camp.
Funnyguy Bob Odenkirk, reputedly a rather gruff fellow in real life, says that Four was the season when "well-crafted" sketches were "in", "absurdity for absurdity's sake" was "out".
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B0002ERXBS?v=glance   (1729 words)

 Blow Up The Moon Archive - Bob Odenkirk in Miller radio ad   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Bob is the spokesperson for the Miller "President of Beers" campaign - he's in radio AND tv ads.
Budweiser then retaliated, releasing a series of commercials, some of which PERSONALLY atatcked Bob, calling him a "has been comedian" and something about hosting a reality show about shoes and socks.
No, no. That was in a Budweiser ad, where the lizards say that the Miller spokesperson (Bob) got a job in a reality show about shoes and socks.
www.blowupthemoon.com /showthread/t-581.html   (306 words)

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Irony and sarcasm are noticeable only in the slightest variations in pitch, the kind of subtleties that give his writing a comedic edge lacking in most of the bumbling attempts at humor seen in the TV and film industry.
Odenkirk and Cross took one of their classic characters, the irrepressible (but often oppressed) redneck Ronnie Dobbs, and parlayed his sketches into a full-length movie, Run Ronnie Run.
Odenkirk describes the show as "an absurdist take on suburban life" that pits "the family versus the neighborhood." But then, he says, don't forget that most TV is unwatchable.
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 SuicideGirls > Words > Bob Odenkirk
Odenkirk may not realize it but he is the line from which most good comedy sprang from in the 90’s.
Show, Odenkirk co-wrote and co-starred in the feature film Run Ronnie Run which was originally a sketch on Mr.
Odenkirk’s latest project is something very important to him.
suicidegirls.com /words/Bob+Odenkirk   (2762 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Bob: You're probably asking yourself, "what is this show?" Well, it's whatever you want it to be.
Alright folks, Bob missed his first day of school and he never really caught back up.
Bob [ as loser ]: What if instead of making it up as you go along, you had a script for the show and you did like...
www.batmanthehorse.com /mrshow/1_1.html   (490 words)

 Mr. Show (The Series) Movie Review at Hollywood Video
Adapted from the live show of creators and stars David Cross and Bob Odenkirk, the program combined the stream-of-consciousness genius of Monty Python with the taboo-tweaking of The Kids in the Hall.
Cross and Odenkirk are charming, self-effacing, and most importantly, funny as they chat with cast members like Jill Talley and Tom Kenny, recalling the rigors of shooting Mr.
Odenkirk and Cross slaughter as many sacred cows as they can by poking fun at child labor (an eight-year-old in chains reads The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Child Labor) and the Ku Klux Klan (which is now integrated and "100% hate-free!").
www.hollywoodvideo.com /movies/movie.aspx?MID=135108   (1301 words)

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