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SCTV vs. Kids In The Hall

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by geeza, Feb 21, 2014.

  1. Which was funnier and why?

  2. ZenG


    Dec 13, 2013
    Near the fridge
    SCTV.....because they were much funnier.....
  3. mellowinman

    mellowinman Free Man

    Oct 19, 2011
    Man, that's tough. Both had moments of comedy genius. Both had a tendency to do long, unfunny skits that stole your soul.

    Both, along with SNL, reminded me of just how brilliant the Monty Python bunch were.

    I'm not saying the Pythons never did anything wrong, but their failure/success ratio was amazing.
  4. bassinplace


    Dec 1, 2008
    Both were great, but for my money the Kids In The Hall rocked it.
  5. Dave W

    Dave W Supporting Member

    Mar 1, 2007
    White Plains
    Kids In The Hall. They just did weird and hilarious stuff. The sausages and ascertain skits are probably my favs...

  6. bass geetarist

    bass geetarist

    Jul 29, 2013
  7. Loved "Kids in the Hall" but SCTV did have "Bob and Doug McKenzie"..
  8. fjadams

    fjadams Supporting Member

    Jun 7, 2011
    Danbury, CT
    The Young Ones.

    But of the two mentioned, SCTV.
  9. DeathFromBelow

    DeathFromBelow Never Forget. Banned

    Dec 23, 2010
    Horten, Norway
    I have no idea what you are talking about.
  10. I grew up with Kids in the hall, so my vote is for them. I don't think I've ever seen SCTV.
  11. I liked both.
  12. Clark Dark

    Clark Dark

    Mar 3, 2005
    SCTV...if you saw the episode when John Candy played Peter Pan in drag you would understand. Gives me a belly laugh everytime I recall it..."I'm flying"

  13. Brilliant, yes! :hyper:
    On topic, I was at just the right age for SCTV when I discovered it(14ish?)Kids is great too(not voting *best/better*, just stating my pref)but SCTV gets the nod from 'steban
    The Vacant Lot was a good one, too
  14. Aw, yeah- EARLY John Candy, good stuff.
    They had some great music on there, too- I remember an episode w/Dr John- he was in a skit or two, IIRC

    Edit: Just re-read the OP; can't say I find that one is hugely funnier than the other, just that I relate more to Second City
  15. rickster4003


    Feb 15, 2013
    This post blowed up....it blowed up real good....
  16. Man, that's a toss up. Both very funny, creative shows. Exactly what's missing from television today IMHO.
  17. This here- this is why we need a *like* button :)
  18. Milk


    Sep 16, 2013
    Montreal, Canada
    I was late to either, not having been raised in english, i was introduced to SCTV around 1996, i watched a bunch of them back then. Kids in the hall, while i knew them by name for a while, it wasn't until about 3 years ago that i got to watch any, i find them funnier though like any of those shows, a lot of hit and miss. SCTV hasnt aged very well, again they had some good ones but...seen from today i find theyre a lot more miss than hit. So yeah i'd give it to Kids in the hall.
  19. smperry

    smperry Moderator Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Nov 3, 2003
    Bay Area, CA
    Endorsing Artist: Martin Keith Guitars
    Kids in the Hall

    30 Helens agree.