Talk Soup

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  • 9.4

    It was like watching a live action Beavis and Butt-Head but instead of skewering music videos they mocked the fertile ground of talk tv.

    By bl0ke, Dec 28, 2006

    I watched Talk Soup from Kinnear to Sparks with every skunk boy Henson in between and I loved it. The show was a great way to poke fun at all the demented dopes paraded around on various talk shows every day. My favorite host had to be Henson who was excellent as the amoral everyman with perfect comic timing and delivery. The best thing about it was the show's complete lack of seriousness (which is easy to pull off when your show is about making fun of the easily mocked daytime talk shows)they never took themselves or the topic too seriously. They even had Kato guest host for god's sakes. Any show with Kato has to be good.moreless

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  • 9.3

    This series is a true guilty pleasure.

    By Rattrap007, Nov 23, 2006

    I love this show. There is a lot of crap on TV these days. The Soup (formally known as Talk Soup) filters that crap and leaves only the best of that crap. It then takes that crap and mocks it.

    Ok. Actually they take some great clip from an otherwise unwatchable show, then they mock it. They do the same with celebrity news and gossip.

    There is also Chat Stew segment where they make fun of talk shows like The View, Oprah, Dr. Phil, and Tyra. But my personal favorite bits are the weird clips from Japan and What the Kids are Watching.

    I love this show because I know I'm not missing anything by avoiding shows like Flavor of Love, Laguna Beach, House of Carters, or Breaking Bonaduchi.moreless

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  • 10

    Hal Sparks is love.

    By SMGslayer97, Nov 07, 2006

    While it wasn't my favorite show by a long shot and didn't always have the freshest or funniest comedy Hal Sparks was a true gem. No matter what he does the guy is a laugh riot so there's no way he couldn't be great on this show. While some of the skits fell short Hal still kept me loving it.

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  • 10


    By turtlebeth, Nov 07, 2006

    Someone tell me I\'m crazy. Last nite; Country Music Awards; Camera shows multicast of all 5 nominees for Female Country Artist of the Year; they read the winner (Carrie Underwood); simultaneously - the other four nominee facial reactions (live) are being broadcast; Faith Hill goes berserk and angrily screams \"What?\" . . . while the other three losing nominees clap and smile, politely! You gotta see this folks! If you missed it live . . . just roll back your TeeVo and check this out! Unbelievable faux paux for (the surprisingly not-so-nice) Faith Hill!moreless

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  • 8.9

    A talk show that was a satire of the news and tv shows.

    By vicmackey31, Apr 18, 2006

    A spring board for Greg Kinear. If this is a show that you do not normally watch and you are sitting at home with nothing to do, you are going to wish you had it on tape. Having it "on tape" had become the generic term for recorded programs. Today you are more likely to have the show on Tivo or DVR than VHS, or god forbid Beta!! It is kind of like how a lot of people still call CD's "records" or "albums." Anyway, back to the show. This is the type of show that is really pretty good if you would just give it a chance. So on those cold, lonely, rainy days, pop in your tape or DVR or whatever if you were smart enough to tape it. If not, check to see if it is on as a re-run. After all, as they say, if you have never seen it, it is new to you.moreless

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