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Childrens Hospital Returns! Watch the Cast Explain Why the Show Is Their Favorite Gig (VIDEO)

If you prefer your comedy straight-faced and absurd—or maybe you pine for the days of Police Squad!, Strangers With Candy, or Kids in the Hall—there's currently no better bet on television than the consistently hilarious Childrens Hospital. Now entering its fourth season on Adult Swim (after a brief stint as an overachieving web series), Rob Corddry's ongoing, continuity-free exploration of the love lives and bad decision-making of the medical staff of Dr. Arthur Childrens Hospital long ago transcended its roots as a Grey's Anatomy parody and has come into its own as an all-purpose repository for ludicrous references. Season 4 alone will feature riffs on Memento, Contagion, Joaquin Phoenix's I'm Not There, and the trend of remaking foreign comedies for American audiences (an entire episode will be a "British version" of Childrens Hospital, featuring a complete re-cast that includes Lost's Dominic Monaghan and The Walking Dead's Lauren Cohan)

But aside from being relentlessly inventive (and positively jam-packed with jokes), Childrens Hospital's primary appeal may just be how fun it looks for everyone involved. As it turns out, that perception ain't wrong. It's saying something that everyone in the (highly sought-after) cast prioritizes this relatively under-the-radar series over the bigger paychecks they could be taking home.

Last month at Comic-Con, the cast and crew of Childrens Hospital followed up their massively attended panel in the Hilton Ballroom with some quick roundtable Q&As; for us humble, comedy-nerd press. Check out the below video in which they tease the soon-to-premiere Season 4 (so many guest stars!), but more importantly watch how they effusively describe just how much they LOVE this show. It's seriously infectious! (Medical pun.)

Childrens Hospital returns Thursday, August 9 at midnight on Adult Swim.

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I don't know why, but when this show comes on, I cannot change the channel. I don't necessarily like or dislike the show, but something about it forces me to watch it when it comes on. IDK, lol
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ahh children's u make me so happy!
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Nice work, I could have watched twice as much of that, so that's a good sign. Very funny show, and I think the short format makes it possible for them to try more things and not worry too much if they fall flat. It is weird seeing the Scrubs hospital in business though. ;)



I sadly missed the CH panel, and only caught the last 15 minutes of the NTSF:SD:SUV:: panel, but Rob Huebel's appearance in Q&A was hilarious there, and I got to run into Huebel, Rob Corddry, Nate Corddry, and Ken Marino in the convention center lobby the next day (Marino was in his "Burning Love" costume, which is to say a fireman's helmet and pants with red suspenders, no shirt), all of them were funny and nice and down to earth, and I'm not gay but Ken Marino has the most piercing eyes I've ever seen (I complimented Burning Love and he gave me a Burning Love mini-calendar where he's doing inappropriate things to a dalmation).
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"We've all converted to different religions to accommodate the schedule." Hilars.
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So pumped. #suits
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