The Golden Age of Sketch Comedy | 51

History of the 90s

Oct 18 2023 • 38 mins

On this episode of History of the 90s we’re looking back at the golden age of Sketch Comedy. During the 1990s television networks realized that sketch comedy was cheaper and easier to make than sitcoms leading to a flood of edgy and hilarious shows like Kids in the Hall, MadTV and Mr. Show. Show contact info: X (formerly Twitter): @1990shistory Facebook: @1990shistory Instagram: @that90spodcast Email: Guest Info: Jason Klamm, Comedian and Author of We’re Not Worthy: From In Living Color to Mr. Show, How ‘90s Sketch TV Changed the Face of Comedy Nick Marx, Associate Professor of Media Studies at Colorado State University and author of Sketch Comedy: Identity, Reflexivity, and American Television X (formerly Twitter): @marxnick Learn more about your ad choices. Visit