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MAD’s 100th Episode! Interview with Creator Kevin Shinick

MAD is turning 100! 100 episodes, to be exact. The Cartoon Network series will be airing its 100th episode on Monday, November 11th at 8:30 PM ET and it’s going to be a 30 minute special. The producers have always characterized the show as a mini animation festival and they couldn’t be more right. Whether it was stop motion, Flash, photo collage, or CG, MAD served up the laughs every ...

Kevin Shinick was interviewed by ToonBarn's Marc Morrell twice during San Diego Comic-Con 2013
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Kevin Shinick plays a MAD Supervillain at SDCC 2013

Kevin Shinick’s first job on TV was “Where in Time is Carmen SanDiego?”, in which he played the Host of the PBS Game Show. Since his debut on that show in 1996, Kevin has been a Director, Producer, Emmy and Annie Award-winning writer, Voice Artist, Full-time husband and father, and an Actor in movies, TV, and Broadway. Oh, and he occasionally likes to write comic books too. ...

Kevin Shinick Interview at NYCC 2012
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NYCC Interview: MAD’s Kevin Shinick

In January, 2007, Seth Green hired Kevin Shinick to be a writer on Adult Swim’s Robot Chicken and their Robot Chicken: Star Wars specials. There, Shinick voiced many of the show’s characters and worked his way up to being Creative Director until he left in 2009. While at Robot Chicken, Shinick met fellow writer Hugh Davidson, who left to reboot Looney Tunes for Warner Bros. ...

MAD This Week: Yawn Carter and Franklin and Crash
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MAD This Week: Yawn Carter and Franklin and Crash

This week, Cartoon Network and Warner Bros Entertainment’s MAD will continue to deliver its brand of madcap hilarity via spoofs, parodies, sketches, and animated shorts that feature a wide variety of zany characters. Of course, there’s series regulars Alfred E. Neuman and the black and white agents eternally locked in a battle of wits – Spy VS Spy. ...

MAD: Potions 11 and Moves Like Jabba
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MAD: Potions 11 and Moves Like Jabba

This week, MAD continues to bring the hilarity with skits about Harry Potter, Ocean’s 11, Star Wars (Star Wars jokes never get old, right?), and a Maroon 5 song. Of course, there’s Alfred E. Neuman, Spy VS Spy, and more animated comedy sketches than you can shake a stick at. In Mad’s Potions 11, Hogwarts’ star student Harry Potter assembles a team of crack wizards in ...

MAD: Garfield of Dreams and I Hate My Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
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MAD: Garfield of Dreams and I Hate My Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

MAD is once again ready to bring the hilarity to your TV sets with this week’s main skits: Garfield of Dreams and I Hate my Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Also, don’t forget Alfred E. Neuman, Spy vs Spy, and a whole truckload of comedy shorts. Garfield of Dreams follows everybody’s favorite striped calico cat as he rallies other forgotten comic strip heroes on a mission to get ...

MAD Presents Shazamwich for DC Nation
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MAD Presents Shazamwich for DC Nation

DC Nation has released a new clip featuring MAD’s take on Shazam. The clip features the Billy Batson/Captain Marvel version, particularly the one that uses the old orange costume that originated from Captain Marvel’s heyday in Fawcett Publications. We can assume that they didn’t want to poke fun at the new Shazam costume, because the current one looks so silly on its own makes any parody ...

MAD this week: Real Veal and Celebrity Wife Swamp
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MAD: Real Veal and Celebrity Wife Swamp

This week on MAD, Alfred E. Neuman and the gang bring the funny once again with hilarious skits and parodies of popular movies and TV shows. For this week, MAD has set its sights on the Hugh Jackman film Real Steel and the reality show Celebrity Wife Swap. ...

MAD This Week: Al Pacino and the Chipmunks, and That’s What Superfriends Are For
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MAD This Week: Al Pacino and the Chipmunks, and That’s What Superfriends Are For

This week on MAD, the comedy show mines another recent blockbuster for laughs, as they present “Al Pacino and the Chipmunks”, in which Alvin and the rest of the helium-voiced furry supertroupe find themselves stranded on an island, and manage to recruit a new member for their band: Al Pacino himself. Is he going to give them an offer they can’t refuse? In another of MAD’s skits, The DC ...

MAD this week: Real Veal and Celebrity Wife Swamp
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MAD this week: A Dolphineas and Ferb Tale and VICTORious

This week, MAD answers the question “What will happen when Victor Von Doom enrolls in a performing arts high school?” in the sketch entitled VICTORious, They also poke fun at Phineas and Ferb in “A Dolphineas and Ferb Tale”, as Phineas and Ferb learn how to help a hurt dolphin the right way. Of course, it wouldn’t be MAD if there’s no Spy VS Spy, Alfred E. ...

MAD: WWE Bought a Zoo and Two Broke Powerpuff Girls
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MAD: WWE Bought a Zoo and Two Broke Powerpuff Girls

This week, MAD unknowingly pokes fun at the whole World Wrestling Entertainment/World Wildflife Fund debacle while spoofing “We Bought a Zoo”, as it tells a heartfelt tale of a man who tries to buy a zoo, only to get bodyslammed repeatedly, starring Triple H, John Cena, and Matt Damon. MAD also has “Two Broke Powerpuff Girls” – in which two of the Powerpuff Girls trio find themselves ...

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