After Joel Hodgson left MYSTERY SCIENCE THEATER 3000, but before he rebooted MYSTERY SCIENCE THEATER 3000, he invented a new form of television called THE TV WHEEL. This complicated sketch comedy show rotated a set in front of a stationary camera, challenging the limits of the medium and testing the comedic talents of future superstars like Judd Apatow (KNOCKED UP), Paul Feig (BRIDESMAIDS), David Cross (MR. SHOW), Doug Benson (DOUG LOVES MOVIES) and more.
The pilot for THE TV WHEEL was rejected by HBO and only aired once on Comedy Central. But was it... CANCELED TOO SOON? Film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold look back at the ambitious sketch comedy series, walk you through every single joke, and help analyze this show's place in Joel Hodgson's fascinating career. How does it compare to MST3K? What was the value of this technology, and where did THE TV WHEEL go wrong?
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