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See Jon Stewart Geek Out Over Mr. Show With Bob Odenkirk and David Cross

Any comedy nerd worth his or her salt recognizes the sacred power of Mr. Show With Bob and David, the mid-nineties HBO sketch series hosted by the then-unknown duo of Bob Odenkirk and David Cross. Turns out that Jon Stewart is one such comedy nerd. Bob and David were on The Daily Show last night to promote their new book of failed comedy screenplays, and Jon (who, Mr. Show superfans will recall, appeared as himself in a 1997 sketch) got downright giddy.

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