Last night's episode of Inside Amy Schumer pushed the show's gutsy, bawdy brilliance to a new level of sustained excellence. "12 Angry Men Inside Amy Schumer" took over the whole episode, and it offered a pretty brutal send-up of the kinds of misogynistic vitriol famous women face. It's also an excellent re-creation of its source material: This is an incredibly specific parody, with staging, costuming, and props exactly mimicking the 1957 classic. Right down to the switchblades! Well, almost.
The cross-fade from the courtroom into the jury room is a perfect match ...
The title design, too.
Jeff Goldblum's tie-with-a-polo-shirt outfit looks familiar.
As do Kumail Nanjiani's suspenders and body language.
Same for Henry Zebrowski. The guy just wants to go to the Blake Shelton concert! Er ... baseball game.
Let's take a quick poll.
Nick DiPaolo absolutely nails Lee J. Cobb's look and mannerisms.
Switchblades, dildos ...
Has the jury reached a verdict? We have, your honor.