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Nathan Fielder Doesn’t Want You to Tell NBC About His Very Accurate Parody of The Blacklist’s Ad Campaign

Comedian Nathan Fielder is promoting the third season of his show, Nathan for You, and you may have noticed that his recent ad campaign bears a remarkable resemblance to The Blacklist’s ad campaign from last year, which put James Spader on the cover of a number of magazines. But, you know, a show can have a similar idea to another show a year later, and it doesn’t have to be plagiarism. Also, is a ripoff of a ripoff really a ripoff? (Please don’t tell NBC.)

Nathan for You Isn’t Parodying Blacklist (It Is)