How can we be sure what will happen to the Earth if we drive all the humpback whales extinct?
Like Clueless Aesop, the message can still be good.
It's just that the unlikely consequences don't stand up to Fridge Logic. Before posting anything think for a second: "Is this supposed to be an Aesop? (points at the reader) You never know when a giant flaming magical time-traveling bird is gonna swallow you whole and spit you out in the tenth century. Scientist: Well, we of course we can't risk researching AI.
The trio made 28 short films between 19, which were shown as part of the live show.
The shorts cover various topics such as searching for Santa, mustache growing, pizza eating, and other absurd situations.
Trouble is, the real consequences, while they may be serious, aren't the sort that can easily be made to fit the Rule of Perception. Maybe they happen so subtly that it's hard to show why the action should be taken.
Worse, maybe there isn't yet agreement on what the real consequences are.
The first season DVD was released on September 12, 2006.
Episodes have also been available on i Tunes and Hulu and some episodes on Joost.
The group cleaned up much of its material for the show, as much of the humor in the sketches and short films was often derived from taboo or adult topics like necrophilia and dildos. Notable guest stars include Paul Rudd, Rashida Jones, Sam Rockwell, Topher Grace, Tim Blake Nelson, Alan Ruck, Janeane Garofalo, Elizabeth Banks, and Edward Norton.