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Best Sketch Comedy Ensemble New York 2009 - Elephant Larry

Remember Minesweeper: The Movie? No, it wasn't produced by Jerry Bruckheimer. Actually, it was a mock movie trailer by New York's very talented sketch group Elephant Larry. Done with ridiculous panache and excellent production, the short concerned a hilariously unskilled team of minesweepers (think The Hurt Locker, but with way more accidents) and quickly became one of CollegeHumor.com's most popular skits. In the vein of the Lonely Island or Stella, the five-member troupe combines deadpan shorts with acerbic, rapid slapstick and more than a few double entendres for laugh-out-loud-funny results (check out YouTube for the short "Where Do Babies Come From?" for such finery). Of course, fans will know that Elephant Larry really do find Bruckheimer inspiring. Their sketch show Elephant Larry Presents Con Air, an over-the-top parody of the 1997 Bruckheimer blockbuster, has played to sold-out audiences at the People's Improv Theater in New York and across the country. Won't someone please give these guys their own TV show?

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elkanah
elkanah

my name is Elkanah paul but you can call me elsmith first i most congratulate jerry for the new movie that he as produce.the reason why i write this comment to jerry is about the new movies that i have writen and the first and most emportant one is SONS OF THE BEAR and i have already writen part 1,2,3 and 4 and i am planning it up to part 22.And the next one is AX MAN and DISTRUCTION ANGEL and THE ALIEN BOY and AMERICAN SEXY MOVIEbut i have no one to produce them that one i write to you if you will like to be the producer so if your interested just send me a message through my email address which is elsmiths@ymail.com that your interested and i will reply you back on how the movie is going to be Bye and please if it not jerry reading this comment please help me take it to jerry bruckheimer bye

The Ed.s
The Ed.s

So noted and adjusted.

The Editors...

Paul
Paul

Elephant Larry is great!

Unfortunately Elephant Larry is a SKETCH team, not an IMPROV team.

They WRITE their scenes, they don't IMPROVISE them.

So... I'm not sure how this makes sense.

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