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The Soup 

TV-14 | | Comedy | TV Series (2004–2020)
From the hottest new series to the latest OMG reality TV moments, catch up on everything you missed through the lens of a sharp and hilarious commentary.
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Series cast summary:
Joel McHale ...  Himself - Host / ... 349 episodes, 2004-2015
Kelly Levy ...  So Meaty / ... 300 episodes, 2006-2015
Anndi McAfee ...  Announcer / ... 249 episodes, 2007-2015
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Hosted by comedian Joel McHale, The Soup deals with the fast-paced parts of the most titillating -- and at times, tasteless -- segments on television. Written by Omar Linguistics

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

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English

Release Date:

30 July 2004 (USA) See more »

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The show is an updated and revamped version of Talk Soup (1991). See more »

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Host: [on phone] You're a player. No, you're the playa! You! Okay, we're *both* playas! See you at the Cheesecake Factory!
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I have Seen it and Laughed at it

This comment is just to say that this show is great social commentary, satire, and humor. Everything Joel McHale says is what deep down we all are thinking. For instance, an American Idol contestant with an Eastern European accent is sinking "I'm proud to be an American" very badly and Joel says "we should close the boarders." It may be sarcasm but it's true. However, he can be accused of cheating at humor by showing clips that would garner laughs even if he made no comments. The "Laguna Beach," David Hasselhoff, and Whitney Houston clips are meant for laughs by the performers.

Some segments begin with a montage of subject matter such as what children, old people, chat shows, E!, or a man watches. It adds to the hilarity and absurdity of the era we live in. I'd give it an 8 out of ten.


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