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Stella 

A sketch comedy show that follows the absurd adventures of Michael, Michael and David.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Michael Ian Black ...  Michael 10 episodes, 2005
Michael Showalter ...  Michael 10 episodes, 2005
David Wain ...  David 10 episodes, 2005
Heidi Neurauter Heidi Neurauter ...  Stacy 7 episodes, 2005
Andrea Rosen ...  Jennifer 7 episodes, 2005
Samantha Buck ...  Amy 6 episodes, 2005
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A sketch comedy show that follows the absurd adventures of Michael, Michael and David.

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Dumb comedy dressed up in a suit.

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Official Sites:

Comedy Central | Official site

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 June 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Стелла See more »

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Comedy Central See more »
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Trivia

In the pilot, Michael, Michael and David's neighbors were Jennifer, Stacy and Karen; Karen was played by Rashida Jones. But after then, Karen disappeared and was replaced by Amy, played by Samantha Buck; nothing else was changed. The pilot was filmed on location in a New York apartment, which explains the differences in lighting and the appearance of the hallway scenes in the subsequent episodes. See more »

Quotes

Michael: You know when Bob Dylan said "I have a dream"?
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Connections

Spin-off Michael & Michael Have Issues (2009) See more »

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Stella is long-form improv.
13 July 2005 | by chris-harrington-1See all my reviews

In many ways, Stella reminds me a refined late-night long-form improv set out of Chicago. There are numerous winks at the audience and stylized imitations of clichéd genres. Yes, it's alternative comedy but if you really let the premise flow with you, there is some very witty writing. The consequences of everyone's actions are very minimal but at the same time it's a show that tries to exist in a world of satire. Ultimately, it's about the three friends as they explore the world. (Albeit, a world filled with wacky antics.) Still, the basic tenets of improv are always being reinforced: the "Yes and.." nature combined with a concentration on the relationship between the characters.


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