Trey Parker on the South Park episode(s) mocking Family Guy:
The day after that episode aired, we got flowers from "The Simpsons." We got calls from "King of the Hill" saying we were doing God's work. [source]
Speaking of animated series that plummeted into mediocrity, check out the sweet box art for the fourth season of Sealab 2021.
A shrewd contemporary art museum would curate an exhibit of box art for [adult swim] DVD releases.
Anyone else seen this television ad that markets A Scanner Darkly as a comedy?
"'Extremely funny!' (London Times)"
"'Linklater's funniest movie in years!' (Salon)"
Yes, a cautionary tale about drug addiction, paranoia and institutional treachery in a police state hilarious!
It's sporadically amusing at best.