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Catch Them All

10 Comedy Bang! Bang! Pokemon Caught By Fans

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Comedy Bang! Bang! won’t be back on TV until the fall, but on the internet CB!B! never sleeps. So when we asked fans to create their favorite CB!B! Pokémon crossovers, it wasn’t long until we were able to catch them all. See some of the most legendary CB!B! Pokémon below, and tweet any new ones you encounter in the wild to @ComedyBangBang.

1. Lauren Lapkus

Lauren Lapkus is a fan favorite thanks to her crazy characters on the CB!B! podcast and TV show. Meanwhile, “Lauren Lapras” is similarly one of the most popular water type Pokémon and would fit right in alongside her CB!B! counterpart in Jurassic World.


2. Victor & Tiny (Not Willy)

When Victor and Tiny (Brendon Small) are guests on the podcast, it’s like they’re two peas in a pod. So it’s no surprise that in the wild, the Victor and Tiny Pokémon has two heads and they have each others’ back, literally.


3. Fourvel

Just like little orphan Fourvel (Bobby Moynihan), this Pokémon can be found wandering the streets looking for scraps and gristle. Although this one has been caught, if you find another in your travels, please keep it away from sharp objects. (Watch what happens when Fourvel hangs out with Tegan and Sara on the Comedy Bang! Bang! couch.)


4. Slow Joey

On the CB!B! TV show, Slow Joey (Haley Joel Osment) is always making grievous errors and is impossibly dim. While one of the rarest Pokémon, the Slow Joey is also one of the easiest to capture due to these similarities to its human namesake.


5. Hey Nong Man

Comedy Bang! Bang!‘s most prolific catchphrase is also one of the rarest Pokémon in the United States. It’s rumored that they often travel in threes, causing a reset before you have the opportunity to successfully capture one.


6. Werner Herzog

Famed director Werner Herzog (Paul F. Tompkins) has a well-documented relationship with nature. The Herzog Pokémon has a similar reverence for the environment and can be found hidden in the trees and bushes awaiting the inevitable demise of man.


7. Big Sue

The world was introduced to Big Sue (Lapkus) in the fifth season of Comedy Bang! Bang!. Unlike her human namesake, this Pokémon doesn’t own the store “Carpets and Rugs, Down There” but does spend its time down there: underground.


8. Tsk-Tsk

One of the original CB!B! Pokémon, Tsk-Tsk appeared early in the first season of Comedy Bang! Bang!. Tsk-Tsk is the polar opposite in temperament of its Pokémon counterpart, the yet-to-be-captured Attaboy.


9. Tim Kalpakis

When you’re out and about looking for new Pokémon to catch, you may hear the distinct call of Tim Kalpakis (CB!B! writer and star of The Birthday Boys). The call sounds eerily similar to the English phrase, “Hey, folks!”


10. The Timekeeper

The Timekeeper (Neil Campbell) is not a mythical creature; he’s 30 years old. But the Timekeeper Pokémon has a much richer and more mystical history. It’s rumored to be the oldest Pokémon of all TIME.

Catch up on full episodes of Comedy Bang! Bang! season five right now on IFC.com and the IFC app.

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Holiday Extra Special

Make The Holidays ’80s Again

Enjoy the holiday cheer Wednesday December 21 at 10P on IFC.

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Whatever happened to the kind of crazy-yet-cozy holiday specials that blanketed the early winter airwaves of the 1980s? Unceremoniously killed by infectious ’90s jadedness? Slow fade out at the hands of early-onset millennial ennui? Whatever the reason, nixing the tradition was a huge mistake.

A huge mistake that we’re about to fix.

Announcing IFC’s Joe’s Pub Presents: A Holiday Special, starring Tony Hale. It’s a celeb-studded extravaganza in the glorious tradition of yesteryear featuring Bridget Everett, Jo Firestone, Nick Thune, Jen Kirkman, house band The Dap-Kings, and many more. And it’s at Joe’s Pub, everyone’s favorite home away from home in the Big Apple.

The yuletide cheer explodes Wednesday December 21 at 10P. But if you were born after 1989 and have no idea what void this spectacular special is going to fill, sample from this vintage selection of holiday hits:

Andy Williams and The NBC Kids Search For Santa

The quintessential holiday special. Get snuggly and turn off your brain. You won’t need it.

A Muppet Family Christmas

The Fraggles. The Muppets. The Sesame Street gang. Fate. The Jim Henson multiverse merges in this warm and fuzzy Holiday gathering.

Julie Andrews: The Sound Of Christmas

To this day a foolproof antidote to holiday cynicism. It’s cheesy, but a good cheese. In this case an Alpine Gruyère.

Star Wars Holiday Special

Okay, busted. This one was released in 1978. Still totally ’80s though. And yes that’s Bea Arthur.

Pee Wee’s Playhouse Christmas Special

Pass the eggnog, and make sure it’s loaded. This special is everything you’d expect it to be and much, much more.

Joe’s Pub Presents: A Holiday Special premieres Wednesday December 21 at 10P on IFC.

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It Ain't Over Yet

A Guide to Coping with the End of Comedy Bang! Bang!

Watch the final episodes tonight at 11 and 11:30P on IFC.

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After five seasons and 110 halved-hour episodes, Scott Aukerman’s hipster comedy opus, Comedy Bang! Bang!, has come to an end. Fridays at 11 and 11:30P will never be the same. We know it can be hard for fans to adjust after the series finale of their favorite TV show. That’s why we’ve prepared this step-by-step guide to managing your grief.

Step One: Cry it out

It’s just natural. We’re sad too.
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Step Two: Read the CB!B! IMDB Trivia Page

The show is over and it feels like you’ve lost a friend. But how well did you really know this friend? Head over to Comedy Bang! Bang!’s IMDB page to find out some things you may not have known…like that it’s “based on a Civil War battle of the same name” or that “Reggie Watts was actually born with the name Theodore Leopold The Third.”

Step Three: Listen to the podcast

One fascinating piece of CB!B! trivia that you might not learn from IMDB is that there’s a podcast that shares the same name as the TV show. It’s even hosted by Scott Aukerman! It’s not exactly like watching the TV show on a Friday night, but that’s only because each episode is released Monday morning. If you close your eyes, the podcast is just like watching the show with your eyes closed!

Step Four: Watch brand new CB!B! clips?!

The best way to cope with the end of Comedy Bang! Bang! is to completely ignore that it’s over — because it’s not. In an unprecedented move, IFC is opening up the bonus CB!B! content vault. There are four brand new, never-before-seen sketches featuring Scott Aukerman, Kid Cudi, and “Weird Al” Yankovic ready for you to view on the IFC App. There’s also one right here, below this paragraph! Watch all four b-b-bonus clips and feel better.

Binge the entire final season, plus exclusive sketches, right now on the IFC app.

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Everybody Sweats Now

The Four-Day Sweatsgiving Weekend On IFC

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This long holiday weekend is your time to gobble gobble gobble and give heartfelt thanks—thanks for the comfort and forgiveness of sweatpants. Because when it comes right down to it, there’s nothing more wholesome and American than stuffing yourself stupid and spending endless hours in front of the TV in your softest of softests.

So get the sweats, grab the remote and join IFC for four perfect days of entertainment.

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It all starts with a 24-hour T-day marathon of Rocky Horror Picture Show, then continues Friday with an all-day binge of Stan Against Evil.

By Saturday, the couch will have molded to your shape. Which is good, because you’ll be nestled in for back-to-back Die Hard and Lethal Weapon.

Finally, come Sunday it’s time to put the sweat back in your sweatpants with The Shining, The Exorcist, The Chronicles of Riddick, Terminator 2, and Blade: Trinity. They totally count as cardio.

As if you need more convincing, here’s Martha Wash and the IFC&C Music Factory to hammer the point home.

The Sweatsgiving Weekend starts Thursday on IFC

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