Comic-Con 2009: Day Two or The British Invasion

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That’s the opening of the British cult hit, The Mighty Boosh, and it’s the only warning you’re given before entering a world of zookeepers, shamans, DJ-ing gorillas, a moon that talks, cockney hitchhikers, evil jazz spirits and that’s just scratching the surface. The Boosh trickled onto American television this year, appearing in the 1am Sunday time slot on Adult Swim in March. It’s one of those shows where there’s no middle ground. You either love it or hate it, or don’t even know it exists. It’s like a children’s show for adults. Melissa Block from NPR described it (accurately, in my opinion) as “a cross between Monty Python, H.R. Pufnstuf and Flight of the Conchords.There’s hilarity, costumed characters and boy is there ever music.

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