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Documentary Now parodies the current obsession with documentaries. Season one features six different stories and stylistic approaches paying tribute to the doc format.
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The new season of "Documentary Now!" promises huge guest stars and hilarious takes on buzzy documentaries like "Wild Wild Country."

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Helen Mirren ...  Herself - Hostess / ... 20 episodes, 2015-2019
Fred Armisen ...  Enzo Entolini / ... 16 episodes, 2015-2019
Bill Hader ...  Clark Honus / ... 13 episodes, 2015-2016
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Documentary Now parodies the current obsession with documentaries. Season one features six different stories and stylistic approaches paying tribute to the doc format.

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USA

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20 August 2015 (USA) See more »

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Bill Hader did not provide his own vocals in the Catalina Breeze episodes. However, he did his own singing and played the bass in the Test Pattern episode, despite years of claiming he had absolutely no music talent. See more »

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Unusual sense of humour
8 September 2015 | by JeromeArlettazSee all my reviews

I love this sense of humour based on characters having a great consideration for themselves, looking ridiculous from the viewer's perspective, with a pinch of cruelty and tons of nonsense. In short: the character doesn't know he's in a comedy. It isn't common in US comedy, more frequent in GB. This sense of humour requires a perfect execution in the filming and acting and I think that this series has brilliantly achieved it. I'm not an easy laugher and I'm usually the guy with the poker face in the cinema when everyone is exulting. But watching this show, I think I've disturbed my neighbours with my unpracticed heavy laugh. I particularly appreciate the introductions.


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