The Canadian comedy troupe The Kids in the Hall are officially back, with the revival series from Amazon Studios getting its first trailer and release date set for May 13, 2022.
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The new series, simply titled The Kids in the Hall, sees the return of all five members of the comedy group, and was created, written, and executive produced by Dave Foley, Bruce McCulloch, Kevin McDonald, Mark McKinney, and Scott Thompson. In a trailer for the series, Foley can be seen talking to McKinney as he plays the role of an executive and the pair discusses Amazon’s wishes for the new series.
Check out the trailer for the new The Kids in the Hall series below:
Fans of the comedy troupe will notice several iconic gags and characters from the original The Kids in the Hall run, including Bruce McCulloch’s character Gavin and Mark McKinney’s Head Crusher. Alongside the new series, Amazon Studios will also be releasing a companion docuseries titled The Kids in the Hall: Comedy Punks on May 20. That series will chronicle the history of the comedy troupe with never-before-seen archive material, interviews with various celebrities and industry insiders, and more.
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The Kids in the Hall formed as a comedy troupe in 1984, and by 1989 had their own television series that ran for six years before ending in 1995. The group also released a film, Brain Candy, in 1996, before reuniting in 2010 for an eight-part miniseries, The Kids in the Hall: Death Comes to Town.