"Mike Judge's Beavis and Butt-Head"—Actually Better Than The Original!
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Over the last three decades, Mike Judge has been one of the major contributors to American popular culture, creating the tremendous TV shows Beavis and Butt-Head, King of the Hill, and Silicon Valley and the cult movies Office Space and Idiocracy.

Judge’s latest project, a revival of Beavis and Butt-Head on the Paramount Plus streaming service, doesn’t break any new ground, but it’s immensely funny. My impression is that the first several hours are funnier than even the famous original on MTV in the early-mid-1990s. (My impression is also that it drops off in laughs after about the first half dozen hours. But then I’m always bored after about 6 hours of just about anything. For example, I think my interest level held up through about eight hours of Lord of the Rings, so I rate that trilogy extremely highly.)

Beavis is now the main character.

That the new B and B-H is even funnier to me than the old one strikes me as notable since my memory from about 1994 is that true happiness is coming home to the wife and kids from 10.5 hours on the job working on an Excel spreadsheet and zonking out to Beavis and Butt-Head.

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