CBC's Vacant LotIn 1993, there was a short-lived Canadian sketch comedy show called the Vacant Lot.  It aired for only six episodes, which I managed to catch way back when on Comedy Central.  I don’t believe it has aired since the 90’s.

It is amazing that a show with such a tiny amount of content has made such a lasting impression on me.  The Vacant Lot was constantly hilarious, quotable, and memorable.  And often, I feel like only one of two guys who has ever seen it!

I am dying for this show to come to DVD, but it doesn’t look like it ever will.

Fortunately, there are some great bits on YouTube.

One of the things the guys at the Vacant Lot did extraordinarily well was mocking music videos.  My favorite of these follows…

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  1. Most excellent!! Reminds me, sadly of serious videos on the early 80’s – like “Safety Dance” by Men Without Hats. Which is, exactly why the parody made me wet myself.

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