‘Tosh.0’ Has Been Cancelled After 12 Seasons, and These are Some Highlights We’ll Never Forget

by Jeremy Spirogis
Daniel Tosh during HBO

Comedy Central’s bloodbath of in style exhibits continues. After pulling the plug on Drunk History and reversing their order for brand spanking new seasons, the community introduced that they had been canceling Tosh.0 after twelve seasons. The Tosh.0 announcement would possibly come as a shock to viewers, because the ViacomCBS-owned community pledged to resume the present for 4 extra seasons, however the COVID-19 pandemic has introduced numerous powerful choices.

Daniel Tosh has flexed his comedy chops on his present for practically a decade, so it’s heartbreaking for a lot of followers to even take into consideration Comedy Central with out his presence. In honor of Tosh.0, we’re looking again on a few of the present’s funniest segments and the side-splitting moments they typically delivered.

Daniel Tosh during HBO's 13th Annual U.S. Comedy Arts Festival
Daniel Tosh throughout HBO’s 13th Annual U.S. Comedy Arts Festival | Jason Merritt/FilmMagic

Web Redemption: David After Dentist

Tosh.0‘s “Web Redemption” segments first got here at a time when memes and viral movies coincided with the explosion of social media, and has been distinctive by inviting the celebs of many viral movies to look on the present, speak in regards to the behind-the-scenes context, and in lots of circumstances, “redeem” themselves indirectly.

One of the Internet’s earliest viral movies, “David After Dentist” starred a bit boy who was excessive off laughing gasoline from visiting the dentist and began hallucinating. For his Web Redemption on Tosh.0, Daniel Tosh invited David (and his dad who filmed him) to a dentist’s workplace to speak about what life has been like after the video went viral. Then, David obtained to have his revenge: Tosh put his dad underneath anesthesia and so they scribbled throughout his face with markers, reenacting the unique video of their automotive.

Web Redemption: Wheel of Fortune

Wheel of Fortune is, in response to Daniel Tosh, the place you go to compete “when you’re not sensible sufficient for Jeopardy! or poor sufficient for The Price is Right.” For this Web Redemption, Tosh caught up with Julian Batt, an Indiana University pupil who went viral after competing on Wheel of Fortune and fumbling each puzzle, together with blowing a $1 million alternative by mispronouncing “Achilles.” It didn’t matter, although: Batt nonetheless gained the sport.

Is It Racist?: The Focus Group

In his “Is it Racist?” segments, Tosh — typically with the assistance of his viewers — dives deep into a distinct video with racial connotations each week. In a recurring “Is it Racist?” section, Tosh sits down with a “focus group” of numerous individuals every representing a distinct id, and Tosh asks the group in the event that they discover sure phrases offensive. Using nonsense phrases like “clink clunk,” Tosh is ready to get a response out of various group members primarily based on how they interpreted them.

Web Redemption: Stuck in an Elevator

In 2010, Tosh met up with Nick White, a person who was famously caught in an elevator for 41 hours, for a Web Redemption not like another. On prime of getting the within scoop on what it was wish to be trapped in there that lengthy, Tosh got down to break White’s report with him — as a joke, after all.

Web Retreat: Double Rainbow Guy

The “Double Rainbow” video was one of the vital in style memes on the time, and went viral due to its star, Paul “Yosemite Bear” Velasquez. In this particular “Web Retreat,” Tosh goes mountain climbing with Velasquez and takes hallucinogenic mushrooms, inflicting them to see a quadruple rainbow. Velasquez sadly handed earlier this 12 months, however he stays immortalized along with his video and along with his particular Tosh.0 redemption.

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Video Breakdown: Worst Rescue Team

In the weekly “Video Breakdown” collection, Tosh would do exactly that: break down a viral video body by body, and make enjoyable of the individuals within the video alongside the best way. This Video Breakdown is as humorous as the unique video as Tosh makes enjoyable of the slow-rowing rescuers who paddle their option to saving everybody in a capsized canoe.

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