Judd Apatow makes fake sitcom

Watch it here

Judd Apatow has a shot a fake Eighties sitcom for his new movie Funny People.

The film is set in the world of comedy and stars Jason Schwartzman as comic who lands a role in a bad sitcom, then boasts about his success to his stand-up friends.

So Apatow has made the spoof show – Yo, Teach - which even has its own pages on the NBC website alongside the network's geuine shows.

Mocking cheesy sitcoms such as Saved By the Bell and Billy Connolly's Head Of The Class, the spoof show's blurb reads:'High school is tough enough without the added distractions of drug abuse, teen pregnancy and anorexia.

'Fortunately for the colourful underachievers at Jackson High, there's a teach who's got thier back: Mr Bradford, the wise-cracking mentor of Yo, Teach! Each week Mr Bradford tosses his lesson plan to the wind and tackles a new moral dilemma while keeping one stpe ahead of Principle Andrews and the politically correct PTA.'

Here is the fake sitcom:

And here's a behind-the-scenes video:

And for comparisson, here's a clip from Head Of The Class:

Published: 29 May 2009

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