New sketch series from Mr Show duo | Bob Odenkirk and David Cross reunite

New sketch series from Mr Show duo

Bob Odenkirk and David Cross reunite

Mr Show creators Bob Odenkirk and David Cross are to reunite for a new sketch comedy series.

Netflix has commissioned the pair to create four half-hour episodes of With Bob And David, plus one hour-long 'making-of' special.

The news was broken by Hollywood website Deadline, which says the pitch is: 'After being dishonorably discharged from the Navy SEAL, Bob and David are back serving our country the way they do best: making sketch comedy. Four half-hours of brand-new comedy featuring all new characters, all new scenes and, most importantly, all new wigs.'

Since their cult 1995 series, the pair have worked together on occasional projects, including a short US tour in 2013. The pair are already fixtures on Netflix – Odenkirk with Better Call Saul and Breaking Bad; and Cross as part of the Arrested Development ensemble.

Published: 2 Apr 2015

What do you think?

Today's comedy-on demand picks

AN ORAL HISTORY OF THE OFFICE:

Hosted by actor Brian Baumgartner, who played Kevin Malone in the US version of the Office, this new podcast gives a full account of the massive hit, starting with its origins when American producer Ben Silverman met Ricky Gervais at a Starbucks in Soho about adapting the popular workplace mockumentary.

The series will feature interviews with Steve Carell, John Krasinski, Rainn Wilson, Stephen Merchant, Angela Kinsey and Jenna Fischer.

Click for more suggestions
... including Hannah Gadsby giving an in-depth podcast interview and Tim Minchin taking part in a Matilda listening party.

We see you are using AdBlocker software. Chortle relies on advertisers to fund this website so it’s free for you, so we would ask that you disable it for this site. Our ads are non-intrusive and relevant. Help keep Chortle viable.