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Tenacious D 

Tenacious D is a two-piece musical act, and this HBO series documents their many struggles as friends, and as a band of two very absurd individuals.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Jack Black ...  Jack 'JB' Black 6 episodes, 1997-2000
Kyle Gass ...  Kyle 'KG' Gass 6 episodes, 1997-2000
Tenacious D ...  Themselves 6 episodes, 1997-2000
Paul F. Tompkins ...  Paul 5 episodes, 1997-2000
Kirk Ward ...  Armed Bandit / ... 3 episodes, 1997-1999
JR Reed ...  Jesus Ranch Cult Member / ... 2 episodes, 2000
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Tenacious D is a two-piece musical act, and this HBO series documents their many struggles as friends, and as a band of two very absurd individuals.

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Comedy | Music

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TV-14 | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

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English

Release Date:

28 November 1997 (USA) See more »

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Los Angeles, California, USA

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Quotes

Captain Ed: I was in a band once, a couple of bands. Yup, I've seen it all. I drove a car into a hotel room once. Had a three-way with a pair of Siamese twins. Ate an ENTIRE HORSE.
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Connections

Spin-off Tenacious D: Post-Apocalypto (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

Cosmic Shame
Composed by Jack Black & Kyle Gass
Performed by Tenacious D
Episode: {"Death of the Dream"}
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A Classic: A-la Spinal Tap for the Garage Musician
1 August 2002 | by shephundSee all my reviews

From their garage, to the Comedy Clubs to HBO, this series (produced by David Cross "Mr. Show") helped add fuel to an underground following for Tenacious D that would lead to their debut Album in 2001 "Tenacious D" and their sold out shows across the US and England. Each of the 6 episodes that aired on HBO start out with Jack and Kyle heading out to open mic night with guitars in hand. Starting out with an opening tune that usually meshed their clever comedic talents with beautiful harmonies and acoustic guitar, this would set up a Pulp style storyline that led to yet another open mic night and another great tune. This series is a modern Spinal Tap for the Garage Musician. I would like to see HBO offer the episodes on DVD so everyone can enjoy this classic. SM


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