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Comics April Richardson and Chris Fairbanks host this half-hour series that applauds (wink, wink) how hard some people, places and things try to succeed despite ultimately failing. Actors, comedians and improvisation artists are digitally inserted into viral videos to comment on and congratulate people for being brave and ingenious in coming oh so close to victory. But, claims truTV, " `Almost Genius' doesn't mock, because as everyone knows, almost is awesome... and genius."

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The best local mall commercial ever; a man who can drive a car and play the recorder at the same time.
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The man with the biggest mouth in the world; a monk who stayed out a little too late; a Human Tower; an awesome 80's hair salon.
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Saluting the everyday heroes; from a mystical owl whisperer, to a camp that prepares you for the Zombie Apocalypse, to a skateboarding taco.
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Check out a real-life lightsaber academy, the worst dating profiles ever and a dance-off that is so bad, it's good.
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A band of marauding monkeys wreak havoc on a freshly baked batch of bread; learn how to properly kiss your mate from a couple of pros; witness the awesome chi of the office karate master.
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People pole dancing in India; a guy totally confuses his girl in bed; the amazing way one guy puts on his pants.
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Chris and April know cream rises to the top, but they're interested in the layer just below; tonight, they're digging deep to find the best no-getters out there.
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From sprinting Sumos, to super fan freak-outs, and more balls to the face than you can count; Chris and April celebrate those athletes who go for the gold but settle for silver.
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From an unbalanced pageant girl, to a banana-wielding Italian, to a literal pop-eye; those who continually fall short of their moment to shine.
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From a baby who laughs like a troll, to a cake that screams for mercy, Chris Fairbanks and April Richardson celebrate the ones who've peaked at number two.
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Snack-stealing monkeys; fighting grandmas; a guy solving Rubik's cubes in a Speedo.
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From the residents of a town called Dildo, to a base-jumping monkey, we celebrate those with gold aspirations, but bronze abilities.
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Celebrating those with a skill for avoiding success, from a baby ninja warrior to a flopping pianist and a sloth with no concept of personal space.
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From a piano-playing horse to a cliff jumper who thinks he's Mary Poppins; those who give it their all and still come up short.
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From a dad with a DIY roller coaster, to the world's smallest gymnast; highlighting those brave souls who think on their feet but don't always land on them.
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From metal dudes with office jobs, to a gang of nude cyclists, proves those who aim high may come up a bit short.
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Looking for people who give it their all despite not being all there; celebrating those who never give up, even though they probably should.
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From homemade haircuts, to guys rebooting their computer with a baseball bat; the still-frozen-on-the-inside microwave burritos of humanity.
aired 743 days ago
Chris and April celebrate those who shoot for the moon and hit a tree on the way down; failure to launch has never been so fun.
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A father-son beat boxing combo; a cat with a tissue issue; a dancer who's gone with the wind.
aired 785 days ago
A bikini-clad nunchuck artist; the ultimate video remix battle.

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