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"Friends of the People" is TruTV's first sketch-comedy series. It combines scripted elements with man-on-the-street features. The comics starring are Kevin Barnett, Jennifer Bartels, Jermaine Fowler, Lil Rel Howery, Josh Rabinowitz, and Kenny and Keith Lucas.

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Banned scenes from Double Dare with guest star Marc Summers; a man afflicted with waffle hands; bone-crunching action from the Concussion League; David Alan Grier fires a super hero.
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Sketches that feature justice served Lucas Bros-style; an unusually timid hood beef with guest star J.D. Williams; wrestling stars D'Lo Brown and Tatanka tag in to manhandle some sticky situations.
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Epic horrors of friends finding an unlocked phone, Lil Rel and Deon Cole's heartfelt PSA turns into a canine vendetta; Jim Norton visits the set of Master P Wee's Playhouse.
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Financially-savvy rap stars, an indestructible award-winning actress, and guest star Ed Lover challenges an obscure 1980's action hero; Great White Haters show how racism historically backfires.
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The rise and fall of The California Raisins; a party is ruined by the president; the Lucas Brothers try their hand at Star Wars; see why ghetto living is a blessing in disguise.
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An animator's struggle to conceal his x-rated art; a high school basketball player dying for super powers; a prehistoric narcotics officer.
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A product pitchman with poor pronunciation; a crime scene cover-up that gets squirrely; the return of Mr. Huffton; the cast tags in Jake the Snake, Mick Foley and X-Pac for some high impact back-up.
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A bathroom line leader is paranoid; an interesting spin on a cinema classic; how New Yorkers deal with waiting for the subway.
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Sketches including a mother's scented candle obsession, a positively white presidential report, and an employee who won't let his co-worker off the hook.
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A post-apocalyptic debate on acceptable rat consumption, an intervention for selfie addiction, a high school sex ed class full of misinformation and a time traveling incident that only Doc and Marty could resolve.
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A fresh take on sketch comedy, with scripted scenes, man-on-the-street segments and more.
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A Lucas Bros parody of Mars Blackmon, the Untold Hollywood History of Walter the black Power Ranger, and a tough inmate with a not-so-tough fear of bugs.
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Sketches include; the Little Richard app for life's most irritating moments, musical musings on the best dressed guy in basketball, and a detective keen on solving a smelly crime.
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Sketches include an overly dramatic driving instructor who takes students on the ride of their lives and a trip to the alternate dimension of Hammer Time. Plus a retrospective of Squabblin' & Quarrelin'.
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An exploitative beauty pageant for the worst parent ever and the return of Tracey Morgan Freeman, who wreaks havoc at a White House dinner.
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A campus visit that's criminally insane, the hidden lives of fraternity brothers, tunes by the infamous Beached Brothas and the PSAs of parenting.
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A trip to the past to uncover the untold Hollywood history behind Urkel's rise to fame, an unexpected twist on a dunk contest with a basketball pro and a peace talk negotiation based on global leaders agreeing on who is "all that."
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Sketches that include a wacky mother who gets away with everything; an intense stakeout jeopardized by pizza; a rap about the evolution of thug life in Brooklyn; the cast relives the horrors of high school.
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An introduction to celebrity mash-up character Tracy Morgan Freeman, a night with a man who has an over active brain worm, and a heated Squabblin and Quarrelin' debate with the Lucas Brothers.

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