The film, which holds a place in any legitimate film buff’s Top 10 list, was developed off of sketch from Nickelodeon’s All That. Both the sketch and the movie, depicting the life of working class hero Ed (Mitchell), were bold and brave reflections of the American workplace, Marxist alienation and commodification, and that nagging lifelong question of whether or not I’m a dude, he’s a dude, she’s a dude, and we’re all dudes. (Answer: Yeah!)
But nothing as pure as Good Burger can last forever. In 2000, Kenan and Kel ended their legendary comedic partnership. By 2011, Kel told TMZ that a reunion between the two was nothing short of impossible, saying, “The truth is Kenan does not want to be seen with me in any form of media, or even have my name mentioned around him.”
So imagine the shock of it when both Kenan AND Kel appeared on last night’s Tonight Show in the Good Burger reunion sketch to end all reunion sketches. I never thought we’d see this day. It’s just too bad that that random comedian in a blond wig had to show up in the sketch to try and ruin it (as if he could).
Now all we have to do is bring back Lori Beth Denberg.
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