History Series / VideoOnTrial

8th Mar '16 7:46:06 PM Lirodon
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Given the title of the show and its structure, the show did use some justice system-based motifs and imagery, including referring to the panelists as the jury and songs as cases, the introduction to a case featuring what they were "accused" of (followed by a humorous "sentencing" at the conclusion of the case), and more, especially in the earlier seasons. The fifth season dropped most of the courtroom motifs from the show in favor of a more futuristic look, but the comedic aspects remained.

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Given the title of the show and its structure, the show did use some justice system-based motifs and imagery, including referring to the panelists as the jury and songs as cases, the introduction to a case featuring what they were "accused" of (followed by a humorous "sentencing" at the conclusion of the case), and more, especially in the earlier seasons. The fifth season dropped most of the courtroom motifs from the show in favor of a more futuristic look, but show's presentation, although the comedic aspects remained.
core format remained identical.
3rd Jul '15 4:42:07 PM nombretomado
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* BrokenAesop: During [[LadyGaga "Born This Way,"]] Trevor Boris points out that Lady Gaga wasn't born Lady Gaga, and that her real name is Stephanie.

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* BrokenAesop: During [[LadyGaga [[Music/LadyGaga "Born This Way,"]] Trevor Boris points out that Lady Gaga wasn't born Lady Gaga, and that her real name is Stephanie.
25th Jun '15 2:55:38 PM Lirodon
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The newest season, which premiered in July 2014, completely changed the format of the show: Aisha Alfa and Paul Lemieux are now the permanent jury, and the show relies more on running [[CutawayGag cutaway gags]] and recurring segments (making it feel more like ''[[Series/{{Tosh0}} Tosh.0]]'') rather than rapid-fire joking around. It only lasted 4 episodes before Much pulled the plug on the show completely as a part of [[http://www.billboard.com/biz/articles/news/tv-film/6157478/muchmusic-canadas-first-music-video-channel-lays-off-91-cancel major layoffs]] (which also saw the cancellation of Much's remaining original music programs, and a hiatus for its weekly countdown).

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The newest final season, which premiered in July 2014, completely changed the format of the show: Aisha Alfa and Paul Lemieux are now became the permanent jury, and the show relies relied more on running [[CutawayGag cutaway gags]] and recurring segments (making it feel more like ''[[Series/{{Tosh0}} Tosh.0]]'') rather than rapid-fire joking around. It only lasted 4 episodes before Much pulled the plug on the show completely as a part of [[http://www.billboard.com/biz/articles/news/tv-film/6157478/muchmusic-canadas-first-music-video-channel-lays-off-91-cancel major layoffs]] (which also saw the cancellation of Much's remaining original music programs, and a hiatus for its weekly countdown).
25th Jun '15 2:54:57 PM Lirodon
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The newest season, which premiered in July 2014, completely changed the format of the show: Aisha Alfa and Paul Lemieux are now the permanent jury, and the show relies more on running [[CutawayGag cutaway gags]] and recurring segments (making it feel more like ''[[Series/{{Tosh0}} Tosh.0]]'') rather than rapid-fire joking around. It only lasted 4 episodes before Much pulled the plug on the show completely as a part of [[http://www.billboard.com/biz/articles/news/tv-film/6157478/muchmusic-canadas-first-music-video-channel-lays-off-91-cancel major layoffs]] (which also saw the cancellation of ''Today's Top Ten'' and the indie-oriented music show ''The Wedge'', which were among the only original, hosted music programs left on the network aside from its weekly countdown show).

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The newest season, which premiered in July 2014, completely changed the format of the show: Aisha Alfa and Paul Lemieux are now the permanent jury, and the show relies more on running [[CutawayGag cutaway gags]] and recurring segments (making it feel more like ''[[Series/{{Tosh0}} Tosh.0]]'') rather than rapid-fire joking around. It only lasted 4 episodes before Much pulled the plug on the show completely as a part of [[http://www.billboard.com/biz/articles/news/tv-film/6157478/muchmusic-canadas-first-music-video-channel-lays-off-91-cancel major layoffs]] (which also saw the cancellation of ''Today's Top Ten'' and the indie-oriented Much's remaining original music show ''The Wedge'', which were among the only original, hosted music programs left on the network aside from programs, and a hiatus for its weekly countdown show).
countdown).
20th Aug '14 10:22:19 PM Lirodon
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The newest season, which premiered in July 2014, completely changed the format of the show: Aisha Alfa and Paul Lemieux are now the permanent jury, and the show relies more on running [[CutawayGag cutaway gags]] and recurring segments (making it feel more like ''[[Series/{{Tosh0}} Tosh.0]]'') rather than rapid-fire joking around.

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The newest season, which premiered in July 2014, completely changed the format of the show: Aisha Alfa and Paul Lemieux are now the permanent jury, and the show relies more on running [[CutawayGag cutaway gags]] and recurring segments (making it feel more like ''[[Series/{{Tosh0}} Tosh.0]]'') rather than rapid-fire joking around.
around. It only lasted 4 episodes before Much pulled the plug on the show completely as a part of [[http://www.billboard.com/biz/articles/news/tv-film/6157478/muchmusic-canadas-first-music-video-channel-lays-off-91-cancel major layoffs]] (which also saw the cancellation of ''Today's Top Ten'' and the indie-oriented music show ''The Wedge'', which were among the only original, hosted music programs left on the network aside from its weekly countdown show).
8th Jul '14 7:04:20 PM Lirodon
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Given the title of the show and its structure, the show does use some justice system-based motifs and imagery, including referring to the panelists as the jury and songs as cases, the introduction to a case featuring what they were "accused" of (followed by a humorous "sentencing" at the conclusion of the case), and more. The fifth season dropped the courtroom theme from the show in favor of a more futuristic look (and also dumped the accusations/verdicts too, leaving just the comedy), but most of the formula still there, at least.

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Given the title of the show and its structure, the show does did use some justice system-based motifs and imagery, including referring to the panelists as the jury and songs as cases, the introduction to a case featuring what they were "accused" of (followed by a humorous "sentencing" at the conclusion of the case), and more. more, especially in the earlier seasons. The fifth season dropped most of the courtroom theme motifs from the show in favor of a more futuristic look (and also dumped look, but the accusations/verdicts too, leaving just the comedy), but most of the formula still there, at least.
comedic aspects remained.
8th Jul '14 7:00:42 PM Lirodon
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** The regulars also hosted a "Top 50 Funniest Videos" special, complete with their traditionally snarky remarks to introduce eachvideo.

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** The regulars also hosted a "Top 50 Funniest Videos" special, countdown for Much, complete with their traditionally snarky remarks to introduce eachvideo.remarks.
29th Jun '14 6:07:57 PM Lirodon
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A Canadian show aired by [=MuchMusic=] (and recently picked up by Fuse in 2011; they actually ''used'' to be the official American version of said channel way back when), where 5 different comedians give their reviews and critiques to 5 different music videos. Of course, because these are [[RuleOfFunny comedians]] we're dealing with, this will often involve trying to [[{{MST}} make a mockery]] out of what happens in the video, and [[AcceptableTargets trying to find a real-life occurrence to connect it to]].

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A Canadian show aired by [=MuchMusic=] (and recently picked up by Fuse in 2011; they actually ''used'' to be the official American version of said channel way back when), where 5 different comedians give their reviews and critiques to [[{{MST}} riff]] over 5 different music videos. Of course, because these are [[RuleOfFunny comedians]] we're dealing with, this will often involve trying to [[{{MST}} make a mockery]] mockery out of what happens in the video, and [[AcceptableTargets trying to find a real-life occurrence to connect it to]].
23rd Jun '14 6:19:15 PM Lirodon
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The newest season, which premiered in July 2014, completely changed the format of the show: Aisha Alfa and Paul Lemieux are now the permanent jury, and the show relies more on running [[CutawayGag cutaway gags]] and recurring segments (making it feel more like ''Series/{{Tosh0}}'') rather than rapid-fire joking around.

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The newest season, which premiered in July 2014, completely changed the format of the show: Aisha Alfa and Paul Lemieux are now the permanent jury, and the show relies more on running [[CutawayGag cutaway gags]] and recurring segments (making it feel more like ''Series/{{Tosh0}}'') ''[[Series/{{Tosh0}} Tosh.0]]'') rather than rapid-fire joking around.
23rd Jun '14 6:18:23 PM Lirodon
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* NoBudget (InUniverse): "Can you say budget? [[SpecificallySpecificDenial We can't. We're actually contractually not allowed to bring it up.]]"

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* NoBudget (InUniverse): "Can you say budget? [[SpecificallySpecificDenial [[SuspiciouslySpecificDenial We can't. We're actually contractually not allowed to bring it up.]]"
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