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''Check It Out! with Dr. Steve Brule'' (2010-) is a 15-minute SketchShow on Creator/AdultSwim, and a SpinOff from ''Series/TimAndEricAwesomeShowGreatJob'' based off of that show's "Brule's Rules" sketches. The show stars Creator/JohnCReilly as the incredibly inept and even more incredibly awkward-seeming Dr. Steve Brule, whose show is [[GenreThrowback obviously shot on videotape for late-night public access TV]] [[{{Retraux}} seemingly sometime]] in TheNineties (early). Various sketches (or sketch-like set pieces) are introduced by Brule "[[CatchPhrase for your health]]!"

First season lasted six episodes. Second season began airing in late March 2012. Third season began airing in late February 2014.
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!!''Check It Out! With Dr. Steve Brule'' provides examples of:
* AmbiguouslyBi: Steve himself.
* AmbiguousDisorder: What exactly is Brule's deal, anyway, and how the hell did he manage to earn a medical degree?
* AndKnowingIsHalfTheBattle: [[SpoofAesop Spoofed]] OnceAnEpisode, when Brule summarizes what's been learned. "Some dads are not ''your'' dad" is one from the "Family" episode.
* BlackComedy: Mixed with WhatDoYouMeanItWasntMadeOnDrugs. For all of the wackiness, with each episode it seems to become more and more a show about a complete failure of a person. Brule's dad abandoned him, his mother is insane and wanted to kill him and his dad so they'd always be with her, he's ugly and can't get girls (a problem he constantly attributes to "hunks") or friends. He comes off as kind of a slow man-child. The first season finale is essentially about his depression due to being a lonely, friendless loser.
* BloodyHilarious: Brule cutting off his finger in "Fear."
* CatchPhrase: Steve has "For your health" and "Let's check it out".
* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}: Steve Brule practically lives on his own planet.
* DarkerAndEdgier: Episode 3, "Family" makes the previous two episodes seem lighthearted in comparison. The NightmareFuel only escalates throughout the next two seasons.
* EnforcedMethodActing: Heidecker stated that all the interviews are with real people.
* FauxAffablyEvil: Hippy Joel. Every time he shows up, he seems calm and friendly. But you get him on drugs and he practically turns into a psychopath.
* HotGuysAreBastards: Steve is not a fan of hot guys. He is disappointed by a group of male strippers, whom he thought would be lifelong friends; but it turns out they were just a bunch of {{Hunk}}s.
* IfICantHaveYou: This conversation between Steve and his mother Doris:
-->'''Doris:''' I was gonna mount your heads on the wall, you and your dad's...that way I could see you once in a while, if I wanted to.\\
'''Steve:''' But we'd be dead, Mommy.\\
'''Doris:''' But you'd be ''here.'' I was gonna bury you under the house, so you'd always be here...
* InnocentlyInsensitive: Steve Brule.
-->'''Steve:''' (to one of his guests) You look a little bit like a rat with glasses.
* InterruptedByTheEnd: Always happens to Steve.
* MushroomSamba: "FEELS LIKE MY ASSHOLE'S ON FIRE!"
* NiceGuy: For all his idiocy and incompetence, Steve is still a pretty nice guy. He's always friendly to the people he interviews, and generally just wants to make friends.
* OrphanageOfFear: Steve visits one in "Children." Of course, he doesn't notice anything odd or off-putting about it.
* ParentalAbandonment: Steve's father tragically abandoned him as a child.
* QuarterHourShort: It probably couldn't work any other way.
* RunningGag: Brule always mangles the names of his guests.
* SpinOff: Of ''TimAndEricAwesomeShowGreatJob'', specifically the "Brule's Rules With Dr. Steve Brule" sketch.
* StylisticSuck: The show emulates a cable access series from the late 80s/early 90s, complete with several deliberate technical errors per episode.
** The segment transitions are riddled with visual artifacts to simulate the show being taped on very old VHS tapes.
* SurrealHorror[=/=][[SurrealHumor Humor]]: Episodes usually come in both flavors.
* UnreadablyFastText: The credits.
* UnusualEuphemism: Steve is fond of using "Dingus" as one.
* WatchItStoned: Well, like parent series, like SpinOff, one supposes...
* WidgetSeries: Hoo boy.
* VerbalTic: Brule has a habit of sticking an R after the first letter of certain words ('Pruppets', 'Broat'.)
* YoureNotMyFather: In the "Family" episode, Steve goes and finds a man that resembles his father to have a cheese and wine lunch with him in a park somewhere as well as give him hugs. This strange man only seems to be capable of grunting.
** "Remember, some dads are not your dad."
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