[[caption-width-right:320:Ladies and Gentlemen! The Eric Andre Show!]]

A talk show that airs on Creator/AdultSwim, hosted by actor, comedian and all-around {{Cloudcuckoolander}} Eric Andre, with fellow comedian Hannibal Buress as co-host.

Well, "talk show" is a loose way of saying it. Eric often goes off on tangents while asking the questions or doesn't really pay attention most of the time. The authenticity of the guests varies: Sometimes they're who Eric says they are. Other times, not even close. Oh yeah, and he has a habit of wrecking the set every episode (though it's always fixed not a second after he finishes). In between segments are sketches of him messing around on the streets.
* BlatantLies: Some of the guests clearly aren't who Eric says they are, but he treats them as if they were the real deal anyway.
* ButtMonkey: Eric
* CallBack: Early in Season 2 there was an extremely uncomfortable interview with Eric Balfour from ''Series/{{Haven}}'' where Eric asked if he'd ever slept with any "Oriental background actresses". A few episodes later, Eric mentioned meeting up with some Oriental background actresses during one of the "Ranch It Up" segments.
* TheCameo: [[FallOutBoy Pete Wentz]] appears [[BigLippedAlligatorMoment for a few seconds]] at the end of the Lorenzo Lamas episode to deliver AnAesop and walk away.
** ChrisRock briefly appears near the end of the Season 3 finale as the director of the "Bird Up" segments.
* TheChewToy: Street Correspondent Paul Littleson appears a few times, in all of them, he is being hurt in a mundane but funny way.
* CloudCuckooland: The set of the show itself. Lampshaded by Questlove:
-->'''Questlove''': "...What is this place?"
* CloudCuckoolander: Eric, Hannibal, and Russell Brand in spades. Some of the guests can act this way as well.
* CombatPragmatist: Hannibal. Whereas Eric destroys the set by turning himself into a human wrecking-ball, Hannibal has a simpler solution: '''MoreDakka'''.
* CouchGag: Eric destroying the set during the introduction sequence has different actions per episode:
** Eric playing with a Ouija board.
** Eric throwing boiling water at a naked man.
** Eric [[RefugeInAudacity removing his teeth with pliers, than making out with a stagehand]].
*** All of these sequences end with Hannibal walking on-set, oblivious to what just happened.
* CringeComedy: Most of the guest segments. Especially Tatanya Ali and Sinbad.
** The street segments in Season 2 take this UpToEleven.
* DistantFinale[=/=]DownerEnding: Parodied at the end of the first season. [[spoiler:R.I.P. Eric Andre (19832028)]]
* DudeNotFunny: In-Universe: Hannibal is constantly calling Eric out on this.
* GainaxEnding: Nearly every episode and segment ever.
* GenreDeconstruction: This seems to basically be the concept of the show.
** DeconstructiveParody
* InNameOnly: Most of the "celebrity guests", which leads to more confusion as they get more obscure and you actually don't know if it's the real one or not.
** Happens much less often in season 2, which feature mostly actual celebrities with a couple fake ones recurring from the first season.
* MadeOfIron: The shit that Eric puts his body through is ridiculous. It'd be impossible to count how many times he's just been shot.
* MindScrew: Constantly and PlayedForLaughs. Some segments seem particularly [[DavidLynch Lynchian]], such as "Savion Glover", who just ran around screaming with a rotisserie chicken taped around his head and over his face while wearing a wig and breaking things, and... tap dancing?
* MoodWhiplash: Frequently
* NegativeContinuity: ''To say the least.''
* NakedPeopleAreFunny: Eric will often appear naked while [[TrashTheSet trashing the set]] in the opening credits.
** A RunningGag in the street segments of season 1 was Eric streaking. [[InvertedTrope Inverted]] in one episode, where he crashes a ''nudist colony'' wearing a tuxedo, shouting "[[RefugeInAudacity We're going reverse streaking!]]"
* NonSequitur: Extremely frequent, not just in dialogue but in the many, many {{Big Lipped Alligator Moment}}s per episode, such as a two second cut to Eric running maniacally through the street screaming and holding a chicken.
* OverlyLongGag: Hannibal explaining to Harry Shum, Jr. what he'd want his Fatality to be if he were a ''Franchise/MortalKombat'' character. It's basically Hannibal standing still and repeatedly pantomiming throwing an apple.
* PracticalJoke: Eric does a lot of absurd, creative pranks on the city streets... like running from a pack of guys dressed up just like him. He longs for people to stop and stare, confounded at human bizarreness.
* RefugeInAudacity: The show ''runs'' on this. Expect constant speechlessness from guests and witnesses to street segments.
* SerialEscalation: Every episode seems to be more violent and destructive than the last.
* ShoutOut: Many to LiveActionTV/TwinPeaks in the second season, such as the change to red curtains and the statue from the Black Lodge, and a segment where Eric [[ThereIsNoKillLikeOverkill empties two whole clips of bullets]] into Hannibal mid-monologue, looks straight at the camera, and asks "Who killed Hannibal?" After which it segues into a parody of the Twin Peaks intro.
* StraightMan: Hannibal
* StylisticSuck: Everything about the show. The cameras seem to come from a different decade each, mostly from the Seventies to the early Nineties.
* SurrealHumor
* TrashTheSet: At the beginning of every episode, Eric is seen rushing in and breaking everything (while also doing... other things). The set is always rebuilt within literally seconds.
** Taken UpToEleven in the Season 2 Finale when the entire episode is basically Eric breaking the set.