Western Animation / Supernews

SuperNews is a recurring sketch comedy that appeared on Current TV (now Al Jazeera America). It was expanded to a half hour show, featuring recurring characters such as the cast of The Hills, politicians, anthropomorphic representations of Myspace, Friendster, and Facebook and the Hipsters in Space.

Features Examples of
  • Catch Phrase: "LAME!" and "RAD!" for the hipsters.
  • Fan Hater: Invoked with The Hipsters
  • Hartman Hips: Most of the women fulfill this trope, if they aren't Impossible Hourglass Figure, or Rosie O'Donnell and Paris Hilton.
  • Only Sane Man: Obama in one sketch with his Cabinet.
    • Hipster Bot also counts...when he's out of drugs, that is.
    • Ironically, John Rambo in "Rambo vs Terror"
    Rambo: (While a battle between US troops and Blackwater is fought right outside the White House) "WHY CAN'T WE'VE A RATIONAL DISCUSSION IN THIS COUNTRY!!!"
  • Rich Idiot with No Day Job
  • Strawman Political: Most of the politicians.
  • Take That: Way too many to list.
  • What the Hell, Hero?: The fashion episode of Hipsters in Space has Hipster Bot call out the other hipsters on their choices of "rad" fashion which are a homeless man, a prisoner in a totalitarian country, and a starving child. The last one sends him into a rant about how not everyone has the privileged life the hipsters lead, culminating in this gem...
    Hipster Bot: You're all! Horrible! Horrible! People! (Beat)
    Captain Art School: Hipster Bot, did you run out of cocaine again?
    Hipster Bot: Yeeeeees!
    Captain Art School: East Village Boy, take us to the Monica's Apartment nebulon.
    Hipster Bot: Sweeeet!