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''Shasta [=McNasty=]'' was a very short-lived Creator/{{UPN}} sitcom, centered around three men, Scott (Carmine Giovinazzo), Dennis (Creator/JakeBusey), and Randy (Dale Godboldo), in a [[RapRock rap/rock]] band. They spent their time creating mischief and checking out attractive women on Venice Beach, anything but writing their song lyrics. They hated their landlord and always avoided paying rent on their Venice Beach loft apartment.

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''Shasta [=McNasty=]'' was a very short-lived Creator/{{UPN}} sitcom, centered around three men, Scott (Carmine Giovinazzo), Dennis (Creator/JakeBusey), and Randy (Dale Godboldo), in a [[RapRock rap/rock]] band. They spent their time creating mischief and checking out attractive women on Venice Beach, anything but writing their song lyrics. They hated their landlord and always avoided paying rent on their Venice Beach loft apartment.


''Shasta [=McNasty=]'' was a very short-lived Creator/{{UPN}} sitcom, centered around three men, Scott, Dennis and Randy, in a [[RapRock rap/rock]] band. They spent their time creating mischief and checking out attractive women on Venice Beach, anything but writing their song lyrics. They hated their landlord and always avoided paying rent on their Venice Beach loft apartment.

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''Shasta [=McNasty=]'' was a very short-lived Creator/{{UPN}} sitcom, centered around three men, Scott, Scott (Carmine Giovinazzo), Dennis (Creator/JakeBusey), and Randy, Randy (Dale Godboldo), in a [[RapRock rap/rock]] band. They spent their time creating mischief and checking out attractive women on Venice Beach, anything but writing their song lyrics. They hated their landlord and always avoided paying rent on their Venice Beach loft apartment.


* InformedAttribute: For a band, they're almost never actually seen playing.



* NoFourthWall: Characters frequently address the camera. One notable instance was The Big Show from [[ProfessionalWrestling/WWESmackdown WWF Smackdown]] outright stating that he is from said show ([[ProductPlacement which also aired on UPN]]).

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* NoFourthWall: Characters frequently address the camera. One notable instance was The Big Show Wrestling/TheBigShow from [[ProfessionalWrestling/WWESmackdown [[Wrestling/WWESmackdown WWF Smackdown]] outright stating that he is from said show ([[ProductPlacement which also aired on UPN]]).UPN]]).
* ThePiratesWhoDontDoAnything: For a band, they're almost never actually seen playing.

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* AllMenArePerverts: The three leads certainly are, at least, what with their constant ogling women - they even have ''[[ThePeepingTom a collection of tapes secretly filming their neighbor undressing]]'', for crying out loud.


* ThirtyMinutesOrItsFree: A RunningGag is the three trying to thwart the pizza man. It never works.



* ThirtyMinutesOrItsFree: A RunningGag is the three trying to thwart the pizza man. It never works.


* TakeThat: In one scene, a character's dog uses a ComicStrip/{{Dilbert}} doll for a chew toy. The [[WesternAnimation/{{Dilbert}} animated adpatation of the strip]] was boneheadedly scheduled after this show on UPN at the time; in turn, creator Scott Adams made a swipe of his own at this show and UPN; [[Quotes/{{Dilbert}} read it here]].

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* TakeThat: In one scene, a character's dog uses a ComicStrip/{{Dilbert}} doll for a chew toy. The [[WesternAnimation/{{Dilbert}} animated adpatation adaptation of the strip]] was boneheadedly scheduled after this show on UPN at the time; in turn, creator Scott Adams made a swipe of his own at this show and UPN; [[Quotes/{{Dilbert}} read it here]].


''Shasta [=McNasty=]'' featured three men, Scott, Dennis and Randy, in a [[RapRock rap/rock]] band. They spent their time creating mischief and checking out attractive women on Venice Beach, anything but writing their song lyrics. They hated their landlord and always avoided paying rent on their Venice Beach loft apartment.

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''Shasta [=McNasty=]'' featured was a very short-lived Creator/{{UPN}} sitcom, centered around three men, Scott, Dennis and Randy, in a [[RapRock rap/rock]] band. They spent their time creating mischief and checking out attractive women on Venice Beach, anything but writing their song lyrics. They hated their landlord and always avoided paying rent on their Venice Beach loft apartment.



* NoFourthWall: Characters frequently address the camera. One notable instance was The Big Show from WWF UPN Smackdown outright stating that he is from said show.
* TakeThat: In one scene, a character's dog uses a Dilbert doll for a chew toy.

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* NoFourthWall: Characters frequently address the camera. One notable instance was The Big Show from [[ProfessionalWrestling/WWESmackdown WWF UPN Smackdown Smackdown]] outright stating that he is from said show.
show ([[ProductPlacement which also aired on UPN]]).
* TakeThat: In one scene, a character's dog uses a Dilbert ComicStrip/{{Dilbert}} doll for a chew toy.toy. The [[WesternAnimation/{{Dilbert}} animated adpatation of the strip]] was boneheadedly scheduled after this show on UPN at the time; in turn, creator Scott Adams made a swipe of his own at this show and UPN; [[Quotes/{{Dilbert}} read it here]].

Added DiffLines:

''Shasta [=McNasty=]'' featured three men, Scott, Dennis and Randy, in a [[RapRock rap/rock]] band. They spent their time creating mischief and checking out attractive women on Venice Beach, anything but writing their song lyrics. They hated their landlord and always avoided paying rent on their Venice Beach loft apartment.

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!!Provides Examples Of:
* AcceptableEthnicTargets:[[invoked]] Lampshaded when character played by Verne Troyer remarks that "people get freaked out by little people"... and then proves it by screaming in the ear of a guy who was napping, causing him to freak out.
* DefeatByModesty
* InformedAttribute: For a band, they're almost never actually seen playing.
* NameMcAdjective
* NoFourthWall: Characters frequently address the camera. One notable instance was The Big Show from WWF UPN Smackdown outright stating that he is from said show.
* TakeThat: In one scene, a character's dog uses a Dilbert doll for a chew toy.
* ThirtyMinutesOrItsFree: A RunningGag is the three trying to thwart the pizza man. It never works.
* ToplessnessFromTheBack: The pilot has this with Scott, Dennis and Randy [[ThePeepingTom secretly watching Cindy Margolis get undressed]] to take a shower. The boys then watch her [[BiggerIsBetterInBed well hung]] POSSLQ take off his [[ModestyTowel towel]] and [[ShowerOfLove join her]].
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