TV Club: Comedy Bang! Bang! is lab-engineered for your viewing pleasure
Softie alert: “The Lonely Island Wear Dark Pants And Eyeglasses” might as well have been custom-engineered in a lab just for me. I love The Lonely Island. I love “Oh, Hello.” I love robot jokes. I love a good font joke almost as I love a dumb Annie Hall joke. And, of course, I love Scott Aukerman and “Weird Al” Yankovic.
A trio is a lot of people for Sir Couchley to bear, but the rhythms of The Lonely Island dovetail into the show’s patter as neatly as they did in the season three Christmas special. Even Scott, who initially has trouble telling them apart, learns to see Jorma Taccone, Andy Samberg, and Akiva Schaffer as individuals, almost as if they all have different faces, heights, bodies, glasses, and ways of behaving.
Each member brings his distinctive voice to the harmony of improv. (Andy Samberg has the …