List of The Eric André Show episodes

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The Eric André Show is an American late-night talk show hosted by Eric André and co-starring Hannibal Buress for Cartoon Network‍‍ '​‍s late night programing block, Adult Swim. The series parodies low-budget public-access talk shows. It premiered on May 20, 2012 in the United States on Adult Swim. A total of 30 episodes have aired over the course of the shows first two seasons, additionally a live 45 minute special entitled "The Eric André New Year's Eve Spooktacular" aired on December 31, 2012. In April 2015 André made a special surprise appearance on Conan to announce the show has been renewed for a fourth season.[1]

Series overview[edit]

Season Episodes Originally aired
First aired Last aired
1 10 May 20, 2012 (2012-05-20) July 29, 2012 (2012-07-29)
2 10 October 3, 2013 (2013-10-03) December 12, 2013 (2013-12-12)
3 10 November 6, 2014 (2014-11-06)[2] January 23, 2015 (2015-01-23)
Special December 31, 2012 (2012-12-31)

Episodes[edit]

Season 1 (2012)[edit]

For season 1, Andrew Barchilon and Kitao Sakurai are directors for all episodes; Eric Andre is the sole writer for all episodes as well.

The Eric Andre Show season 1 episodes
No. in
series
No. in
season
Title Original air date U.S. viewers
(millions)
1 1 "George Clooney" May 20, 2012 (2012-05-20) N/A

Eric does a civil war re-enactment, and plays This or That with Hannibal.


Guests: George Clooney (David Haskin), Dolph Lundgren, "Girlfriend of Tiger Woods" (Delka Nenkova); musical guest Modern Time Machines and Retaliate
Skits: Trash Can Scare, "Touch a Stranger's Hand" Day, Coffee Challenge
2 2 "Russell Brand" May 27, 2012 (2012-05-27) 0.588[3]

Eric plays various sports, and later finds writing on his arm.


Guests: Russell Brand (Semere Etmet); stand-up comedy performance from Kristanna Loken; musical performance by air guitar champions Jeff Allen and Vernon Courteaux
Skits: The Cat Burglar, Wacky Newspaper Articles
3 3 "Tatyana Ali" June 3, 2012 (2012-06-03) 0.794[4]

Eric and Hannibal perform a musical opening. Eric promotes his band, and mentions supporting troops, Hannibal invents "Scat Autotune", and a guest cancellation from the ShamWow! creator.


Guests: Tatyana Ali, Arnold Schwarzenegger (Bruce Vilanch), a political pianist (G. Larry Butler); musical guest Shirley Temple (uncredited impersonator)
Skits: Thomas Jefferson, Doc Chicken, Tea Party Time
4 4 "Brandi Glanville" June 10, 2012 (2012-06-10) 0.785[5]

Eric and Hannibal pretend to be News Anchors. Andre plays basketball in a werewolf costume.


Guests: Brandi Glanville, Joe Biden (portrayed by a roast duck hanging on a string); comedy performance by TP Pitchfork Bolger; musical guest Lisa Stanley and Killer Mike
Skits: Top One List, Agnostic Preacher
5 5 "Reese Witherspoon" June 17, 2012 (2012-06-17) 0.870[6]

Hannibal advises Eric to start a noise band. Eric spreads a petition to have whales killed.


Guests: Reese Witherspoon (uncredited impersonator), Maxi, and Dr. Drew Ordon; stand-up comedy performance by Tony Lam; musical guest Mr. Muthafuckin' eXquire
Skits: The Hannibal Minute, Reverse Streaking
6 6 "Sinbad" June 24, 2012 (2012-06-24) 0.842[7]

Hannibal performs the opening monologue in Eric's temporary absence.


Guests: Sinbad, The Incredible Hulk (Sun Jae Kim), and Jerry Seinfeld (Wilson Ugwu); musical guest by Savion Glover (Josh Fadem)
Skits: Public Bong Rips, Wheel of Prizes, Metal Detector, Star Wars Street Preacher
7 7 "J-Moe" July 8, 2012 (2012-07-08) 0.792[8]

Dave Koz joins Eric's house band.


Guests: J-Moe, Pete Wentz, Lorenzo Lamas, Robert Forster; musical guest by two girls skipping rope
Skits: Lip-dubbed monologue, Mensa Convention
8 8 "Evangelos" July 22, 2012 (2012-07-22) 0.702[9]

Eric starts the show typing into a laptop (Sex and the City style), where pop-up images of Hannibal in drag causes him to wreck the set.


Guests: Jay-Z (Huynh Quang), Beyonce (Beverly Swanson) and Evangelos; musical guest Eden Wood
Skits: The Pickup Artist, Affluent Panhandling
9 9 "Jack" July 2, 2012 (2012-07-02) 0.860[10]

Andre does lying down street interviews and feeds his crew.


Guests: Jack Nicholson (uncredited impersonator) and a grizzly bear; musical guest "Devendra Banhart and the Funky Bunch" (Rodney J. Hobbs, Mark Anthony Williams)
Skits: Sperm Bank, Carnac André, Porn in Public
10 10 "Ryan Phillippe" July 29, 2012 (2012-07-29) 0.849[11]

Eric terminates a baby-holding sketch prematurely and has an existential crisis.


Guests: Ryan Phillipe and will.i.am.; musical guest Eric André (himself)
Skits: Reflection on the life of Eric Andre, postmortem; and Stabby Face

Season 2 (2013)[edit]

Andrew Barchilon and Kitao Sakurai are directors for all episodes for season 2. Similarly, Eric Andre, Hannibal Buress, Andrew Barchilon, Kitao Sakurai, Dan Curry, Doug Lussenhop, Erica Oyama, Kevin Barnett, Tommy Blacha, Rory Scovel, Jesse Elias, and Eric Moneypenny have written all episodes of the season as well.

The Eric André Show season 2 episodes
No. in
series
No. in
season
Title Original air date U.S. viewers
(millions)
11 1 "Maria Menounos; Eric Balfour" October 3, 2013 (2013-10-03) 1.005[12]

Maria Menounos and Eric Balfour are interviewed.


Skits: Drunk Statue of Liberty, Buying a Hotdog in a White Suit
12 2 "Krysten Ritter; Dominic Monaghan" October 10, 2013 (2013-10-10) 0.930[13]

Eric hunts ghosts in the crematory and later stars in a commercial for "Honey Time Bee Pollen".


Guests: Krysten Ritter and Dominic Monaghan; musical guest Brian McKnight.
Skits: Officer André Parking Enforcement, Hannibal's Pretzels, Wacky Newspaper Articles
13 3 "Lou Ferrigno; Downtown Julie Brown" October 17, 2013 (2013-10-17) 0.994[14]

Lou Ferrigno and Downtown Julie Brown are interviewed.


Skits: Wall Street Investor, Missing Dog, Buying a Car from Harry
14 4 "Jodie Sweetin; Vivica A. Fox" October 24, 2013 (2013-10-24) 1.312[15]

Jodie Sweetin and Vivica A. Fox are interviewed.


Skits: Ranch it Up!, M&Ms on the Subway, Lost Riot Police Officer,
15 5 "James Van Der Beek; Steve-O" October 31, 2013 (2013-10-31) 0.989[16]

James Van Der Beek and Steve-O are interviewed; musical guest T-Pain.


Skits: Officer Eric Needs Help, Cyclops Photographer, City Council Meeting, Chef Rory Scovel
16 6 "Wink Martindale; Sarah Burns" November 7, 2013 (2013-11-07) 1.277[17]

Wink Martindale and Sarah Burns are interviewed.


Skits: Who Killed Hannibal?, Bird Up!, Toothpaste Street Advertiser, Skydiver
17 7 "Lance Reddick; Harry Shum Jr;" November 14, 2013 (2013-11-14) 1.174[18]

Lance Reddick and Harry Shum Jr. are interviewed. Musical guest Jonwayne.


Skits: Ferry Captain, Russel Brandt on the Red Carpet,
18 8 "Joey Fatone; Richard Hatch" November 21, 2013 (2013-11-21) 0.925[19]

Joey Fatone and Richard Hatch are interviewed.


Skits: Destructive Bartender, "Do you know how to get to the hospital?", Hannibal's Hands, Buzzers, Mattress Shopping
19 9 "Chance The Rapper; Mel B" December 5, 2013 (2013-12-05) 0.888[20]

Chance The Rapper and Mel B are interviewed. Musical guests Questlove and Henry Rollins.


Skits: Black Scientologists, You Broke My Laptop, Birthday Cake Centaur, Merry Christmas from the Eric Andre Show
20 10 "Scott Porter; Brutus "The Barber" Beefcake" December 12, 2013 (2013-12-12) 0.838[21]
Scott Porter and Brutus "The Barber" Beefcake are interviewed. Also featuring Blake Anderson, Gene Hoglan, Tom Green, The Iron Sheik, and Kato Kaelin.

Season 3 (2014-15)[edit]

The Eric André Show season 3 episodes
No. in
series
No. in
season
Title Original air date U.S. viewers
(millions)
21 1 "Seth Rogen; Asa Akira" November 6, 2014 (2014-11-06) 0.879[22]

Seth Rogen and Asa Akira are interviewed. Exhumed & The Supremes perform.


Skits: Smoothie Time, Eric on the Street, Art Gallery, Salad Man, Finder's Keepers
22 2 "Lauren Conrad; Reese Witherspoon" November 13, 2014 (2014-11-13) 0.978[23]

Lauren Conrad and a Reese Witherspoon impersonator are interviewed. Hannibal Buress performs.


Skits: Bird Up!, Handcuffed, How Do You Explain This?, Invention of Ladders, Team Go!, Dalmatian
23 3 "Ryan Kwanten; Beyonce & Jay-Z" November 20, 2014 (2014-11-20) 1.130[24]

Ryan Kwanten, Jay-Z (Huynh Quang) and Beyonce (Beverly Swanson) are interviewed. Killer Mike and Action Bronson perform.


Skits: Pizza Safety, Google Robot, Officer Andre
24 4 "Jillian Barberie; Victor Ortiz" November 27, 2014 (2014-11-27) 1.103[25]

Jillian Barberie and Victor Ortiz are interviewed. Mac DeMarco performs.


Skits: Time for Some Ranch!, Patients Dueling, The Spideric Andre Show, Kraft Punk, Ranch It Up!
25 5 "The Hannibal Buress Show" December 4, 2014 (2014-12-04) 1.062[26]

Hannibal Buress hosts the show after Eric injures himself. Nick Cannon and Carmen Electra are interviewed. Big Jon performs.


Skits: Bus Driver Hannibal Needs Help, Elijah Cookie Muhammad, Hannibal Bustin' Through, Officer Hannibal Serves, Barber Shop, I'm Hannibal, Safety Stegosaurus
26 6 "Wiz Khalifa; Aubrey Peeples" December 11, 2014 (2014-12-11) 1.355[27]

Wiz Khalifa and Aubrey Peeples are interviewed.


Skits: Elephant Capture, I'm a Potato, Eric on the Street, Time for Some Ranch!, Jacking Off (musical outro)
27 7 "Naturi Naughton; Ryan Phillippe" December 18, 2014 (2014-12-18) 1.021[28]

Naturi Naughton and Ryan Phillippe are interviewed. Trash Talk performs.


Skits: Fruit Loops, Do You Believe in Society's Lies?, Drunk Officer Eric, Santa Claus Assault
28 8 "Jimmy Kimmel; Tyler The Creator" January 9, 2015 (2015-01-09) 1.175[29]

Jimmy Kimmel and Tyler The Creator are interviewed. Health performs.


Skits: Seinfeld, Ranch!, Bird Up!
29 9 "Pauly D; Rick Springfield" January 16, 2015 (2015-01-16) 1.155[30]

Pauly D and Rick Springfield are interviewed and Paul "Roald Dahl" Wall performs. Andy Samberg and Lupe Fiasco guest star.


Skits: Cop Car Smash, Bad Mailman, Street Suitcase, Werewolf, Fat Cops
30 10 "Bird Up!" January 23, 2015 (2015-01-23) 1.144[31]

Stephen Colletti is interviewed.


Skits: Bird Up!, Bird Up!, Bird Up!, Bird Up The Musical, Street Goofs!, Bird Up!, Chris Up!, Snail Down!, Fish Up! (canceled), Snail Down! (assassinated), Bird Up! Focus Group

Special[edit]

Title Directed by Written by Original air date U.S. viewers
(millions)
"The Eric André New Year's Eve Spooktacular" Andrew Barchilon & Kitao Sakurai Eric Andre, Andrew Barchilon, Derrick Beckles, Lizzy Cooperman, Dan Curry, Andre Hyland, Doug Lussenhop, Marc Moceri, & Kitao Sakurai December 31, 2012 (2012-12-31) 0.587[32]

Various correspondents report in from street corners and various countries throughout. André performs a special New Years opening monologue. André performs later orders a moment of silence for hostages, followed by a moment of blindness for all the cool hostages, before starting the countdown for Rosh Hashanah. The band performs "Auld Lang Syne" as crowd starts a celebratory riot after the countdown to 12:06 a.m. The crew members reveal themselves to be Mayans, who take Andre' to be sacrificed, while the riot continues uninterrupted, ending the special.


Guests: Demi Lovato, Omarosa, Kevin Sorbo, Sebastian Bach, Rory Scovel, John Kricfalusi; several football players and cheerleaders from the "Super Bowl Spectacular"
Skits: The Top Ten Things of 2012, The Luther Vandross Wheel

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