- TV Short
Anna Nicole Smith's biggest and most disturbed fan is given the chance to meet his even more disturbed idol.Anna Nicole Smith's biggest and most disturbed fan is given the chance to meet his even more disturbed idol.Anna Nicole Smith's biggest and most disturbed fan is given the chance to meet his even more disturbed idol.
Merely copying the MTV format and having Ben Affleck and Molly Shannon scream and pull faces does not cut it. Jimmy Fallon adds little, playing it cool as usual. At least Ben Affleck went to the trouble of making himself look unappealing and nerdy. Molly Shannon plays Anna Nicole Smith the same way she does Courtney Love and most of her other impressions: loud and annoying. They even fire off a few shots at Smith's disastrous movie effort "Skyscraper" which was so bad it's basically spoof proof. So they took two of the lamest bits and copied them. Nothing added or changed. It might have been funnier had they shown the actual clips, or presented a sequel called 'Booby-trap' or anything.
This skit is all set up and no pay off , it just sort of ends without a final twist or a punchline. I can't even figure out if Paul Thomas Anderson was picking on MTV's Fanatic because he found it annoying or if he was strangely fascinated by it. The TV Funhouse Smurf version of the Anna Nicole show turned out so much funnier (and more original). Perhaps they should have let the actual Anna Nicole play herself. She seems willing to do any stupid thing in front of the camera anyway.
2 out of 10
- Nov 13, 2005