“If you’re the kind of dedicated, determined Beavis and Butt-Head fan who eagerly bought volumes 1, 2 and 3 of Beavis and Butt-Head: The Mike Judge Collection, well, uh … you just got screwed. Uh huh huh. Dumbass.”
With liner notes like that, you can have a fair idea of what you’ve let yourself in for with the 10-CD boxed set, which features episodes from the series and the fabulously funny Beavis and Butt-Head Do America. It’s probably the most welcome surprise I’ve ever had with a film – a movie that’s not just entertaining, but infinitely funnier than the series from which it came. It’s spit-take stuff-coming-out-of-your-nose quote-it-forever funny. The included doc said they originally envisaged it as a live action film, which I suppose would have turned out a lot like Dumb & Dumber – which still holds my card for the funniest film I’ve ever seen.