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17 Times “Angie Tribeca” Was So Dumb It Was Actually Genius

"I'm sorry detective, I have to take this..."

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1. The series stars Rashida Jones as detective Angie Tribeca who, along with her LAPD squad, solve very serious crimes.

2. And while Angie prefers to work alone, the show begins with her getting a new partner, Geils.

3. Angie and the gang work for the LAPD's RHCU or "Really Heinous Crimes Unit".

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4. And along with their brilliant team, they're committed to solving the ridiculous in an equally ridiculous way.

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5. Along with Rashida, the series also stars Hayes MacArthur, and features Jere Burns as the Lieutenant, Deon Cole as DJ Tanner (lmao), Andree Vermeulen as Doctor Scholls (lol), and Alfred Molina as the incredible Dr. Edelweiss.

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6. Plus the guest stars so far have included Adam Scott, Lisa Kudrow, Busy Philipps, James Franco, Keegan-Michael Key, Amy Smart, Jon Hamm, and Bill Murray.

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7. There's nothing like it on TV, with rapid-fire jokes that are so stupid, they're ridiculously clever.

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8. Basically, think of the classic spoof films like Airplane!, or Naked Gun, and that's the kind of humour you're getting in Angie Tribeca.

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9. Honestly, you never know when to cackle or to groan.

Just terrific.

10. There are riffs on the classics.

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11. Over-the-top prop comedy.

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12. Honestly, some OBSCENELY good prop comedy.

13. There's the occasional joke that's also educational!

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14. And set-ups so ridiculous you have to applaud the payoff.

15. The show was created by Steve Carell and Nancy Walls Carell, which makes sense when you consider the jokes involved.

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16. The entire cast is just as sharp as the writing.

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17. Seriously, to all those out there with a sick, twisted, and terrible sense of humour: This is the show for you.

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