Remember that guy who spotted trends for Jon Stewart and did the doggy bounce while playing the keytar (not to be confused with the gitboard) on Flight of the Conchords? Of course you do! The multi-instrumental, ambidextrous comedian Demetri Martin (also known as the love child of Zach Braff and Ray Romano) is returning to Comedy Central for a new sketch comedy show called Important Things With Demetri Martin. The show has been in the works for more than a year and will finally be unveiled on Feb. 11.
Judging by the trailer (below), the show looks promising enough. In it, Martin struggles with parallel parking and later teaches us how improper fractions can get sexual. The best part? He’s still rocking his Beatle bowl haircut! As far as standup, the Siamese-twin joke is kind of weak-sauce in my opinion (it’s no 2C batteries), but I’m figuring that Martin’s best material is being saved for the show.
But what do you think? Do you want to high five Demetri because you’re so freaking excited about his show? Do you want to punch him (like one of my coworkers, who shall go unnamed), because you find his Comedy Central ads profoundly annoying? Or maybe you just want to tickle him until his diarrhea comes out? Watch the trailer and give us your take, PopWatchers!