HBO’s the ‘Life & Times of Tim’ rips off Jason Ruiz’s ‘Socialite’


  1. toby 01/16/2010 3:36 pm

    @umberto i disagree, i like socialite better. the end with off camera dialogue is especially good

  2. umberto villolobos 10/13/2008 9:47 am

    puh-leeze. the Tim promo is hilarious, spontaneous and inspired in its delivery. The..ahem…other one is predictable and mean-spirited – i doubt it even gets a smile from viewers….. if the format is similar, well…blame the greeks.

  3. bertBrown 10/01/2008 3:03 pm

    woof. who doesnt like pennies?

    now hay-pennies, that would have been a different story.

  4. Ash 10/01/2008 7:24 am

    seems like a fairly easy joke to come up with to be honest. Ther certainly are similarities there but an out and out rip?

    Both sketches have the same starting theme (which isn’t exactly Oscar Wilde) but the both progress differently.

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