“When Adult Swim debuted Too Many Cooks in that early morning time slot, almost no one thought it would find an audience. Within a week, the surreal 11-minute parody of a ‘90s sitcom theme song had racked up over 5 million views on YouTube… It took a full year, a skeleton crew, and dozens of extras to bring this half-baked concept to life. To mark its four-year anniversary, and shed a little light on how a bit of late-night stoner comedy won over the internet with surrealist humor and a catchy tune, Inverse spoke to 10 people behind Too Many Cooks, from creator Casper Kelly to the musicians who wrote the song, to the villain.
Here’s the story of Too Many Cooks, in the words of its unlikely creators…”
—Jake Kleinman, “An Oral History of ‘Too Many Cooks’.” Inverse. October 28, 2018.
More than you wanted to know about the making of Too Many Cooks.