“There were a few flipper babies.”

The AV Club gives the under-appreciated Brain Candy its dues.

The Kids In The Hall’s ill-fated debut feature is closer in conception, ambition, and scope to Monty Python movies like Life Of Brian and Monty Python And The Holy Grail than the Saturday Night Live movies being churned out at the time by SNL Studios. Like Idiocracy,it’s less about a character or a set of characters than society as a whole.

Comedy doesn’t come much blacker than when one of your movie’s most quotable laugh lines is a crack about birth defects.