Welcome Back, Beavis and Butt-head

Jul 27, 2011 at 1:53 pm

Has it really been 14 years since Beavis and Butt-head (dis)graced MTV and 15 years since the duo invaded movie houses with Beavis and Butt-head Do America, which, despite being a bit of a letdown as a full-length movie, is still one of my all-time favorite moviegoing experiences due to the unprecedented enthusiasm put forth by the sold-out, opening-night crowd at — of all places — the Western Hills Showcase? —-

Well, fear not, B&B heads, as creator Mike Judge is bringing the duo back to MTV this October, which means I'll actually be tuning into the channel called Music Television for the first time since it actually played music. My spies tell me that Judge presented a sneak peak of the new season at the recently completed San Diego Comic-Con. It's worth perusing for the Jersey Shore bit alone — apparently the guys, who haven't seemed to age a day despite their extended absence, will now be commenting on the largely reality-TV-based fare that has replaced the channel's music videos in recent years. In a bit of ironic symmetry, one could argue that The Situation (and the like) is the spawn of a generation raised on the hilariously idiotic shenanigans of Beavis and Butt-head.

Here's the sneak peak: