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Season: 6

Episode: Executed by the State

Length: 1:56

Cast: Ben Foster (Orville Redenbacher), Skeet Ulrich (Gary Redenbacher), Seth Green (Cyrus, Boy)

Characters: Orville Redenbacher, Gary Redenbacher, Cyrus, Boy, Children, Thing That Dwells Among the Stalks

Segment Summary: The Redenbachers travel through the countryside.

Written By: Tom Root

Themes: Food and Drink, Film, Mashups, Death, Bodily Functions, Bleeped


  • Mashup of the Orville Redenbacher Popcorn Company and the film Children Of The Corn.
  • An experience of watching a DVD, including skipping over scenes and returning to main menu.

Trivia / Info:

  • The actual cause of Orville Redenbacher's death mentioned in the end of the sketch is actually true.
  • Cyrus's appearance resembles that of antagonist Malachai Boardman from the original Children of the Corn film.
  • Orville's threat to Gary about being "reanimated" is likely a reference to a January 2007 television commercial which featured a digital re-creation of Orville.
  • Orville's "Pop pop, motherfucker" line is a possible reference to the line "Yippie-ki-yey, motherfucker" from the Die Hard films.

Goofs / Nitpicks:

Transcription - Interpretations

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