Back Page: Mario: ‘The Show About Nothing’ – We Dig Up A Doomed Mario Sitcom Pilot

*slap bass riff*.

In the magazine business, the Back Page is where you’d find all the weird goofs that we couldn’t fit in anywhere else. Some may call it “filler”; we prefer “a whole page to make terrible jokes that are tangentially related to the content of the mag”.

We don’t have (paper) pages on the internet, but we still love terrible jokes — so welcome to our semi-regular feature, Back Page. Today, with the Super Mario Bros. Movie looming in the not-too-far future, we pondered what it would be like if Mario had his own sitcom…

“Coming soon to a streaming platform near you, ‘Mario’ is a show about nothing.”

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