Bush", "Mc Cain/Obama/Clinton Attack Ads", "Celebrities Reading Civil War Letters," and "Bill Clinton on Politically Incorrect".Two-part parody of I Love Lucy shows Lucy (Parker) and Ethel (Flanagan) selling their bodies to pay off their rent, and Lucy trying to fight off Fred Mertz's (Braunger) advances; Johnny Sanchez reads a Spanish message to Mexican viewers; a "Weight Smashers" commercial gets interrupted by a man (Braunger) who keeps exposing himself; Condoleezza Rice (Ash) comes clean about the Bush administration's shady ethics at a press conference; video footage of George Takei's (Lee) wedding, featuring William Shatner (Braunger) as the priest; Ne-Yo appears in a sketch as a news anchor who hits on his female colleague (Ash).Mad TV's final episode aired on May 16, 2009, featuring guest appearances from Fred Willard and a select few former cast members.
Flanagan received a Master of Fine Arts from the University of California, Irvine where she sharpened her theatrical skills in plays including Fool for Love, The Time of Our Life, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, The Marriage of Figaro and Oklahoma! Her extensive background in theater led to the development of Flanagan's one-person show titled But wait…I have Impressions! Her frequent impersonations were of Alex Hooser, Ellen Pompeo, Heidi Klum, Patricia Arquette (as Allison Du Bois from Medium), Natalie Maines of the Dixie Chicks, and Miley Cyrus (as herself and as Hannah Montana from the Disney Channel show of the same name).
Between January 17, 2009 and February 21, 2009, Mad TV was moved from its pm time slot to midnight on FOX affiliates and aired 30-minute reruns of their episodes that have previously aired from September to December 2008.
Meanwhile, the show that preceded Mad TV (Talkshow with Spike Feresten) was moved to Mad TV's 11pm time slot and expanded to an hour.
D-Lister and Mad TV friend Kathy Griffin hosts a special night honoring alum Michael Mc Donald and his fan-favorite characters, including whiny man-child Stuart Larkin, depressed Persian tow-truck man Mofaz, and paranoid floor leader Sean Gidcomb, along with his impressions of Dr. A Latin thug (Key) contends with his cousin (Sanchez) who wants to give his tagging some professionalism; Crista Flanagan introduces a comedian who is in witness protection (Key); another e Harmony commercial about a woman (Flanagan) dating a serial killer (Price); Johnny Gan (Lee) and his sidekick, Pongo, launch a low-rent version of Deal or No Deal; commercial parody showing how the VMW car stands up to running over those who rank low on the socioeconomic ladder; the X-rated stars come out at The 26th Annual Adult Video News Awards (three-part piece); the opening of the Clifton Malik Muhammad Memorial Library is interrupted by Malik Muhammad's airheaded daughter, Cerise (Ash); a man (Key) trying to fix his cable connection must deal with an automated phone recording that has an answer for everything; Cottage Life with Jill and Carol.
Crista Flanagan (born February 24, 1976) is an American comedic actress best known for her work as a cast member on the FOX sketch comedy series MADtv from 2005 to 2009 and for her recurring role as Lois Sadler on the AMC series Mad Men.
In November 2008, it was announced that after 14 years on FOX, Mad TV would be cancelled at the end of the 2008-2009 season.