Watch 'Dark Knight Rises' Spoofs by Pee-Wee Herman and the 'Mystery Team' Crew

Watch 'Dark Knight Rises' Spoofs by Pee-Wee Herman and the 'Mystery Team' Crew

Jul 12, 2012

One of the complaints people have with Christopher Nolan's Batman saga is it's just too serious. And if you're one of those people, you're going to love the below videos. If you're not one of those people, well, you'll probably like them too. Funny is funny.

First up is a clip from Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, which is simply a truncated trailer for The Dark Knight Rises, only with Pee-Wee Herman doing all the voices. And all the geek credit for that we-wish-it-were-real poster to your right goes to Gamma Squad.

But Pee-Wee isn't the only funny man taking the dour out of TDKR. DC Pierson, Dan Eckman and Meffie McFadden - three of the core principals behind the really great and underseen Mystery Team - have created a Funny or Die trailer for a movie finally based off of a jingle we all know to well. Bonus points for the ending:

Follow along on Twitter: @PeterSHall and @Moviesdotcom.

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