In his youth, Fletcher compiled a collection of 300 VHS tapes carefully documenting the years 1996-2007 across terrestrial and satellite. His parents would prefer he had not.

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In reference, and deference, to the 1994 triple-whammy that turned Jim Carrey into an overnight sensation (ten years in the making), this month’s Electronic Labyrinth sees Luke and Fletcher race through Ace Ventura: Pet DetectiveThe Mask and Dumb and Dumber, and The Cable GuyThe Truman Show and Man on the Moon; explore what comedy meant to the box office in the ’80s and ’90s, and Carrey’s place in it; and plot the contemporary extinction of the blockbuster comedy.