Incredibly viral and incredibly weird, the digital version of Adult Swim’s short “Too Many Cooks” will be the strangest thing you see today, and quite possibly, ever. And that’s not a bad thing.
Riffing on the protracted openings of sitcoms in the 80s and 90s, “Too Many Cooks” is the story of … well, I don’t know. There is a lot going on in the 11 minute short film — including Lars Von Trier as a pie, superheroes and a violent, cannibalistic murderer. Yeah, it’s one of those things that you should definitely see … but only on a lazy Friday afternoon.
Also, you’re going to have this theme song stuck in your head until you smash it out with a ball peen hammer. So there’s that.