Check It Out! Reilly as Dr. Steve Brule. The series premiered on Cartoon Network 's late night programming block, Adult Swim , on May 16, The program parodies 's public-access television programs and follows Brule as he examines different facets of living.
With Dr Steve Brule is—and here I mean the fictional public-access talk show, not the sketch-based Adult Swim pastiche—but it can be very predictable. Every transition will be flubbed, every name will be mispronounced, every interview will be off-topic. The mistakes are funny enough in minute bursts, but can become numbing in greater doses. So Steve decides to interview a baby on his main Charlie Rose -style set, which leads to a fantasy sequence of Steve walking his own baby in the park. All the while it purports to reveal the truth about its news subjects, like the edutainment satire Look Around You.
Channel 5's Dr. Steve Brule has a new show! Brule hits the streets this time around. Jam-Packed with interviews!
For several years now John C. Reilly has embodied a loopy, awkward character named Steve Brule. For Reilly, Brule is a completely different person, an elusive figure who now has his own spin-off series Check It Out!