The Sifl & Olly Show is a variety show hosted by two sock puppets named Sifl and Olly. Other supporting characters include; Chester a slow witted but likeable sock puppet, Precious Roy an insane sock puppet who is the owner of shop at home show filled with insane and useless products which is hosted by Sifl and Olly, and an assortment of interchangeable characters. The episodes usually contain an introduction of sorts by Chester, a segment with Precious Roy, a segment called A Moment with Chester, a song by Sifl and Olly, and a story involving Sifl and Olly. Musicians Liam Lynch and Matt Crocco, friends since childhood, created and performed the series. The first episode aired on MTV in 1997.
Runtime: 30 minutes
The Sifl & Olly Show - Fake Songs - Netflix
Fake Songs is an album by American musician Liam Lynch, released on April 1, 2003 through S-Curve Records and distributed worldwide by Capitol Records. The album is known for featuring his best-known song “United States of Whatever”, which was released as a single in 2002. The album features a bonus DVD that compiles two-hours of various shorts and skits created by Lynch in his home studio. An early version of the album, containing an alternative track list with songs unique to that version, was released in 2000 through Lynch's 111 Productions imprint.
The Sifl & Olly Show - Background and recording - Netflix
During the first two seasons of Liam Lynch's show The Sifl and Olly Show, Lynch wrote and recorded comedic tracks, some of which not only appearing on Fake Songs but even being featured on the show itself, such as “United States of Whatever”. The track was featured on a sampler album, where fans ripped the song and burned CD-R copies of it. One burned disc eventually got into the hands of the Los Angeles radio station KROQ, in which the track grew in popularity through repeated requests. Lynch would soon give Global Warming Records the right to release the track as a single in the UK in 2002.The sudden popularity of the single resulted in Lynch getting a one-album deal with S-Curve Records.
The Sifl & Olly Show - References - Netflix