Rob Corddry of Childrens Hospital Calls his Career a “Gradual Turtle-walk Up a Long Flight of Stairs”

Rob Corddry's Adult Swim series Childrens Hospital (no apostrophe; watch the show and you'll get it) is a furiously fast, gag-a-second mockery of one of television's old standbys: the medical drama.

A veteran of the Upright Citizens Brigade improv troupe, The Daily Show, and movies that include Blackballed, Hot Tub Time Machine, and a role as Ari Fleischer in Oliver Stone's W., Corddry serves as the creator of Childrens Hospital, as well as its primary writer and co-showrunner.

On Thursday, June 30, SF Sketchfest will present the cast of Childrens Hospital live on stage, along with the cast of National Terrorism Strike Force: San Diego: Sport Utility Vehicle (NTSF: SD: SUV) — a parody of police procedurals and action programs in the vein of 24. That show premieres next month on Adult Swim, and was created by Paul Scheer, formerly a partner of Corddry's at Upright Citizens Brigade, and it co-stars Rob Riggle, who worked with Corddry both at UCB and The Daily Show.

SF Weekly recently caught up with Corddry.

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