By Owen Gleiberman
Updated August 14, 1998 at 04:00 AM EDT

BASEketball

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In this winkingly broad sports-and-media burlesque, Trey Parker and Matt Stone, the creators of South Park, appear before us as wised-up versions of Wayne and Garth — boyish, degenerate slacker slobs who invent a knowingly idiotic fusion of basketball and baseball called ”baseketball.” The stadiums resemble MTV studios, and the entire ”sport” has the stunt atmosphere of a put-on game show: Singled Out with jockstraps. Parker and Stone are the poster dudes for shock humor that isn’t shocking anymore. For every raucous, infantile joke that works, there are a dozen others that charge out of the dugout and fall flat. B-

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BASEketball

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