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Dethkomedy is the fifth episode of the first season of Metalocalypse.
Voices: Tommy Blacha (Toki Wartooth/William Murderface), Brendon Small (Nathan Explosion/Pickles/Skwisgaar Skwigelf/Charles Foster Ofdensen), Mark Hamill (Senator Stampingston), Victor Brandt (General Krosier), James Hetfield
After avoiding a lawsuit, Dethklok decides to pursue comedy in order to avoid peaking too soon in their career. However, they realize that they are horrible at comedy and they are booed offstage by the audience; Pickles was shaken by the ordeal to the point that he became traumatized by the experience. They then enlist the help of a salty sea captain named Captain Lorkey in order to learn how to channel their inner hatred to fuel their comedy routines. Their new "Hatredy" routine becomes a huge success and Pickles decides to do comedy again after curbing his depression with binge drinking. Pickles becomes a huge success after Captain Lorkey tells him that he should direct his hatred towards the audience.
The court scene at the beginning of the episode has references to Dethwater. The band is being accused of causing mass suicides from people breathing underwater after getting the idea from the album. Dick Knubler is seen in the courtroom with new prosthetic eyes.