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Dylan McDermott: The Nicolas Cage of television

Nicolas Cage is the king of simultaneously intended and unintended hilarity in film. TV has it's campy, knockoff analog: Dylan McDermott. The above video is all you need to understand this phenomenon. But if you absolutely can't spare the 2 minutes, let's run through the basic points.

Nicolas Cage is a great actor, but he is a legend for his unintentional hilarity.

Not The Bees!

The Wicker Man (2006)

Cage really knows how to commit.

Con Air (1997)

Dylan McDermott is filling a deep need for a campy, TV knockoff of this. Exhibit A:

American Horror Story (FX, 2011)

McDermott will add a certain pizzaz to any bad line.

American Horror Story (FX, 2011)

His show Stalker is terrible, and is trying to make him too serious. But there are still glimpses of amazing.

mcdermott lips

Stalker (CBS, 2014)

There's only so much gifs can do here. Scroll up to watch the video.