Before "Stella," before "Reno 911!," there was "The State." Airing on MTV from 1993-95, this hilarious and edgy sketch comedy series showcased the 11-member troupe's offbeat sense of humor through such recurring characters as misunderstood slacker Doug; the suave Barry and Levon; nonsensical motivational speaker Capt. Monterey Jack; and Louie, who just wants to dip his (golf) balls in everything. Michael Ian Black, Robert Ben Garant, Kerri Kenney, Thomas Lennon, Joe Lo Truglio, Michael Showalter, David Wain star.28 episodes on 5 discs. 8 1/2 hrs. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo; audio commentary; outtakes; interviews; unaired sketches; TV spots.