Battlebots: Attack of the Warrior Geeks

It's hard to go broke overestimating a boy's yen to see stuff get smashed to hell. Climb Arnold Schwarzenegger's money pile sometime and ask him. Cousins Trey Roski, 35, and Greg Munson, 34, knew this desire well as kids. "We collected remote-controlled helicopters," recalls Roski. "Greg would put them together, and I'd break them." Says Munson: "Whatever we built--Legos, Lincoln Logs--the end result would be destroying it."

Those twin lusts for remote control and destruction can probably explain much of world history--or at least why Roski and Munson's BattleBots (Tuesdays, 10:30 p.m. E.T.) has become Comedy Central's hottest new series since...

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