In the grand tradition of Spinal Tap comes the musical mockumentary “Spärhusen,” which follows the un-illustrious career of a faux Swedish ’70s band as they record übercheeky pop tunes with titles like “Apples & Fish.”

“‘Spärhusen’ is really ‘A Hard Day’s Night’ meets Ingmar Bergman,” explains star and cocreator Illeana Douglas. Bonus: The band’s producer, played by Keanu Reeves, adds his own hilarious whale noises to the music, available, along with the series, starting October 8 at They’re certainly not bigger than Jesus, but bigger than Swedish meatballs? We say ja.