A tribute to the icons of early television and an entertaining retrospective on the golden age of television comedy. DVD 4664 This second segment in a four-part series featuring archival clips offers a fresh take on the first celebrities of television, including interviews with many of them. The main attraction of the series is Cohen's satirical interviews with high-profile personalities, none of whom are aware that the whole enterprise is a big joke. Originally broadcast on television during the 1996-1997 season.
Includes footage from shows such as "The Milton Berle show", "The Ed Sullivan show", "The Jack Benny show", "The Red Skelton show", "I love Lucy", and "The Honeymooners." Six years in the making, the program features exclusive in-depth interviews with an unprecedented collection of TV's early stars. Sitcom focuses on the influential developers and actors in sitcoms that shaped the genre, including Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Jackie Gleason, Andy Griffith, Dick Van Dyke, Mary Tyler Moore, Carl Reiner and Danny Thomas with clips from I love Lucy, The Honeymooners, The Andy Griffith Show, and the Dick Van Dyke Show, among others. DVD 9498 Early comic performances of the comedy team Abbott & Costello taken from the popular television show of the 1950's, the Colgate Comedy Hour. Episodes from season three about the regulars at a Boston bar. Episode 1: Law: Ali G: Police, Richard Thornburgh, Ed Meese; Borat: Dating; Bruno: on the catwalk -- Episode 2. N.; Boutros Boutros-Ghali, religion roundtable, General Brent Scowcroft; Borat: Guide to etiquette -- Episode 3. DVD 6645 Disc 1, The Early Years: Contents It's time for Ernie -- Ernie in Kovacsland -- Kovacs on the corner -- Kovacs unlimited.
Commentary: Jay Leno, Phyllis Diller, Arsenio Hall, Ed Mc Mahon, Betty White, Hugh Downs, Marlo Thomas, Art Linkletter, Doc Severinsen, Barbara Eden, Joyce Randolph, Tim Conway, Sigourney Weaver, Rose Marie, Florence Henderson, Jerry Stiller. This volume which includes special guest stars Lon Chaney and Sid Fields, features Abbott & Costello's classic skit, "Who's On First? ": Margaret Cho's All-American Girl as the First (and Last? Sam and Diane face the breakup of their explosive relationship and newcomer Frasier Crane is introduced. Politics: Ali G: Newt Gingrich, ice cream glove, Donald Trump, drugs; Borat: Guide to hobbies; Bruno: NY fashion week. Art: Ali G: Art, James Lipton, media roundtable, Buzz Aldrin; Borat: Acting; Bruno: Los Angeles -- Episode 5: Science: Ali G: science roundtable, Ralph Nader, C. Bonus features: 1987 atlas hall of fame induction; remembering Ernie with George Schlatter and Jolene Brand; "baseball film"; making of "baseball film "; "the mysterious knockwurst"; Andy Mckay 8mm home movie. DVD X5816 Disc 2, The NBC Morning Show Bonus materials: Percy Dovetonsils "Ode to Stanley's pussycat" -- Martin Krutch, Public eye -- Rock Mississippi in Fingers under Weskit" -- Howard, the world's strongest ant -- J. Disc two contains episodes from The NBC morning show of Ernie Kovacs at his best during his time on the Morning show in 1956. DVD X5817 Disc 4, The Late 1950's Contents: Saturday color carnival: "The Ernie Kovacs show" (Jan.
," along with "Don Juan Costello," "Two Tens for a Five," and other hilarious routines. A television show about a very Westernized Korean-American girl delightfully at odds with her traditional but screwy family in San Francisco. Mom, Dad, this is Kyle; Submission: Impossible; Who's the boss? Redesigning women; Booktopus; Mommie nearest; Take my family, please; Exile on Market Street -- Disc 3. ) Asian American Sitcom." Studies in American Humor, 2008, Vol. And the Cheers gang says goodbye to a beloved barstool regular - Coach. Everett Koop, nuclear protestors; Borat: Minor league baseball. Disc 1: Democratic National Convention: The Race From the White House. Disc 2, Republican National Convention: Target New York In addition to news reports of the real world with a satirical edge, the Daily Show also has celebrities (and semi-celebrities) on for interviews with the host, Jon Stewart. 19, 1957, NBC) -- Kovacs on music (May 22, 1959, NBC) -- Take a good look (July 21, 1960, ABC) Bonus materials: "Take a good look" clues -- "Take a good look" sales film -- "Silent please" -- "Our man in Havava" behind-the-scenes footage. DVD X5819 Disc 5, The ABC Specials Disc five contains five segments from the Ernie Kovacs Special, a program aired monthly on ABC in 19. DVD X5820 Disc 6, The ABC Specials Disc six contains nineteen selected sketches from 1956 taken from the NBC morning and evening shows.
Starring: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Lon Chaney, Jr., Sid Fields. DVD 906Cast: Jennifer Saunders, Joanna Lumley, Julia Sawalha, June Whitfield, Jane Horrocks. DVD 5866 Series 5 Cleanin' -- Book clubbin' -- Panickin' -- Huntin', shootin', fishin' -- Birthin' -- Schmoozin' -- Exploitin' -- Cold turkey. Ratting on Ruthie; Educating Margaret; Loveless in San Francisco; Malpractice makes perfect; The apartment -- Disc 4. 3 Issue 17, p131-144, 14p Orbe, Mark; Seymour, Ruth; Kang, Mee-Eun. Kamalipour, Theresa Carilli ; foreword by George Gerbner. (Main (Gardner) Stacks; Comparative Ethnic Studies P94.5. Originally aired on television during the 1984-1985 season. DVD 2875 Cast: Lenny Henry, Caroline Lee Johnson, Roger Griffiths with special guests. -- Episode 6: Belief: Ali G: Goes to Hollywood, sex roundtable, James Baker, Marlin Fitzwater; Borat: Guide to the South; Bruno: Alabama. Comedy Central's hit series, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart with episodes from the extremely popular Indecision 2004. ; A film about John Kerry; a film about Tungsten -- Convention day 4 (7/30/04): Stephen Colbert covers John Kerry's acceptance speech; Rob Corddry; Lewis Black catches new stories that fall through the cracks "Back in Black." Host: Jon Stewart; correspondents, Stephen Colbert, Samantha Bee, Rob Corddry, Ed Helms. Convention day 1 (8/31/04): Speeches by John Mc Cain and Rudy Giuliani; Stephen Colbert rubs elbows with Republicans, is branded a pervert; guest: Ted Koppel -- Convention day 2 (9/1/04): Arnold Schwarzenegger and Laura Bush rally; George W. They contain many of Kovacs' iconic masterpieces of comedy. Bonus materials: Trailer for Operation mad ball -- Promotional film "It happened to Ernie -- Muriel cigars commercials featuring Edie Adams. DVD X5821 A revealing, sympathetic close-up of one of America's greatest comedians, this definitive anthology is loaded with classic Kovacs bits from the Ernie Kovacs show.
The show's central character, Archie Bunker, was a working-class family man who held bigoted, conservative views of the world. Three episodes from one of the first sit-coms to take on controversial social issues. Videocassette release of three episodes of the BBC television show broadcast in 1993. Video/C 9703 Cast: Lenny Henry, Caroline Lee Johnson, Roger Griffiths with special guests. Al Sharpton, Senator Bob Graham, Don King; Minority retort -- Rob Corddry: Democratic debate in NY; Democratic debate in Detroit; The secretaries' tour -- Ed Helms: Original introduction; principle spinner -- Samantha Bee: Block the vote; So you want to bee ... -- the National anthem performed by Samantha Bee, Stephen Colbert, Rob Corddry, Ed Helms -- Continental skiff boat oarsmen for veracity -- Steve Carell: trail and tribulations -- Bob Wiltfong: Sticker shock. Three full length shows from the Black Entertainment cable network's comedy series Comicview. Chris Rock (host), Ronnie Long, Dominique, Rudy Rush -- Show 3. Disc 1 Cast: Ernie Kovacs, Jolene Brand, Bobby Lauher, Joe Mikolas, Maggi Brown, Frances Mc Hale, Bob Warren.His viewpoints clash with nearly everyone he comes into contact with especially his liberal son-in-law, Mike. Judging books by covers: Archie ridicules Mike and Gloria's intellectual friend Roger for being gay, but he is straight as an arrow. A British sit-com of Gareth Blackstock, the "finest" chef in England, possibly the world, who rules the kitchen of Le Chateau Anglais, the most upscale French restaurant in England. Host: Jon Stewart; correspondents, Stephen Colbert, Samantha Bee, Rob Corddry, Ed Helms. DVD 4078 Cast: Christopher Morris, Steve Coogan, Doon Mackichan, Patrick Marber, David Schneider, Michael Alexander. Cedric the Entertainer (host), George Willborn, Sonya D., Mike Bonner. Ernie Kovacs monologue -- 1812 Overture (also on vhs Video/C 6570) -- Various shorts -- Western parody -- Nairobi duo in space -- Musical office -- Oscilloscope sketches -- Wolfgang Sauerbraten (also on vhs Video/C 6570) -- Dinner symphony -- Whom dunnit?Archie's daughter, Gloria, often sided with Mike, while his saintly wife, Edith, was the rock that held the family together. Archie later discovers that his macho drinking buddy is gay and proud of it. Big cheese: All statuses are quo in the kitchen: it's a madhouse, especially when Chef Gareth gets ready for the arrival of an eminent restaurateur. The first three episodes from a television satire of British news programmes. Three full length shows from the Black Entertainment cable network's comedy series Comicview. DVD 1059 The Night the Roof Fell In: Rob and Laura each tells their side of an argument to friends when Rob doesn't come home after a marital dispute. Never Name a Duck: Two orphan ducklings come to live at the Petrie house. (also on vhs Video/C 6570)-- Kitchen symphony (also on vhs Video/C 6570) -- Percy Dovetonsils -- Wagon train -- Kovacs on music -- Hospital sketch -- Swan Lake of gorillas -- Musical spaghetti -- Nairobi trio -- Street scene -- Ah! Disc 2 Eugene -- Silent western (also on vhs Video/C 6570)-- Eugene reads -- Pinball -- Eugene's lunch box -- Dutch masters -- Miklos Molnar -- Auntie Gruesome -- Matzoh Hepplewhite -- Figaro -- Percy Dovetonsils -- Roger Simess -- Ernie at the peep-show -- Dr. 1 Features: The "crazy" 1812 Overture; a parody of 1950's TV Westerns; the Musical Office; the Kitchen Symphony; the woman-in-a-tub skits; Percy Dovetonsils reads a poem called "Leslie the mean animal trainer;" Wolfgang Sauerbraten selling Pffft spritzer; the bow & arrow blackouts; the "Whom Dunnit" game show. Video/C 6570 Cast: Robert Young, Jane Wyatt, Elinor Donahue, Billy Gray, Lauren Chapin.Gloria discovers women's lib: When Gloria demands that Mike start treating her as an equal and he hesitates she takes a bold exodus from the household, leaving Archie to comfort and enlighten his lonely son-in-law. Video/C 6897 When Boston lawyer, Ally Mc Beal, meets up with a former college friend who hires her at his prestigious law firm, things get complicated when she learns she'll be working with her first love and his wife. Fame is the spur: A little TV-publicity can't hurt the restaurant but no one expects the cameras to be rolling when a prep assistant lets live crayfish escape. It parodies the 'hard-hitting' style of journalism, as well as mocking sports journalism, weather reports, American news programmes, business reports, soa poperas and many other targets. PAL format Video/C 9853 Cast: Christopher Morris, Steve Coogan, Doon Mackichan, Patrick Marber, David Schneider, Michael Alexander. When one gets sick Rob and Laura teach Richie lessons on love and responsibility. Sweet mystery of life -- Stork Club -- Matzoh Hepplewhite -- Albert Grindley -- Talking flies -- Hot date -- Die Valkerie -- Great Submergo -- Jack Lemmon intro -- Oscilloscope sketches -- Ballerina -- Monster pool -- Clutching hand -- Trashy books. Rentzler Ewing -- Oscilloscope routines -- Turkish bath -- Ernie at the piano -- Percy on Easter -- Ernie's monologue -- Radio & pie in the face -- Mr. Television series about a "typical" mid-century, middle-class, Midwestern American family living in Springfield, Ohio: Jim Anderson, insurance salesman and father, his wife Margaret, and their children Betty, Bud and Kathy.Gloria poses in the nude: When Gloria casts her inhibitions to the wind to pose for Mike's artist friend, Mike (the most free-thinking member of the household) experiences reservations. Ally slips into one fantasy after another to try and cope with her new life. Pilot -- Compromising positions -- The kiss -- The affair -- Disc 2. Rice and peas: Bumbling prep assistant Everton gets a chance to shine when the restaurant plans a special Jamaican menu. This segment contains footage of a helicopter being flown at small children,an American Elvis impersonator, a gangsta rapper, the constitutional crisis that followed John Major's fightwith the Queen and an interview with a swimming poolattendant. The first three episodes from a television satire of British news programmes. Videocassette release of two episodes from the television program produced 1961-1966. Video/C 8224Hustling the Hustler: Will Buddy's younger brother, Blacky, sucker Rob out of 0 bucks during a friendly game of pool before he leaves town? Question man -- Hepplewhite's magic show -- Ernie's final monologue -- Nairobi trio -- Mississippi mud -- Percy's ode to Stanley's cat -- I can't give you anything but love -- Ernie's last show -- Edie's Marilyn Monroe -- Take a good look clues -- The Trenton years. Disc 1: Bud takes up the dance -- Lesson in citizenship -- The motor scooter -- Football tickets -- Live my own life -- Grandpa Jim's rejuvenation -- Bud's encounter with the law.One hundred tears away -- The promise -- The attitude -- Drawing the lines -- Disc 3. Videocassette release of three episodes of the BBC television show broadcast in 1994. Video/C 9704 Cast: Freddie Prinze, Jack Albertson, Della Reese, Scatman Crothers. It parodies the 'hard-hitting' style of journalism, as well as mocking sports journalism, weather reports, American news programmes, business reports, soap operas and many other targets. Bank Book 6565696: Rob discovers Laura has a secret bank account. -- Disc 2: Thanksgiving Day -- Second honeymoon -- Typical father -- Margaret goes dancing -- The Christmas story -- Sparrow in the window -- Boy's week.