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1. The Steve Allen Plymouth Show (1956–1960)

60 min | Comedy

8.8
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Stars: Steve Allen, Gene Rayburn, Skitch Henderson, Les Brown

Votes: 147

2. Biography (1987– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography

7.9
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The life stories of various historical figures and celebrities are told.

Stars: Jack Perkins, Peter Graves, Harry Smith, Bill Mumy

Votes: 1,288

3. Broadway Open House (1950–1952)

Comedy, Music

7.9
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Stars: Milton Delugg, Jerry Lester, Dagmar, Ray Malone

Votes: 7

4. Biography (1987– )
Episode: Richard Pryor: Comic on the Edge (1996)

60 min | Documentary, Biography

7.7
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Hilarious clips from his classic performances and a sobering interview with Pryor himself capture the genius and pathos of the revolutionary comic.

Stars: Mel Watkins, Manny Roth, Ron De Biasio, Thom Mount

Votes: 49

5. Playboy's Penthouse (1959–1961)

60 min | Music

7.6
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Stars: Hugh Hefner, Lenny Bruce, Nat 'King' Cole, Cy Coleman

Votes: 28

6. The Pierre Berton Show (1962– )

60 min | Talk-Show

7.0
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Stars: Pierre Berton, Patrick Macnee, Linda Thorson, George Jessel

Votes: 11

7. Walking My Baby Back Home (1953)

Approved | 95 min | Comedy, Musical

6.9
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World War II veteran Clarence "Jigger" Millard forms a band with several other former GIs. The band fails to take off and he is forced to join a minstrel show headed by Colonel Wallace. He soon falls for Wallace's niece Chris Hall.

Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: Donald O'Connor, Janet Leigh, Buddy Hackett, Lori Nelson

Votes: 87

8. Lenny Bruce in 'Lenny Bruce' (1967)

Not Rated | 72 min | Documentary, Comedy

6.8
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Iconoclast Lenny Bruce appears at San Francisco's Basin Street West in what was his next-to-last live appearance. His act that night consisted of reading allegations and transcripts from ... See full summary »

Director: John Magnuson | Star: Lenny Bruce

Votes: 174

9. Nick DiPaolo: Raw Nerve (2011 TV Special)

TV-MA | 46 min | Documentary, Comedy

6.7
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Scathingly satirical comedian Nick DiPaolo brings his razor wit, trademark sarcasm and strong political views to this socially relevant, typically reckless standup performance.

Director: Jay Chapman | Star: Nick Di Paolo

Votes: 75

10. Thank You Mask Man (1971)

8 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

6.7
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Tells how the Lone Ranger hooks up with Tonto. With Lenny Bruce doing all the voices, this animation of a Bruce routine begins with local folks upset at the Lone Ranger because he won't ... See full summary »

Directors: Lenny Bruce, John Magnuson | Star: Lenny Bruce

Votes: 291

11. Talent Scouts (1948–1958)

30 min | Comedy, Family, Music

6.1
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A popular radio personality in the 1940's brought his variety talent contest show to television that continued into the 1950's.

Stars: Arthur Godfrey, Lenny Bruce, Sally Marr, Bob Braun

Votes: 11

12. Artists of the Roundtable (2008 Video)

PG | 60 min | Documentary

6.1
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Today's independent artists - filmmakers, actors, comedians, and musicians gather with Hollywood Arts Society to discuss this century's most meaningful people within tv, film, and music. ... See full summary »

Director: Michael J. Foster | Stars: Grae Drake, Emery Emery, Michael J. Foster, John Fugelsang

Votes: 30

13. The Rocket Man (1954)

79 min | Family, Sci-Fi, Comedy

5.2
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Wacky complications ensue when a little boy comes into possession of a ray gun that compels anyone caught in its beam to tell the truth. He uses it to prevent his orphanage from being shut ... See full summary »

Director: Oscar Rudolph | Stars: Charles Coburn, Spring Byington, Anne Francis, John Agar

Votes: 69

14. Dance Hall Racket (1953)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

3.3
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A gangster who operates a sleazy dance hall uses a sadistic bodyguard to keep his girls afraid and his customers in line.

Director: Phil Tucker | Stars: Timothy Farrell, Lenny Bruce, Bernie Jones, Honey Bruce Friedman

Votes: 105

15. Dream Follies (1954)

61 min | Comedy

3.0
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A group of male office workers, bored with their daily routine, decide to stop in at the local burlesque house.

Director: Phil Tucker | Stars: Deenah Prince, Stacy Farrell, Rusty Amber, Tarana

Votes: 31

16. The Leather Jacket (1955)

20 min | Short

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Stars: Lenny Bruce, Sally Marr

17. One Night Stand: The World of Lenny Bruce (1959 TV Special)

90 min | Documentary, Comedy, Music

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Lenny Bruce talks about how newspapers distort information and discusses his theory of comedy ("tragedy + time = comedy").

Stars: Lenny Bruce, Cannonball Adderley, Harry Edison, Bill Evans

18. Broadway Open House (1950–1952)
Episode: (1950-05) (1950)

Comedy, Music

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Star: Lenny Bruce

19. The Pierre Berton Show (1962– )
Episode: (1966-02) (1966)

Talk-Show

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Star: Lenny Bruce

20. Playboy's Penthouse (1959–1961)
Episode: Episode #1.1 (1959)

Music

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Stars: Lenny Bruce, Nat 'King' Cole, Cy Coleman, Ella Fitzgerald

21. The Steve Allen Plymouth Show (1956–1960)
Episode: Episode #4.28 (1959)

Comedy

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The Stooges do their well-worn "Knife Throwing Maharaja" bit without improvisations, Bruce does a monologue about junkies, then moves on to a maudlin song story about loneliness, and Poston... See full summary »

Stars: Steve Allen, David Allen, Les Brown, Lenny Bruce

22. The Steve Allen Plymouth Show (1956–1960)
Episode: Episode #4.32 (1959)

Comedy

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Stars: Steve Allen, Les Brown, Lenny Bruce, Anita Ekberg

23. Talent Scouts (1948–1958)
Episode: Episode dated 18 April 1949 (1949)

Comedy, Family, Music

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Stars: Arthur Godfrey, Lenny Bruce, Sally Marr