Phreekshow's Favorite Stand-Up List!

A list of my personal favorite stand-up comedy, comedy specials and roasts!
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1.
Bill Cosby: Himself (1983 Documentary)
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A concert film in which Bill Cosby discusses weekends, raising children, dentists, and many other situations. (105 mins.)
Stars: Bill Cosby
 
2.
Robin Williams Live on Broadway (2002 Documentary)
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The fourth HBO stand-up special by Robin Williams. (99 mins.)
Director: Marty Callner
 
3.
Back from Hell: A Tribute to Sam Kinison (2010 TV Special)
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A star-studded cast of comedians pays tribute to the man who turned rage into an art form. (61 mins.)
Director: Robert Small
 
4.
Rodney Dangerfield: Exposed (1985 TV Movie)
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Rodney Dangerfield's third ABC special. (60 mins.)
 
5.
Rodney Dangerfield: It's Not Easy Bein' Me (1986 TV Special)
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(59 mins.)
 
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George Carlin... It's Bad for Ya! (2008 Documentary)
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It's Bad For Ya, Carlin's Emmy-nominated 14th and final HBO special from March of 2008 features Carlin's... (70 mins.)
Director: Rocco Urbisci
 
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George Carlin: Jammin' in New York (1992 Documentary)
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When George Carlin is asked which HBO concert is his favorite, his answer is always, "Jammin' In New... (59 mins.)
Director: Rocco Urbisci
 
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George Carlin: You Are All Diseased (1999 Documentary)
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Legendary comic Carlin comes back to the Beacon theater to angrily rant about airport security, germs, cigars, angels, children and parents, men, names, religion, god, advertising, Bill Jeff and minorities. (65 mins.)
Director: Rocco Urbisci
 
9.
George Carlin: Back in Town (1996 Documentary)
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George Carlin brings his comedy stylings to the Beacon theater in New York City. He rants about Abortion, The death penalty, prison farms, fart jokes, free floating hostility and words. (60 mins.)
Director: Rocco Urbisci
 
10.
George Carlin: Carlin on Campus (1984 Documentary)
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In his New York City grammar school, George Carlin was known as a "disruptive influence in the classroom." With this concert... (60 mins.)
 
11.
George Carlin: Doin' It Again (1990 Documentary)
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George Carlin brings his comedy back to New Jersey and this time talks about Offensive Language, Euphemisms... (60 mins.)
Director: Rocco Urbisci
 
12.
George Carlin: Life Is Worth Losing (2005 Documentary)
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George Carlin continues making people laugh with his 13th HBO stand-up special. (75 mins.)
Director: Rocco Urbisci
 
13.
George Carlin: Complaints & Grievances (2001 Documentary)
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In "Complaints & Grievances," George Carlin's 12th HBO comedy special, taped at the Beacon Theater in New York on November 17... (55 mins.)
Director: Rocco Urbisci
 
14.
George Carlin: Playin' with Your Head (1986 Documentary)
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Legendary comedian George Carlin tackles some of his favorite subjects along with his brand of comedy and humor. (60 mins.)
Director: Rocco Urbisci
 
15.
Blue Collar Comedy Tour: The Movie (2003 Documentary)
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The comedic stylings of four sort-of famous funnymen are brought to the big screen courtesy of this 2002 documentary. (105 mins.)
Director: C.B. Harding
 
16.
Blue Collar Comedy Tour Rides Again (2004 Documentary)
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Bill Engvall, Ron "Tater Salad" White, Jeff Foxworthy, and Larry "The Cable Guy" return onstage to give some funny redneck laughs and humorous spins on everyday affairs. (106 mins.)
Director: C.B. Harding
 
17.
Larry the Cable Guy: Morning Constitutions (2007 TV Movie)
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Larry The Cable Guy: Morning Constitutions (60 mins.)
 
18.
Andrew Dice Clay: One Night with Dice (1987 Video)
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Before his first HBO special The Diceman Cometh and his feature-film debut in The Adventures of Ford Fairlaine... (46 mins.)
Director: Kevin Padden
 
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Comedy Central Roast of William Shatner (2006 TV Movie)
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It's William Shatner's turn to step in to the celebrity hot seat for the latest installment of The Comedy Central Roast... (90 mins.)
Director: Joel Gallen
 
21.
Comedy Central Roast of Pamela Anderson (2005 Documentary)
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Comedy Central's best roasters and stand up comedians take a whack at actor/model Pamela Anderson. (90 mins.)
Director: Joel Gallen
 
22.
Comedy Central Roast of Bob Saget (2008 TV Special)
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The aggravatingly amiable star of "Full House," "America's Funniest Home Videos" (90 mins.)
Director: Joel Gallen
 
23.
Comedy Central Roast of Denis Leary (2003 TV Movie)
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Several roasters make fun of Denis Leary. (99 mins.)
 
24.
Comedy Central Roast of Flavor Flav (2007 Documentary)
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It's Flavor Flav's turn to step in to the celebrity hot seat for the latest installment of The Comedy Central Roast. (90 mins.)
Director: Joel Gallen
 
25.
The N.Y. Friars Club Roast of Hugh Hefner (2001 TV Special)
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Several roasters roast Hugh Hefner.
Director: Paul Miller
 
26.
Comedy Central Roast of Jeff Foxworthy (2005 Documentary)
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Blue collar comedian Jeff Foxworthy is skewered by his fellow comedians, friends, and others.
 
27.
Comedy Central Roast of Larry the Cable Guy (2009 Documentary)
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Lisa Lampinelli hosts the Comedy Central Roast of Larry the Cable Guy with Toby Keith, Warren Sapp, Jeff Foxworthy, Greg Giraldo, Nick DiPaolo, Gary Busey, Jeff Ross and Maureen McCormack among others.
Director: Joel Gallen
 
28.
The N.Y. Friars Club Roast of Drew Carey (1998 TV Movie)
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Several roasters make fun of Drew Carey.
 
29.
Bob Saget: That Ain't Right (2007 Documentary)
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Bob Saget does a one hour stand up special. (60 mins.)
Stars: Bob Saget
 
30.
The F Word (2005)
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On the day of the Republican National Convention, radio show host Joe Pace joins the rallies, protests, delegates and citizens of NYC. Broadcasting his last show live, on-the-air, he goes on a one man march for free speech. (85 mins.)
Director: Jed Weintrob
 
31.
Rowan Atkinson: Not Just a Pretty Face (1992 Documentary)
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Rowan Atkinson and Angus Deayton in Boston doing a live performance of the same styles of humor we've seen in Mr... (55 mins.)
Director: Thomas Schlamme
 
32.
Terry Fator: Live from Las Vegas (2009 Video)
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The million-dollar winner of "America's Got Talent" and his endearing puppets deliver spot-on performances in the styles of such favorite singers as Louis Armstrong, Roy Orbison, Elvis, Etta James, Brooks & Dunn and many more. (71 mins.)
Director: Mark Goffman
 
33.
Denis Leary: No Cure for Cancer (1992 Documentary)
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Ticked off comic Denis Leary talks honestly about subjects ranging from smoking, red meat, drugs, his family, rehab, and yes, cancer. (62 mins.)
Director: Ted Demme
 
34.
Robin Williams: Weapons of Self Destruction (2009 Documentary)
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In this comedy special taped at DAR Constitution Hall, his first solo special on the network in seven years... (90 mins.)
Director: Marty Callner