This comedy was to content the way Laugh-In was for form on television in the 1960's. The audience was treated to a show where two perfectly innocent looking brothers regularly doing truly subversive humor that either enraged the network executives or gave them heart attacks. The humour often included direct jokes on the Vietnam War, religion, sexuality and censorship in styles that would mirror Saturday Night Live and other later shows. Written by
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The Smothers Brothers planned to tape the 1969-70 season in San Francisco, center of the counter-culture movement at the time, but CBS fired the Smothers in the spring of 1969. See more
What are the arguments against the draft? We hear it is unfair, immoral, discourages young men from studying, ruins their careers and their lives.
Picky, picky, picky.