George Burns Comedy Week (1985– )

TV Series  -   -  Comedy
7.9
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.9/10 from 30 users  
Reviews: 4 user

Add a Plot

0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

Alpha House Premieres Today

All ten episodes of the second season of "Alpha House" are available now. Watch them now, only on Prime Instant Video.


Related News

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 25 titles
created 14 Jun 2011
 
a list of 1941 titles
created 05 Apr 2013
 
a list of 1945 titles
created 8 months ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: George Burns Comedy Week (1985– )

George Burns Comedy Week (1985– ) on IMDb 7.9/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of George Burns Comedy Week.

User Polls

Episodes

Seasons


Years



Unknown   1  
1985  
Edit

Cast

Complete series cast summary:
...
 George Burns (10 episodes, 1985)
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

anthology | See All (1) »

Genres:

Comedy

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

18 September 1985 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

La comedia de George Burns  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Spin-off Leo & Liz in Beverly Hills (1986) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
episodes of GBCW described
29 July 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This show appeared during the time that the new Twilight Zone and Spielberg's Amazing Stories were attempting to revive the anthology genre. It was a comedy version of the above, and was rather well done. The title confused viewers, many of whom thought the aging Burns had a new show (he merely introduced each episode, Rod Serling style).

Here's a few comments on some specific episodes: "Home For Dinner" starred SCTV regulars Eugene Levy and Joe Flaherty (other episodes featured Catharine O'Hara and Dave Thomas), and the story was a TZ-type tale about a suburbanite who finds himself cast as mercenaries against his will.

"The Couch" was written by Steve Martin and was the pilot for a series starring Carrie Fisher which lasted ONE more episode! "Disaster At Buzz Creek" was directed by John Landis and starred Don Rickles, Don Knotts and Fannie Flagg. Brilliantly bizarre, that's all I can say.

"The Assignment" was written by playwright Bruce Jay Friedman and starred Telly Savalas & Elliott Gould.

"The Honeybunnies" featured Howard Hesseman and SNL's Laraine Newman, and included an animated sequence that at the time would've been considered "sick".

"The Christmas Carol Part 2" was the outright masterpiece of the series, showing the events of the year after Dickens' original, after Scrooge has turned into a complete sucker and everyone -- including Tiny Tim -- has begun taking advantage of him!

-- mnw


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Missing Two Episodes -- Will Trade The Rest middlenamewayne
Discuss George Burns Comedy Week (1985) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page