It's Garry Shandling's Show. (1986–1990)

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 Garry Shandling (71 episodes, 1986-1990)
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 Nancy Bancroft (71 episodes, 1986-1990)
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 Pete Schumaker / ... (71 episodes, 1986-1990)
Scott Nemes ...
 Grant Schumaker (71 episodes, 1986-1990)
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 Leonard Smith (47 episodes, 1986-1990)
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 Jackie Schumaker (42 episodes, 1986-1990)
Barbara Cason ...
 Ruth Shandling (30 episodes, 1986-1990)
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Barbara Cason, who played Garry's mother, died a month after the final episode aired. See more »

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Spoofed in Saturday Night Live: Garry Shandling/Los Lobos (1987) See more »

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A work of genius.
29 January 2000 | by (England) – See all my reviews



A show that inspires me to this day. While I didn't see it when it first aired at my house we have the wonder that is cable and the reruns of this show make my evening.

The format for the show is unlike any other I've seen and while the plots may not be original Garry (and cast) sparkle with true wit and class. Not many shows make me laugh out loud, but this one has me in tears. I urge absolutely everyone to watch it.


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