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

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Garry Shandling pokes fun at sitcom conventions.

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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)
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 Ruth Shandling (30 episodes, 1986-1990)
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Garry Shandling pokes fun at sitcom conventions.

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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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Highly Entertaining
25 May 2001 | by See all my reviews

While not quite up to the quality of Shandling's later hit, "The Larry Sanders Show", this was also a very entertaining parody of television conventions. Shandling knew how to have fun with the idea of series television and this show never took itself too serious on the outside, but you could tell a lot of thought went into it behind the scenes. A unique blend of talk-show, sitcom & satire.


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