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A parody of Johnny Carson anniversary shows made for the Showtime cable network.

Director: Tom Trbovich
Stars: Garry Shandling, Paul Willson, Ritch Brinkley
The Larry Sanders Show (1992–1998)
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A comedic behind the scenes look at a late night talk show.

Stars: Garry Shandling, Jeffrey Tambor, Wallace Langham
SCTV Network (1981–1983)
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Comedy parody about TV.

Stars: John Candy, Joe Flaherty, Eugene Levy
SCTV (1976–1981)
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The staff of Melonville's TV station put on programming that is unique in its own silly way.

Stars: Joe Flaherty, Eugene Levy, Andrea Martin
SCTV Channel (1983–1984)
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The staff of Melonville's TV station put on programming that is unique in its own silly way.

Stars: Joe Flaherty, Eugene Levy, Andrea Martin
Get a Life (1990–1992)
Comedy | Fantasy
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The misadventures of a 30-year-old paper-boy (played by Late Night alum Chris Elliot) and his wacky parents. Such show topics included the eating of a space alien, a robotic paper-boy and ... See full summary »

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The Tracey Ullman Show (1987–1990)
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Tracey Ullman hosts a variety show containing sketches, song-and-dance routines and the Simpsons.

Stars: Tracey Ullman, Dan Castellaneta, Sam McMurray
The Ben Stiller Show (1992–1993)
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This comedy/variety show specialized in parodies of movies and television shows and commercials. Often, they would also have a special guest (e.g., a TV actor) join them in the comedy ... See full summary »

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The Kids in the Hall (1988–1994)
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Stars: Dave Foley, Bruce McCulloch, Kevin McDonald
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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)
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 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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10 September 1986 (USA)  »

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Это шоу Гарри Шэндлинга  »

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Garry's condo is replicated after the real Garry Shandling's condo in Sherman Oaks, CA. See more »

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Featured in The Making of 'The Larry Sanders Show' (2007) See more »

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A truly funny sitcom.
12 May 2017 | by (Butt Town) – See all my reviews

I have to start by saying I never had Showtime and don't remember ever seeing this show but somehow I knew every word to the theme song.That's a bit weird.Anyway, this is by far one of the best American sitcoms ever.The only show that even comes close is Seinfeld.Besides just being extremely funny, this show did lots of unique things that made it even better.First of all, they not only broke the fourth wall but it was a big part of the show.Garry did an opening monologue and was constantly explaining things to the audience.Not to mention that he frequently left the set.Another unique thing they did was make the kid actually be funny.On most sitcoms if the kids get to talk they are rarely funny.The kid on this show is hilarious every time he opens his mouth.I was worried about this show at first because Garry had the stereotypical 80s wacky friend who was a terrible character that didn't fit into the show.Luckily they rarely used him and he only lasted six episodes.One weird thing I noticed is that sick freak Ellen stole her delivery from Garry.If you listen to the show without watching you might actually think it is that sicko.But it would take a lot more than that to ruin this show.If you enjoy laughing, you must see this show.


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