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Paul Reiser brings his sophisticated observational humor to home video in this rare showcase of his acclaimed talent as both actor and stand-up comedian. Reiser goes out on a whim searching for "The Main Thing" in a unique blend of live stand-up comedy and an uprorious out-of-body experience feautring cameo appearances by Teri Garr, Elliott Gould, Carrie Fisher, Michael J. Pollard, Desi Arnaz Jr., Woody Harrelson, Carol Kane, and many others! Join Paul Reiser for his unique perspective on such subjects as exact change, dogs, valet parking, potato chips, "They" & "The Guy", Larry Storch and much more! Go out on a whime with Paul Reiser - you'll be beside yourself with laughter. Written by Anonymous

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