The George Carlin Show (1994–1995)

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The daily adventures of New York cabdriver George O'Grady who, while not the weirdest man in New York, is "definitely in the top three." When not expounding his theories on government ... See full summary »

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 George O'Grady (27 episodes, 1994-1995)
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 Harry Rossetti (27 episodes, 1994-1995)
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 Sydney Paris (27 episodes, 1994-1995)
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 Jack Donahue (27 episodes, 1994-1995)
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 Dr. Neil Beck (27 episodes, 1994-1995)
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 Frank / ... (23 episodes, 1994-1995)
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 Larry Pinkerton (12 episodes, 1994)
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The daily adventures of New York cabdriver George O'Grady who, while not the weirdest man in New York, is "definitely in the top three." When not expounding his theories on government conspiracies and alien visitations to his fares, he hangs out at a local bar with his only-slightly-less-eccentric friends. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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In his autobiography, George Carlin states that Sam Simon often insulted the crew and treated them terribly. On his website, Carlin states that he should have checked Simon's mental health before working with him. See more »

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Referenced in Married with Children: Al Goes Deep (1994) See more »

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A Memorable Attempt at a Sitcom!
17 July 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

George Carlin plays if I remember a New York City taxi driver who frequents a bar which is also like his second home. He is surrounded by a group of fellow barflies. A single older New York City blue collar man played by the wonderful George Carlin who also produced the entire season. Maybe the show never got the right attention because it was a far better sitcom than others on television. Sadly, it was canceled after only one season. Of course, George would go on to do what he does best which is his stand-up. Nobody was like George Carlin who was brash, honest, candid, and devoutly atheist and proud of it. George Carlin did everything else well including his roles in film especially in Kevin Smith movies like the Cardinal in Dogma and the father to Ben Affleck in Jersey Girl. George might have been more comfortable playing the blue collar roles like the New York City taxi driver struggling to survive but George was great at being George and I loved this show which never got the praise it rightfully deserved.


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