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Denis Leary: No Cure for Cancer (1993)

Ticked off comic Denis Leary talks honestly about subjects ranging from smoking, red meat, drugs, his family, rehab, and yes, cancer.

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Ticked off comic Denis Leary talks honestly about subjects ranging from smoking, red meat, drugs, his family, rehab, and yes, cancer.

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Rated R for pervasive language, drug and sex-related humor | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The night of the show's taping, the crew set up but through some error gave the actors no access to the bathroom. Just before the show, Denis Leary had to use the bathroom badly but had no way of getting to it. Chris Phillips took a look at the crowd and seeing no way to get Denis to the bathroom without making the audience believe the show had started, handed Denis a bucket. See more »

Goofs

The Muppet character Big Bird (performed by Caroll Spinney) sang a quavering rendition of "(It's not easy) Bein' green" at Jim Henson's funeral, not Kermit the frog. See more »

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Denis Leary: Every time you hear about some famous guy overdosing on drugs, it's always some really talented guy. It's always like Len Bias, or Janis Joplin, or Jimi Hendrix, or John Belushi. You know what I mean? The people you wanna have overdose on drugs never would! Like Motley Crue would never fucking overdose man, never!
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Featured in De wereld draait door: Episode #6.6 (2010) See more »

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Meat, drugs, and irish immigrants
24 August 2002 | by See all my reviews

This is one of the funniest comedies specials I have ever seen. I highly recommend it. He expresses his views on meat, drugs, alcohol, ciggarrettes, his family, and cancer. Funny stories, funny faces, funny sounds, and funny songs help along this hilarious routine.


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