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George Carlin: 40 Years of Comedy (1997)

TV Movie  -   -  Comedy  -  27 February 1997 (USA)
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George Carlin celebrates 40 years of comedy and here, he presents 2 new standup bits, comedian Jon Stewart gives an interview with him, and we look at his old comedy work through the last 4 decades.

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George Carlin celebrates 40 years of comedy and here, he presents 2 new standup bits, comedian Jon Stewart gives an interview with him, and we look at his old comedy work through the last 4 decades.

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I like this special. Here, we see George Carlin give out two new comedy stand-up bits and an interview to comedian Jon Stewart. But also, there is a 15 minute look at Carlin's old stuff through the 1960's till now. Very funny stuff, but mainly vintage wise. Good comedy, especially at the ripe golden age of 60. A+


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