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Laughter on the 23rd Floor (2001)

R | | Comedy | TV Movie 26 May 2001
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win. See more awards »
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TV's top comic has everything. Except his sanity.

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Both this tele-movie and Broadway Bound (1992) and their respective source Neil Simon plays are considered companion pieces as they reflect Simon's early writing career. See more »

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Ira's last name is Chuvney in the film, Stone in the credits. See more »

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Val: You think it's funny that Max called me at 12 AM midnight?
Milt: Only when you say it.
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References A Streetcar Named Desire (1951) See more »

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Sad more than funny, and a tribute to a great comic
26 August 2001 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

If you aren't old enough to cherish the memory of Sid's Caesar's Show of Shows in its heyday, if you don't think Mel Brooks, Woody Allen, Neil Simon, Larry Gelbart and the rest of his writers' room was the greatest collection of comic talent ever, and if you didn't watch most of the Army-McCarthy hearings, well, maybe this movie isn't for you. But you're just the one who should see if for its educational value. It tells us a whole lot about the golden age of television, of the country's torpor in the 50's, of the days when people who cared more for those dependent upon them than they did for themselves got run over by the corporate machine, and of the contrived and deliberate dumbing down of our national intellect. See this movie, and then rent some of the classic skits by Caesar, Reiner, Coca, Morris and company on DVD. You'll know why those of us who were there still die laughing the hundredth time we hear, "You have gespritzen on un general."


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