Performing at the Celebrity Star Theater in Phoenix on July 23, 1978, Carlin mesmerizes his audience in the second of his 12 HBO specials. The show was originally planned as part of a ...
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In his New York City grammar school, George Carlin was known as a "disruptive influence in the classroom." With this concert, the ultimate class clown is back at school at UCLA, making ... See full summary »
George Carlin brings his comedy back to New Jersey and this time talks about Offensive Language, Euphemisms, They're Only Words, Dogs, Things you never hear, see or wanna hear, Some people ... See full summary »
When George Carlin is asked which HBO concert is his favorite, his answer is always, "Jammin' In New York." The reasons are several: It was his first HBO show done live; it was the first he... See full summary »
Legendary comic Carlin comes back to the Beacon theater to angrily rant about airport security, germs, cigars, angels, children and parents, men, names, religion, god, advertising, Bill Jeff and minorities.
In "Complaints & Grievances," George Carlin's 12th HBO comedy special, taped at the Beacon Theater in New York on November 17, 2001 (ten weeks after 9/11), Carlin casts his usual jaundiced ... See full summary »
It's Bad For Ya, Carlin's Emmy-nominated 14th and final HBO special from March of 2008 features Carlin's noted irreverent and unapologetic observations on topics ranging from death, ... See full summary »
For more than four decades;George Carlin has made us laugh with his provocative style of standup comedy. This HBO special presentation highlights the best of his live performances in Los ... See full summary »
This special video looks at George Carlin's best comedy material from 1977-1990. This special edition looks at his famous Seven dirty words, baseball and football, losing things, dogs and ... See full summary »
Performing at the Celebrity Star Theater in Phoenix on July 23, 1978, Carlin mesmerizes his audience in the second of his 12 HBO specials. The show was originally planned as part of a concert/sketch movie, The Illustrated George Carlin, that never came to fruition.The routines include: Death, Kids & Parents, Newscast #2, Time and Al Sleet, the Hippy-Dippy Weatherman. Written by
This special was originally a proposed concert film titled "The Illustrated George Carlin". It was to feature animated segments interspersed with Carlin's stand-up. But Carlin ran over budget and the segments were discarded. Carlin eventually used this idea in George Carlin: Carlin on Campus (1984). See more »
[about being bothered by time]
You've had people come up to you and say, "What time is it? What time is it?" As if you personally were responsible for keeping time? You know, I feel honored, first of all, that they thought I was the man in charge. Well, I do have to explain, "You don't see official timekeeper on here, do you?" I don't have the time, of course not. Do you have the time? That's another way they say it: "Do you have the time?" I say, "No. I don't believe I do. I certainly didn't ...
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George Carlin's recent death made me decide to watch some of his old stuff. "On Location: George Carlin at Phoenix" is a real classic. Talking about death, time and of course the Seven Dirty Words, George gives it his all; to top it off, he even shows some pictures of himself as a boy (while giving joke commentary) and has his wife come out onto the stage.
All in all, George Carlin may have left this life, but his memory and humor are here to stay. I sure hope that they stay. I guess that as long as things are really screwed up in our society, there will always be plenty of room for the likes of Carlin.
In conclusion, a comedy classic.
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