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Ellen DeGeneres: The Beginning (2000)

TV Movie  -   -  Comedy | Documentary  -  23 July 2000 (USA)
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The smart, sassy actress/comedienne's third solo HBO special features material taped in front of a live audience at NYC's Beacon Theater. In this show, Ellen makes her triumphant return to ... See full summary »

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The smart, sassy actress/comedienne's third solo HBO special features material taped in front of a live audience at NYC's Beacon Theater. In this show, Ellen makes her triumphant return to the irreverent, irresistible humor that launched her career. Written by Anonymous

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Ellen DeGeneres: I am fascinated by animals. All of nature fascinates me, all of nature. You ever watch ants? Do you have that kind of time like me? It's interesting because if you watch them, they're always in that one long single-file line. If you notice that. They're always in that one single-file line. They don't have to be. There aren't little lanes painted for them that they're forced to stay in. They can go anywhere on the ground that they want to go, but they stay in that line. I think... Don't you ...
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Heart-warming yet hilarious
2 January 2002 | by (Manchester, England) – See all my reviews

Ellen Degeneres is one of my fave actresses and I admire her honesty and her ability to babble to an audience for over an hour without stopping! I live in England and you can only get this on video here, I watched it with 4 of my friends (all aged 16) and only me and one of my male friends enjoyed it. No-one else quite understood Ellen's quirks and rambling habits. Still, I give this one an 8 or 9. Nice work Ellen, keep it up. :)


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