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Ellen DeGeneres: The Beginning (2000)

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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Welcome Back Ellen

Ellen live in the Beacon Theatre, and welcome back Ellen! Good to see you again!

Best moments include the shampoo bottle jokes, and Ellen's interpretative dance routine at the beginning.

Otherwise, standard Ellen fare (and that's no bad thing) with Ellen going off on every possible tangent.

More please!


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