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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 the irreverent, irresistible humor that launched her career. Written by Anonymous

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Ellen DeGeneres: Human beings only use ten percent of their brains. Ten percent! Can you imagine how much we could accomplish if we used the other sixty percent?
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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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