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Ellen DeGeneres: The Beginning (2000)

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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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3 September 2000 | by (Florida) – See all my reviews

Ellen De Generes at her best. This is a must see for anyone into comedy. Timing is excellent and routines are brilliant. De Generes proves she still has what it takes to wow an audience. The opening dance sequence displays another side of De Generes to her fans. Don't miss this...


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