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George Carlin: Personal Favorites (1996)

TV Movie  |   |  Comedy  |  1996 (USA)
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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 »

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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 Angeles;New Jersey;Phoenix and New York from 1977 to 1998. Includes "Hello-Goodbye," "Earrings," "Hitler," "We Like War," "It's Not a Sport," "Football," and an alternative version of "A Place for My Stuff." Written by Anonymous

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Excellent Compilation
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George Carlin's latest collection of some more best of bits (a continuation of his 1996 video Best Stuff) is a refreshing and of course as usual hilarious retread and is a great retrospective for any Carlin fan or just comedy fan in general. The best bits: Dog Incident, Hitler, Al Sleet, and It's Not a Sport, plus a fine beginning segment with George trying on different hats. A+


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