Real Time with Bill Maher (2003– )

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Comedian and political satirist Bill Maher discusses topical events with guests from various backgrounds.

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Four guests from the worlds of politics and entertainment join host Bill Maher for a free-wheeling and humorous discussion of current events.

Stars: Bill Maher, Christine O'Donnell, Lisa Ann Walter
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Comedian and political satirist Bill Maher discusses topical events with guests from various backgrounds.

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Maher originally wanted the series to be titled "True Dat" but HBO rejected it. Maher settled for "Real Time" but does not like the title. See more »

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Willie Nelson: We have two cars, my wife and I, that run on vegetable oil. She has a Volkswagen. I have a Mercedes. They've never had anything in them expect 100% vegetable oil. Our bus is run on 100% soybeans. So there's no reason for us to be so dependent on foreign energy.
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Unstable mix of Politics and Comedy.
12 March 2005 | by (Mansfield, Pennsylvania.) – See all my reviews

Of course, some people are attracted to the unstable. I have to watch this show whenever I notice it is on, even when I find it to be an episode that I have already seen. You are never sure if you should laugh or wince as Bill takes aim at everything ridiculous about America. He even lets himself be ridiculed, which is the mark of a fair commentator. The guests on his shows frequently disagree with him and the show is more fun when they disagree. The first time I really took to Bill's style was watching a show where one of the guests(Andrew Sullivan, I think) slammed a comment of Bill's that they then discussed for a few minutes. The only thing I don't like about the show is that it is too short. Bill frequently has to cut discussions off to make way for other topics, which gives it the feel in pace of PTI. An important show with a perfect home in HBO, where you can actually say what you want to say.


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