A nightly series in which Quinn and 4 featured comedians tackle social, political, and pop culture issues.
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Elephant In The Room, filmed at the acclaimed Montreal Comedy Festival, is Patrice's first full-length special.

Director: Beth McCarthy-Miller
Stars: Patrice O'Neal, Josh Fadem
Bill Hicks: Relentless (Video 1992)
Documentary | Comedy
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Bill Hicks tells us how he feels about non-smokers, blow-jobs, religion, war and peace, drugs and music.

Director: Chris Bould
Stars: Bill Hicks
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In this new stand-up special, Norm Macdonald delivers sly, deadpan observations from an older -- and perhaps even wiser -- point of view.

Director: Liz Plonka
Stars: Norm MacDonald
Norm Macdonald Live (TV Series 2013)
Comedy | Talk-Show
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Norm Macdonald Live is a weekly podcast hosted by Norm Macdonald and co-host Adam Eget. The show features interviews with comedians, actors, and other members of the entertainment community.

Stars: Norm MacDonald, Adam Eget, Fred Stoller
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The second stand-up performance of Richard Pryor filmed.

Director: Jeff Margolis
Stars: Richard Pryor, Patti LaBelle, Jennifer Lee Pryor
Bill Hicks: Revelations (TV Special 1993)
Documentary | Comedy
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Bill Hicks in the height of his genius. Recorded at the Dominion Theatre in London, Bill Hicks opens our eyes and minds to the hypocrisy and ludicrousness of the world around us.

Director: Chris Bould
Stars: Bill Hicks
Jim Norton: Mouthful of Shame (TV Special 2017)
Comedy
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In this unrestricted jaunt, comic Jim Norton offers a personal perspective on romance, desire, and sexual proclivities.

Director: Shannon Hartman
Stars: Jim Norton, Louis C.K., Robert De Niro
Colin Quinn: Long Story Short (TV Special 2011)
Documentary | Comedy
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Colin Quinn performs his one-man show about world history, which he originally presented on Broadway.

Directors: John Moffitt, Jerry Seinfeld
Stars: Colin Quinn
Bill Hicks: Sane Man (Video 1989)
Documentary | Comedy
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Classic stand-up performance recorded in Austin Texas in 1989.

Directors: Kevin Booth, David Johndrow
Stars: Bill Hicks
Cop Show (TV Series 2014)
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Ever wonder what it takes to film a Cop Drama? Follow Colin Quinn as he takes you behind the scenes of his new series.

Stars: Colin Quinn, Elsa Carette, Sue Jean Kim
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 Rasheed / ... 2 episodes, 2003-2004
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 Best Case Scenario Guy 2 episodes, 2003
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 Nigerian Man / ... 2 episodes, 2003
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 Intellectual Actor / ... 2 episodes, 2004
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 American mom / ... 2 episodes, 2004
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It's the way people really talk off-camera, only the camera is on. Chill-out late nights with Colin Quinn and a quartet of comics as they brutally beat-down today's hottest topics. It's hilarious honesty on the half-shell, raw and ready to serve. Written by zonk3r

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Comedians with issues.

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Comedy | Talk-Show

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TV-14
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Colin Quinn originally refused to allow Patrice O'Neal on the show. The two had a falling out over O'Neal's demanded salary for "The Colin Quinn Show". O'Neal was banned from the eight episode test run. After the show was picked up, O'Neal confronted Quinn at his office and the two argued out their differences. See more »

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[Slogans for the war in Iraq to be printed on t-shirts]
Nick DiPaolo: Roses are red, violets are blue, lets hang Saddam by his nuts, and the French bastard too.
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Followed by The Greg Giraldo Show (2005) See more »

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Tragic loss to satire and critical thinking when cancelled
21 April 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

What a tragic waste when this show was cancelled. I could not agree more with reviewer "peddlerofbls." Colin has such a sharp mind, and had such self-confidence that he chose truly bright and funny people like Judy Gold, Patrice O'Neal, and Greg Giraldo, who did not toady to him by any means, but added their own super-acute two cents while commenting on issues of the day.

The fact that Comedy Central took him off and yet keeps such infantile rubbish as South Park and Dave Chappelle is so maddening. Sure, Colbert Report and Daily Show are pretty good in their own ways, but they are not the feast for real intellectuals that Colin Quinn's Tough Crowd was.

Comedy Central cannot begin to be taken as "cutting edge" when it sidelines truly edgy fare as Tough Crowd and panders to middle-of-the-roaders who kid themselves they are witty because they watch Jon Stewart smirk nightly.

The old saying "cream rises to the top" is completely false. In TV, including Comedy Central, "mediocrity rises to the top." Quelle dommage.

BRING BACK TOUGH CROWD, you cretins at C. C.!!!!


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