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6 March 2007 (USA) See more »
A master of the one-liner with an absurd rambling style, Zach's sharp, resonating humor makes his show at the famed Purple Onion in San Francisco one of the funniest performances in recent comedy. | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Zach Galifianakis ... Himself / Seth Galifianakis
Joe Wagner ... Himself
Brian Unger ... Himself

Directed by
Michael Blieden 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Zach Galifianakis 

Produced by
Eric Besner .... co-producer
Michael Blieden .... co-producer
Zach Galifianakis .... executive producer
Cash Hartzell .... field producer
D.J. Paul .... producer
Jeremy Rubin .... co-producer
Ted Sarandos .... executive producer
Inman Young .... line producer
Cinematography by
Brandon Hickman 
Film Editing by
Michael Blieden 
Sound Department
Geoff Green .... sound designer
Erik H. Magnus .... production sound mixer (as Erik Magnus)
Camera and Electrical Department
Michael Blieden .... camera operator
Noaz Deshe .... camera operator
Patrick Hartzell .... camera technician (as Patrick 'Cash' Hartzell)
Neil Mahoney .... camera technician
Editorial Department
Jeff Crocker .... assistant editor
Greg Hamlin .... HD colorist
Alexis Hanawalt .... assistant editor
Neil Mahoney .... assistant editor
Other crew
Kassi Crews .... technical advisor
Jeff Crocker .... production assistant
Sandi Fredlin .... production coordinator
Sarah Holzgraf .... assistant production coordinator
Hoss McCooter .... production accountant
Zach Galifianakis .... thanks

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72 min | USA:90 min
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Revelatory. Opens your eyes to a singular talent., 5 May 2015

King of the one-liner, insult comedy, strange lying-down comedy, meta comedy, musical comedy.

This is a SPECIAL special. This film of a Zach G stand-up set captures a comedian at the peak of his powers, completely self-deprecatory and self-deconstructive, if that's a thing, Zach is just plain funny. That's all you need to know.

The only moments that didn't work for me bordered on insult-comedy and audience- participation, the sort of moments normally aimed at hecklers. Just not a fan of that sort of thing. They still worked well to showcase how quick Zach is, because he bounces instantly off something the audience-member says into something brilliant.

The chief genre here is one-liner. If you don't care for one-liners, steer clear. If you've never seen a Zach G comedy set (like I hadn't) highly recommended.

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