Commedian Lewis Black holds court over celebrities and other pop culture figures whom he accuses of being "the root of all evil."
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 Himself (9 episodes, 2008)
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Commedian Lewis Black holds court over celebrities and other pop culture figures whom he accuses of being "the root of all evil."

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Himself - Host: I'm Lewis Black, and this is my courtroom, where I put on trial all the people and things that make me want to fall asleep with a bottle of whiskey and a teddy bear.
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Great vehicle for everyone but Black.
20 September 2008 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

The best thing about Root of All Evil is it is a good vehicle to give stand-up comedians exposure without burning up any of their routines on TV.

The worst thing about Root of All Evil is probably Lewis Black. He comes across as a bombastic parody of himself and while a lot of his lines work, it has the same scripted quality that his later Daily Show spots had.

However, the core of the show, two comedians debating a ludicrous point works very well. The format particularly suits the deadpan character work of Andrew Daly, Paul F Tompkins' raconteur delivery and Andy Kindler's deconstructive approach and the show is a special delight when any of those three are on screen.


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