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Comedy Central Roast of Bob Saget (2008)

TV-MA | | Comedy | TV Special 17 August 2008
The aggravatingly amiable star of "Full House," "America's Funniest Home Videos"

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The aggravatingly amiable star of "Full House," "America's Funniest Home Videos"

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Sometime after the show aired, Bob Saget confessed he was extremely offended by many of the jokes aimed at Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen. See more »

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Norm MacDonald: Bob... you have lot of well-wishers here tonight, and a lot of them would like to throw you down one... a well.
Norm MacDonald: They wanna murder you in a well, which seems a bit harsh, but that's what it says here on this cue card.
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25 July 2011 | by See all my reviews

I like roasts. I like comedy. I am not offended by blue comedy.

I did not care for this.

First off, Bob Saget isn't exactly my kind of comedian. Yes, I am aware his comedy is different than his Full House persona. He was about the highlight of the show.

John Stamos hosted. I suppose that is forgivable given their careers. There isn't much forgiving the stream of comedians who followed.

Most of them were C+ comedians at best. All worked blue. It seemed like the F-bomb was required. One here or there would have been no problem, but it was some people's act.

Why was Cloris Leachman on the dais?

Love Norm Macdonald, but his set was awkward. Would have liked to have seen Sarah Silverman at the lectern, not taped.

What was most horrific, however, is that the comedians worked from very visible scripts, often reading their jokes. Really? This is how you are going to present yourself on national television?

Don't waste your time on this rubbish.


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