An Americanized version of the famous hit British TV show, retaining David Frost from the British cast.
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1965   1964  
Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 5 nominations. See more awards »

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Satirical sketch show. The first such show in the UK. It ran for two seasons before being pulled just before the 1964 general election.

Stars: David Frost, Millicent Martin, William Rushton
Adventure | History | War
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In order to provide information for the first air raid over Tokyo, a U.S. submarine sneaks into Tokyo Bay and places a spy team ashore.

Director: Delmer Daves
Stars: Cary Grant, John Garfield, Alan Hale
Certificate: Passed Crime | Film-Noir | Mystery
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During WWII several murders occur at a convalescent home where Dr. Watson has volunteered his services. He summons Holmes for help and the master detective proceeds to solve the crime from ... See full summary »

Director: Roy William Neill
Stars: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Dennis Hoey
Crime | Film-Noir | Mystery
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When a gentlewoman is found dead with her throat torn out, the villagers blame a supernatural monster. But Sherlock Holmes, who gets drawn into the case from nearby Quebec, suspects a human murderer.

Director: Roy William Neill
Stars: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Gerald Hamer
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...  Himself 5 episodes, 1964
Phyllis Newman ...  Herself 4 episodes, 1964
Nancy Ames ...  Herself / ... 4 episodes, 1964
Pat Englund ...  Herself 3 episodes, 1964
...  Himself 2 episodes, 1964
...  Himself 2 episodes, 1964
...  Himself - Host 2 episodes, 1964
...  Himself 2 episodes, 1964
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Topical political satire program that poked fun at the events of the week. A series of musical numbers, skits, and irreverent humor. It prided itself on being controversial. Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

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Referenced in Petticoat Junction: That Was the Night That Was (1967) See more »

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Written and Performed by Lance Percival
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Humor Comes in Many Forms
6 March 2008 | by See all my reviews

This show was groundbreaking to the point of undeniably honest presentation of the parodies it performed, allowing the audience an understanding of the set and the presence of makeup and stage hands. Also, memorable for one episode completely lacking humor dedicated to the assassination of JFK. So much of this early experiment in TV Comedy can be interpreted as a framework for more modern shows like SNL, Colbert Report, and the like. The talent was diverse and intelligent. Tom Lehrer and David Frost contributed much to the format. As far as any criticism that may fall on this show, I don't care much for Country Music and my wife can stare at Monty Python for hours without cracking a smile, but that doesn't mean there isn't brilliant talent and huge entertainment value in both of those. TW3 emerged during a time when TV was experimenting with lots techniques and presentation style as well as cutting edge political humor.


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