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It's Garry Shandling's Show. 

Garry Shandling pokes fun at sitcom conventions in his own meta sitcom.
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Nominated for 4 Primetime Emmys. Another 13 wins & 14 nominations. See more awards »

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...  Garry Shandling 71 episodes, 1986-1990
...  Nancy Bancroft 71 episodes, 1986-1990
...  Pete Schumaker / ... 71 episodes, 1986-1990
Scott Nemes ...  Grant Schumaker 71 episodes, 1986-1990
...  Leonard Smith 47 episodes, 1986-1990
...  Jackie Schumaker 42 episodes, 1986-1990
...  Ruth Shandling 30 episodes, 1986-1990
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Garry Shandling pokes fun at sitcom conventions in his own meta sitcom.

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10 September 1986 (USA)  »

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Это шоу Гарри Шэндлинга  »

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One of the first, if not, the first sitcoms to go beyond breaking the fourth wall such as casually chatting with the studio audience and cast members, either in or out of character. See more »

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Referenced in Late Show with David Letterman: Episode #17.25 (2009) See more »

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This is the Theme to Garry's Show
Composed by Joey Carbone
Performed by Bill Lynch
[series' opening theme song]
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Highly Entertaining
25 May 2001 | by See all my reviews

While not quite up to the quality of Shandling's later hit, "The Larry Sanders Show", this was also a very entertaining parody of television conventions. Shandling knew how to have fun with the idea of series television and this show never took itself too serious on the outside, but you could tell a lot of thought went into it behind the scenes. A unique blend of talk-show, sitcom & satire.


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