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It's Garry Shandling's Show. 

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

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Garry Shandling ...  Garry Shandling 71 episodes, 1986-1990
Molly Cheek ...  Nancy Bancroft 71 episodes, 1986-1990
Michael Tucci ...  Pete Schumaker / ... 71 episodes, 1986-1990
Scott Nemes Scott Nemes ...  Grant Schumaker 71 episodes, 1986-1990
Paul Willson ...  Leonard Smith 47 episodes, 1986-1990
Bernadette Birkett ...  Jackie Schumaker 42 episodes, 1986-1990
Barbara Cason ...  Ruth Shandling 30 episodes, 1986-1990
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Garry Shandling pokes fun at sitcom conventions in his own unique fourth-wall breaking meta sitcom.

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Country:

USA

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English

Release Date:

10 September 1986 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Это шоу Гарри Шэндлинга See more »

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Our Production Company See more »
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Runtime:

(72 episodes)

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Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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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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This is the Theme to Garry's Show
Composed by Joey Carbone
Performed by Bill Lynch
[series' opening theme song]
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A truly funny sitcom.
12 May 2017 | by OrangieTooDopeSee all my reviews

I have to start by saying I never had Showtime and don't remember ever seeing this show but somehow I knew every word to the theme song.That's a bit weird.Anyway, this is by far one of the best American sitcoms ever.The only show that even comes close is Seinfeld.Besides just being extremely funny, this show did lots of unique things that made it even better.First of all, they not only broke the fourth wall but it was a big part of the show.Garry did an opening monologue and was constantly explaining things to the audience.Not to mention that he frequently left the set.Another unique thing they did was make the kid actually be funny.On most sitcoms if the kids get to talk they are rarely funny.The kid on this show is hilarious every time he opens his mouth.I was worried about this show at first because Garry had the stereotypical 80s wacky friend who was a terrible character that didn't fit into the show.Luckily they rarely used him and he only lasted six episodes.One weird thing I noticed is that sick freak Ellen stole her delivery from Garry.If you listen to the show without watching you might actually think it is that sicko.But it would take a lot more than that to ruin this show.If you enjoy laughing, you must see this show.


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