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An All-Star Toast to the Improv (1988)

To celebrate the "birthday" of the famous Improv comedy club, 6 famous comedians get up on stage and do their thing. However, to make things interesting, while each one does his particular ... See full summary »

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Walter C. Miller
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win. See more awards »

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Credited cast:
Billy Crystal ... Himself
Robert Klein ... Himself - Host
Richard Lewis ... Himself
Martin Mull ... Himself
Paul Rodriguez ... Himself
Robin Williams ... Himself
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To celebrate the "birthday" of the famous Improv comedy club, 6 famous comedians get up on stage and do their thing. However, to make things interesting, while each one does his particular routine, the other 5 comics sit at the back of the stage and heckle the performer. This video is especially notable for Martin Mull issuing a zinger at Robin Williams that shuts-up the otherwise motor-mouthed comic for at least 5 seconds. Written by Afterburner <aburner@erols.com>

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USA

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English

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30 January 1988 (USA) See more »

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Home Box Office (HBO) See more »
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Not to be missed!!!
6 November 2002 | by lawlibrarianSee all my reviews

All of these talented comedians do standup-riffs and take-offs of each other - from the simple set of a half-dozen bar stools and a mike or two. Nothing between you and their Brilliance! They play off against each other, again and again, and even Crystal & the ever manic Williams are soundly topped, by the guy you would never think could top them all!

No spoiler, but if you don't find a way to see this you will have missed the top stand-up performers at the height of the form and their form - with one really hot hot hot wit blowing every one of the others away - to the point that they are falling off their stools while this comedian shows that even low-key delivery can demolish the fastest brains in the business.

See this show!


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