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Politically Incorrect 

Four guests from the worlds of politics and entertainment join host Bill Maher for a free-wheeling and humorous discussion of current events.

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...  Himself - Host / ... 109 episodes, 1993-2002
Christine O'Donnell ...  Herself / ... 93 episodes, 1994-2002
...  Herself / ... 81 episodes, 1996-2002
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Political talk show based on the idea that debate is stifled by too much seriousness. Guests are chosen from the worlds of politics and entertainment, often with the goal of creating conflict (ultra-sensitive special-interest groups matched with outrageous comedians). Nevertheless, a relatively friendly atmosphere is maintained, with none of the swearing or chair-throwing common on 'shock-talk' shows. Regular features have included the "Get Over Yourself" award, given to the week's most self-absorbed public figure. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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ABC temporary pulled the show off the air when host Bill Maher agreed with conservative author Dinesh D'Souza that it was inappropriate to label the 9/11 hijackers as "cowards" due to the fact that they sacrificed their lives for their cause. Fed Ex and Sears withdrew their sponsorship. See more »

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Bill Maher: [the quote that some say got the show canceled] We have been the cowards lobbing cruise missiles from 2,000 miles away. That's cowardly. Staying in the airplane when it hits the building, say what you want about it, it's not cowardly.
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This was some of the best TV ever

For anyone who might disagree, This show was great! Bill maher is one of the funniest, brightest people around. They keep taking his shows off the air and it sucks! I liked it when John Taylor from Duran Duran was on. It was great when Arianna Huffington was on and the people that disagreed with him badly. He would make people back down when they would say something stupid. In my opinion he is one of the most HONEST talk shop people. It's too bad that more talk shows can't take a lesson from Bill. I just wish that they'd come out with this show on DVD like Carson. It's just as good! Better actually. JPC


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