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Laughter on the 23rd Floor (2001)

R | | Comedy | TV Movie 26 May 2001
Writing a weekly TV show for a famous comic is anything but easy.

Director:

Richard Benjamin

Writers:

Neil Simon (play), Neil Simon (teleplay)
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Nathan Lane ... Max Prince
Mark Linn-Baker ... Val Skotsky
Saul Rubinek ... Ira Stone
Dan Castellaneta ... Milt Fields
Richard Portnow ... Harry Prince
Kristi Angus ... Darlene Drew
Ardon Bess Ardon Bess ... Cecil
Colin Fox Colin Fox ... Cal Weebs
Sherry Miller ... Faye
Frank Proctor Frank Proctor ... Walter Winchell
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mackenzie Astin ... Lucus Brickman
Marcia Bennett ... Cal's Secretary
Robert Bidaman Robert Bidaman ... Brad
Ian D. Clark ... Doctor
Philip Craig ... Dennis
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Storyline

Writing a weekly TV show for a famous comic is anything but easy.

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Taglines:

TV's top comic has everything. Except his sanity.

Genres:

Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 May 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Laughter on the 23rd Floor See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Black and White | Color (archive footage)| Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

"The Max Prince Show" is based on Your Show of Shows (1950). It was broadcast between 1950 and 1954. See more »

Goofs

Lucas' last name is Nader in the film, Brickman in the credits. See more »

Quotes

[About Max]
Brian: He called me last night. Said something about we're going to war again.
Val: With the Japanese?
Brian: I don't know, depends on how Japanese NBC is.
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Connections

Follows Brighton Beach Memoirs (1986) See more »

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User Reviews

Gets funnier and more poignant with repeated viewings
5 August 2003 | by Grover-15See all my reviews

A ring-tailed wonder of a non-stop spritzer with a dynamite cast headed by the incredible Nathan Lane. One of Neil Simon's all-time best, worth seeing over and over. It ranks with the classic comedies of Billy Wilder and Preston Sturges.


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