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Robin Williams Live on Broadway (2002)

The fourth HBO stand-up special by Robin Williams.

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Marty Callner

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Robin Williams
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Nominated for 5 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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Robin Williams ... Himself
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The fourth HBO stand-up special by Robin Williams.

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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

14 July 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Robin Williams Zende az Broadway See more »

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Dolby Digital | Stereo (PCM)

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

At the beginning of this show, the announcer said "Ladies and gentlemen, please welcome, Robin Williams!" about five seconds too early. (He was supposed to say it so that the end of the announcement would butt right up against the first drum beat of the opening music.) It was the only show on the entire tour where that happened. See more »

Quotes

Robin Williams: Instead of on the dollar bill, instead of "in God we trust", "in Gates we trust." Mr Gates, when did you realize you were creating a monopoly? "Monopoly's just a game, Senator... I'm trying to control the fucking world. Right now it's Information Technology. Soon it will be Total Information Technology: TIT. And while you're sucking on the TIT, I have you by the motherboard!"
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Connections

Featured in De wereld draait door: Episode #7.74 (2011) See more »

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One Love
by Bob Marley
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A non-stop comic romp.
29 January 2003 | by mhasheiderSee all my reviews

The legendary comedian-actor knows how to deliver stand-up comedy in such a way that just leaves you laughing non-stop. Williams is the type of comic who can easily tickle the audience's funny bone to the point where you the viewer can't stop laughing. It's impossible to say the least.

Where ever Robin Williams has appeared in movies or talk shows like Letterman, Leno, Carson, Inside the Actor's Studio, and in this case - on Broadway. And here, Williams shows why he's one of the best in the generation and the large variety of topics - ranging from world and national politics, the church scandal, the Winter Olympics, and being 50 is certainly beyond belief.

Just watching Robin taking some hilarious shots at some key members of the Bush cabinet and of course, Bush himself are among the best ones delivered. The joke about Ted Kennedy being "Jabba the Hut" was a nasty one, too.

The show is a non-stop comic romp even though some jokes might offend some people and is definitely one not to let the "ankle-bitters" watch.


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