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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

Writer:

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:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 July 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Dolby Digital | Stereo (PCM)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

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: [During the opening, he puts his hands on the head of a woman with peach colored hair] Oh yes! Oh yes, my little salmon-head friend!
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Alternate Versions

A number of jokes originally broadcast on HBO were cut on the DVD, presumably for music rights:
  • Robin makes reference to the theater, the Broadway Theater, and does imitations of Ethel Merman singing "Baby Got Back" and Carol Channing singing "One of Us".
  • During the airport security routine, a "West Side Story" joke was cut.
  • When referencing Dick Cheney, Robin sings "Me and My Shadow Government".
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Soundtracks

One Love
by Bob Marley
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It Was All And More Than I Expected
1 September 2006 | by Katie_Ann970See all my reviews

Already being a huge, lifelong fan I was very eager to view this show/movie. I could not stop laughing the entire time. It was non-stop comedy. Robin Williams is a total comic genius. His jokes ranged from pop-culture, drugs, politics, sex, crazy foreigners, and all those water bottles with minds of their owns. I was never bored waiting for the next joke; it was like one big joke with boundless and endless humor. Not only does it appeal to many audiences and is painfully clever, but he is so physically connected to his spread that he is not only telling his jokes...he IS his jokes.

Well done Mr. Williams, well done!


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