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Zach Galifianakis: Live at the Purple Onion (2006)

Unrated | | Documentary, Comedy | Video 2006
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A master of the one-liner with an absurd rambling style, Zach's sharp, resonating humor makes his show at the famed Purple Onion in San Francisco one of the funniest performances in recent comedy.

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Zach Galifianakis ... Himself / Seth Galifianakis
Joe Wagner Joe Wagner ... Himself
Brian Unger Brian Unger ... Himself
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A master of the one-liner with an absurd rambling style, Zach's sharp, resonating humor makes his show at the famed Purple Onion in San Francisco one of the funniest performances in recent comedy.

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Very first Netflix original program See more »

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Zach Galifianakis: If you love Barry Manilow, you're gonna love The Insane Clown Posse.
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Zach Galifianakis would like to thank: Zach Galifianakis See more »

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References Entertainment Tonight (1981) See more »

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Revelatory. Opens your eyes to a singular talent.
5 May 2015 | by Ben_CheshireSee all my reviews

King of the one-liner, insult comedy, strange lying-down comedy, meta comedy, musical comedy.

This is a SPECIAL special. This film of a Zach G stand-up set captures a comedian at the peak of his powers, completely self-deprecatory and self-deconstructive, if that's a thing, Zach is just plain funny. That's all you need to know.

The only moments that didn't work for me bordered on insult-comedy and audience- participation, the sort of moments normally aimed at hecklers. Just not a fan of that sort of thing. They still worked well to showcase how quick Zach is, because he bounces instantly off something the audience-member says into something brilliant.

The chief genre here is one-liner. If you don't care for one-liners, steer clear. If you've never seen a Zach G comedy set (like I hadn't) highly recommended.


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