Make 'Em Laugh: The Funny Business of America

2009 NR 1 season

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Make 'Em Laugh: The Funny Business of America

2009 NR 1 season
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Billy Crystal hosts this PBS documentary series that examines the history of humor in American entertainment, from slapstick to satire. A slew of stars appear in the classic routines that made them famous and discuss what makes comedy work. Spanning a century of laughs, the clips feature Steve Martin, Carol Burnett, Johnny Carson, Chris Rock, Cheech Marin, Roseanne and other comedic geniuses. Amy Sedaris narrates the series.
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Summary of Season 1 (2009) - 3 discs

Billy Crystal hosts this PBS documentary series that examines the history of humor in American entertainment, from slapstick to satire. A slew of stars appear in the classic routines that made them famous and discuss what makes comedy work. Spanning a century of laughs, the clips feature Steve Martin, Carol Burnett, Johnny Carson, Chris Rock, Cheech Marin, Roseanne and other comedic geniuses. Amy Sedaris narrates the series.
Format
DVD
Screen
Full Screen 1.33:1
CC
No
Audio
English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo
Rating
NR - Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
  • Billy Crystal
  • Amy Sedaris
  • Richard Pryor
  • George Carlin
  • Lenny Bruce
  • Steve Martin
  • Johnny Carson
  • Carol Burnett
  • Chris Rock
  • Joan Rivers
  • Roseanne Barr
  • Sid Caesar
  • Cheech Marin
  • Andy Kaufman
  • Jim Lehrer
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