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Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special (2015)
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Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A three-hour prime-time special celebrating SNL '​s fortieth year on the air.
Plot: celebrity, guest, anniversary, reunion, parody, politics, satire, memories, television, monologue, political satire, tv show, entertainment, comedian, irreverence, social satire, celebrity impersonation, archive footage, joke, musical number, actress playing multiple roles, late night, fake commercial, live performance, live audience ...

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Saturday Night Live: 15th Anniversary (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Story: A TV special celebrating the 15th anniversary of Saturday Night Live. Before a celebrity audience, many of the former cast members and guest hosts return to perform their signature monologues and present a look back at some of the best comedy skits ...
Style: live comedy
Plot: reminiscence, live broadcast, politics, parody, joke, comedian, archive footage, memories, compilation, satire, actor playing himself, news satire ...
Time: 80s
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Saturday Night Live: Thanksgiving (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Karen is on first visit to new boyfriend's parents when she discovers something odd about his eating habits.
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Saturday Night Live 25 (1999)
Genre: Documentary, Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 161 min.
Story: A TV special celebrating the 25th anniversary of Saturday Night Live. Before a celebrity audience, many of the former cast members and guest hosts return to perform their signature monologues and present a look back at some of the best comedy skits ...
Style: not serious, humorous, witty, realistic
Audience: teens
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Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: new york, usa
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Saturday Night Live: Halloween (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: Saturday Night Live's Halloween Special will tingle your funnybone! Join hosts Wayne and Garth (aka Mike Myers and Dana Carvey) as they peek into the vaults of spooky mayhem and unearth hilarious comedy sketches from seasons past and present. ...
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Saturday Night Live: The Best of Tom Hanks (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A collection of Tom Hanks sketches during his times hosting Saturday Night Live.
Plot: archive footage, joke, parody, comedian, entertainment, celebrity impersonation, compilation, satire, impersonation, irreverence, celebrity, pop culture ...
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The Best of SCTV (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Guy Caballero and Edith Prickley try to persuade the FCC to renew SCTV's license.
Style: canadian humor
Plot: social satire, sketch, showbiz, tv, reunion, satire, impersonation, compilation, television, actress playing multiple roles, joke, parody ...
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Steve Martin: Steve Martin's Best Show Ever (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Steve Martin's fourth NBC special was in the spirit of his previous association with Saturday Night Live. It was broadcast live from Studio 8H, produced by Lorne Michaels and featured some original cast members of the show.
Plot: live performance, live audience, parody, stand up comedian, comedian, joke, goofball, actor playing himself, musical number, pop culture, variety show, absurd humor ...
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Martin Short: Concert for the North Americas (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A made for Showtime network comedy special with numerous skits and music starring Martin Short and featuring a number of his fellow SCTV cast members. The special has skits with characters such as Ed Grimley, Jackie Rogers Jr., Jerry Lewis, and many ...
Style: canadian humor
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I, Martin Short, Goes Hollywood (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Martin goes on an adventure with his 3 friends, Ballsy, Felcher and Bungle f*ck. Their mission? To travel to Hollywood to get Martin's movie made. Follow the awesome foursome as they encounter crocogators, Gangsters, Pirates, AIDS and many ...
Style: canadian humor
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Saturday Night Live: The Best of Steve Martin (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A collection of Steve Martin's best skits.
Style: not serious, witty, humorous
Plot: workplace, silly humor, tv show, actor's life, misfit, showbiz, lifestyle, workplace romance, disorder, media satire, workplace situations, media ...
Time: 90s
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Jim Carrey: Unnatural Act (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: During the second season of "In Living Color", Jim Carrey began to prepare a stand-up comedy special. Before the special was telecast on Showtime, in November 1991, Jim's mother passed away. Jim dedicated "Jim Carrey's ...
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Saturday Night Live: Weekend Update Thursday (2008)
Genre: Comedy, News
Country: USA
Story: Saturday Night Live Weekend Update Thursday is an American limited-run series broadcast on NBC. It is a political satire news show spin-off from Saturday Night Live, featuring that show's "Weekend Update" segment. It initially ran for ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 65 min.
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Style: humorous, funny, talky, witty, live comedy ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The UCB Show (2016)
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Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: canadian humor
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Genre: Comedy
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Chocolate News (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
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The Rick Mercer Report (2004)
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Country: Canada
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Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
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Style: live comedy
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Brand X (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
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Style: experimental
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Stella Shorts 1998-2002 (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
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