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A Steven Wright Special (1985)
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A Steven Wright Special (1985)
Genre: Documentary, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Steven Wright, the Confucius of Comedy, recorded his first album, I Have A Pony, in 1985. That Grammy - nominated album, along with an HBO special the following year, established Wright as one of the most inventive, peculiar and admired comedians of our era. Surreal and cerebral, his languid voice and deadpan delivery of ironic, witty and sometimes even deeply philosophical one-liners made him a unique and unforgettable performer.
Plot: bus, comedian, prairie, joke, stand up special, asian woman, stand up comedian, deadpan, stand up, live audience

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Tom Segura: Completely Normal (2014)
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Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
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Duration: 30 min.
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Russell Peters: Outsourced (2006)
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Duration: 72 min.
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Duration: 68 min.
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Duration: 30 min.
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