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Def Comedy Jam (1992)
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Def Comedy Jam (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Def Comedy Jam is a HBO television series produced by Russell Simmons. The series had its original run from July 1, 1992 to January 1, 1997. The show returned on HBO's fall lineup in 2006. Def Comedy Jam helped to launch the careers of several African-American stand-up comedians.
Style: live comedy
Plot: rap, hip hop, african american, stereotype, entertainment, comedian, guest, stereotypes, stand up comedian, joke, actor playing himself, live performance, live audience, stand up

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The Chris Gethard Show (2015)
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Country: USA
Duration: 58 min.
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Rude (1982)
Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 60 min.
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Story: The Redd Foxx Comedy Hour was a ABC produced variety show hosted by Redd Foxx (John Elroy Sanford) following his hit sitcom Sanford and Son. It debuted on September 15, 1977 and last aired on January 26, 1978. Despite being rated by critics as ...
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House of Buggin' (1995)
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Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 30 min.
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Style: live comedy
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