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That Was The Week That Was (1964)
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That Was The Week That Was (1964)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Topical political satire program that poked fun at the events of the week. A series of musical numbers, skits, and irreverent humor. It prided itself on being controversial.
Plot: politics, journalist, journalism, satire, monologue, political satire, entertainment, comedian, fake news report, guest, social satire, tv news, stand up comedian, joke, actor playing himself, topical humor, current affairs, news satire

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That Was The Week That Was (1962)
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