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Martin Short: Concert for the North Americas (1985)
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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 more.
Style: parody
Plot: impersonation, celebrity, satire, monologue, pop culture, variety show, improv, social satire, celebrity impersonation, reunion, joke, actor playing himself, live performance, 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: parody
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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: parody
Plot: entertainment, celebrity impersonation, tv show, sketch, celebrity, tv, actress playing multiple roles, joke, television, showbiz, impersonation, compilation ...
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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.
Style: parody
Plot: entertainment, celebrity impersonation, social satire, joke, irreverence, comedian, retrospective, pop culture, celebrity, satire, compilation, archive footage ...
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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 ...
Style: concert film, parody
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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. ...
Style: parody
Plot: compilation, archive footage, satire, pop culture, entertainment, joke, irreverence, social satire, celebrity, retrospective, celebrity impersonation, comedian
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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.
Style: parody
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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.
Style: parody
Plot: guest, celebrity, reunion, anniversary, television, celebrity impersonation, actress playing multiple roles, social satire, reminiscence, fake commercial, joke, live performance ...
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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.
Style: parody, humorous, light, contemplative, entertaining ...
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Upright Citizens Brigade: Asssscat (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 61 min.
Story: On the heels of their enormously popular TV show, the Upright Citizens Brigade (Matt Besser, Amy Poehler, Ian Roberts, Matt Walsh) bring you Asssscat - an unparalleled improv comedy juggernaut. Beginning with a suggestion from the audience, a guest ...
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Plot: improv, satire, silly humor, disorder, artists and showbiz, live performance, stand up comedian, comedian, joke, absurd humor, social satire, live audience ...
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Place: usa, los angeles, california
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SCTV Network 90 (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: After a successful Canadian run as Second City TV on Global and SCTV on CBC, the cast packed up and moved to America (theoretically) when NBC offered them a timeslot under the title SCTV Network 90. With them, they brought their unique, quirky ...
Style: absurd, parody
Plot: comedy team, television, alcohol, pop culture, political unrest, irreverence, absurd humor, woman with glasses, showbiz, celebrity, actress playing multiple roles, canadian humor ...
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Aziz Ansari: Right Now (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 65 min.
Story: In a comedy special directed by Spike Jonze, Aziz Ansari shares deep personal insights and hilarious takes on wokeness, family and the social climate.
Style: humorous, talky, funny, not serious, live comedy ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Aziz Ansari: Intimate Moments for a Sensual Evening (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
Story: Aziz Ansari presents his highly anticipated debut hour long stand-up special. The critically acclaimed stand-up and actor (Parks and Recreation, Funny People) discusses topics ranging from sheets with fraudulent thread counts to the chubbiness of ...
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, not serious, talky ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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The Redd Foxx Comedy Hour (1977)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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 ...
Style: parody
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The UCB Show (2016)
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Country: USA
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Story: A weekly variety showcase for the best sketch, characters and stand-up homegrown at the UCB Theatres in LA and NYC. Hosted by Upright Citizens Brigade co-founders Matt Besser, Amy Poehler, Ian Roberts and Matt Walsh and filmed with a live audience ...
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Spic-O-Rama (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: John Leguizamo's follow-up to Mambo Mouth.
Style: parody, one man show
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The New Show (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The New Show is a NBC sketch comedy show produced by Saturday Night Live creator Lorne Michaels, which ran for only one season from January 6 to March 23, 1984. Apart from being 60 minutes in length and entirely pre-recorded, the show is similar in ...
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Country: USA
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Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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Genre: Comedy
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TV show
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31%
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Duration: 48 min.
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30%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
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Broken Lizard Stands Up (2010)
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Country: USA
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Teenagers from Uranus: Sloppy Seconds (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A bizarre mix of sketch comedy, music videos, skating, graffiti, and mayhem. As Earth faces an attack from outer space, their TV transmissions are taken over with an onslaught of visual destruction and outrageous humor.
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Country: USA
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Bizarre (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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Ricky Gervais: Out of England 2 (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
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Style: parody
Plot: stand up comedian, joke, pop culture, social satire, comedian, satire
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