“Be this now. You don’t have to be something. This is it. Enjoy.”
From Super Dave Osborne to Marty Funkhouser, here’s a look back on a great comedic talent.
Featuring a young Stephen Colbert as Grimy the Talking Outhouse.
Paul Simon and Lorne Michaels go way back.
Short’s 1989 special is one of the closest things there is to an episode of SCTV after that series ended in 1984.
A look back on the cameo-packed 1966 comedy Don’t Worry, We’ll Think of a Title.
“Only the writers knew how funny he was back then.”
Looking back at the group’s Hastily Cobbled Together for a Fast Buck Album.
Revisiting the 2002 documentary featuring Seinfeld and Orny Adams.
A look back at Chris Morris’s prescient British comedy series.
Remembering George Carlin and Sam Simon’s short-lived Fox sitcom.
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