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Fridays

  1. breaking
    14 of the Greatest Breaks in Comedy HistoryAs much as you might want to disrespect comedians breaking character, you can’t dispute its effectiveness.
  2. Sketch Anatomy: Matt Besser on His Favorite Andy Kaufman Late Night AppearancesWe spoke with Matt Besser, co-founder of the Upright Citizens Brigade, on his favorite late night appearances of Andy Kaufman from the ‘80s.
  3. supercuts
    Supercut: Larry David in Character on FridaysBefore he was everyone’s favorite curmudgeon, LD was just another goofy sketch actor.
  4. Writer/Director Tom Kramer Talks ‘Fridays’, ABC’s Early Attempt to Take on […]Fridays writing staff, 1981. (counter-clockwise from lower right) Tom Kramer, Rod Ash, Larry David, Steve Adams, Matt Neuman, Larry Charles, […]
  5. Fun Thing to Buy of the Day: ‘Fridays’ Is Finally Out on DVDFridays, the first and strongest challenger to Saturday Night Live’s weekend sketch comedy dominance, finally comes out on DVD this week. The […]
  6. Larry David’s Almost-Lost Sketches From ABC’s ‘SNL’ Competitor, ‘Fridays’A decade before he started putting Seinfeld together, Larry David was hired as a writer/performer for the ABC live sketch comedy series […]
  7. ‘Fridays’: The ‘SNL’ Ripoff That Nearly Surpassed the OriginalIn 1979, ABC ordered an SNL show of its own. No variation; a straight copy. Same live format. Same type of cast. Musical guests. Fake news. […]