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The History of Comedy

Show The History of Comedy

Rating

3.92
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( 24 )
Original run: 09.02.2017 — 19.08.2018
Country of origin: US
Genre: Comedy, History
Network: CNN
Watched by: 90 of 734 081
Total running time: 11 hours 28 minutes
Episode duration: 43
IMDB rating: 8 of 10 255

Description

The History of Comedy explores what makes people laugh – from the Ancient Greeks, to Shakespeare, Vaudeville, to the biggest contemporary comedians, movies and TV shows. It digs deep into topics like political humor and slapstick, featuring the voices that have made us laugh over the generations. Using archival footage, original comedic material, interviews with comedy legends and luminaries, the series showcase how the art form has evolved over the years.

Titles and release dates

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Politics Aside
13.08.2017
7
Making Fun
06.08.2017
6
3
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