A tribute to the icons of early television and an entertaining retrospective on the golden age of television comedy. DVD 4664 This second segment in a four-part series featuring archival clips offers a fresh take on the first celebrities of television, including interviews with many of them. Sam and Diane face the breakup of their explosive relationship and newcomer Frasier Crane is introduced. Everett Koop, nuclear protestors; Borat: Minor league baseball. Disc 1: Democratic National Convention: The Race From the White House. Disc 2, Republican National Convention: Target New York In addition to news reports of the real world with a satirical edge, the Daily Show also has celebrities (and semi-celebrities) on for interviews with the host, Jon Stewart. She tries to get by in life dealing with her various friends whom include the outgoing redhead Paige, the insecure photographer Adam, her unsure-of-himself cousin Spence, the coffee shop guy Joe Farrell, and the critical and obnoxious Audrey.Includes footage from shows such as "The Milton Berle show", "The Ed Sullivan show", "The Jack Benny show", "The Red Skelton show", "I love Lucy", and "The Honeymooners." Six years in the making, the program features exclusive in-depth interviews with an unprecedented collection of TV's early stars. Sitcom focuses on the influential developers and actors in sitcoms that shaped the genre, including Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Jackie Gleason, Andy Griffith, Dick Van Dyke, Mary Tyler Moore, Carl Reiner and Danny Thomas with clips from I love Lucy, The Honeymooners, The Andy Griffith Show, and the Dick Van Dyke Show, among others. DVD 9498 Early comic performances of the comedy team Abbott & Costello taken from the popular television show of the 1950's, the Colgate Comedy Hour. And the Cheers gang says goodbye to a beloved barstool regular - Coach. -- Episode 6: Belief: Ali G: Goes to Hollywood, sex roundtable, James Baker, Marlin Fitzwater; Borat: Guide to the South; Bruno: Alabama. Comedy Central's hit series, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart with episodes from the extremely popular Indecision 2004. ; A film about John Kerry; a film about Tungsten -- Convention day 4 (7/30/04): Stephen Colbert covers John Kerry's acceptance speech; Rob Corddry; Lewis Black catches new stories that fall through the cracks "Back in Black." Host: Jon Stewart; correspondents, Stephen Colbert, Samantha Bee, Rob Corddry, Ed Helms. Convention day 1 (8/31/04): Speeches by John Mc Cain and Rudy Giuliani; Stephen Colbert rubs elbows with Republicans, is branded a pervert; guest: Ted Koppel -- Convention day 2 (9/1/04): Arnold Schwarzenegger and Laura Bush rally; George W. Most challenging of all, Ellen also has to contend being around her annoying and overbearing parents Lois and Harold.
Starring: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Lon Chaney, Jr., Sid Fields. DVD 906 Cast: Jennifer Saunders, Joanna Lumley, Julia Sawalha, June Whitfield, Jane Horrocks. DVD 5866 Series 5 Cleanin' -- Book clubbin' -- Panickin' -- Huntin', shootin', fishin' -- Birthin' -- Schmoozin' -- Exploitin' -- Cold turkey. Ratting on Ruthie; Educating Margaret; Loveless in San Francisco; Malpractice makes perfect; The apartment -- Disc 4. 3 Issue 17, p131-144, 14p UC users only Orbe, Mark; Seymour, Ruth; Kang, Mee-Eun. Kamalipour, Theresa Carilli ; foreword by George Gerbner. (Main (Gardner) Stacks; Comparative Ethnic Studies P94.5. Personnel: Although Gareth rules his kitchen with a will as hard as an iron skillet, he may be soft when it comes to sacking anyone. Host: Jon Stewart; correspondents, Stephen Colbert, Samantha Bee, Rob Corddry, Ed Helms. First Presidential debate : the squabble in Coral Gables -- Election night '04: prelude to a recount -- Daily Show rock! Anthony Brown, Adele Givens, Reggie Mc Fadden -- Show 3. While confronting contemporary social issues, Ellen serves up laughs and offbeat goofiness. DVD 885 Cast: Mister Peepers: Wally Cox, Tony Randall.
The comic misadventures of fashion femme fatales Edina and Patsy who drive Edina's sensible daughter, Saffron, up the wall with their constant drug abuse and outrageous selfishness. Doorhandle -- Happy New Year -- Sex -- Jealous -- Fear -- The end. Based on the original idea by Jennifer Saunders and Dawn French. Originally aired on television during the 2003 season. DVD 5867 Cast: Margaret Cho, Maddie Corman, Judy Gold, Amy Hill, Ashley Johnson, Clyde Kusatsu, Jodi Long, J. Notes from the underground; Venus de Margaret; A night at the Oprah; Pulp sitcom; Young Americans. "Ethnic Humor and Ingroup/Outgroup Positioning: Explicating Viewer Perceptions of All-American Girl." In: Cultural diversity and the U. M552 U628 1998) Cast: Carroll O'Connor, Jean Stapleton, Rob Reiner, Sally Struthers. Meet the Bunkers; Writing the president; Oh, my aching back; Judging books by covers -- Disc 2. Beyond the pass: The struggling restaurant may be turned over to creditors...worse yet, a diner asks for salt! presents "midterm elections," an educational musical animated short -- John Edwards announcement (presidential candidacy) -- Stephen Colbert: Interviews I could get [with] Rev. Bill Bellamy, Laura Hayes, Gi George, Ted Carpenter. Martin Lawrence (host), Chris Tucker, Kevin Anthony, Alonzo "Hamburger" Jones, Bernie Mac -- Show 2. Season four includes the famous two-part episode in which Ellen comes out (The Puppy Episode). 1: Give me equity or give me death; A deer head for Joe; Splitsville, man; The parent trap; Looking out for number one; The bubble gum incident; Harold and Ellen; Not so great expectations; The pregnancy test -- v. Neutron is found, plus live from Epsom meet the most awful family in Britain, a doctor whose patients are stabbed by his nurse, father-in-law, the man who finishes other people's sentences and the Batsmen of the Kalahari. Hank Mc Cune: Hank Mc Cune, Hanley Stafford, Florence Bates. In Mister Peepers Robinson Peepers, a shy high school science teacher and his sister take a brief vacation; then school begins again.
Numerous in-jokes and heavy doses of cruel humour have made this television series a cult hit in the UK and abroad. Fashion -- Fat -- France -- Iso tank -- Birthday -- Magazine. Hospital -- Death -- Morocco -- New best friend -- Poor -- Birth. Originally broadcast as a television series 1994-1995. Archie gives blood; Gloria's pregnancy; Mike's hippie friends come to visit; Lionel moves into the neighborhood -- Disc 3. Subject to contract: There's a secret ingredient in today's menu when a prep assistant loses an adhesive bandage somewhere in the meal. Al Sharpton, Senator Bob Graham, Don King; Minority retort -- Rob Corddry: Democratic debate in NY; Democratic debate in Detroit; The secretaries' tour -- Ed Helms: Original introduction; principle spinner -- Samantha Bee: Block the vote; So you want to bee ... -- the National anthem performed by Samantha Bee, Stephen Colbert, Rob Corddry, Ed Helms -- Continental skiff boat oarsmen for veracity -- Steve Carell: trail and tribulations -- Bob Wiltfong: Sticker shock. Three full length shows from the Black Entertainment cable network's comedy series Comicview. Chris Rock (host), Ronnie Long, Dominique, Rudy Rush -- Show 3. 2: Kiss my bum; Bowl, baby, bowl; Fleas navidad; Alone again...naturally; Joe's kept secret; Makin' whoopie; Ellen unplugged; Ellen's deaf comedy jam -- v. In the Hank Mc Cune show the dim-witted Hank buys a television from credit sharks.
Edith has jury duty; Archie is worried about his job; Gloria discovers women's lib; Success story; The first and last supper. Videocassette release of three episodes of the BBC television show broadcast in 1993. Video/C 9703 Cast: Lenny Henry, Caroline Lee Johnson, Roger Griffiths with special guests. Host: Jon Stewart; correspondents, Stephen Colbert, Samantha Bee, Rob Corddry, Ed Helms. DVD 4078 Cast: Christopher Morris, Steve Coogan, Doon Mackichan, Patrick Marber, David Schneider, Michael Alexander. Cedric the Entertainer (host), George Willborn, Sonya D., Mike Bonner. 3: Hello, Dalai; Secrets & Ellen; Reversal of misfortune; The clip show patient; The puppy episode (part 1); The puppy episode (Part 2); Hello muddah, hello faddah; Moving on. Originally produced for television in the early 1950s. Video/C 9663 Cast: Wally Cox, Tony Randall, Jack Warden, Patricia Benoit, Jenny Egan, Ruth Mc Devitt. Peepers, that shy, quiet, slow-moving science teacher whose efforts to do the right thing always seemed to backfire.
The first season of the 1970's sit-com that broke ground for the way it discussed controversial topics and dealt with bigotry and politics. Featuring: Carroll O'Connor, Jean Stapleton, Rob Reiner, Sally Struthers. A British sit-com of Gareth Blackstock, the "finest" chef in England, possibly the world, who rules the kitchen of Le Chateau Anglais, the most upscale French restaurant in England. The first three episodes from a television satire of British news programmes. Three full length shows from the Black Entertainment cable network's comedy series Comicview. DVD 1059 The Night the Roof Fell In: Rob and Laura each tells their side of an argument to friends when Rob doesn't come home after a marital dispute. Never Name a Duck: Two orphan ducklings come to live at the Petrie house. Originally broadcast on television during the 1996-1997 season. Includes the first 26 episodes from this early classic televison sit-com.
The show's central character, Archie Bunker, was a working-class family man who held bigoted, conservative views of the world. Three episodes from one of the first sit-coms to take on controversial social issues. Big cheese: All statuses are quo in the kitchen: it's a madhouse, especially when Chef Gareth gets ready for the arrival of an eminent restaurateur. It parodies the 'hard-hitting' style of journalism, as well as mocking sports journalism, weather reports, American news programmes, business reports, soa poperas and many other targets. PAL format Video/C 9853 Cast: Christopher Morris, Steve Coogan, Doon Mackichan, Patrick Marber, David Schneider, Michael Alexander. When one gets sick Rob and Laura teach Richie lessons on love and responsibility. DVD 6645 Disc 1, The Early Years: Contents It's time for Ernie -- Ernie in Kovacsland -- Kovacs on the corner -- Kovacs unlimited. DVD 4863 Cast: Candice Bergen, Grant Shaud, Faith Ford, Joe Regalbuto, Robert Pastorelli, Charles Kimbrough, Pat Corley.
His viewpoints clash with nearly everyone he comes into contact with especially his liberal son-in-law, Mike. Judging books by covers: Archie ridicules Mike and Gloria's intellectual friend Roger for being gay, but he is straight as an arrow. Fame is the spur: A little TV-publicity can't hurt the restaurant but no one expects the cameras to be rolling when a prep assistant lets live crayfish escape. This segment contains footage of a helicopter being flown at small children,an American Elvis impersonator, a gangsta rapper, the constitutional crisis that followed John Major's fightwith the Queen and an interview with a swimming poolattendant. The first three episodes from a television satire of British news programmes. Videocassette release of two episodes from the television program produced 1961-1966. Video/C 8224 Hustling the Hustler: Will Buddy's younger brother, Blacky, sucker Rob out of 0 bucks during a friendly game of pool before he leaves town? Bonus features: 1987 atlas hall of fame induction; remembering Ernie with George Schlatter and Jolene Brand; "baseball film"; making of "baseball film "; "the mysterious knockwurst"; Andy Mckay 8mm home movie. DVD X5816 Disc 2, The NBC Morning Show Bonus materials: Percy Dovetonsils "Ode to Stanley's pussycat" -- Martin Krutch, Public eye -- Rock Mississippi in Fingers under Weskit" -- Howard, the world's strongest ant -- J. Disc two contains episodes from The NBC morning show of Ernie Kovacs at his best during his time on the Morning show in 1956. DVD X5817 Disc 4, The Late 1950's Contents: Saturday color carnival: "The Ernie Kovacs show" (Jan. Special features: Glee music jukebox; The making of The Rocky Horror glee show; bonus song; Getting waxed with Jane Lynch; A day in the life of Brittany; Shooting Glee in NYC; more. DVD X6452 Cast: Gertrude Berg, Philip Loeb, Harold J. Harris, Arlene Mc Quade, Larry Robinson, Tom Taylor, Olga Favian, Eli Mintz, Arnold Stang, Betty Bendyke, Jon Lorner, Susan Steell, Ruth Yorke. Murphy Brown is an outspoken TV journalist, who along with her quirky cohorts of the top-rated newsmagazine show, FYI, struggles to handle personal and professional problems with humor and insight. Respect (pilot) -- Devil with a blue dress on -- Nowhere to run -- Signed, sealed, delivered -- Murphy's pony -- Baby love -- Disc 2.
Archie's daughter, Gloria, often sided with Mike, while his saintly wife, Edith, was the rock that held the family together. Archie later discovers that his macho drinking buddy is gay and proud of it. Rice and peas: Bumbling prep assistant Everton gets a chance to shine when the restaurant plans a special Jamaican menu. It parodies the 'hard-hitting' style of journalism, as well as mocking sports journalism, weather reports, American news programmes, business reports, soap operas and many other targets. Bank Book 6565696: Rob discovers Laura has a secret bank account. 19, 1957, NBC) -- Kovacs on music (May 22, 1959, NBC) -- Take a good look (July 21, 1960, ABC) Bonus materials: "Take a good look" clues -- "Take a good look" sales film -- "Silent please" -- "Our man in Havava" behind-the-scenes footage. DVD X5819 Disc 5, The ABC Specials Disc five contains five segments from the Ernie Kovacs Special, a program aired monthly on ABC in 19. DVD X5820 Disc 6, The ABC Specials Disc six contains nineteen selected sketches from 1956 taken from the NBC morning and evening shows. Contains all 71 episodes of the television sitcom "The Goldbergs" (1949-56) still known to exist. Set me free -- And so he goes -- I would have danced all night -- Kyle -- Off-the-job experience -- Why do fools fall in love? Soul man -- It's how you play the game -- Mama said -- Moscow on the Potomac -- My dinner with Einstein -- Funnies girl -- Disc 4.
Gloria discovers women's lib: When Gloria demands that Mike start treating her as an equal and he hesitates she takes a bold exodus from the household, leaving Archie to comfort and enlighten his lonely son-in-law. Video/C 6897 When Boston lawyer, Ally Mc Beal, meets up with a former college friend who hires her at his prestigious law firm, things get complicated when she learns she'll be working with her first love and his wife. Videocassette release of three episodes of the BBC television show broadcast in 1994. Video/C 9704 Cast: Freddie Prinze, Jack Albertson, Della Reese, Scatman Crothers. This segment contains footage of exploding dogs,police eating suspects, homeless people, clips from asoap opera and a world cup machine that explains theprogress of the game. What could she possibly be doing with this extra cash? They contain many of Kovacs' iconic masterpieces of comedy. Bonus materials: Trailer for Operation mad ball -- Promotional film "It happened to Ernie -- Muriel cigars commercials featuring Edie Adams. DVD X5821 A revealing, sympathetic close-up of one of America's greatest comedians, this definitive anthology is loaded with classic Kovacs bits from the Ernie Kovacs show. "Meet the Goldbergs, a lively Jewish family living in New York City! Unshrinkable Murphy Brown -- Summer of '77 -- Bickners -- Morning show.
Gloria poses in the nude: When Gloria casts her inhibitions to the wind to pose for Mike's artist friend, Mike (the most free-thinking member of the household) experiences reservations. Ally slips into one fantasy after another to try and cope with her new life. Pilot -- Compromising positions -- The kiss -- The affair -- Disc 2. Ed Brown was a cantankerous old widower who owned and operated a small filling station in Los Angeles. He decides she must be saving up to buy him a birthday present. Television was Kovacs' electronic playground, where he experimented with effects and ideas that could not be carried out on any other medium. Features the dutiful children, Rosie and Sammy; Jake, the hot-tempered husband; old-world Uncle David; and the ever-cheerful and gracious matriarch Molly. 12 television episodes (1956) including: Treasury book; Inheritance; The Car; Engagement ring; Obituary; Simon's maid and butler; Rosie the actress; In-laws; David's cousin; Boojie comes home; Insurance; Hobby. 12 television episodes (1956) including: Boy friend; Wedding plans; Partners; Girl Scouts; Molly the matchmaker; Where there's life there's hope; Milk farm; Molly's fish; Nurse's aide; Singer; Silence is not golden; Sammy gets married. Special features: "Murphy Brown : an FYI exclusive" retrospective cast and crew documentary; commentary on two key episodes by Candice Bergen and creator/executive producer Diane English; episode commentary on "Summer of '77" and "Respect" with Candice Bergen and Diane English.
One hundred tears away -- The promise -- The attitude -- Drawing the lines -- Disc 3. He hired a fast-talking, cheery young Chicano, Chico Rodriguez, to help him run the place. DVD 4444 Guests: Burt Lancaster, Kitty Kallen, Jack Benny, Rosemary Clooney, Ray Malone, Sheldon Leonard. Videocassette release of two episodes from the television program produced 1961-1966. Video/C 8223 Give Me Your Walls: Rob ruins the living room wall and then hires an eccentric painter to undo the damage. each episode): Hustling the hustler; Bank book; Night the roof fell in; Never name a duck; Show me your walls. His legacy lives on, inspiring many comics and TV practitioners of the present day. With lots of extended family and neighbors, the Goldberg home is always overflowing with joy, laughter, and love." Disc 1. 12 television episodes (1954-1955) including: Moving day; Social Butterfly; Picnic. 12 television episodes (1955-1956) including: Beauty Parlor; Rosie's Nose; Desperate men; Molly's dreams; Brief encounter; Reach for the moon; Molly's pocketbook; Bad companions; Die Fledermaus; Molly the juror; Is there a doctor in the house? 6 videodiscs (32 hrs., 46 min.) DVD X2795 Before Oprah, and before Lucy, there was the beloved Gertrude Berg, the entertainment genius who wrote, starred in and produced the first successful domestic sitcom and charmed a beleaguered nation. Originally broadcast during the 1988-89 television season. DVD X2282 Angela Chase is a teenage girl who struggles with the problems of growing up, high school, and family life. Disc 1: Pilot -- Dancing in the dark -- Guns and gossip.