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3. Comedian (2002)
R | 82 min | Documentary, Comedy
A look at the work of two stand-up comics, Jerry Seinfeld and a lesser-known newcomer, detailing the effort and frustration behind putting together a successful act and career while living a life on the road.
Votes: 6,561 | Gross: $2.74M
5. Housewife, 49 (2006 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 93 min | Drama, War
In the late 1930s Nella Last, a housewife aged 49, living in Barrow-in-Furness on the North West English coast,agrees to send details of her routine to the Mass observation project, a ... See full summary »
6. Victoria Wood: As Seen on TV (1985–1987)
30 min | Comedy
Sketch-based show starring Victoria Wood, Dame Julie Walters, and many others. Included regular items such as "Acorn Antiques" with Julie as Mrs. Overall and a regular advice slot from ... See full summary »
7. Eric & Ernie (2011 TV Movie)
90 min | Drama
A telling of the fledging careers and early days of the comedy duo that was Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise, from their dance-hall performances of northern England to cult status.
8. Folk Hero & Funny Guy (2016)
TV-MA | 88 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
A successful singer-songwriter hatches a plan to help his friend's struggling comedy career and broken love life by hiring him as his opening act on his solo tour.
9. That's Life! (1973–1994)
Esther Rantzen and the team present a variety of subjects, including consumer advice, rights and investigations, topical news-related vox pops, and lighthearted items such as clever pets and hilarious misspelt signs.
12. George Carlin: Jammin' in New York (1992 TV Special)
TV-MA | 59 min | Documentary, Comedy
When George Carlin is asked which HBO concert is his favorite, his answer is always, "Jammin' In New York." The reasons are several: It was his first HBO show done live; it was the first he... See full summary »
13. Sebastian Maniscalco: Aren't You Embarrassed? (2014 TV Special)
TV-MA | 63 min | Documentary, Comedy
Sebastian Maniscalco returns home to Chicago to perform in front of a live sold-out audience in this all-new comedy event. With his inimitable delivery, he burns modern-day society through ... See full summary »
14. Michael & Michael Have Issues (2009– )
Best friends and collaborators for over 20 years, Michael Ian Black and Michael Showalter finally have their own TV show. There's just one problem: they are their own worst enemies.
15. Victoria Wood's All Day Breakfast (1992 TV Special)
49 min | Comedy
A spoof of ITV's magazine show This Morning, presented by Sally Cumbernauld (Wood) and Martin Crossthwaite (Preston), with sketches, adverts, an exercise ritual with Polly (Blake, an ... See full summary »
17. Mid Life Christmas (2009 TV Movie)
59 min | Comedy
"Lark Pies to Cranchesterford" is a sunny costume spoof in which Victorian teenager Araminty Finch (Gina Bramhill) leaves her humble hamlet to work in the Post and Potato Office in the ... See full summary »
19. George Carlin: Back in Town (1996 TV Special)
60 min | Documentary, Comedy
George Carlin brings his comedy stylings to the Beacon theater in New York City. He rants about Abortion, The death penalty, prison farms, fart jokes, free floating hostility and words.
22. Sam Kinison: Breaking the Rules (1987 TV Special)
R | 50 min | Documentary, Comedy
Fans old and new have cause for celebration with the release of Sam Kinison: Breaking All The Rules, HBO Special. Along with being voted onto Comedy Central's All-Time Top 20 Stand-Up ... See full summary »
24. Comic Relief (1988 TV Special)
450 min | Comedy
The first night of Comic Relief on Red Nose day 1988 hosted by Lenny 'Nice Suit' Henry and Griff 'Stupid Hat' Rhys Jones. Participants managed to raise over 15 million pounds for charity projects in Britain and Africa.
26. George Carlin: Playin' with Your Head (1986 TV Special)
60 min | Documentary, Comedy
Legendary comedian George Carlin tackles some of his favorite subjects along with his brand of comedy and humor.
28. Richard Jeni: Platypus Man (1992 TV Special)
Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary, Comedy
This the late Richard Jeni's non-stop joyride that won the prestigious Cable Ace Award for "Best Stand-Up Comedial Special." Highlights include: "The Bad News" with newscaster Grim Carnage,... See full summary »
29. Paul Reiser: Out on a Whim (1987 TV Special)
60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Paul Reiser brings his sophisticated observational humor to home video in this rare showcase of his acclaimed talent as both actor and stand-up comedian. Reiser goes out on a whim searching... See full summary »
30. Bill Engvall: Aged & Confused (2009 TV Special)
60 min | Comedy
From the multi-platinum comedian that brought you the #1 comedy albums Here's Your Sign, 15 Degrees Off Cool, Now That's Awesome. and Dorkfish, comes the newest release from Bill Engvall, Aged and Confused.
32. Erik Griffin: The Ugly Truth (2017 TV Special)
TV-MA | 61 min | Documentary, Comedy
In his first ever stand-up comedy special, Erik Griffin breaks it down while talking about himself, society as a whole and everything in between.
34. Victoria Wood: Live in Your Own Home (1994 TV Special)
80 min | Comedy
Victoria Wood presents a seasonal special featuring stand up comedy, monologues and sketches in her own inimitable style. In this one-off 50 minute programme, this well loved comedian ... See full summary »
40. Comic Relief (1991 TV Special)
395 min | Comedy
Having taken a year off to spend all the money from the previous two Red Nose Days, Comic Relief returns with 'The Stonker', the biggest and baddest fund raising night of comedy yet, helped... See full summary »
43. Victoria Wood: Live (1997 Video)
97 min | Comedy
Regarded as one of Victoria Wood's best ever concerts, this was recorded during her 1997 UK tour, where she played to over half a million people and appeared at The Royal Albert Hall for an unprecedented fifteen nights.
47. Victoria's Empire (2007– )
58 min | Documentary
Victoria Wood is on a mission: to visit the most intriguing places in the world named after Victoria, Queen of the old British Empire. And we're not just talking the London coach station ... See full summary »
49. Let's Do It: A Tribute to Victoria Wood (2016 TV Special)
47 min | Documentary, Comedy
In this celebration of the life and work of the hugely popular entertainer, who died in April 2016, friends and fans pay tribute to a great comic talent. Victoria Wood wrote some of ... See full summary »
50. Victoria Wood: Victoria at the Albert (2001 Video)
108 min | Comedy
Victoria Wood seen performing live at her sold-out show in the Albert Hall using her usual anecdotal humour and amusing songs to cheer the huge audience.