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1. Seinfeld (1989–1998)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

8.8
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The continuing misadventures of neurotic New York City stand-up comedian Jerry Seinfeld and his equally neurotic New York City friends.

Stars: Jerry Seinfeld, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Michael Richards, Jason Alexander

Votes: 254,405

2. Saturday Night Live (1975– )

TV-14 | 90 min | Comedy, Music

8.1
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A famous guest host stars in parodies and sketches created by the cast of this witty show.

Stars: The Saturday Night Live Band, Don Pardo, Lenny Pickett, Darrell Hammond

Votes: 42,922

3. Comedian (2002)

R | 82 min | Documentary, Comedy

6.9
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62 Metascore

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.

Director: Christian Charles | Stars: Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock, Garry Shandling, Greg Giraldo

Votes: 6,561 | Gross: $2.74M

4. Comedy Central Presents (1998–2011)

TV-14 | 30 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.0
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A television series featuring various stand-up comics.

Stars: Mike Birbiglia, Todd Barry, Lewis Black, Stephen Lynch

Votes: 1,032

5. Housewife, 49 (2006 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 93 min | Drama, War

7.7
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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 »

Director: Gavin Millar | Stars: Victoria Wood, David Threlfall, Christopher Harper, Ben Crompton

Votes: 662

6. Victoria Wood: As Seen on TV (1985–1987)

30 min | Comedy

7.9
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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 »

Stars: Victoria Wood, Julie Walters, Celia Imrie, Duncan Preston

Votes: 336

7. Eric & Ernie (2011 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

8.1
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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.

Director: Jonny Campbell | Stars: Reece Shearsmith, Josh Benson, Tom Atkinson, Victoria Wood

Votes: 655

8. Folk Hero & Funny Guy (2016)

TV-MA | 88 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

5.7
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64 Metascore

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.

Director: Jeff Grace | Stars: Alex Karpovsky, Wyatt Russell, Meredith Hagner, Melanie Lynskey

Votes: 513

9. That's Life! (1973–1994)

Documentary, Talk-Show

6.6
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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.

Stars: Esther Rantzen, Cyril Fletcher, Kieran Prendiville, Glyn Worsnip

Votes: 49

10. Robin Williams Live on Broadway (2002 TV Special)

TV-MA | 99 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.5
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The fourth HBO stand-up special by Robin Williams.

Director: Marty Callner | Star: Robin Williams

Votes: 5,733

11. The Nearly Complete and Utter History of Everything (1999 TV Movie)

Comedy, History

7.0
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Humorous review of British history.

Directors: Dewi Humphreys, Paul Jackson, Matt Lipsey | Stars: Clive Anderson, Matthew Ashforde, Patrick Barlow, Ronnie Barker

Votes: 151

12. George Carlin: Jammin' in New York (1992 TV Special)

TV-MA | 59 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.7
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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 »

Director: Rocco Urbisci | Star: George Carlin

Votes: 3,265

13. Sebastian Maniscalco: Aren't You Embarrassed? (2014 TV Special)

TV-MA | 63 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.8
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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 »

Director: John Asher | Star: Sebastian Maniscalco

Votes: 910

14. Michael & Michael Have Issues (2009– )

Comedy

7.6
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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.

Stars: Michael Showalter, Michael Ian Black, Jessi Klein, Kumail Nanjiani

Votes: 754

15. Victoria Wood's All Day Breakfast (1992 TV Special)

49 min | Comedy

7.8
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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 »

Director: Geoff Posner | Stars: Victoria Wood, Julie Walters, Celia Imrie, Susie Blake

Votes: 66

16. New Faces (1973– )

60 min | Family

5.7
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Stars: Derek Hobson, Mickie Most, Tony Hatch, Clifford Davis

Votes: 15

17. Mid Life Christmas (2009 TV Movie)

59 min | Comedy

6.4
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"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 »

Director: Tony Dow | Stars: Victoria Wood, Julie Walters, Anton du Beke, Delia Smith

Votes: 92

18. Victoria Wood (1989)

30 min | Comedy

7.5
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A series of six self-contained comedy playlets written by and starring Victoria Wood.

Stars: Victoria Wood, Lill Roughley, Julie Walters, Celia Imrie

Votes: 186

19. George Carlin: Back in Town (1996 TV Special)

60 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.7
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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.

Director: Rocco Urbisci | Star: George Carlin

Votes: 2,995

20. Wood and Walters (1981–1982)

26 min | Comedy

7.2
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Various sketches written by Victoria Wood

Stars: Victoria Wood, Julie Walters, Robert Longden, Gregory Floy

Votes: 47

21. Bill Hicks: Sane Man (1989 Video)

Not Rated | 81 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.4
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Classic stand-up performance recorded in Austin Texas in 1989.

Directors: Kevin Booth, David Johndrow | Star: Bill Hicks

Votes: 2,176

22. Sam Kinison: Breaking the Rules (1987 TV Special)

R | 50 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.3
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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 »

Director: Walter C. Miller | Stars: Sam Kinison, Florence Marie Marney, Denise Gallup, Dian Gallup

Votes: 586

23. An Audience with Victoria Wood (1988 TV Special)

52 min | Comedy

8.2
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Victoria Wood giving her observations on life and songs that reflect what it's like to be a in a relationship.

Director: David G. Hillier | Stars: Victoria Wood, Tony Adams, Dave Allen, Joan Bakewell

Votes: 183

24. Comic Relief (1988 TV Special)

450 min | Comedy

6.3
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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.

Stars: Lenny Henry, Griff Rhys Jones, Mark Arden, Rowan Atkinson

Votes: 28

25. Victoria Wood: With All the Trimmings (2000 TV Special)

52 min | Comedy

7.6
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The comedienne stars in this festive sketch show, alongside a host of celebrity guests.

Director: John Birkin | Stars: Victoria Wood, Caroline Aherne, Susie Blake, James Bolam

Votes: 183

26. George Carlin: Playin' with Your Head (1986 TV Special)

60 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.1
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Legendary comedian George Carlin tackles some of his favorite subjects along with his brand of comedy and humor.

Director: Rocco Urbisci | Stars: George Carlin, Rick Ducommun, Anthony James, Vic Tayback

Votes: 1,636

27. Julie Walters and Friends (1991 TV Movie)

55 min | Comedy

8.5
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Julie Walters stars in new sketches by four accomplished writers who helped make her famous.

Director: Alasdair Macmillan | Stars: Julie Walters, Victoria Wood, Alan Bennett, Willy Russell

Votes: 27

28. Richard Jeni: Platypus Man (1992 TV Special)

Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.1
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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 »

Director: Keith Truesdell | Stars: Richard Jeni, Terry McFadden

Votes: 102

29. Paul Reiser: Out on a Whim (1987 TV Special)

60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance

5.1
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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 »

Director: Carl Gottlieb | Stars: Paul Reiser, Lance Henriksen, Brooke Adams, Carrie Fisher

Votes: 41

30. Bill Engvall: Aged & Confused (2009 TV Special)

60 min | Comedy

7.2
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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.

Director: David Higby | Star: Bill Engvall

Votes: 348

31. CBC Winnipeg Comedy Festival (2002– )

60 min | Comedy

5.0
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Stars: John Wing, Seán Cullen, Maggie Cassella, Big Daddy Tazz

Votes: 138

32. Erik Griffin: The Ugly Truth (2017 TV Special)

TV-MA | 61 min | Documentary, Comedy

6.4
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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.

Director: Scott Moran | Stars: Cody Chatham, Erik Griffin

Votes: 54

33. The Ha!ifax Comedy Fest (2002– )

30 min | Documentary, Comedy

2.5
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Stars: Mark Critch, Pete Zedlacher, Cathy Jones, Jonny Harris

Votes: 180

34. Victoria Wood: Live in Your Own Home (1994 TV Special)

80 min | Comedy

8.0
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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 »

Director: Geoff Posner | Stars: Victoria Wood, Roger Brierley, Duncan Preston, Grant Roffey

Votes: 34

35. Jimmy Carr: In Concert (2008 TV Special)

Not Rated | 87 min | Comedy

8.0
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Britain's foremost multi-award-winning joke technician Jimmy Carr returns with his fourth live stand-up DVD, Jimmy Carr In Concert.

Director: Dominic Brigstocke | Star: Jimmy Carr

Votes: 1,052

36. Dara O Briain: Crowd Tickler (2015 Video)

94 min | Comedy

7.4
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The Mock the Week (2005) host performs a stand-up comedy gig at London's Hammersmith Apollo as part of his 2015 nationwide tour.

Director: Paul Wheeler | Star: Dara O Briain

Votes: 181

37. Jo Brand Through the Cakehole (1993– )

Documentary, Comedy

7.0
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Stars: Jo Brand, Maria McErlane, Simon Clayton, Brenda Gilhooly

Votes: 16

38. Victoria Wood: Sold Out (1991 TV Special)

64 min | Comedy

7.7
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Victoria Wood's live stage show, recorded in 1991 in Southampton.

Director: Marcus Mortimer | Stars: Victoria Wood, Geoffrey Durham

Votes: 14

39. Victoria Wood's Nice Cup of Tea (2013)

59 min | Documentary

8.9
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Comedy legend Victoria Wood travels the globe to explore Britain's love affair with tea in a two part special on the little plant that changed the world.

Stars: Victoria Wood, Clarissa Dickson Wright, Morrissey, Graham Norton

Votes: 20

40. Comic Relief (1991 TV Special)

395 min | Comedy

6.9
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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 »

Director: Malcolm Dalton | Stars: Lenny Henry, Griff Rhys Jones, Jonathan Ross, Russ Abbot

Votes: 70

41. Gallagher: Sledge-O-Matic.com (2000 Video)

Not Rated | 55 min | Comedy

6.4
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Lock up your watermelons, and anything else that splatters! With a name like "Sledge-O-Matic" you know Gallagher is sure to get crazy in this special filmed in 2000!

Star: Gallagher

Votes: 36

42. Victoria Wood: A BAFTA Tribute (2005 TV Special)

65 min

5.4
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A tribute to the multi-talented English comedienne, writer, pianist and actress.

Director: John L. Spencer | Stars: Victoria Wood, Joan Armatrading, Susie Blake, Jim Broadbent

Votes: 11

43. Victoria Wood: Live (1997 Video)

97 min | Comedy

7.7
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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.

Director: Geoff Posner | Stars: Victoria Wood, Geoffrey Durham

Votes: 33

44. Victoria Wood: Seen on TV (2009 TV Movie)

88 min | Documentary

7.5
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The career of Victoria Wood is discussed by those in the entertainment industry.

Director: Lucy Kenwright | Stars: Michael Ball, Thelma Barlow, Susie Blake, Jo Brand

Votes: 8

45. Victoria Wood: What Larks! Or... What I Did on My Holidays (2009 TV Movie)

44 min | Documentary, Comedy

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Stars: Gabriel Churchill, Henry Durham, Victoria Wood, Adele

46. Coronation Street: First Dry Run (1960 TV Movie)

Drama

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The first ever pilot episode of Coronation Street.

Stars: Peter Adamson, Betty Alberge, Anne Cunningham, Larry Dann

47. Victoria's Empire (2007– )

58 min | Documentary

6.9
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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 »

Stars: Victoria Wood, Arthur Archie, Les Hiddins, Freddie McGregor

Votes: 35

48. BAFTA Televsion Awards 2016 (2016 TV Special)

120 min

5.9
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Stars: Graham Norton, Ronnie Barker, Mary Berry, Birdy

Votes: 20

49. Let's Do It: A Tribute to Victoria Wood (2016 TV Special)

47 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.4
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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 »

Directors: Andrew Nicholson, John Piper | Stars: Victoria Wood, Anne Reid, James Corden, Alison Steadman

Votes: 11

50. Victoria Wood: Victoria at the Albert (2001 Video)

108 min | Comedy

7.9
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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.

Director: John Birkin | Stars: Victoria Wood, Geoffrey Durham, Nicholas Skilbeck

Votes: 34



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