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Joan Rivers and Friends Salute Heidi Abromowitz (1988)

Unrated | | Comedy | TV Special 16 August 1988
Fictional character, Heidi Abromowitz, is the butt of everyone's jokes.

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Alan Smithee
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Cast

Credited cast:
Joan Rivers ... Self
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Shuko Akune ... Self
Elizabeth Ashley ... Self
Bobby Berosini Bobby Berosini ... Self
Erma Bombeck Erma Bombeck ... Self
Vivian Bonnell ... Self
David Brenner ... Self
Joyce Brothers ... Self (as Dr. Joyce Brothers)
Diahann Carroll ... Self
Nell Carter ... Self
Richard Coca ... Self
Bert Convy ... Self
Selma Diamond ... Self
Sandy Duncan ... Self
Lisa Dunsheath ... Self
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Storyline

Joan Rivers throws a ceremony to 'honor' the "tramp of the century", Heidi Abromowitz, in Las Vegas, but Heidi is no where to be found. While the "guest of [dis]honor" is searched for, Joan has her celebrity friends do skits and tributes to pass the time. Written by Marcus Lomeli <MLome@aol.com>

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Almost Live from Caesars Palace

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

Unrated
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 August 1988 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Joan Rivers y sus amigos saludan a Heidi Abramovitz See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The first and only showing on basic cable TV (USA Network) was Tuesday, Aug. 16, 1988 from 9:00 to 10:00 PM DST. See more »

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Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Alec Baldwin/Coldplay (2001) See more »

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Joan Rivers is sooooo not funny.
13 August 2002 | by VideoPokerAddictSee all my reviews

You know what the whole point of this TV special was? To roast the fictional Heidi Abromowitz. Joan Rivers and her friends spent 50 minutes thinking up different ways of calling Heidi a tramp. ..... .....

I'm sorry. Were you looking for more? Really...what I stated above was the whole TV special. Talk about dreadfully dull. 1/10


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