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  • He introduced genuine comedy among his countrymen.
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  • Mrs. Keller and I watched the nursery comedy from the door.
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  • British music is known and loved around the world, as is its comedy and royalty.
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  • The prose comedy, El Café ó la comedic nueva, given at the same theatre six years afterwards, at once became popular.
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  • Entering the army at seventeen, he left it two years afterwards; and at nineteen he produced Azemire, a two-act drama (acted in 1786), and Edgar, ou le page suppose, a comedy (acted in 1785), which were failures.
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  • It is at first sight remarkable that Voltaire, whose comic power was undoubtedly far in excess of his tragic, should have written many tragedies of no small excellence in their way, but only one fair second-class comedy, Nanine.
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  • Gammer Gurton's Needle is the second extant English comedy, properly so called.
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  • She edited a monthly magazine; and wrote at least two dramatic works, The Marriage of Fabian, and a comedy entitled Toissiokoff.
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  • While humour and vivacity characterize the earlier, and urbanity of tone the later development of comedy, the tendency of serious literature had been in the main practical, ethical, commemorative and satirical.
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  • Voltaire had made, however, a useful friend in another grand seigneur, as profligate and nearly as intelligent, the duke of Richelieu, and with him he passed 1724 and the next year chiefly, recasting Mariamne (which was now successful), writing the comedy of L'Indiscret, and courting the queen, the ministers, the favourites and everybody who seemed worth.
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  • They prepared the mind of the people for the reception of regular comedy.
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  • He especially excelled in comedy.
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  • But it was as a writer of comedy that he was most famous, most productive and most original.
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  • It 's a tremendously funny, totally unique Comedy Central sketch comedy show.
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  • Stephen began his career as a stand up comedian, and was a finalist in the 1998 Daily Telegraph New Comedy Awards.
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  • Tickets for the first of the major comedy benefits to aid tsunami victims have gone on sale today.
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  • The Cat From Outer Space is a family comedy about a feline extraterrestrial named Jake.
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  • Instead, they have earned their fame and fortune through acting, sports, and comedy.
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  • He received the American Comedy Award for Best Male Stand-Up Comedian in 1993, and a year later, he co-starred with Jim Carrey in The Mask.
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  • Timocreon was also known as a composer of scolia (drinking-songs) and, according to Suidas, wrote plays in the style of the old comedy.
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  • Until this time no plays had been acted in Denmark except in French and German, but Holberg now determined to use his talent in the construction of Danish comedy.
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  • But in spite of this unprecedented blaze of dramatic genius the theatre fell into pecuniary difficulties, and had to be closed, Holberg composing for the last night's performance, in February 1727, a Funeral of Danish Comedy.
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  • Later a certain Marie Lejay (renamed by the comtesse "Baronne Gay d'Oliva," the last word being apparently an anagram of Valoi), who resembled Marie Antoinette, stated that she had been engaged to play the role of queen in this comedy.
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  • They may have contributed to the formation of the style of comedy which appears at the very outset much more mature than that of serious poetry, tragic or epic. They gave the name and some of the characteristics to that special literary product of the Roman soil, the satura, addressed to readers, not to spectators, which ultimately was developed into pure poetic satire in Lucilius, Horace, Persius and Juvenal, into the prose and verse miscellany of Varro, and into something approaching the prose novel in Petronius.
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  • The portraits by Reynolds include the celebrated " Garrick between Tragedy and Comedy."
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  • Apart from his special interest in the history of the Old Attic comedy, he was a man of vast and varied learning; the founder of astronomical geography and of scientific chronology; and the first to assume the name of 4aX6Xo a yos.
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  • Poetry is the art of producing representations; (I) in words, rhythm and harmony (apyovia, " harmony " in the original sense); (2) of men like ourselves, or better as in tragedy, or worse as in comedy; (3) by means of narrative as in epic, or by action as in the drama.
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  • Comedy is representation of men inferior in being ludicrous: epic is like tragedy a representation of superior men, but by means of narrative and unlimited in time: tragedy is a representation of an action superior and complete, in a day if possible, by means of action, and accomplishing by pity and fear the purgation of such passions (Poetics, 1449 b 24).
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  • The Letters breathe the spirit of the New Comedy and the Alexandrine poets; portions of Letter 33 are almost literally translated in Ben Jonson's Song to Celia, " Drink to me only with thine eyes."
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  • Frau Neuber even accepted for performance Lessing's first comedy, Der junge Gelehrte (1748), which he had begun at school.
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  • Hitherto Lessing had, as a dramatist, followed the methods of contemporary French comedy as cultivated in Leipzig; Miss Sara Sampson, however, marks the beginning of a new period in the history of the German drama.
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  • Tellheim, the hero of the comedy, is an admirable study of a manly and sensitive soldier, with somewhat exaggerated ideas of conventional honour; and Minna, the heroine, is one of the brightest and most attractive figures in German comedy.
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  • In 1587 he left Bologna for Pisa, and there, in his quality of professor, he made the curious mistake of printing Alberti's comedy Philodoxius as a work of the classic Lepidus.
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  • It is full of quotations from writers whose works have not come down to us; nearly 800 writers and 2500 separate writings are referred to by Athenaeus; and he boasts of having read 800 plays of the Middle Comedy alone.
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  • It was here that he wrote the Ecole des vieillards (1823), his best comedy, which gained his election to the Academy in 1825.
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  • Six comedies entitled Sappho and two Phaon, were produced by the Middle Comedy; but, when we consider, for example, the way in which Socrates was caricatured by Aristophanes, we are justified in putting no faith whatever in such authority.
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  • He was entrusted by Ptolemy with the task of arranging the comedies in the Alexandrian library, and as the result of his labours composed a treatise On Comedy.
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  • Epicharmus (540-450), carried as a babe to Sicily, is a link between native Siceliots and the strangers invited by Hiero; as the founder of the local Sicilian comedy, he ranks among Siceliots.
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  • Till the appearance of Ennius, Roman literature, although it had produced the epic poem of Naevius and some adaptations of Greek tragedy, had been most successful in comedy.
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  • He attempted comedy, but with so little success that in the canon of Volcacius Sedigitus he is mentioned, solely as a mark of respect "for his antiquity," tenth and last in the list of comic poets.
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  • But it flows less smoothly and easily than that of the dialogue of Latin comedy.
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  • (C) Painting was the art most congenial to this age; the lightness of touch, abundance of incident, and even comedy, of the scenes are familiar in the frescoes in the British Museum.
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  • He began an English prose version of Dante's Divine Comedy - which has earned him the name of " Dante Carlyle "- but only completed the translation of the Inferno (1849).
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  • The pieces which followed are: The Man of Destiny (written in 1895, played at Croydon in 1897 by Mr Murray Carson), a Napoleonic drama, which was revived at New York by Arnold Daly in 1904; You Never Can Tell (written in 1896, produced at the Strand Theatre in 1900), a farcical comedy; The Devil's Disciple (produced at New York by Richard Mansfield in 1897, and in London in 1899), the scene of which is laid in the War of American Independence, Caesar and Cleopatra (1898) and Captain Brassbound's Conversion (1898) - printed as Three Plays for Puritans (1900); The Admirable Bashville (Stage Society,' Imperial Theatre, 1903), a dramatization of Cashel Byron's Profession.
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  • To his Leipzig student-days belong also two small plays in Alexandrines, Die Laune des Verliebten, a pastoral comedy in one act, which reflects the lighter side of the poet's love affair, and Die Mitschuldigen (published in a revised form, 1769), a more sombre picture, in which comedy is incongruously mingled with tragedy.
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  • Faust has been well called the "divine comedy" of 18th-century humanism.
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  • The ancients were undecided whether to class him among the writers of the New or Middle comedy.
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  • His works include Isman, ou le fatalisme (1795), a novel; Le Vdridique (1827), comedy; Essai sur les causes de la rdvolution francaise (1827).
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  • If one of the two is to be rejected it must be the tenth, which is certainly the less Homeric. It relates a picturesque adventure, conceived in a vein more approaching that of comedy than any other part of the Iliad.
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  • The Divine Comedy, the Canzoniere and the Decameron were works of monumental art, deriving neither form nor inspiration immediately from the classic's, but applying the originality of Italian genius Petrarch to matter drawn from previous medieval sources.
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  • Seneca was chosen as the model of tragedy; Plautus and Terence supplied the groundwork of comedy.
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  • The consequence of this was, that a capital player's wardrobe " [came to include] " what they call natural heads of hair; there is the comedy head of hair, and the tragedy ditto; the silver locks, and the common gray; the carotty poll, and the yellow caxon; the savage black, and the Italian brown, and Shylock's and Falstaff's very different heads of hair; ...
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  • His numerous works include the musical comedy, Pierre le Grand (1790), for Gretry's music, and the opera, Les Deux Journees (1800), music by Cherubini; also L' Abbe de l'epee (1800), and some other plays; and Causeries d'un vieillard (1807), Contes a ma fille (1809), and Les Adieux du vieux conteur (1835).
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  • Laos and F ra (Davus, Geta) were common as names of slaves in Attic comedy and in the adaptations of Plautus and Terence.
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  • Before this disaster he had been professor of jurisprudence in Upsala, where his first historical comedy Disa was performed in 1611 and the tragedy of Signill in 1612.
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  • In his comedy of The Envious Man he introduced the manner of Moliere, or more properly that of Holberg.
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  • He wrote fables, allegories, satires, and a successful comedy of manners, The Swedish Fop. He outlived his chief contemporaries so long that the new generation addressed him as " Father Gyllenborg."
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  • His play, A Venetian Comedy, enjoyed a substantial success in 1904.
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  • Epicharmus was the chief representative of the Sicilian or Dorian comedy.
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  • Another feature of his works was the large number of excellent sentiments expressed in a brief proverbial form; the Pythagoreans claimed him as a member of their school, who had forsaken the study of philosophy for the writing of comedy.
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  • Plato (Theaetetus, 15 2 E) puts him at the head of the masters of comedy, coupling his name with Homer and, according to a remark in Diogenes Laertius, Plato was indebted to Epicharmus for much of his philosophy.
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  • The really difficult problem why the prosperity of the wicked and the calamity of the just were permitted under the divine government he met in various ways: sometimes he alleged the forgetfulness of higher powers; sometimes he fell back upon the necessity of these contrasts and grotesque passages in the comedy of human life.
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  • In Santarem appeared Antonio Prestes, a magistrate who drew from his judicial experience but evinced more knowledge of folk-lore than dramatic talent, while Camoens himself was so far influenced by Gil Vicente, whose plays he had perhaps seen performed in Lisbon, that in spite of his Coimbra training he never exchanged the old forms for those of the classical comedy.
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  • One of the last dramatists of the 16th century belonging to the old school was Simao Machado, who wrote the Comedy of Diu and the Enchantments of Alfea, two long plays almost entirely in Spanish, and full of digressions only made tolerable by the beauty of their lyrics.
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  • He found the stage occupied mainly by religious plays in which there appeared no trace of the Greek or Roman theatre, and, admiring what he had seen in Italy, he and his followers protested against the name auto, restored that of comedy, and substituted prose for verse.
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  • The revived classical comedy was thus so bound down by respect for authority as to have little chance of development, while its language consisted of a latinized prose from which the emotions were almost absent.
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  • So decisive was the success of Jorge Ferreira's new invention, notwithstanding its anonymity, that it decided SA de Miranda to attempt the prose comedy.
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  • He attempted both comedy and tragedy, and his success in the latter branch is due to the fact that he was not content to seek inspiration from Seneca, as were most of the tragedians of the 16th century, but went straight to the fountain heads, Sophocles and Euripides.
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  • Its centres were the theatres of the Bairro Alto and Mouraria, and the numerous pieces staged there belong to low comedy.
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  • Gargao (q.v.) led the way with the Theatro Novo, a bright little comedy in blank verse, and followed it up with another, Assemblea ou partida; but he did not persevere.
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  • In the social drama, Ernesto Biester, and in comedy Fernando Caldeira, also no mean lyric poet, are two of the principal names, and the latter's pieces, A Mantilha da Renda and A Madrugada, have a delicacy and vivacity which justifies their success.
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  • In 1614 was performed at Coster's academy Hooft's comedy of Ware-nar, an adaptation of the Aulularia of Plautus, first printed in 1617.
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  • He supported himself by adapting Greek plays for the Roman stage from the new comedy writers, especially Menander.
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  • Therein appeared Polyeucte, the memorable comedy of Le Menteur, which though adapted from the Spanish stood in relation to French comedy very much as Le Cid, which owed less to Spain, stood to French tragedy; its less popular and far less good Suite, - and perhaps La Mort de Pompee.
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  • An entirely different meaning ("sponger") became attached to the word from the character introduced into the Middle and New Comedy, first by Alexis, and firmly established by Diphilus.
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  • In command and in expression of passion and of pathos, of noble and of evil nature, it equals any other work of this great dramatic poet; in the lifelike fusion of high comedy with deep tragedy it excels them all.
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  • After yet another three years' space the author of La Legende des siecles reappeared as the author of Les Miserables, the greatest epic and dramatic work of fiction ever created or conceived: the epic of a soul transfigured and redeemed, purified by heroism and glorified through suffering; the tragedy and the comedy of life at its darkest and its brightest, of humanity at its best and at its worst.
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  • He went to Paris in 1740 and there produced Edouard III, a tragedy (1740) and Sidnei (1745), a comedy.
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  • These were followed by Le Mechant which still keeps the stage, and is qualified by Brunetiere as the best verse comedy 9f the French 18th century theatre, not excepting even the Metromanie of Alexis Piron.
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  • His first comedy was exhibited in 429 B.C. He composed ten plays, of which the Solitary (Movarpoxos) was exhibited in 414 along with the Birds of Aristophanes and gained the third prize.
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  • In 1620 he produced The Heir, an ingeniously constructed comedy, and, probably about the same time, The Old Couple, which was not printed until 1658.
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  • The Banda-manna saga (1050-1060), the only comedy among the sagas, is also a northern tale; it relates the struggles of a plebeian who gets a chieftancy against the old families of the neighbourhood, whom he successfully outwits; Ol-kofra pattr is a later imitation of it in the same humorous strain.
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  • The poet Dr Laza Kostich made excellent translations from Shakespeare (King Lear, Romeo and Juliet, King Richard III.), and gave the Servian stage two of its best tragedies: Maxim Tsrnoyevich and Petar Segedinats; also the comedy Gordana.
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  • In 1832 a strolling company of actors visited Mere, and Barnes wrote a farce, The Honest Thief, which they produced, and a comedy which was played at Wincanton.
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  • Besides the works already enumerated, it contained the Sermones de motu gravium composed at Pisa between 1589 and 1591; his letters to his friends, with many of their replies, as well as several of the essays of his scientific opponents; his laudatory comments on the Orlando Furioso, and depreciatory notes on the Gerusalemme Liberata, some stanzas and sonnets of no great merit, together with the sketch of a comedy; finally, a reprint of Viviani's Life, with valuable notes and corrections.
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  • An important work was his treatise on the old comedy, dealing with theatres and theatrical apparatus generally, and discussing the works of the principal comic poets themselves.
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  • His first definite success was gained in the year 1852, when he published the novel Bellah and produced the comedy La Crise.
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  • If you love me, you'll send me the blu-ray versions of the Blue Collar Comedy Tour.
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  • Even the mild grief at the loss of our most regular comedy figure won't assuage the extreme pleasure at his resignation.
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  • There are a few catch phrases thrown in from various other famous films along the way, which add to the comedy.
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  • There is comedy too, to alleviate the weight of supposedly solemn realism.
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  • The article was subtle about the comedy of Arthur Lucan and Kitty McShane.
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  • Julian Barrat and Noel Fielding star in this brilliantly surreal comedy of shamans, monkeys and demon nannies summoned from hell.
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  • It was surreal comedy.
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  • To start off with, the film can't decide whether to be a comedy or an inept horror film.
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  • Mr Pastry ' Mr Pastry ' was my favorite comedy actor.
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  • Another UK star, Ashley Jensen, was named best comedy actress for Extras.
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  • It seems as tho, much like Johnny Depp, she's become an aficionado of British comedy.
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  • Much of the comedy revolved around such anachronisms, with the 18thcentury protagonists often using 20thcentury references and visited by modern-day concerns.
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  • The man's stance suggests that he is engaged in a slapstick comedy routine, kicking the backside of the hapless fellow in front.
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  • In America, however, the term was used for a variety show involving broad comedy and sometimes bawdy content, such as striptease.
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  • Jemima Puddleduck, Newbury Mrs G replies: Have you thought about growing a little comedy beard on the end of it?
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  • Ultimately, this novel is more of a comedy which unravels the mysteries of Theodore's birth, than a tragic bildungsroman.
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  • As they fall in love, she begins to outgrow him emotionally, resulting in a hysterical yet ultimately bittersweet romantic comedy.
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  • Les Dennis, Mike McShane and Jeremy Edwards star in this hilariously brutal comedy examining our infatuation with fame... .
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  • Ted Cassidy played the butler in which US comedy of the 1960s?
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  • The main and cellar theaters offer drama, dance, alternative cabaret, folk, jazz, rock and comedy.
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  • A great illusion act or comedy cabaret is ideal for this situation.
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  • Let no-one say that these tricks only work in comedy action capers.
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  • James, all you've done is quote a catchphrase from a comedy program.
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  • I think comedy catchphrase ring tones are a great idea.
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  • The comedy of forgiveness has no such luxurious certitude.
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  • Indeed, he seems to like his movies as loud as his comedy and the film lurches between gun-toting set pieces and high-speed chases.
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  • Every Sunday night, three leading acts from the comedy circuit plus a compere.
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  • The dialog & one liners are so colorful & energetic & the movie works as a 50s comedy.
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  • A season of high caliber comedy is wrapped up for another season with THE KEITH BARRET SHOW LIVE starring comedian Rob Brydon.
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  • Writing and performing stand-up comedy is life's blood for Russ.
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  • He most recently was seen opposite Ashley Judd in the romantic comedy " Someone Like You.
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  • Lenny Henry hosts the best of British stand-up comedy, filmed live in Montreal in 2005.
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  • Find Tickets Dirty Dusting A hilarious comedy about OAP cleaners who start talking dirty and end up filthy rich!
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  • Fiver to you DVDs Synopsis James Brooks directs this satirical comedy about three ambitious TV newscasters.
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  • This is observational comedy, Do you ever notice that most roads are gray, and that normally cars drive on them.
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  • Or maybe you're a budding comedy genius with an idea for a comedy genius with an idea for a comedy show?
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  • It was just like an old-fashioned slapstick comedy where people threw cakes at each other.
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  • His natural talent threw the crowd into a frenzy, resulting in a night of laugh-out-loud comedy.
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  • A refreshingly diverse double act importing their strange brand of sketch comedy to Caledonia's Comedy capital.
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  • The third series was where this cult comedy reached its full potential.
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  • Cult Australian spoof comedy Let the Blood Run Free charted life in St Christopher's Hospital.
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  • An intricate knowledge of the sports world and madcap off-the-cuff comedy has established them as a totally unique commodity in the events market.
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  • Ian's plays have previously been worth a look for comedy connoisseurs.
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  • Cole is regularly booked at the U.K.s ' best comedy venues as well as performing at numerous corporates and Universities.
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  • At the time, it seemed very much like Shakespeare's sole method of creating comedy was to involve cross-dressing.
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  • From the writer of the hit film Calendar Girls, comes The Safari Party, a deliciously dark comedy in three courses.
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  • Founding Artistic director of the renowned Green Room Arts Center in Manchester she is also former Director of the Merseyside Festival of Comedy.
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  • Comedy agent Ian Franklin is to be the subject of a fly-on-the wall documentary.
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  • The Pink Ladies are a unique funny camp comedy duo that are based in the Norfolk region... .
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  • Checklist Read the BBC comedy script editor 's checklist.
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  • Prime among these is Meyers ' mistaking quality for quantity: crime or western epic, yes; romantic comedy epic, no.
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  • Comedy of Errors is a wonderful comic exasperation of mistaken identity.
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  • The producer was the most unlikely man to do a comedy farce.
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  • With its charming final reunions evading any profound questions about the nature of identity, this Comedy was pure farce.
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  • Keith Lindsay recently worked with legendary BBC comedy writer John Sullivan on Green Green Grass, the long-awaited follow-up to Only Fools And Horses.
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  • Quickly becoming a forerunner on the Canadian comedy scene.
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  • Founding Artistic Director of the renowned Green Room Arts Center in Manchester she is also former Director of the Merseyside Festival of Comedy.
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  • Or maybe you're a budding comedy genius with an idea for a comedy show?
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  • The impossibly glamorous star is coming to Westcliff in Full Circle, a little-known French romantic comedy.
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  • Ken Campbell has always sought the holy Grail of comedy, the state of mind in which everything is funny.
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  • In a nutshell, the man with no name meets the boy with soiled sheets who harbors a pathological hatred for surreal comedy.
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  • Paul Sinha, a pioneering Asian comic and regular headliner at UK comedy clubs, entertained guests.
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  • What ensues is a brilliant piece of situation comedy that I found hilarious.
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  • Ken Campbell has always sought the Holy Grail of comedy, the state of mind in which everything is funny.
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  • Our comedy host and his beautiful hostess will present this spoof Oscar ceremony.
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  • Add your review Karen - " hysterical " I thought this comedy was absolutely hysterical!
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  • Empire suggests a scene in Patch Adams where terminally ill children turn up at court to save the day for Williams ' comedy doctor.
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  • The screenplay, by Gilliam, Tom Stoppard and Charles McKeown, allows for wildly imaginative production design and some rich, dark comedy.
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  • Pinching people's identity is all in a day's work for comedy impressionist Alistair McGowan.
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  • The joke has been around for ages and has grown infamous in the comedy world as it was told extravagantly among insiders.
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  • Apparently Passion Plays traditionally include a comedy interlude in the middle.
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  • S.O.S. is another wildly inventive black comedy from one of Britain's funniest writers.
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  • And only a comedy could make total jackasses of its two leads.
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  • Karl Theobald from Green Wing fame told of his theater high jinks as he appeared in Donkey's Years at the Comedy Theater.
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  • Hosted by former Big Breakfast presenter Paul Tonkinson, Stand Up For Runaways was a sell-out night at top London comedy club jongleurs.
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  • Generally, they want nice, positive comedy and were clear that spoofs should only gently lampoon their targets.
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  • Oh, and lest I forget, they were also lampooned on the comedy satire show, ' Not the Nine O'Clock News ' .
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  • He started as a comedy magician but soon realized that being a comic is his true vocation.
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  • But their responsibilities will extend beyond picking a gooey romantic comedy at the local megaplex.
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  • Actor Steve Guttenberg's directorial debut of comic misadventures is a hilarious, pitch black comedy based on James Kirkwood's cult classic novel.
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  • Character Of The Newer Attic Comedy The pieces are of tiresome monotony.
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  • The series was nominated for best comedy newcomer at the 2004 British Comedy Awards and was re-commissioned by the BBC.
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  • Kay tops TV one-liner poll Peter Kay's ' garlic bread ' catchphrase has been named the best comedy one-liner in British TV history.
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  • He has worked with all the greats in the comedy pantheon from the late 1940s to the present day.
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  • Musically speaking it's a 20's/30's musical comedy pastiche.
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  • Hulk's diary As with much of the best comedy, there are glimpses of real pathos here.
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  • Philip King was the forerunner of the Whitehall farces and ultimately paved the way for such well loved British comedy as Dad's Army.
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  • It was therefore lamented that people from minorities remain peripheral to the comedy output on TV and radio.
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  • J. M. Synge's comedy playboy OF THE WESTERN WORLD caused a scandal when it was first performed in 1907.
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  • After opening with a half-decent comedy song, the two launch straight into a double-pronged, yet playful assault on the audience.
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  • More than simply a stand-up, (" A one-man special effect " The Guardian) Rhys is also a prolific comedy playwright.
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  • Town surrounded by be something to a comedy movie hot dogs popcorn.
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  • It was the verbal equivalent of a Norman Wisdom comedy pratfall.
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  • The hilariously funny Hollywood glamor puss, Joan Rivers was one of the highlights of the 2005 Glasgow International Comedy Festival.
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  • His unique mix of experience in comedy writing, editing and technical savvy made him a great fit for the essential co-director's position.
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  • The strangest thing about the gig is that music really does seem to take second fiddle to comedy.
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  • I am also an accomplished broadcaster currently appearing monthly on Radio 4 with my comedy series " The Hysterical Method Of Conception " .
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  • This comedy film will appeal to people who enjoy classic British comedy films, sit-coms and Carry-On style shenanigans.
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  • First performed in 1668, Molière's comedy cunningly ridicules the snobbery of the aristocracy and the foolish aspirations of the nouveau riche.
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  • Peter was always one for making serious situations into a comedy - he never took life seriously, he was too *** free spirited.
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  • He was nominated by the Comedy Store in the category Best live stand-up at the British Comedy Awards.
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  • Bruce began stand-up in July 1995 after over a decade of writing for some of Australia's biggest names in comedy.
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  • Cult comedy troop Broken Lizard takes a swipe at the slasher flick, mixing in their own unique sense of humor.
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  • It's not quite a vanity project, but it is the second movie by the Broken Lizard comedy troupe.
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  • SoI have decided to become a comedy turncoat and deny the splendor of Bill Hicks.
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  • Working in comedy, a very unchristian environment, it was impossible to tell someone that I was going through a religious trauma.
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  • Rachel Sylvester meets the comedy waiters paid to wreck your evening.
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  • Dave Johns Geordie stand-up comedian, actor and TV warm-up artist Dave Johns, has played all of Britain's leading comedy venues.
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  • If you want constant laughs then get Fawlty Towers; if you want witty, intelligent, mature, thoughtful comedy, get Extras.
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  • There are differences between them, arising naturally enough from differences of temperament and experience; but both agree in their attitude - an attitude which is sceptical without being negative and humorous without being satiric. There is hardly any writer in whom the human comedy is treated with such completeness as it is in Montaigne.
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  • Last year, my second year at Radcliffe, I studied English composition, the Bible as English composition, the governments of America and Europe, the Odes of Horace, and Latin comedy.
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  • Jewish humor meets Spanish screwball comedy in Only Human, an observational comedy set among a Madrid Jewish family.
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  • The sentimental endings have been perfected by the American Pie series more than any other sex comedy, and Band Camp is no different.
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  • I am also an accomplished broadcaster currently appearing monthly on Radio 4 with my comedy series " The Hysterical Method Of Conception ".
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  • Thus he takes to the stage with a sheaf of dog-eared notes explaining what modules he must complete to graduate from his comedy apprenticeship.
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  • Moments of slapstick comedy are silly in the extreme.
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  • He 's a cheeky and hugely likeable lad who never goes beyond the boundary of good taste by resorting to smutty comedy.
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  • First performed in 1668, Molière 's comedy cunningly ridicules the snobbery of the aristocracy and the foolish aspirations of the nouveau riche.
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  • And Bob Mills and Jeff Pope have written a comedy drama starring John Thomson about a hopeless spiv called Stan The Man.
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  • He was nominated by the Comedy Store in the category Best Live Stand-Up at the British Comedy Awards.
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  • Bruce began stand-up in July 1995 after over a decade of writing for some of Australia 's biggest names in comedy.
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  • Some of the biggest names in comedy are joining forces for a major benefit gig in aid of stroke victims.
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  • Show Full Review There was nothing subtle about the comedy of Arthur Lucan and Kitty McShane.
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  • Robbie Williams dressed up like an old-fashioned lady to film a comedy sketch for British TV charity telethon 'Comic Relief '.
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  • It 's not quite a vanity project, but it is the second movie by the Broken Lizard comedy troupe.
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  • Julia is Australia 's hottest export in comedy with true-life tales that endear her to all who listen.
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  • Not quite a comedy, not quite a true-life story, not quite a thriller, Alien Autopsy manages a bit of everything.
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  • Instead we have a comedy that simply just trundles along, never raising anything more than a smile.
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  • Britain 's comedy industry has rushed to respond to the tsunami disaster, with several fundraising gigs already set up.
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  • The full track listing of the tsunami relief comedy DVD has been revealed.
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  • Working in comedy, a very unChristian environment, it was impossible to tell someone that I was going through a religious trauma.
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  • They have improved with age, like... either the worse horror film ever made or the best ever, unintentional, horror comedy.
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  • Club 9 is uproarious slice-of-life, fish-out-of-water comedy as crafted by the inimitable creator of What's Michael?
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  • Dave Johns Geordie stand-up comedian, actor and TV warm-up artist Dave Johns, has played all of Britain 's leading comedy venues.
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  • He 's much better at comedy, and the humorous banter between him and his costars has a nice zing to it.
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  • The comedy show had a tongue-in-cheek style of humor that may not be easy for kids to understand.
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  • Which genre would you classify this funny-yet-dark book as – comedy or tragedy?
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  • Whether you are in the mood for live music, a Broadway show, a sporting event, an art museum or stand-up comedy, See Tickets has the tickets that you need.
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  • Bring some comedy into your life when you buy Simpsons DVDs.
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  • Champagne, romantic music, a romantic movie (or even a romantic comedy), chocolates and candles can help spur on a night or relaxing with a loved one.
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  • Comedy Central allows you to watch programs like The Daily Show, The Colbert Report, South Park, Mind of Mencia and Futurama.
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  • Tune into your favorite comedy or go to a comedy club.
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  • Laughter in a relationship is often companionable, not all hard physical comedy and sly innuendo.
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  • There are many different types of poems, like comedy themed poems, poems about life, and poems for a best friend.
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  • Mean Girls: This comedy directed by Saturday Night Live's Tina Fey contrasts high school with the jungles of Africa, though the differences between the two are not so vast as you might think.
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  • Evolving from slapstick comedy into much more serious roles has given him both professional substance and serious attention from female film fans.
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  • Comedy Central is rerunning the episode of South Park in which the writers took a few shots a Scientology, outraging Tom Cruise and leading to Issac Hayes departure from the show.
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  • I'm also working with the producer of How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days on a romantic comedy that I'm so ecstatic about.
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  • She's appeared on MadTV twice, performed on stage at Second City, and made several appearances at Canadian comedy shows.
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  • He began hosting his hit program The Daily Show on Comedy Central in 1999, and has since become one of the most popular hosts on television, winning 14 Emmy Awards.
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  • Apparently not learning from the wrongdoings of Mel Gibson before him, Michael Richards (Kramer, of Seinfeld fame) made some not-so-pleasant comments during a recent comedy club appearance.
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  • Michael Richards' comedy set at the Laugh Factory started innocently enough on Friday, November 17.
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  • Tawny Kitaen had a leading role in the 1984 comedy film Bachelor Party, opposite Tom Hanks, but she will likely be most remembered for her music video appearances.
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  • When she appeared on Comedy Central's roast for William Shatner, she again stumbled over her prepared jokes, needing to restart several times to deliver her speech.
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  • Scott provided this synopsis of the film: "It's a light comedy conveying some unique bits of New Mexicana.
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  • Ooh La La also recently won an honorable mention in the Hollywood Creative Connection Short Comedy Screenplay Competition.
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  • Cohen has earned numerous Emmy nominations and two BAFTA TV Awards (Best Comedy Series, Best Comedy Performance) for Da Ali G Show.
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  • While earning small roles in television and film, Jack Black was also building a cult following with his appearances on HBO's sketch comedy show, Mr. Show with Bob and David.
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  • In 2000, Eric got to do one episode of a comedy called Zoe, Duncan, Jack & Jane.
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  • She is nominated for Best Actress in a TV Series, Comedy or Musical.
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  • His first job with Comedy Central was in 1991 as host of Short Attention Span Theater.
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  • In 1992, he hosted You Wrote It, You Watch It on MTV where viewers sent in stories to be acted out by a comedy troupe.
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  • Born on the same day in 1978, Ashton Kutcher has also made a name for himself in comedy.
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  • She also appeared in one episode of the comedy Malcolm in the Middle, and had a recurring role on television's 7th Heaven.
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  • Steve Carell has become well-known for his role on the popular television comedy, The Office.
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  • His first role was in the 1991 film Curly Sue, but he continued to teach improvisational comedy at Second City and perform with their comedy troupe from 1990-1996.
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  • The comedy was a huge summer success, further cementing Carell's abilities as a comedic force and leading man.
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  • The 2006 independent dark comedy Little Miss Sunshine allowed Carell to showcase his range in a more serious and quiet role.
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  • Television Critics Association award (2006), Outstanding Individual Achievement in Comedy, The Office.
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  • Screen Actors Guild of America award (2007), Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series, The Office.
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  • His talents have burned up comedy club stages, airwaves and the silver screen for the last few years and if you blink, you just might miss what he's doing next.
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  • From small, dingy comedy clubs to headlining Carnegie Hall, Dane Cook has paid his dues to become one of the most influential comics of his time.
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  • In July 2006, Cook appeared at the Vancouver Yuk-Yuks comedy club and asked to go on before the headliner because he had to work on Employee of the Month the next morning.
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  • The Associated Press reported that Richard Jeni, 45, apparently shot himself in the head at his home above Los Angeles' Sunset Strip comedy clubs.
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  • He first arrived on the comedy scene in 1990 with a series of specials on Showtime, which led him to appearances on The Tonight Show.
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  • In 2004, he was ranked 57th on Comedy Central's list of "100 Greatest Stand-ups of All Time."
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  • In the early 1980s, DeGeneres tried a hand at comedy, working as the emcee at Clyde's Comedy Club in New Orleans.
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  • She ranks 16th on Comedy Central's list of "100 Greatest Stand-ups of All Time."
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  • Because of her hectic schedule with her talk show, she no longer performs stand-up comedy.
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  • DeGeneres moved her brand of comedy to television and the silver screen, appearing in numerous blockbusters.
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  • O'Brien moved to New York and began writing for Saturday Night Live in 1988, where a year later, he won an Emmy for Outstanding Writing in a Comedy or Variety Series.
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  • In 2006, the show marked the 10th consecutive year of receiving the nomination for Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Series.
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  • In 1998, Seinfeld had a comedy special called, I'm Telling You for the Last Time, a final telling of his most popular jokes.
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  • He ranks number 12 on Comedy Central's list of the "100 Greatest Stand-ups of All Time."
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  • She is a comedic genius, having started out with the iconic Second City comedy troupe in Chicago, Illinois, and quickly moving on the news desk on Saturday Night Live.
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  • Michael Richards shattered his image in 2006 when he made a racist comment during a comedy club appearance.
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  • His big break came in 1992, when at the tender age of 17, Maguire landed a role in the television comedy, Great Scott.
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  • With a long career behind him and many years ahead, Letterman has become a household name with his off-beat comedy.
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  • An aspiring comedy writer, he moved to California in 1975.
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  • A few years ago, I was in this romantic comedy (A Family Affair) and I played the ex-girlfriend of the lead character.
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  • He got his start in show business at age 10, entertaining as a stand-up comedian at local comedy clubs.
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  • He described his comedy as "disgustingly dirty," but his act was popular.
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  • After the comedy ended in 2006, Garth spent a year out of the spotlight.
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  • In April 2006, she admitted that she had, in fact, suffered from an eating disorder during and after the legal comedy.
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