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Favorite Comedian???

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    Citrus000posted 6 years ago

    I have many favorites! A few include, but are not limited to good old George Carlin, the beautiful Eddie Izzard, and I really like Bill Hicks.

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      DogSiDaedposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Top 5:

      5)Eddie Izzard
      4)Russell Howard
      3)Billy Connolly
      2)Jimmy Carr
      1)Ricky Gervais

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      cosetteposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Mitch Hedberg! (rest his soul)

      i also like Ben Stiller.

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        KingDrewposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        Mitch Hedberg was amazing! If he hadn't had died, he would probably be one of the top comedians in the country today.  I can still pop in one of his old albums and laugh the entire time.  His one-liners are awesome!

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      warchild75posted 6 years ago in reply to this

      A british comedian by the name of lee mack is side splittingly funny to me! smile

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    pddm67posted 6 years ago

    George Carlin is also one of my favorites - he rocked! Also Robin Williams. I saw him on HBO the other night and couldn't stop laughing. He is just incredibly funny big_smile

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      Citrus000posted 6 years ago in reply to this

      I was just trying to find my favorite Robin Williams quote, but there are way too many to choose from!! He has to be another one of favs as well.

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    Himitsu Shugishaposted 6 years ago

    Eddie Murphy, Richard Pryor and Redd Foxx.

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    beh076posted 6 years ago

    Rodney Carrington followed by Jerry Seinfield. Never really got into George Carlin or Richard Pryor.

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    Psychedelicposted 6 years ago

    Dane Cook, Frank Caliendo are just the first two of my many favorites.

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    Citrus000posted 6 years ago

    Joe Rogan is also pretty funny. Not many people I know have seen him do anything but fear factor, but he actually has some pretty good skits.

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    fishtiger58posted 6 years ago

    Sam Kinison is my favorite he never failed to make me laugh.

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    Gregg Biancciposted 6 years ago

    Russell Peters, a great Canadian comedian.

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      june of agesposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Other great Canadian comedians include Rick Mercer and Elvira Kurt.
      I have also just been impressed by an American comedienne called Tigg something

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    carolina muscleposted 6 years ago

    I think Eddie Izzard is the funniest guy out there right now.

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      Citrus000posted 6 years ago in reply to this

      "I like my coffee like I like my women... In a plastic cup"
      Ah, he makes me laugh!

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      mega1posted 6 years ago in reply to this

      me too -  I also like Susan Silverman a lot! She's the funniest girl out there!

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    Ghost32posted 6 years ago

    (The late) Richard Jeni.

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    elayne001posted 6 years ago

    Jim Carrey, Robin Williams and Jeff Dunham the Ventriloquist

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    Veronica Allenposted 6 years ago

    Jerry Seinfeld and Sinbad

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    B.C. BOUTIQUEposted 6 years ago

    Chris Farley and Sam Kinneson ( RIP )

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    Pearldiverposted 6 years ago

    Billy Connelly

    John Cleese & Monty Python's Flying Circus

    And the Mayor of BumbleTown

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    BEAUTYBABEposted 6 years ago

    I think for Comedians you can't go past Jerry Lewis and Bob Hope for first rate comedians of all time. They will always be in our memories I think  from Beautybabe

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    mrcoopr2010posted 6 years ago

    Bill Cosby, Richard Pryor, Eddie Murphy, those of the fews right now.

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      KingDrewposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      I saw Bill Cosby live a few weeks ago here in Knoxville.  He's 72 years old and still hilarious.  He gave two full hours of clean comedy that was actually funny.  He didn't do standup though, he sat down the entire time lol.

      The first time I saw Richard Pryor on Comedy Central I laughed the entire time.  I think he was the pioneer for modern comedy.  You wouldn't think that a comedic routine that was filmed 30+ years ago would still be funny today in 2009, but it is.

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    lorlie6posted 6 years ago

    George Carlin, hands down.

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      Citrus000posted 6 years ago in reply to this

      "I went to a bookstore and asked the saleswoman, 'Where's the self-help section?' She said if she told me, it would defeat the purpose."

      smile         smile         smile

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    pinoyconnectionposted 6 years ago

    here are my top ten favorite comedians, along with clips of each one, listed on my hub:

    http://hubpages.com/hub/Top-Ten-Best-Co … on-the-Web

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      Citrus000posted 6 years ago in reply to this

      I visited this hub, and watched Kasambwe Mpulamasaka. smile It started out a little slow, but ended up to be a very good laugh, worth checking out. The hub was full of other comedy skits I had never seen and will be sure to visit again.

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    Karina S.posted 6 years ago

    Jerry Seinfeld

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    blue dogposted 6 years ago

    Clem Kadiddlehopper.

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      tobey100posted 6 years ago in reply to this

      We're from a different age apparently.  Red Skelton was the best

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    tobey100posted 6 years ago

    I've got one very few people ever mention....Tim Conway

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    dfunzyposted 6 years ago

    Richard Pryor
    Chris Rock
    Jonathan Winters
    Benny Hill
    Flip Wilson
    Woody Allen

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    Stan Fletcherposted 6 years ago

    Brian Regan - no question.  YouTube his Improv performance.  Start with the UPS vid.

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    europewalkerposted 6 years ago

    Dane Cook

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    PrettyPantherposted 6 years ago

    George Carlin is the master! 

    I also enjoy Richard Pryor, Bill Cosby, and Chris Rock.

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    Hikikomoriposted 6 years ago

    Bill Hicks & George Carlin.

    A good comedy duo are the Maclean brothers. You likely know them if you're Canadian.

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    cathinfranceposted 6 years ago

    Billy Connolly.

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    Citrus000posted 6 years ago

    Sarah Silverman?

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    lyricsingrayposted 6 years ago

    Chevy Chase big_smile

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    BEAUTYBABEposted 6 years ago

    My two long time favourite comedians are Jerry Lewis and Bob Hope you just can't go by the. More recently Jim Carey, Chevy    Chaise  Beautybabe

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    thetruthhurts2009posted 6 years ago

    Dane Cook has a really funny joke, enjoy!

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    Diskobolosposted 6 years ago

    Best comedy show ever - Only Fools and Horses with David Jason and Nicholas Lyndhurst.

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    Shinkickerposted 6 years ago

    I've been watching a lot of Bill Hicks again, really miss him. Brilliant satirist and observationist not afraid to speak his mind

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      Citrus000posted 6 years ago in reply to this

      I miss Bill Hicks too.

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    Bard of Elyposted 6 years ago

    Norman Wisdom

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    frogdroppingposted 6 years ago

    Eddie Izzard for me. And currently some Portuguese guy. I can only understand about 25% of what he says but he still makes me laugh smile

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    Citrus000posted 6 years ago

    I just watched Live From Wembley. lol Very good!

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    heyessayposted 6 years ago

    Chris Rock, Jim Gaffigan, Mitch Hedberg, George Wallace, Lisa Lampanelli, DeRay Davis, and Nick Dipaolo to name a few.

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    brimancandyposted 6 years ago

    Here is a list of my favorites.

    George Carlin
    Jeff Foxworthy
    Ellen Degeneres
    Jim Carey
    Eddie Murphy
    Richard Pryor
    Steve Martin
    Benny Hill
    Ben Stiller
    Robin Williams
    Scott Thomson (I love Buddy Cole!)
    Bill Cosby
    Ray Ramono
    Bill Murray
    Chevy Chase
    Whoppie Goldberg
    Joan Rivers
    Billy Crystal
    Dane Cook
    Jerry Seinfeld
    Jay leno
    David Letterman
    Dana Carvey
    David Spade

    I'm sure there are a lot that missed. I love comedy. There is a guy that plays the guitar that has some very funny songs, but, can't think of his name. And, a ventriliquist that has a puppet named Peanut that is pretty funny.

    I used to like Andrew Dice Clay. But, he got old. Tim allen Too. Old jokes, and more old jokes.

    Rosie Odonnel used to be pretty funny.

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    andromidaposted 6 years ago

    Jim Carey & Eddie Murphy

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    thekidandblueposted 6 years ago

    Frankie Boyle
    Chris Rock
    Ronnie Barker
    Leonard Rossiter
    Warren Mitchell