What is your all-time favorite stand-up comedy special?

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  1. EJ Lambert profile image71
    EJ Lambertposted 5 years ago

    What is your all-time favorite stand-up comedy special?

    There have been plenty of great comedy special over the decades by equally great comedians.  Which one gave you the most laughs?

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    Motown2Chitownposted 5 years ago

    Without doubt or exception, my favorite stand-up comedy special is "Carlin at Carnegie."  I've probably watched it no fewer than two hundred times, and laughed until I couldn't breathe at every viewing.  The whole thing about fussy eaters is so funny and so true and so timeless that there's no way to keep from laughing, no matter how many years ago it was delivered.  And the comparison of cats to dogs?  Priceless!

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      KFushaposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I love it! It's one of my favorite stand-ups ever!

    2. EJ Lambert profile image71
      EJ Lambertposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Carlin has so many great shows but that one cemented him as one of the best ever.

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    KFushaposted 5 years ago

    "Life Is Worth Losing" by George Carlin.

    1. EJ Lambert profile image71
      EJ Lambertposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      He was a master.

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      KFushaposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Yes, he was. I will never get over the fact that I never got the chance to see him perform live.

    3. EJ Lambert profile image71
      EJ Lambertposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      That should not deaden your love for what he did.

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      KFushaposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      It doesn't. All that statement meant was that I really wish I could have seen him perform live.

    5. EJ Lambert profile image71
      EJ Lambertposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      You aren't the only one!

  4. kereeves3 profile image78
    kereeves3posted 5 years ago

    It has to be Louis CK's stand up special "Chewed Up".  This one is so funny, I laugh so hard every time I watch it.  It's one of those comedy specials that I tell all my friends they have to watch... And I usually watch it with them, laughing as though it was my first viewing.  I absolutely LOVE Louis CK.

    1. EJ Lambert profile image71
      EJ Lambertposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      It's amazing how he can be so filthy, so funny and so intelligent at the same time.  Terrific choice.

  5. Man of Strength profile image76
    Man of Strengthposted 5 years ago

    My pick would be Eddie Murphy's "Delirious." In today's politically correct society the show probaly wouldn't air. Bold, profane, and often offensive it displayed Murphy's star power.

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      Motown2Chitownposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      That one is the closest for me to Carlin at Carnegie.  "ICE CREAM!!!!!"

    2. EJ Lambert profile image71
      EJ Lambertposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      That special was absolute genius.  Eddie at the peak of his powers.

  6. DrRebeccaSanders profile image78
    DrRebeccaSandersposted 5 years ago

    Although I do love Carlin, I think the one that always comes to mind first is Abbott & Costello's "Who's on First".

    1. EJ Lambert profile image71
      EJ Lambertposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I love it.  Going old school!

 
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