This week, the world mourned the loss of comedic genius Robin Williams, who committed suicide on Monday at age 63. To honor his legacy, which spanned decades and included several comedy specials in addition to movies and scripted TV shows, we've pulled some of the best segments from his standup routines, many of which were broadcast on HBO.(Warning: The language in many of the videos is NSFW.)
Elsewhere, The Tonight Show parodied House of Cards with "House of Cue Cards," and LeVar Burton introduced "Tweeting Rainbow" on Jimmy Kimmel Live. Also, the creator of "Prancercise" returned with an all-new fitness video. Check out those clips and more in our weekly roundup of the best online videos:
On Fox's new 10-part, murder-mystery limited series Gracepoint, everybody is a suspect.
That especially includes Nick Nolte's character, Jack Reinhold, the gruff owner of the kayak shop who also teaches young boys about observing ocean life in the small titular seaside town. When one of those boys ends up dead on the beach, guess where the detectives — played by David Tennant and Anna Gunn— come looking for answers...
Too Cute! Pint Sized
Brace yourselves for a double helping of cute.
Animal Planet's brand-new Too Cute! Pint Sized debuts Saturday at 8/7c to bring two litters of kitties or puppies to you in half the time of the original Too Cute! That means you get a super-concentrated dose of fuzzy frolicking for your Saturday night.
"O captain, my captain."
In the wake of the death of beloved comedian Robin Williams on Monday, this line from his 1989 film Dead Poets Society is particularly poignant. Just as his character inspired students to think for themselves and question the status quo, so did Williams inspire multiple generations with his unique style of comedy.
Remembering Robin Williams: Video highlights from his career
In honor of Williams, here is a sampling of his wide-ranging contributions to comedy, film and television:
Well, this is going to make things complicated!
Lee Ann (Georgina Haig) should be over the moon that her lawsuit against the Charleston Police Department was reinstated on last week's Reckless. However, in this exclusive sneak peek from Sunday's episode (10/9c, CBS), she looks pretty down in the dumps when she finds...
The Cast of Orange is the New Black on Conan
This week, members of the Orange Is the New Black cast took over Conan for an episode, and it was glorious. Also, a farmer serenaded a team of cows with a trombone rendition of Lorde's "Royals," and the Internet found a new celebrity in "Apparently Boy." Taylor Swift made us sniffle when she visited a 7-year-old cancer patient, and Nina Dobrev and Jimmy Fallon entertained us with a game of Giant Beer Pong. Check out those clips and more in our weekly roundup of the best online videos:
After trying unsuccessfully to dodge the ISEA on last week's Extant, Molly (Halle Berry) found herself being held against her will in an operating room as a red laser zeroed in on her pregnant belly in the episode's final moments.
So where in the world — or should we say universe — do things pick up? In this exclusive sneak peek at the first five minutes of Wednesday's new episode (10/9c, CBS), everything in Molly's world seems to be back to normal, that is until she looks down and sees...
Fresh ingredients are key to cooking. But how does one determine the quality of said ingredients?
If you're chef Kris Morningstar on Esquire Network's Knife Fight (Tuesdays, 10/9c), you bite it. There's nothing like testing the taste and texture of something with your teeth -- just ask any baby or dog!
Mark Feuerstein, Cheyenne Jackson, Gillian Alexy
Who says Paris is the most romantic city in the world? The Big Apple gives the City of Light some serious competition for that title on Tuesday's episode of Royal Pains (9/8c, USA).
After undergoing her first corneal transplant surgery, Charlotte (Gillian Alexy) and Hank (Mark Feuerstein) enjoy an...
Julia Roberts and Jimmy Fallon
Julia Roberts took several balls to the face on Thursday.
During the actress' appearance on The Tonight Show, Jimmy Fallon invited her to play a game of "Face Balls." The rules are simple: Roberts and Fallon take turns throwing balls at each other's faces. Footage of the impact is then shown in slow motion. Laughter ensues.
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"There are so many jokes, it's giving me a headache," Roberts bewailed, before continuing her dirty quips. "This is like the comedy version of Fifty Shades of Grey."