Make 'Em Laugh: The Funny Business of America 2009 | TV Show

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Interviews with more than 90 comedians accent this history of American comedy, which is broken down by genre (domestic, parody and satire, physical, etc.) and features clips and profiles of notable performers.

Premiered: January 14, 2009

Rating: TV-PG

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Season 1, Episode 3 The Knockabouts: Slip on a Banana Peel

First Aired: January 21, 2009

A focus on slapstick comedy recalls the antics of Charlie Chaplin, Laurel and Hardy, the Three Stooges, Martin and Lewis, the Marx Brothers and Lucille Ball.

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Breadwinners and Homemakers: Honey, I'm Home!

Season 1, Episode 2

January 14, 2009

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The Groundbreakers: When I'm Bad, I'm Better

Season 1, Episode 4

January 21, 2009