Make 'Em Laugh: The Funny Business of America2009 | 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 4 The Groundbreakers: When I'm Bad, I'm Better

First Aired: January 21, 2009

The "bad" boys and gals who bent (and broke) the established rules of comedy, including Mae West, Moms Mabley, Lenny Bruce, George Carlin and Richard Pryor, are remembered.

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Season 1, Episode 3

January 21, 2009

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The Wiseguys: Never Give a Sucker an Even Break

Season 1, Episode 5

January 28, 2009

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