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Season 33, Episode 4 My Name Is Barbra

First Aired: December 3, 2005

“My Name Is Barbra.” Streisand's first TV special (April 28, 1965), an Emmy-winning black-and-white delight. Highlights: “A Kid Again/I'm Five,” “People,” a “Funny Girl” medley and “My Man.” Also: “I Can See It,” “Someone to Watch over Me,” “I've Got No Strings,” “When the Sun Comes Out,” “Why Did I Choose You?” “Happy Days Are Here Again.”

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  • Premiered: November 4, 1972
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: PBS's signature performing-arts series showcases dance, drama, comedy and music ranging from orchestral and operatic to Broadway and the blues. The Lanford Wilson drama `The Rimers of Eldritch' was its first presentation and `Brideshead Revisited' was perh… (more)

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