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Make 'Em Laugh: The Funny Business of America

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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  • Premiered: January 14, 2009
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • User Rating:5 out of 5 (32 ratings)
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  • Premise: 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. (more)

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