Make 'Em Laugh: The Funny Business of America

  • 2009
  • 1 Season
  • TV-PG

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.

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Season 1, Episode 6 Satire and Parody: Sock It to ME?

First Aired: January 28, 2009

A celebration of the comics who've lampooned politics and/or pop culture through the years, including Will Rogers, Johnny Carson, Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, Sid Caesar, Mel Brooks and the crew from "Saturday Night Live."

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