Smothered: The Censorship Struggles of The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour

  • 2002
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

Examining comedians Tom and Dick Smothers' battles with network censors during the production of their groundbreaking 1967-69 TV show, “The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour.” Interviewees include: Rob Reiner, David Steinberg, Carl Gottlieb, Pete Seeger, Harry Belafonte and Joan Baez, plus the Smothers themselves. The show features a wealth of clips, in (more…)

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Examining comedians Tom and Dick Smothers' battles with network censors during the production of their groundbreaking 1967-69 TV show, “The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour.” Interviewees include: Rob Reiner, David Steinberg, Carl Gottlieb, Pete Seeger, Harry Belafonte and Joan Baez, plus the Smothers themselves. The show features a wealth of clips, including a segment with George Harrison.

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