Curtain Call: the Top 5 Shows Starring Standup Comedians

Before TV executives were giving shows to horrible housewives, drunken orange teenagers, and hopeless child pageant queens, there was a magical time when people were given shows based on their talent and hard work. Many of those people were standup comedians. It used to be that a comic would work for years in hopes of getting noticed by an exec that wanted to build a show around him. And when that would happen, sometimes the result was truly something amazing. These are the top five shows starring standup comedians.
Curtain Call: the Top 5 Shows Starring Standup Comedians
Before TV executives were giving shows to horrible housewives, drunken orange teenagers, and hopeless child pageant queens, there was a magical time when people were given shows based on their talent and hard work. Many of those people were standup comedians. It used to be that a comic would work for years in hopes of getting noticed by an exec that wanted to build a show around him. And when that would happen, sometimes the result was truly something amazing. These are the top five shows starring standup comedians.
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There you have it, the top five shows starring standup comics. We would like to apologize to all of those involved in classic shows like Sanford and Son, Bob Newhart’s shows, and Welcome Back Kotter, but we re honestly not old enough to remember them and not motivated enough to truly research them. But we’ve heard they were great. So that’s something, right?

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