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Ernie Kovacs: Television's Original Genius (1982)

TV Special | 86 min | Comedy, Documentary

A look at the career of comedian Ernie Kovacs, considered a pioneer in the early days of television, and whose innovative TV show spawned the careers of many of today's comics and comedy writers.
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Updated Nov 17, 1982

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Nov 17, 1982 (United States)

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Edie Adams
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Steve Allen
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John Barbour
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Jolene Brand
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Chevy Chase
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Ernie Kovacs
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Bob Lauher
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Jack Lemmon
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Gene Lukowski
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Jean Shepherd
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Robert Wagner
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8.1 / 10 | 48 votes