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The History of Comedy

The Funnier Sex (Season 1, Episode 2)
TV Episode | Documentary, Comedy, History

A look at the greatest female comedians and how they were able to succeed in every genre where humor is found despite rampant sexism and prejudice.
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Feb 16, 2017 (United States)
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Bea Arthur
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Lucille Ball
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Jean Carroll
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Ellen DeGeneres
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Lena Dunham
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Janeane Garofalo
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Mary Tyler Moore
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7.4 / 10 | 38 votes