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The History of Comedy

Ripped From The Headlines (Season 1, Episode 6)
TV Episode | Documentary, Comedy, History

The origins of topical humor are traced, from the invention of the monologue to the "fake news" shows of today.
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Jul 23, 2017 (United States)
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8 / 10 | 23 votes