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Director (feature film)

1.
Switching Goals (1999)
Television movie about twins with opposite personalities who switch identities and join competing soccer teams. Emma is fashion-conscious and Sam is a super athlete. Their dad Jerry owns a sporting goods store and maintains an over-competitive athletic zeal. Their mom Denise is a pyschologist who be
2.
Wrong Guy, The (1997)
A young man, fearing he is a suspect in the murder of his boss, goes on the run, and is pursued by a corrupt cop.
3.
Casey at the Bat (1986)
A comic recreation of the famous poem about Casey Frank, a baseball player on the Mudville Hogs. In this version, Casey is aided by a magic potion to become baseball's first superstar, and his legendary strikeout uncovers an unscrupulous businessman's scheme to purchase the baseball stadium to conv
4.
Going Berserk (1983)
Off-the wall comedy which lampoons everything from religious cults to Kung Fu movies.
5.
Paternity (1981)
A single man searches for a woman who will bear his baby with no strings attached. Trouble comes when that sense of Paternity gets in the way, not to mention a little love.

Writer (feature film)

6.
Going Berserk (1983)
Off-the wall comedy which lampoons everything from religious cults to Kung Fu movies.

Producer (feature film)

7.
Greatest Game Ever Played, The (2005)
Francis Ouimet was a working-class immigrant kid who--flanked by a 10-year-old caddie smaller than his golf bag--started with nothing and came out of nowhere to break down the barriers and become America's first golf hero nearly a century before Tiger Woods. In a world where it was believed only the
8.
Extreme Adventures of Super Dave (2000)
Comedy starring Super Dave, the world's greatest stunt man.
9.
Kids in the Hall Brain Candy (1996)
The country has gone happy. Stark, raving happy. And things couldn't be worse. In their film debut, the Kids in the Hall star in the satiric story of the madcap events that occur when a mood-altering prescription drug craze sweeps the nation.

Director (special)

10.
Seinfeld: The Chronicle (1998)
Special retrospective highlighting the most memorable moments of the "Seinfeld" series spanning nine seasons.
11.
Penn & Teller's Home Invasion Magic (1997)
Magicians Penn & Teller drop in on unsuspecting homeowners and at various public locations, including a mall, a school, a restaurant and the beach, to perform their comedic sleight-of-hand feats.
12.
Rick Reynolds: Only the Truth Is Funny (1993)
A special for Showtime starring Rick Reynolds in an autobiographical monologue. Taped before an audience at San Francisco's Marine Theater.
13.
Kevin Pollak: Stop With the Kicking (1991)
A comedy special starring Kevin Pollak taped before an audience at the Mountain View Center for the performing Arts in Mountain View, California.
14.
Coconut Downs (1991)
A comedy pilot for an unsold ABC series. When a racetrack opens nearby a formerly posh resort hotel, it brings in an entirely new type of clientele to the neighborhood.
15.
I Love Lucy: The Very First Show (1990)
A special featuring the pilot from the long-running series "I Love Lucy." Also include interviews with the original writers of the episode. Lucie Arnaz, daughter of Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz, hosts.
16.
Baby on Board (1988)
A married couple in ther 40s whose lives are radically changed when they have their first baby.
17.
Man About Town (1986)
A pilot for an unsold series about Leon Feddick, a shy, struggling bachelor, who is anything but a "man about town." He is the butt of his family's jokes, and gets no respect from anyone. But life brightens for Leon when he meets the girl of his dreams during a stupefying family wedding.

Cast (special)

18.
Showbiz Goes to War (2000)
Documentary examines the role of entertainers during the years of World War II.
19.
But... Seriously (1994)
A documentary reflecting on comedy's role as America's social conscience. Combines historical news footage with vintage concert and club footage to reflect the times when comedians served as social critics on such issues as homelessness, AIDS, the Los Angeles riots and the Gulf War.
20.
David Steinberg's Biased and Insensitive Review of the Year (1992)
A comedy retrospective of 1991 hosted by David Steinberg.
21.
Here He Is... The One, The Only... Groucho (1991)
A special on the life and career of Groucho Marx. Includes recollections from his family and friends, and clips and photos that highlight Marx's life.
22.
Dad's a Dog (1990)
A divorced father from New York moves to Hollywood with his children to star in a television sitcom -- as the voice of a talking dog.
23.
World of Jewish Humor, The (1990)
A documentary tracing the evolution of Jewish humor from New York's turn-of-the-century Lower East Side to the present.
24.
Just For Laughs II (1987)
A special featuring ten performances from the fifth annual Just For Laughs International Comedy Festival in Montreal.
25.
Billy Crystal: A Comic's Line (1984)
A comedy concert by comedian Billy Crystal, taped at the Mayfair Theatre, in Santa Monica, California.
26.
Out of Our Minds (1984)
A series of comedy sketches based on odd but documented facts.
27.
Marx Brothers in a Nutshell, The (1982)
A tribute to the classic comedy team, The Marx Brothers. The program includes some of the most popular moments from their films as well as previously unseen footage from newsreels, home movies, promotional trailers, and a recently discovered unfinished television pilot the boys produced but never, s
28.
Noonday Show, The (1975)
A daily program of news, music, and comedy.
29.
George Segal Show, The (1974)
A special featuring the comic and dramatic talents of versatile actor George Segal.

Writer (special)

30.
76th Annual Academy Awards, The (2004)
Live coverage of the 76th annual Academy Awards presentation for excellence in film from the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, California.
31.
72nd Annual Academy Awards Presentation (2000)
Live coverage of the 72nd annual Academy Awards presentation from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California.
32.
70th Annual Academy Awards, The (1998)
Live presentation of the 70th annual Academy Awards.
33.
65th Annual Academy Awards Presentation, The (1993)
Broadcast of the 65th annual Academy Awards presentation.
34.
David Steinberg's Biased and Insensitive Review of the Year (1992)
A comedy retrospective of 1991 hosted by David Steinberg.
35.
64th Annual Academy Awards Presentation, The (1992)
Live coverage of the sixty-fourth annual Academy Awards ceremony.
36.
Time Warner Presents the Earth Day Special (1990)
A special in which prominent celebrities of film, television, sports, and music join together to publicize the global crisis of pollution, starvation, and resource shortage under the sponsorship of giant media conglomerate Time Warner.
37.
Michael Davis -- The Life of the Party (1986)
Comic juggler Michael Davis, in a half-hour comedy special, in which he has decided to abandon his profession in favor of a more stable career in real estate. To celebrate, he invites some of his "flaky, show-business" friends to a party where their performing antics challenge the juggler's decision
38.
Noonday Show, The (1975)
A daily program of news, music, and comedy.

Producer (special)

39.
Robin Williams: Live On Broadway (2002)
Robin Williams performs stand-up on Broadway.
40.
Paul Rodriguez: Idiots and Armadillos (1998)
Stand-up comedian Paul Rodriguez performs from Hogg Memorial Auditorium in Austin, Texas.
41.
1997 ESPY Awards, The (1997)
Telecast of the 1997 ESPY (Excellence in Sports Performance) Awards.
42.
Women of the Night IV Hosted by Tracey Ullman (1995) as Executive Producer
Special featuring female stand-up comedians taped at the U.S. Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen.
43.
1995 ESPY Awards, The (1995)
Live presentation of the third annual ESPY (Excellence in Sports Performance) Awards honoring excellence in sports.
44.
David Steinberg's Biased and Insensitive Review of the Year (1992)
A comedy retrospective of 1991 hosted by David Steinberg.
45.
Women of the Night III (1991) as Executive Producer
Sandra Bernhard hosts this comedy special in which she introduces five new stand-up comedians.
46.
14th Annual Young Comedians Show, The (1991) as Executive Producer
A comedy special showcasing the talents of new comedians.
47.
Kevin Pollak: Stop With the Kicking (1991)
A comedy special starring Kevin Pollak taped before an audience at the Mountain View Center for the performing Arts in Mountain View, California.
48.
Paula Poundstone: Cats, Cops and Stuff (1990) as Executive Producer
A comedy special for HBO featuring comedian Paula Poundstone.
49.
I, Martin Short, Goes Hollywood (1989)
A comedy special for HBO starring Martin Short. The comedian takes a look at Hollywood through the eyes of some of his most memorable character creations, such as Ed Grimley and Jackie Rogers, Jr.
50.
Billy Crystal: Midnight Train to Moscow (1989)
A special starring Billy Crystal and taped in the USSR. Crystal traces his Russian roots in Moscow, where he attends a family reunion of over 20 relatives. The comedian visits Moscow sights and trades stories with athletes at a Soviet baseball game. Also features footage of Crystal in a performance
51.
Evening With Sammy Davis Jr. and Jerry Lewis, An (1988)
A special taped at Bally's Casino Resort in Las Vegas in October 1988, presenting Sammy Davis, Jr. and Jerry Lewis performing individually and together.
52.
Twelfth Annual Young Comedians Show, The (1988) as Executive Producer
An "On Location" special showcasing the talents of new, young comics, taped live from the Storyville Jazz Club in New Orleans, Louisiana.
53.
Women of the Night II (1988) as Executive Producer
An "On Location" sequel to "Women of the Night," introduced by Andrea Martin and featuring five up-and-coming comediennes who present their unique brand of humor onstage before a live audience at the Palace in Hollywood, California.
54.
Women of the Night (1987) as Executive Producer
Up-and-coming comediennes take center stage at the Palace in Hollywood to comment on life, love, and being a woman in a predominantly male occupation in this one-hour comedy special, hosted by Martin Short.
55.
Eleventh Annual Young Comedians Show, The (1987) as Executive Producer
A comedy special, taped at the Improvisation in Irvine, California, featuring five up-and-coming comedians from across the nation. An "On Location" presentation.
56.
Young Comedians All-Star Reunion, The (1986)
A comedy special celebrating the tenth anniversary of HBO's "Young Comedians" showcase which launches new comics. Five established comics each performs his own material from a club where he got his start, and then introduces a personally chosen up-and-coming talent.
57.
Michael Davis -- The Life of the Party (1986)
Comic juggler Michael Davis, in a half-hour comedy special, in which he has decided to abandon his profession in favor of a more stable career in real estate. To celebrate, he invites some of his "flaky, show-business" friends to a party where their performing antics challenge the juggler's decision
58.
Billy Crystal -- Don't Get Me Started (1986)
Billy Crystal in a comedy special taped in May, 1986, mainly at Long Island's Hofstra University. The special combines stand-up comedy with a parady on musicals as Billy Crystal, playing his "Fernando" character, attempts to organize a variety show.
59.
Robin Williams -- An Evening at the Met (1986)
Robin Williams brings his unique brand of humor to the Metropolitan Opera House with a stand-up performance that marks the first time in the history of New York City's Lincoln Center that a comedian has commanded the stage of the Met for a one-man show.

Misc. Crew (special)

60.
69th Annual Academy Awards, The (1997)
Live presentation of the 69th annual Academy Awards.
61.
Penn & Teller's Home Invasion Magic (1997)
Magicians Penn & Teller drop in on unsuspecting homeowners and at various public locations, including a mall, a school, a restaurant and the beach, to perform their comedic sleight-of-hand feats.
62.
But... Seriously (1994)
A documentary reflecting on comedy's role as America's social conscience. Combines historical news footage with vintage concert and club footage to reflect the times when comedians served as social critics on such issues as homelessness, AIDS, the Los Angeles riots and the Gulf War.
63.
64th Annual Academy Awards Presentation, The (1992)
Live coverage of the sixty-fourth annual Academy Awards ceremony.
64.
63rd Annual Academy Awards Presentation, The (1991)
Live coverage of the sixty-third annual Academy Awards ceremony.
65.
Michael Davis -- The Life of the Party (1986)
Comic juggler Michael Davis, in a half-hour comedy special, in which he has decided to abandon his profession in favor of a more stable career in real estate. To celebrate, he invites some of his "flaky, show-business" friends to a party where their performing antics challenge the juggler's decision

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