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Dangerously funny : the uncensored story of The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour / David Bianculli.

Bianculli, David (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781439101162
  • ISBN: 1439101167
  • Physical Description: xvi, 382 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: 1st Touchstone hardcover ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2009.

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Includes bibliographical references (pages [365]-372) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The birth of the Smothers brothers (and the Smothers sister) -- The Smothers Brothers, all three of them, take the stage -- Tom and Dick shoot for Paar -- The Smothers Brothers, on the record -- "High noon on the Ponderosa" -- Revolution in a shoe box -- And so it begins : The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour -- Testing the CBS censors, the first encounters -- From hit status to Elaine May not -- Becoming more creative, and more substantive -- Homegrown talent : Pat Paulsen, Leigh French, Mason Williams -- Season two : breaking the blacklist of Pete Seeger -- The Who explodes -- The generation gap widens, even on TV -- Wading back into "The Big Muddy" -- "Classical gas" -- The Smothers Brothers Smothers Show -- Season three : "We're still here" -- Meet the Beatles, this time on Comedy Hour -- Pat Paulsen for president -- David Steinberg finds religion -- Hair today, gone tomorrow -- Beeping censors lurking in the wings -- Classics and controversies -- Fired, not canceled -- The aftermath, the bed-in, and the trial -- After the fall, and couples therapy -- The Smothers Brothers legacy.
Summary, etc.:
"Dangerously Funny" presents a rollicking history of the rise and fall of the wildly influential '60s TV show, its perennial problems with the network censors, and its lasting influence on the cultural landscape.
Subject: Smothers Brothers comedy hour.
Smothers Brothers.

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