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Send in the (Old) Clowns
October 29, 2017  | By Eric Gould
 
As part of our continuing celebration of Too Funny to Fail, the new Hulu documentary about the rise and flop of the Dana Carvey Show in 1996 (David reviews it here,) now comes the recurring gag “Grandma the Clown” – more primetime anti-comedy from the writing team headed by Louis C.K. and and Robert Smigel. (Smigel is renown for the Triumph the Insult Comic Dog act.) “It doesn’t get easier, children…” Honk, honk.

 
 
 
 
 
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