Comedy – 1978 – Chevy Chase – Special – The Art Of Physical Comedy

DOG ASIDE: Bone Daddy recorded more than 150 episodes of Saturday Night Live during the 1970’s and 1980’s…..and after transferring each of these episodes from Sony Betamax cassette to digital….thus having watched almost every skit from every show over a 12 year period….I can honestly say that Chevy Chase was a master of physical comedy….which is a…

Comedy – Special – Smothers Brothers Host Young Comedians – Jerry Seinfeld

DOG ASIDE: Long before Jerry Seinfield got his own comedy sitcom television show that originally ran for nine seasons on NBC from 1989 to 1998 was ever seen by American television audiences….this talented comedian was on the “stand-up circuit”….and his first ever television appearance was on this 1982 Young Comedians Special that was hosted by The Smothers…

Music – Bette Midler – Walking Piece Of Art & Take Me To Paradise & Shiver Me Timbers

DOG COMMENTARY: There are certain singer / comedian / entertainers that are far more entertainers than they are singers and comedians….and The Divine Miss M is one of those artists……for her was a woman who had “great pipes”….who could sing like an angel while telling a story like when she sings “Shiver Me Timbers”….while making…

Comedy – Rich Little – President Richard Nixon & Famous Voice Actor Frank Welker

DOG COMMENTARY: Probably the most famous of Rich Little’s voice impersonations was his redition of President Richard M. Nixon….and in this video clip…he “really puts on the shine”….as he gives a wonderful portrayal of Tricky Dick in this skit in the video herewith…..with the skit being overlayed by the music from Mission Impossible….for this “man of a thousand…

Comedy – Special – Rich Little – With Female Impersonation Craig Russell

DOG COMMENTARY: Rich Little was one of Canada’s and America’s greatest impersonator and impressionist to ever grace a stage….enjoying a professional career of entertaining folks with his incredible gift of voice and mannerism replication of literally a thousand different well known personalities from 1963 to the present….and since I have quite a bit of content…

Comedy – Rich Little – 100 Impersonations In 3 Min & Bob Anderson & Impressionist Johnny Dark

DOG COMMENTARY: Richard Caruthers “Rich” Little (born November 26, 1938) is a Canadian-American impressionist and voice actor….who was nicknamed “The Man of a Thousand Voices” by voice actor Mel Blanc of Looney Tunes fame. Little was an usher at the Elgin Movie Theatre in Ottawa….where he would perfect his voices while standing at the back of…

Comedy – Red Skelton – Seagulls Gertrude And Heathcliff & Marcel Marceau In Romantic Tango

DOG COMMENTARY: Red Skelton is going to turn out to be The Patron Saint for Imasportsphile…..for he was truly loved by a myriad of fans who found his comedic style to be deserving of being referred to as America’s Clown Prince….for this truly was a man who was adorned with a God given talent to make people laugh….and…

Comedy – Comic Relief – Harry Anderson & Robin Williams & Gilda Radner & Billy Crystal & Wierd Al Yankovic

DOG ASIDE: This particular video clip features some of the best comedians of their day with Harry Anderson of Night Court fame doing some magic tricks….for as a member of The Academy of Magical Arts located in Hollywood’s Magic Castle….a place that Bone Daddy called home during the history fan jorney at the 1984 Los Angeles Games…

Comedy – Special – Those Fabulous Clowns – Chaplin & Fields & Abbott N Costello & Keeton et al

DOG ASIDE: Every now an then as I am clawing my way through the 2300 hours of vintage sports, comedy and music video library that I am posting to this site….I run across something that is really special….like this program titled Those Fabulous Clowns….which was hosted by Richard Kiley….is one of those hidden treasures. As Kiley…