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Comedy – 1983 – HBO On Location Special – America’s Top Comedians Delivering Their Best Punch Lines

One of the best comedy programs on television during the decade of the 1980’s was HBO’s On Location…..which was typically hosted by comedian Robert Klein.  On Location was a series from HBO that premiered on New Year’s Eve 1975 with a one-hour performance by Robert Klein….and the program became a source for uncensored stand-up comedy performances from comedians such as George Carlin, David Brenner, Redd Foxx, Rich Little, Robin Williams, Phyllis Diller, Buddy Hackett, Billy Crystal, Pat Cooper et al.  

 In addition to showing select comedians, On Location featured comedy shows such as the annual Young Comedians Show….which was hosted by the likes of The Smothers Brothers, Carl Reiner and Chevy Chase…..as ImaSportsphile has many of the comedic productions currently posted in our comedy section. 

This video seen herewith focuses on the distinct ability of really good stand up comedians to deliver a punch line properly….which is unquestionably a refined art….as seen in this video featuring many of America’s best deliverers of the punch line including David Brenner, Myrom Cohen, Phyllis Diller, Norm Crosby, Redd Foxx, Henny Youngman, Joey Bishop, Freddie Prinze Jr. and Totie Fields….for these are priceless comedic punch lines….which are delivered by the best of the best….which makes this video “pure gold” in our treasure chest of vintage memories.











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