Comedy – 1983 – Special – Smothers Brothers Young Comedians Show – Featuring Richard Lewis

Richard Philip Lewis (born June 29, 1947) is an American stand-up comedian and actor….who came to prominence in the 1980’s as a comedian specializing in self-deprecating humor before turning to acting. He is known for co-starring in the comedy series Anything but Love (1989–92) and for his recurring and semi-autobiographical role in Curb Your Enthusiasm (2000–present). Lewis began performing stand-up comedy in the…

Comedy – 1981 – Smothers Brothers Young Comedians Show – Featuring Harry Anderson

Harry Anderson (October 14, 1952 – April 16, 2018) was an American actor, comedian, and magician….who is best known for the lead role of Judge Harry Stone on the 1984–1992 television series Night Court….and later starred in the sitcom Dave’s World from 1993 to 1997. In addition to eight appearances on Saturday Night Live between 1981 and 1985….Anderson had a recurring guest role…

Comedy – 1985 – Smothers Brothers Young Comedian Show – Featuring Maureen Murphy

Maureen Murphy, also known as Mauro Murphy, is an Australian comedian, actress, and celebrity who was popular in the United States during the 1980’s….when she appeared on HBO’s Young Comedians Show with the Smothers Brothers….as seen in this video herewith….as this performance was Mauro’s first live television appearance in the US.  Maureen Murphy also appeared on The Tonight…

Comedy – 1985 – Rick Overton Stand Up Routine – Featured On Young Comedians Smothers Brothers Show

Rick Overton (born August 10, 1954) is an American screenwriter, actor and comedian….whose writing credits include Dennis Miller Live….while his acting credits include Willow and The Secret Adventures of Jules Verne…..and his comedic credits certainly include his stand-up routine on the 1985 Smothers Brothers HBO Young Comedians Show….as seen in this video herewith.   Overton made his first onscreen appearance in the 1982 film Young Doctors in Love….followed…

Comedy – Special – Smother Brothers Young Comedians – Maureen Murphy

DOG ASIDE: Maureen Murphy, also known as Mauro Murphy, is an Australian comedian, actress, and celebrity who was popular in the United States during the 1980s….when she appeared on HBO‘s Young Comedians with Hosts The Smothers Brothers…..as seen in this video herewith….while also appearing on  The Tonight Show and on Dom DeLuise’s television show.  Mauro Murphy…

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…

Comedy – Smothers Brothers – Young Comedians – Jerry Seinfeld & Howie Mandell & Harry Anderson

DOG ASIDE: Throughout the 1970’s and early 1980’s….there was a comedy special called Young Comedians….which was hosted by folks like Checy Chase,  Carl Reiner and The Smothers Brothers….in which they introduced young comedic talent to the world of television….as many future famous comedians got their first TV gig on this program….like comedians Jerry Seinfeld, Howie…