Make 'Em Laugh: The Funny Business of America

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Original Release

01/14/2009

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Cast

Billy Crystal Himself - Host
Larry Wilmore Himself
Anne Beatts Herself - Writer
George Carlin Himself - Comedian
Jason Alexander Himself - Actor
Garry Marshall Himself
Richard Lewis Himself - Comedian
Whoopi Goldberg Herself
Amy Sedaris Herself - Narrator
Joseph Adamson Himself - Film Historian
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 Would Ya Hit a Guy with Glasses?: Nerds, Jerks & Oddballs Wednesday, 14 January 2009
2 Honey, I'm Home!: Breadwinners & Homemakers Wednesday, 14 January 2009
3 Slip on a Banana Peel: The Knockabouts Wednesday, 21 January 2009
4 When I'm Bad I'm Better: The Groundbreakers Wednesday, 21 January 2009
5 Never Give a Sucker an Even Break: The Wiseguys Wednesday, 28 January 2009
6 Sock it to Me?: Satire and Parody Wednesday, 28 January 2009

Directors

Michael Kantor

Writers

Michael Kantor, Laurence Maslon, Jon Macks

Cast

Billy Crystal Himself - Host
Larry Wilmore Himself
Anne Beatts Herself - Writer
George Carlin Himself - Comedian
Jason Alexander Himself - Actor
Garry Marshall Himself
Richard Lewis Himself - Comedian
Whoopi Goldberg Herself
Amy Sedaris Herself - Narrator
Joseph Adamson Himself - Film Historian
Max Wilk Himself - Writer
Jean Carroll Herself - Comedian
Alan Zweibel Himself - Writer
Mel Watkins Himself - Cultural Historian
Richard Zoglin Himself - Critic
Daphne Brooks Herself - Cultural Historian
Kaye Ballard Herself
Tommy Davidson Himself
Dick Cavett Himself - Talk Show Host
Jonathan Winters Himself - Comedian

Producers

David M. Jackson Executive Producer
Tina Fletcher-Hill Executive Producer
David Horn Executive Producer
John Beug Executive Producer
Ryan Minchin Executive Producer
Erika Frankel Producer
Michael Kantor Producer
Sally Rosenthal Producer
Bill O'Donnell Producer
Ryan Minchin Producer
John Beug Producer
Bill O'Donnell Producer
David Horn Producer
Tina Fletcher-Hill Producer
David M. Jackson Producer
Julia Marchesi Producer

Editors

Kris Liem, Jed Parker, Ed Barteski, Pamela Scott Arnold

2009 Emmy Outstanding Writing for Nonfiction Programming Nominated
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