Comedy Concerts

  1. Monty Python's Flying Circus in NYC Hear the Brit comedy troupe perform "The Lumberjack Song" and other hilarious bits like "Travel Agent" and "Nudge Nudge" in this '76 show.
  2. Flo & Eddie in New Jersey Capitol Theatre Oct 29, 1975 These guys are completely insane. Watch the rock-meets-stand-up spectacle complete with simulated sex acts on a stuffed hippo.
  3. Weird Al Yankovic's Twisted Ditties Trafalmadore Mar 10, 1984 The parodist-accordianist takes on Michael Jackson ("Eat It"), Jim Croce ("If I Could Make Love to a Bottle") and others in this '84 concert.
  4. Eddie Murphy at the Felt Forum, '86 Bringing new meaning to the term "Uncut," this 1986 performance from the height of the former SNL star's stand-up career is not for the faint.
  5. Cheech & Chong Burn Another One Down The stoner duo performs their famous "Up In Smoke" sketch before a raucous Spring Break audience in Daytona Beach, Florida in 1977.
  6. Kevin Pollak Live From the Improv The great actor, impressionist, and comedian is featured during the heart of the '80s stand-up boom with Taylor Negron, Sinband, and more.
  7. Moms Mabley at Newport 1964 The outrageous comedian delivers her signature line: ''Ain't nothin' an old man can do for me but bring me a message from a young man.''
  8. GRAMMY WINNER: Weird Al Yankovic Trafalmadore Mar 10, 1984 The master of puns and parody won "Best Comedy Album" for Mandatory Fun. Hear him perform "Eat It" and "Yoda" in 1984.
  9. Martin Mull Slays D.C. in '73 The comedian shows off his accomplished guitar chops and acerbic wit on humorous ditties like "Eggs," "Ventriloquist Love" and "Zipper Fly."
  10. Rodney Dangerfield Live Catch a Rising Star Jul 25, 1983 My psychiatrist told me I was crazy. I said I want a second opinion. He said, 'Okay, you're ugly too, from his 1983 standup routine.
  11. Reggie Watts' Bizarre Genius Big Orange Studios May 23, 2011 The conceptual artist-vocalist-beatbox master morphs from evangelist preacher to radio DJ to Cockney soundman in this 2011 session.
  12. Best of Comedy
    1. Monty Python's Flying Circus in NYC
    2. Love, Laughter and Robin Williams
    3. A Conversation With Woody Allen
  13. Brad Garrett at the Improv The fan-favorite from Everybody Loves Raymond and 'Til Death kicks off this sampler from the famed comedy club.
  14. Phyllis Diller's Searing Standup Avery Fisher Hall Jul 1, 1975 The late, pioneering female comedian burns through a rapid-fire string of putdowns about her mother-in-law while opening for Chet Baker in '75.
  15. Howard Stern Welcomes SRV Howard coaxes some explosive solo playing out of the Texas blues guitar master before a studio audience in 1986.
  16. Love, Laughter and Robin Williams Have a laugh with Robin Williams performing during Bill Graham's memorial concert in Golden Gate Park from 1991.
  17. Remembering Jackie Moms Mabley The pioneering comedienne is the subject of a new documentary by Whoopi Goldberg which premieres tonight on HBO. Hear her in '64.