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It's Garry Shandling's Show: The Complete First Season DVD
It's Garry Shandling's Show: The Complete First Season

It's Garry Shandling's Show: The Complete First Season

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All 16 Original Episodes From Season One.Before the Internet, before reality TV, no one saw what television could be more humorously and with more vision than Garry Shandling. In 1986 Garry Shandling was poised to become a permanent guest host on Johnny Carsons The Tonight Show. Instead, he took a chance on an offer from fledgling cable network Showtime to create his own television series. No questions asked. A surreal look at the daily life of a young single man who is a comedian, Its Garry Shandlings Show was not a typical sitcom: Shandling would break the fourth wall to include the studio audience and the viewers at home in on the actual making of the show. Experimenting with the sitcom form meant inviting the audience onto the set, playing with the passage of time and generally exploding the genre and making art of the debris.Teaming up with Saturday Night Live veteran Alan Zweibel, the two men 'put on a fourth-grade play' every week for four seasons. With a crew of talented young writers (includingTom Gammill and Max Pross, who would go on to write Seinfeld and produce The Simpsons, and Ed Solomon, who wrote Men In Black), television history was made. From its unforgettable theme song to its closing credits, Its Garry Shandlings Show was award-winning, mind-bending television, and its influence is clearly seen in the best TV comedies through the decades to follow.
Title: It's Garry Shandling's Show: The Complete First Season
Genre: TV Comedy, Box Sets
Starring: Garry Shandling, Molly Cheek, Michael Tucci, Bernadette Birkett, Scott Nemes
Director: Alan Rafkin
Studio: Shout Factory
Number of Discs: 4
Attributes: Full Frame, Slim Pack, Slipsleeve Packaging
Release Date: 4/27/2010
Original Year: 1986
Product Type: DVD
Rated: NR
UPC: 826663117899
Item #: SHF011789

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