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1ST ANNUAL COMEDY HALL OF FAME (NBC 11/24/93) VERY RARE!!! John Ritter, George Burns, Carol Burnett, Walter Matthau, Jonathan Winters, Red Skelton, Milton Berle, Jack Lemmon, Tim Conway, Michael Richards, Jason Alexander, Paul Reiser, Burt Reynolds

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“Comedians,” according to the program’s keynote speaker John Ritter,” have never gotten the respect they so richly deserve.” Just ask Rodney Dangerfield. But tonight, six legendary funny folks finally get their due. The honorees, in order of appearance…

George Burns: he is saluted by Paul Reiser and Sharon Stone in a tribute famed by clips from his 1950-58 TV series with Gracie Allen.

Carol Burnett: Tim Conway performs a routine in honor of his old Saturday-night chum and Burt Reynolds chronicles her show-biz career.

Walter Matthau: His frequent costar Jack Lemmon introduces a homage that features a musical tribute sung by Glenda Jackson.

Red Skelton: the beloved clown is honored by Michael Richards in a segment taped at Skelton's 80th birthday party, held July 1993 in Reno.

Jonathan Winters’ wacky characters are fondly recalled by Pam Dawber and Richard Lewis, who does a monologue.

Milton Berle: “Mr. Television’s” golden age (1948-56) is recalled by Phil Hartman in a segment that’s capped by Uncle Miltie’s seriocomic acceptance.

Also: a free-spirited production number headlined by Jason Alexander, and an appearance by Miss Piggy.

Contains original network commercials.

Number of DVDs: 1
Quality: 9.5/10
Running Time: 2 hrs (approx)
Aspect Ratio: Fullscreen 1.33:1
NOTES: This is a fan-made DVD set. Not a studio release.
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