Completely Carlin [6 Discs] [DVD]

The last four decades of George Carlin's acerbic comedy specials are collected on the six-disc box set Completely Carlin from MPI Home Video. Includes five discs of classic HBO specials: Playin' With Your Head, What Am I Doing in New Jersey?, Back in Town, George's Best Stuff, and You Are All Diseased. Each disc contains a standard full-frame transfer and Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo sound. The bonus DVD contains "George on George," an exclusive one-hour interview with George Carlin. Each of the five specials is available individually, but this box set is a good way for the hardcore fan to get them all at once.
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Overview

Special Features

  • George on George: new interview with George Carlin

Synopsis

George Carlin: What am I Doing in New Jersey?
George Carlin: What Am I Doing in New Jersey? was taped before a live audience. Carlin's conceptual brand of humor encompasses any number of topics, ranging from politics to those Seven Deadly Words. His random musings on stupid drivers would later be develop into a weekly Fox TV series. As with all of Carlin's video concerts, What Am I Doing in New Jersey is not recommended for children. This 60-minute concert was originally telecast on the HBO cable service. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

George Carlin: You Are All Diseased
George Carlin has had a long, mutually beneficial relationship with the cable company HBO. This release documents a 1999 special by the comic entitled You Are All Diseased. Carlin fires away at such favorite targets as religion, airport security, and the ridiculousness of American culture. ~ Perry Seibert, Rovi

George Carlin: Back in Town - Live at the Beacon Theatre NYC
This video offers viewers a taste of comedian George Carlin at his best, before a live and appreciative audience. Filmed live in New York City, Carlin offers viewers a wide range of his unique comedy style, from his observational humor to his often cutting remarks about society and government. Intended for adult audiences, parents will likely find that the language and content of this video make it inappropriate for younger viewers. ~ Rob Ferrier, Rovi

George Carlin: Playin' with Your Head
This video presents comedian George Carlin at his best, before a live and appreciative audience. In this particular tape, Carlin performs a variety of his classic routines on stage. Also included is a short film with co-star Vic Tayback. Intended for adult audiences, parents will likely find that the language and content of this video make it inappropriate for young viewers. ~ Rob Ferrier, Rovi

George Carlin: George's Best Stuff
This video presents comedian George Carlin at his best, before a live and appreciative audience. In this particular tape, Carlin performs some of his best-loved routines including "A Place for My Stuff," "Seven Words You Can't Say on Television," and "Baseball and Football." Intended for adult audiences, parents will likely find that the language and content of this video make it inappropriate for young viewers. ~ Rob Ferrier, Rovi

Cast & Crew

  • George Carlin
    George Carlin
  • Robert Altman
    Robert Altman
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