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50 Greatest Comedians in Film

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    The Electric Company, Something Wilder, Armstrong Circle Theatre

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    The Simpsons, The Office, Saturday Night Live

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    Bill Murray is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 50 Greatest Comedians in Film

    Bill Murray Iron Chef America, SCTV Network 90, Banzai

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    Steve Martin is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list 50 Greatest Comedians in Film

    Steve Martin The Tracey Ullman Show, Biography, Leo & Liz in Beverly Hills

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    Will Smith is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list 50 Greatest Comedians in Film

    Will Smith The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, All of Us, Indian Idol

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    Walter Matthau is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list 50 Greatest Comedians in Film

    Walter Matthau The Stingiest Man in Town, The Incident, Incident in a Small Town

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    In Living Color, The Duck Factory, The All-Night Show

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    Eddie Murphy is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list 50 Greatest Comedians in Film

    Eddie Murphy Saturday Night Live, Shrek the Halls, The PJs

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    Sacha Baron Cohen is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list 50 Greatest Comedians in Film

    Sacha Baron Cohen Da Ali G Show, Borat's Television Programme

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    Will Ferrell is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list 50 Greatest Comedians in Film

    Will Ferrell Saturday Night Live, Eastbound & Down, Tim and Eric Awesome Show

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    Monty Python's Flying Circus, Fawlty Towers, Last of the Summer Wine

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    The Tonight Show, You Bet Your Life, Deputy Seraph

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    It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Taxi, Reno 911!

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    Mike Myers is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list 50 Greatest Comedians in Film

    Mike Myers Saturday Night Live, Bizarre, King of Kensington

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    Mork & Mindy, The Crazy Ones, Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In

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    Leslie Nielsen is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list 50 Greatest Comedians in Film

    Leslie Nielsen Police Squad!, Kung Fu, Due South

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    Dan Aykroyd is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list 50 Greatest Comedians in Film

    Dan Aykroyd Saturday Night Live, The Real Ghostbusters, Psi Factor: Chronicles of the ...

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    Chris Tucker is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list 50 Greatest Comedians in Film

    Chris Tucker Michael Jackson: 30th Anniversary Special, African American Lives

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    Michael Keaton is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list 50 Greatest Comedians in Film

    Michael Keaton Rabbit Ears Productions, The Company, Working Stiffs

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    Rowan Atkinson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list 50 Greatest Comedians in Film

    Rowan Atkinson Mr. Bean, The Black Adder, The Thin Blue Line

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    Eric Idle is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list 50 Greatest Comedians in Film

    Eric Idle Monty Python's Flying Circus, Suddenly Susan, Faerie Tale Theatre

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    Deputy Seraph

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    The Elephant Man, Get Smart, When Things Were Rotten

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    Chevy Chase is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list 50 Greatest Comedians in Film

    Chevy Chase Community, Saturday Night Live, The Chevy Chase Show

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    The Idiot Weekly, Price 2d, The Telegoons

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    Richard Pryor is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list 50 Greatest Comedians in Film

    Richard Pryor The Richard Pryor Show, The Young Lawyers, Pryor's Place

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    Saturday Night Live, Rules of Engagement, Remote Control

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    Anna Faris is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list 50 Greatest Comedians in Film

    Anna Faris Mom

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    Saturday Night Live, The Richard Pryor Show

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    Jack Lemmon is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list 50 Greatest Comedians in Film

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    Jack Lemmon Tuesdays with Morrie, The Murder of Mary Phagan, Alcoa Theatre

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    Men Behaving Badly, Rob, Jancis Robinson's Wine Course

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    Vince Vaughn is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list 50 Greatest Comedians in Film

    Vince Vaughn True Detective, The O'Reilly Factor, The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn ...

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    Saturday Night Live, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Freaknik: The Musical

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    Zach Galifianakis is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list 50 Greatest Comedians in Film

    Zach Galifianakis Saturday Night Live, Bored to Death, Tru Calling

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    Buster Keaton is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list 50 Greatest Comedians in Film

    Buster Keaton

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    Ben Stiller is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list 50 Greatest Comedians in Film

    Ben Stiller Mr. Show with Bob and David, The Ben Stiller Show, Wish Kids

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    Hot Dog

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    Jon Lovitz is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list 50 Greatest Comedians in Film

    Jon Lovitz NewsRadio, The Critic, Foley Square

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    Martin Lawrence is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list 50 Greatest Comedians in Film

    Martin Lawrence Martin, Def Comedy Jam, Love That Girl!

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    Jack Black is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list 50 Greatest Comedians in Film

    Jack Black

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    The Benny Hill Show, Benny Hill

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    Dana Carvey is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list 50 Greatest Comedians in Film

    Dana Carvey Saturday Night Live, The Dana Carvey Show, Blue Thunder

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    Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!, Allen Gregory

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    Rodney Dangerfield is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list 50 Greatest Comedians in Film

    Rodney Dangerfield The Dean Martin Show

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    Monty Python's Flying Circus, Michael Palin: Around the World in 80 Days, ...

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    Jason Lee is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list 50 Greatest Comedians in Film

    Jason Lee My Name Is Earl, Memphis Beat, Blue Seed

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    Roots, Police Story, Sea Hunt

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