Creators, cast and network executives recount the strange history of the Dana Carvey Show, the irreverent prime time sketch comedy show that aired for eight episodes on ABC, following its star's meteoric run on Saturday Night Live.
What begins as a documentary following the final tour of a dying magician - "The Amazing Johnathan" - becomes an unexpected and increasingly bizarre journey as the filmmaker struggles to separate truth from illusion.
The Amazing Johnathan,
Hal Ashby's obsessive genius led to an unprecedented string of Oscar®-winning classics, including Harold and Maude, Shampoo and Being There. But as contemporaries Coppola, Scorsese and ... See full summary »
I love Gilbert. I've known Gilbert's act when I started listening to the Howard Stern show, Gilbert always had a special place in my heart. It was difficult to separate the comedian verse the real Gilbert. There were hints of his love life and then eventually his family life on Howard's show and at that point, I knew there was much more to Gilbert than the voice. I'm so happy I watched this documentary about his life. You'd would never know that Gilbert is the type of dad that would leave cute notes in his children's lunch boxes or frequently visits his sisters. I think what goes unsaid about Gilbert is that he is a master of creating a comedic personal that could tell the most offensive jokes and while making his audience laugh.
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