Comedy / Stand-Up Comedy / Talk Show / TV

Ernie Kovacs: The ABC Specials

Released: April 17, 2012 • Available in US & Canada
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Synopsis

Before his untimely death at the age of 42, television pioneer Ernie Kovacs left us with a sublime body of comedy work whose influence can be seen on everything from Monty Python to SNL and David Letterman. He made eight TV specials for ABC in 1961, the final year of his life, and these show Kovacs at the peak of his creative experimentation with the medium, featuring many of his comic masterpieces and iconic set pieces. Five of these programs are presented here in complete uncut form, along with many of his celebrated – and delightfully offbeat – commercials for Dutch Masters cigars.

Bonus Features

  • Dutch Masters Commercials

Product Information

Discs
1
Run-time
145 min
Aspect Ratio ?
1.33:1
Color
Black & White
Language
English
Region
1
Rating
Not Rated
Production Date
1951-1962
Closed-Captioned ?
No
Subtitles
None

Episodes

Episode Episode Title
1 Kovacs Special #4 (September 21, 1961)
2 Kovacs Special #5 (October 28, 1961)
3 Kovacs Special #6 (November 24, 1961)
4 Kovacs Special #7 (December 12, 1961)
5 Kovacs Special #8 (January 23, 1962)

Ernie Kovacs: The ABC Specials

TITLE NAME
Actor Ernie Kovacs
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