Watch History of the Joke: Comedian Lewis Black presents a "history of the joke" while trying to find the greatest joke ever told. Many other notable comedians are consulted, and we are treated to more of a random, wandering expedition than any "history".The show is good if you want to see some of your favorite comedians explaining how difficult it is to break into the business of stand-up. And you will hear some pretty good jokes. However, if you're more of a lover of history than comedy, you will be disappointed: there is virtually no tale to tell. Occasional anecdotes about court jesters and such are used, but there's no linear story here and nothing providing any real direction.Most disappointing is the lack of...

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Ratings: IMDB: 7.00
Genres: Documentary Comedy History
Actors: Robin Williams Aisha Tyler Patton Oswalt George Carlin Kathy Griffin

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