Numerous in-jokes and heavy doses of cruel humour have made this television series a cult hit in the UK and abroad. Fashion -- Fat -- France -- Iso tank -- Birthday -- Magazine. Hospital -- Death -- Morocco -- New best friend -- Poor -- Birth. Originally broadcast as a television series 1994-1995. Archie gives blood; Gloria's pregnancy; Mike's hippie friends come to visit; Lionel moves into the neighborhood -- Disc 3. Subject to contract: There's a secret ingredient in today's menu when a prep assistant loses an adhesive bandage somewhere in the meal. Al Sharpton, Senator Bob Graham, Don King; Minority retort -- Rob Corddry: Democratic debate in NY; Democratic debate in Detroit; The secretaries' tour -- Ed Helms: Original introduction; principle spinner -- Samantha Bee: Block the vote; So you want to bee ... -- the National anthem performed by Samantha Bee, Stephen Colbert, Rob Corddry, Ed Helms -- Continental skiff boat oarsmen for veracity -- Steve Carell: trail and tribulations -- Bob Wiltfong: Sticker shock. Three full length shows from the Black Entertainment cable network's comedy series Comicview. Chris Rock (host), Ronnie Long, Dominique, Rudy Rush -- Show 3. 2: Kiss my bum; Bowl, baby, bowl; Fleas navidad; Alone again...naturally; Joe's kept secret; Makin' whoopie; Ellen unplugged; Ellen's deaf comedy jam -- v. In the Hank Mc Cune show the dim-witted Hank buys a television from credit sharks.Edith has jury duty; Archie is worried about his job; Gloria discovers women's lib; Success story; The first and last supper. Videocassette release of three episodes of the BBC television show broadcast in 1993. Video/C 9703 Cast: Lenny Henry, Caroline Lee Johnson, Roger Griffiths with special guests. Host: Jon Stewart; correspondents, Stephen Colbert, Samantha Bee, Rob Corddry, Ed Helms. DVD 4078 Cast: Christopher Morris, Steve Coogan, Doon Mackichan, Patrick Marber, David Schneider, Michael Alexander. Cedric the Entertainer (host), George Willborn, Sonya D., Mike Bonner. 3: Hello, Dalai; Secrets & Ellen; Reversal of misfortune; The clip show patient; The puppy episode (part 1); The puppy episode (Part 2); Hello muddah, hello faddah; Moving on. Originally produced for television in the early 1950s. Video/C 9663 Cast: Wally Cox, Tony Randall, Jack Warden, Patricia Benoit, Jenny Egan, Ruth Mc Devitt. Peepers, that shy, quiet, slow-moving science teacher whose efforts to do the right thing always seemed to backfire.Starring: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Lon Chaney, Jr., Sid Fields. DVD 906 Cast: Jennifer Saunders, Joanna Lumley, Julia Sawalha, June Whitfield, Jane Horrocks. DVD 5866 Series 5 Cleanin' -- Book clubbin' -- Panickin' -- Huntin', shootin', fishin' -- Birthin' -- Schmoozin' -- Exploitin' -- Cold turkey. Ratting on Ruthie; Educating Margaret; Loveless in San Francisco; Malpractice makes perfect; The apartment -- Disc 4. 3 Issue 17, p131-144, 14p UC users only Orbe, Mark; Seymour, Ruth; Kang, Mee-Eun. Kamalipour, Theresa Carilli ; foreword by George Gerbner. (Main (Gardner) Stacks; Comparative Ethnic Studies P94.5. Personnel: Although Gareth rules his kitchen with a will as hard as an iron skillet, he may be soft when it comes to sacking anyone. Host: Jon Stewart; correspondents, Stephen Colbert, Samantha Bee, Rob Corddry, Ed Helms. First Presidential debate : the squabble in Coral Gables -- Election night '04: prelude to a recount -- Daily Show rock! Anthony Brown, Adele Givens, Reggie Mc Fadden -- Show 3. While confronting contemporary social issues, Ellen serves up laughs and offbeat goofiness. DVD 885 Cast: Mister Peepers: Wally Cox, Tony Randall.The comic misadventures of fashion femme fatales Edina and Patsy who drive Edina's sensible daughter, Saffron, up the wall with their constant drug abuse and outrageous selfishness. Doorhandle -- Happy New Year -- Sex -- Jealous -- Fear -- The end. Based on the original idea by Jennifer Saunders and Dawn French. Originally aired on television during the 2003 season. DVD 5867 Cast: Margaret Cho, Maddie Corman, Judy Gold, Amy Hill, Ashley Johnson, Clyde Kusatsu, Jodi Long, J. Notes from the underground; Venus de Margaret; A night at the Oprah; Pulp sitcom; Young Americans. "Ethnic Humor and Ingroup/Outgroup Positioning: Explicating Viewer Perceptions of All-American Girl." In: Cultural diversity and the U. M552 U628 1998) Cast: Carroll O'Connor, Jean Stapleton, Rob Reiner, Sally Struthers. Meet the Bunkers; Writing the president; Oh, my aching back; Judging books by covers -- Disc 2. Beyond the pass: The struggling restaurant may be turned over to creditors...worse yet, a diner asks for salt! presents "midterm elections," an educational musical animated short -- John Edwards announcement (presidential candidacy) -- Stephen Colbert: Interviews I could get [with] Rev. Bill Bellamy, Laura Hayes, Gi George, Ted Carpenter. Martin Lawrence (host), Chris Tucker, Kevin Anthony, Alonzo "Hamburger" Jones, Bernie Mac -- Show 2. Season four includes the famous two-part episode in which Ellen comes out (The Puppy Episode). 1: Give me equity or give me death; A deer head for Joe; Splitsville, man; The parent trap; Looking out for number one; The bubble gum incident; Harold and Ellen; Not so great expectations; The pregnancy test -- v. Neutron is found, plus live from Epsom meet the most awful family in Britain, a doctor whose patients are stabbed by his nurse, father-in-law, the man who finishes other people's sentences and the Batsmen of the Kalahari. Hank Mc Cune: Hank Mc Cune, Hanley Stafford, Florence Bates. In Mister Peepers Robinson Peepers, a shy high school science teacher and his sister take a brief vacation; then school begins again.That season ended with what was thought to be the show's Grand Finale, an episode whose end credits were played alongside footage of the cast and crew tearfully saying goodbye to each other. But in a surprise move, ABC picked up for yet another season; this resulted in a Post-Script Season set at New Sacred Heart, a teaching hospital. A tribute to the icons of early television and an entertaining retrospective on the golden age of television comedy. DVD 4664 This second segment in a four-part series featuring archival clips offers a fresh take on the first celebrities of television, including interviews with many of them. Sam and Diane face the breakup of their explosive relationship and newcomer Frasier Crane is introduced. Everett Koop, nuclear protestors; Borat: Minor league baseball. Disc 1: Democratic National Convention: The Race From the White House. Disc 2, Republican National Convention: Target New York In addition to news reports of the real world with a satirical edge, the Daily Show also has celebrities (and semi-celebrities) on for interviews with the host, Jon Stewart. She tries to get by in life dealing with her various friends whom include the outgoing redhead Paige, the insecure photographer Adam, her unsure-of-himself cousin Spence, the coffee shop guy Joe Farrell, and the critical and obnoxious Audrey.
spent its first seven seasons on NBC, but moved to ABC for its eighth campaign. Boldly blending Eisensteinian montage and domestic melodrama, the film features Robeson and his wife, Eslanda, as lovers caught up in a tangled web of interracial affairs. African Dodgers were so commonplace that some sadistic people would bring a hard (wooden or iron) ball into any carnival that came to town, knowing they'd have a chance to throw it at a black man's head and cause him serious injury." In this film comedian Tom Howard plays a man on a carnival midway who gets suckered into substituting for the African Dodger. DVD X2036; vhs 937Directed by Dudley Murphy, with screenplay adapted by Du Bose Heyward from the drama by Eugene O'Neill. Cast: Mae West, Cary Grant, Owen Moore, Noah Beery, Gilbert Roland, Louise Beavers. (Full text available online (UCB users only); Print: Main (Gardner) Stacks PN1993.5. "Mae West's Maids: Race, 'Authenticity,' and the Discourse of Camp." In: Hop on pop : the politics and pleasures of popular culture / edited by Henry Jenkins, Tara Mc Pherson & Jane Shattuc. Threats surrounded the making of the movie, but the studio persisted, creating a bold, torn-from-the-headlines expose of the organization fueled by fear, ignorance and hate -- a nation of "free, white, 100% Americans." 83 min. "Black Legion." In: Celluloid soldiers : the Warner Bros. Presents timeless songs and an equally timeless outcry against racial bigotry. Joe, a dockworker in Marseilles, finds a missing boy and takes him to stay with a local cafe singer, Miranda where they both become surrogate parents to the child. Features an astonishing sequence in which Shirley dons blackface to escape from Union soldiers. "Movies and the Resistance to Tyranny." In: American cinema of the 1930s : themes and variations / edited by Ina Rae Hark. Toms, Coons, Mulattoes, Mammies, and Bucks: An Interpretive History of Blacks in American Films / Donald Bogle. Cast: Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh, Leslie Howard, Olivia de Havilland, Thomas Mitchell, Barbara O'Neill, Evelyn Keyes, Ann Rutherford, Hattie Mc Daniel, Butterfly Mc Queen, Carroll Nye, Laura Hope Crews, Ona Munson. " patriotic short; "Spanish fiests" musical short; "Who's who in the zoo" classic cartoon; trailers. This film is considered one of the most outstanding films about racial tension. Based on true events surrounding a light-skinned black family who pass for white in a New Hampshire town. Scott Carter is unable to secure a job as a physician because of his race so he decides "For one year of his life" to pass as a white man, but the one year becomes twenty. Contents: Disc 3: Birthday card -- Relatives -- Kingfish's last friend-- Quo vadis -- Andy falls in love with an actress -- Disc 4. Masculinity in the interracial buddy film Jefferson, N. While there she turns the convent choir into a "soulful chorus of swingin' sisters" complete with a Motown repertoire. But now he has won his freedom and faces a new urgency: reclaiming his 10-year old son from the mean streets' cycle of hate and death. Originally broacast as a segment of the television program: American Experience on January 18, 1993. Whoopi Goldberg returns as the lounge singer who goes undercover as a nun to help an ailing inner-city school. When Manhattan art dealers take a smooth talking young man into their home believing him to be a friend of their children and Sidney Poitier's son, they awake the next morning to find him in bed with a male friend whom he had invited in for the night. Roemello Skuggs and his older brother Raynathan grew up in Harlem with junkies for a mother and father. Kamalipour, Theresa Carilli ; foreword by George Gerbner. He is forced to come to terms with his past, facing his father's possible involvement with the KKK, and his part in the crime. Cast: Anthony Hopkins, Nicole Kidman, Ed Harris, Gary Sinise, Wentworth Miller, Jacinda Barrett, Harry Lennix, Clark Gregg. Videodisc release of eight episodes of the Our Gang comedies, originally produced between 19, and shown on television as the Little Rascals. This experimental silent film, made in Switzerland by an independent British film company, is chiefly remembered as Paul Robeson's first film. Notable as the only motion picture produced staring the radio comedy team, Amos n' Andy. The dodger would (usually) pull his head out of the hole in time to avoid getting hit, but sometimes he wasn't fast enough. Includes the famous "stairs" dance by Temple and "Bojangles" Robinson. In this first leading role in a major movie for Humphrey Bogart, he plays a factory worker, disappointed at not being promoted, who joins a Ku Klux Klan-like group. (Full-text available online [UC Berkeley users only]; Print: Main (Gardner) Stacks; Moffitt PN1995.9. "'De Lawd' a Natchel Man": The Green Pastures in the American Cultural Imagination." In: Hollywood be thy name : African American religion in American film, 1929-1949 Berkeley : University of California Press, c2007. A musical which celebrates the loves and heartbreaks of a Mississippi riverboat troupe, starting with a young girl whose heart is stolen by a dashing gambler. (Full text available online (UCB users only); Print: Main (Gardner) Stacks PN1993.5. (Full text available online (UC Berkeley users only); Print: Main (Gardner) Stacks PS3511. A classic musical celebrating the legendary actor, singer and activist Paul Robeson. Cast: Shirley Temple, John Boles, Bill Robinson, Steppin Fetchit. A case study in 30's and 40's Hollywoods fondness for mammies, Toms, and happy, childlike colored folk. Clarence Muse plays Jim" as what Donald Bogel has characterized as the "archtypical tom." (Bogle, Donald. DVD X1794; vhs 9 Directed by Victor Fleming, et al. The jealous and selfish Stanley attempts to win back Craig's affections, but her true character is revealed when, rather than take the rap herself, she attempts to pin a hit and run accident on a young black clerk who works in Craig's law office. Special features: Commentary by film historian Jeanine Basinger; "Warner night at the movies 1942" short subjects gallery; vintage newsreel; "March on, America! Cast: David Brian, Claude Jarman, Jr., Juano Hernandez, Porter Hall, Elizabeth Patterson, Charles Kemper, Will Geer. Cast: Beatrice Pearson, Mel Ferrer, Susan Douglas, Canada Lee, Richard Hylton. "Lost Boundaries: Racial Indeterminacy as Whiteness." In: Visions of belonging : New England art and the making of American identity / Julia B. Written variously by Bob Ross, Dave Schwartz, Joe Connelly, Bob Mosher, Paul West, and Jay Sommers. (Andy) ; Tim Moore (Kingfish) ; Ernestine Wade (Sapphire) ; Amanda Randolph (Mama) ; Johnny Lee (Calhoun). Together, in a difficult world of black versus white, they manage to discover a common ground. As their love grows they must deal with shock and outrage from both families. This film depicts a small town in South Carolina in the year 1950 as the issue of segregation between blacks and whites comes to a bitter, violent and courageous battle. Her dreams are put on hold when she becomes pregnant by her boyfriend. In this comedy a sassy, low-rent lounge singer is forced to hide out from the mob in the last place on earth anyone would look for her -- in a convent. Cast: Whoopi Goldberg, Kathy Najimy, James Coburn, Maggie Smith. Cast: Stockard Channing, Will Smith, Donald Sutherland, Flan Kittredge, Ian Mc Kellen. Cast: Wesley Snipes, Michael Wright, Theresa Randle, Leslie Uggams, Abe Vigoda. Now, in 1998, the FBI has reopened the case, and Tom Cherry's memories are recalled about the turbulent years of his childhood.(Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 10: Actor Donald Faison attends 'Scrubs: The Farewell Tour' during The New York Comedy Festival at The Paley Center on November 10, 2007 in New York City.(Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)NEW YORK - APRIL 21: Ca Cee Cobb and Donald Faison attend the 'Shrek Forever After' premiere during the 9th Annual Tribeca Film Festival at the Ziegfeld Theatre on April 21, 2010 in New York City.Other people in the hospital provide contrast, support, and the more-than-occasional weird situation: J. Chris Turk, a surgeon who tries to be the best and blackest thing since burnt sliced toast; nurse Carla Espinosa, the Team Mom to the staff with a penchant for delivering advice whether you like it or not; Dr. D's (female) on-again, off-again love interest and possibly the only doctor on staff more nerdy and psychologically messed-up than he is; Dr. Robert "Bob" Kelso, the hospital's Chief of Medicine and Magnificent Bastard of a boss whose job requires him to be a heartless bastard and think only of the hospital in fiscal terms; and "Janitor", a mysterious and often menacing presence in J. The show uses rapid-fire dialogue, a running mental commentary in J. is a Dramedy series that aired from 2001-2010 (2001-2008 on NBC and 2009-2010 on ABC). The show is Putting the "Medic" in Comedic at its finest — shot in a single-camera format. D." Dorian trains and works at Sacred Heart hospital, learning the difference between studying medicine and being a doctor, as well as how being a person can differ from both. Perry Cox, an acerbic, sharp-tongued and profoundly bitter attending physician with a terrible personal, professional, romantic and social life but a genuine desire to help his patients. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)CULVER CITY, CA - JUNE 03: Actors Donald Faison and Zach Braff arrive to the 2006 MTV Movie Awards at Sony Pictures Studio on June 3,2006 in Culver City, California.(Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 10: (L-R) The cast of Scrubs Neil Flynn, Christa Miller, Judy Reyes, Bill Lawrence, Sarah Chalke, Donald Faison, and Zach Braff attend 'Scrubs: The Farewell Tour' during The New York Comedy Festival at The Paley Center on November 10, 2007 in New York City.