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The George Carlin Show 

The daily adventures of New York cabdriver George O'Grady who, while not the weirdest man in New York, is "definitely in the top three." When not expounding his theories on government ... See full summary »

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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
George Carlin ...  George O'Grady 27 episodes, 1994-1995
Alex Rocco ...  Harry Rossetti 27 episodes, 1994-1995
Paige French ...  Sydney Paris 27 episodes, 1994-1995
Anthony Starke ...  Jack Donahue 27 episodes, 1994-1995
Christopher Rich ...  Dr. Neil Beck 27 episodes, 1994-1995
Mike Hagerty ...  Frank MacNamara 23 episodes, 1994-1995
Matt Landers ...  Larry Pinkerton 18 episodes, 1994-1995
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The daily adventures of New York cabdriver George O'Grady who, while not the weirdest man in New York, is "definitely in the top three." When not expounding his theories on government conspiracies and alien visitations to his fares, he hangs out at a local bar with his only-slightly-less-eccentric friends. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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English

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16 January 1994 (USA) See more »

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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The Moylan was named after a real New York City bar that George Carlin frequented as a young man. Jack Donahue was named after the real-life owner of The Moylan. But the set was based on another bar, Cannon's, which Carlin's father frequented. See more »

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Referenced in Married... with Children: Al Goes Deep (1994) See more »

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Funny, Funny Show, FOX never gave a chance
26 December 2001 | by pageboySee all my reviews

This is one of the funniest shows to appear on network television in a long time. Unlke current hit shows like Friends and Will and Grace which just scream out pretension, like "look at us,we are beautiful, we are funny, and the critics love us!," The George Carlin Show was straight forward, down to earth comedy mainly because George Carlin is the most unpretentious down to earth, humble guy working in show biz today. With a top notch suppporting cast, Alex Rocco, Christopher Rich, Anthony Starke, this comedy delivered fall down on the floor laughs week after week, during its extremely short run. And that damn dog was so cute too. If this show ever runs on TV again, check out the episode with Tommy Chong and you will see what I mean. Susan Sullivan playing against type as George's blue collar girlfriend. This show came out around the same time that Friends did and it deserved a better shot at attracting an audience. The execs at FOX blew it big time. Cheers and Seinfeld started off very slow. Hopefully someone will release this on home video soon.


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