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Dana Carvey: Critics' Choice (1995)

Dana Carvey performs the best of his comedy stand-up routine.

Director:

Keith Truesdell

Writer:

Dana Carvey

Star:

Dana Carvey
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Dana Carvey ... Himself
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Dana Carvey performs the best of his comedy stand-up routine.

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Language:

English

Release Date:

14 October 1995 (USA) See more »

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Dana Carvey: I was playing a lot of clubs warming up for this, and I, uh, I played Tahoe, and that was cool. Across the street, Tom Jones was playing. My wife and I went- have you ever seen him? He's such a great singer, but we went to see him, and he's literally... I'm not kidding. He has a THING in his pants, it- it's RIDICULOUS. It's like this, down to his KNEE! And no- he doesn't talk about it, but the whole audience is just STARING at it-
[open-mouthed shocked look]
Dana Carvey: It's, it's Tom and his Jones, I'm ...
[...]
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Crazy Credits

A dedication at the end of the program says "Good Night Paula, Dex, and Tom," which refers to Carvey's wife, Paula, and their two sons, Dex and Tom. After this dedication, another title card reads, "Yes, Dex, God does have feet. And they're very, very large." this refers to a story Carvey tells in which his (then) 4-year old son, Dex, asked Carvey, "Daddy? Does God have feet?" See more »

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References Forrest Gump (1994) See more »

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Best Standup Act of All Time
2 June 2008 | by connectthestarsSee all my reviews

This stand-up act is a beautiful collection of impersonations, social/political satire, musical talent, and 'real life' trials and tribulations. It is woven together with an ease that makes the job look easy and keeps you engaged through every aspect. Dana Carvey is a comedic genius and his work truly shines in this incredibly hard to find HBO special. If you have the opportunity to see Critic's Choice you will not only be left smiling, but a little smarter and with many lasting remarks. I saw this act when it first came out and still find myself quoting Dana on a regular basis. If you love his work on Saturday Night Live, you are guaranteed to fall in love with this act.


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