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One hit can get the audience's faith back that a comedy can be good. They've been exposed to so many dire, bad half-hour shows that the expectation is that any half-hour comedy is going to be the same stale stuff we've seen. So there's a disinclination to sample them. (Quote by - Joe Keenan)

Any time you have a comedy with Jim Carrey and the Farrelly brothers, you'd love to see it do more. (Quote by - Tom Sherak)

Linda Brewer's example is inspiring, colorful and potentially very funny. Her journey also exists firmly in the Heartland tradition of American success stories and comedies. (Quote by - David Duchovny)

This is really a comedy of errors and missteps for the candidate, the party, the consultants, everybody. Everybody wants an opponent like these guys. (Quote by - Douglas Muzzio)

That meant I could go home at night, Doing stand-up comedy, you're on the road an awful lot. (Quote by - Bob Newhart)

I suddenly realized that comedy, for me, was just being honest, and playing it for real. I've seen so many wonderful actors who turn into creatures from another planet when they're told they are supposed to be playing comedy. (Quote by - Beatrice Arthur)

It's fun to do a comedy and hook people in and then hoodwink them into watching a serious movie, I like to lead in with the comedy and then hit them over the head with a drama. (Quote by - Reese Witherspoon)

I have such a passion for this show, because it is not your typical musical comedy piece. There is so much depth. (Quote by - David Bryant)

Comedy is tragedy that happens to other people. (Quote by - Angela Carter)

It's an attempt to do speaking opera. What I'm doing can work against the melodrama and the music, and parody the melodrama. In the love scenes, the men are picked up by the women ? the men are swept off their feet ? so I can get a lot of comedy from it. It's a comedy of opposition. (Quote by - Lee Breuer)

By expressing his heart, anger and joy, Richard Pryor took comedy to its highest form. (Quote by - Steve Martin)

Bob Saget was known, in the comedy clubs in those days, as extremely funny but with dark humor. It was always an inside joke among comics, when he got 'Full House,' it was, like, wow, he's playing this all-American dad kind of thing. That was not Bob Saget. His comedic style is definitely more twisted, and he has an edgier side than he showed in 'Full House'. (Quote by - Bob Saget)

This is such a surprise,Special thanks to my boss, Jana, [who has] created an atmosphere at the BBC that embraces risk. (Quote by - Stuart Murphy)

When someone who is known for being comedic does something straight, it' s always "a big breakthrough" or a "radical departure." Why is it no one ever says that if a straight actor does comedy? Are they presuming comedy is easier. (Quote by - Carol Burnett)

Everyone is going to love it. It's not just a kid movie. It has romance between Helen and Frank, comedy from the younger kids, a love triangle between the teenagers. It's very broad. (Quote by - Drake Bell)

Life is funny. Life isn't categorized into comedy, drama, action, is it?So I don't know why they try to categorize everything. It drives me crazy-why it would have to be just a romantic comedy orI want to have a little integrity, a little story, you know. (Quote by - Jennifer Aniston)

He redefined comedy by defining the moment of our ascendancy as a generation. As did Charlie Chaplin , as did the Marx Brothers, as did Laurel and Hardy define their own times, Steve Martin defined ours. (Quote by - Tom Hanks)

We're thrilled FOX entrusted us with one of its most prized comedies and offered us the creative freedom to make an offbeat yet true-to-the-brand mobile game that reflects the spirit of the FAMILY GUY and its hardcore fans. Air Griffin is just another great example of our successful partnership with FOX. (Quote by - Andy Nulman)

I like bringing comedy to musicals. That's what's so much fun about this show, because the writers are so based in comedy. I've been able to make it dance and sing ? and keep building things ? in a way they're not used to. For me to be able to get people to laugh in dance is huge because it doesn't always happen. (Quote by - Casey Nicholaw)

He was the beginning of a new dawn of comedy. It wasn't cute and sweet. It was a little scary. (Quote by - Whoopi Goldberg)

Life is a tragedy for those who feel, but a comedy to those who think. (Quote by - Horace Walpole)

For comedy to be good, it has to be played straight. And again, the greatest example of this is Lucy Ball. No matter how wild the shows were that we did, no matter how bizarre the situations were, they were never played as if they were funny. They were played like serious incidents of ordinary everyday life. And that's why they are terribly funny and are still considered classic comedies. (Quote by - Gale Gordon)

The anniversary storyline is quintessential 'Blondie,' It follows the trials and tribulations that Blondie and Dagwood face as they plan their anniversary party, the biggest party ever to take place on the funny pages. Their domestic comedy is only accentuated by the addition of so many amazing characters on the guest list. (Quote by - Dean Young)

Doing comedy for film is always a challenge because you are in the hands of the editor after the fact. I am hoping I can do some more soon, I enjoy doing comedy. (Quote by - Tim Roth)

Jon's his own guy, but it's a gig that says a lot about who you are in the comedy community. (Quote by - Stephen Colbert)

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