"The View"


Category: Talk-Show
All Genres: Talk-Show
Release Year: 1997
Country: USA
Runtime: 60
Rating: 6 (0)
Languages: English
Director: James L. Brooks
Sound: Stereo
Taglines:

  • Come to Laugh, Come to Cry, Come to Care, Come to Terms.

  • Writing by: Larry McMurtry – (novel)
    James L. Brooks – (screenplay)

    Produced by: James L. Brooks – producer
    Penney Finkelman Cox – co-producer (as Penney Finkelman)
    Martin Jurow – co-producer

    Cast: Joy Behar – Herself – Host / … (93 episodes, 2000-2008)
    Elisabeth Hasselbeck – Herself – Host / … (89 episodes, 2003-2008)
    Sherri Shepherd – Herself – Host / … (83 episodes, 2005-2008)
    Whoopi Goldberg – Herself – Host / … (77 episodes, 2005-2008)
    Barbara Walters – Herself – Host / … (40 episodes, 2002-2008)
    Rosie ODonnell – Herself / … (19 episodes, 2005-2007)
    Mario Cantone – Himself / … (17 episodes, 2004-2008)
    Star Jones – Herself / … (13 episodes, 2000-2006)
    Rebecca Budig – Herself (11 episodes, 2002-2008)
    Kaley Cuoco – Herself / … (11 episodes, 2004-2008)
    Joan Rivers – Herself / … (10 episodes, 2003-2008)

    Music: Michael Gore
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    Plot Outline: Aurora and Emma are mother and daughter who march to different drummers. Beginning with Emmas marriage…
    Plot: Aurora and Emma are mother and daughter who march to different drummers. Beginning with Emmas marriage, Aurora shows how difficult and loving she can be. The movie covers several years of their lives as each finds different reasons to go on living and find joy. Auroras interludes with Garrett Breedlove, retired astronaut and next door neighbor are quite striking. In the end, different people show their love in very different ways.

    Crazy Credits: We know about 1 Crazy Credits. One of them reads:
    The credits are accompanied by images of all the artwork drawn by Finnegan Bell (Ethan Hawke). They run the entire duration of credits.

    Goofs: We know about 6 goofs. Here comes one of them:
    Continuity: Garrets glasses during one conversation with Aurora.

    Trivia: There are 1 entries in the trivia list – like these:

    • On August 1, 2007 officially named Whoopi Goldberg as a permanent panelist and moderator on the show.


"The Oprah Winfrey Show"


Category: Talk-Show
All Genres: Talk-Show
Release Year: 1986
Country: USA
Runtime: 60
Rating: 6.6 (0)
Languages: English
Director: Lee Tamahori
Sound: Mono
Taglines:

  • This isnt America, this is Los Angeles
  • The power of love vs. the love of power

  • Writing by: Peter Dexter – (story) (as Pete Dexter) and
    Floyd Mutrux – (story)
    Peter Dexter – (screenplay) (as Pete Dexter)

    Produced by: Mario Iscovich – executive producer
    Lili Fini Zanuck – producer
    Richard D. Zanuck – producer

    Cast: Oprah Winfrey – Herself – Host / … (414 episodes, 1986-2008)
    Nate Berkus – Himself (17 episodes, 2004-2008)
    Chris Rock – Himself (11 episodes, 2003-2007)
    Tina Turner – Herself / … (10 episodes, 1997-2008)
    Jennifer Aniston – Herself (9 episodes, 2003-2006)
    Gayle King – Herself (9 episodes, 2004-2008)
    Jim Carrey – Himself (8 episodes, 1998-2008)
    Beyoncé Knowles – Herself (8 episodes, 2003-2008)
    Julia Roberts – Herself (8 episodes, 2003-2006)
    John Travolta – Himself (7 episodes, 2003-2007)
    Jamie Foxx – Himself (7 episodes, 2004-2006)

    Music: Dave Grusin
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    Plot Outline: Chicago-based daytime talk-show host Oprah Winfrey invites a guest panel to discuss a topic, in front of a studio audience…
    Plot: Chicago-based daytime talk-show host Oprah Winfrey invites a guest panel to discuss a topic, in front of a studio audience. The topics are often controversial or sensational.

    Crazy Credits: We know about 1 Crazy Credits. One of them reads:
    At the end of series fours credits, a clip of David Bowie singing “Ziggy Stardust” has been inserted.

    Goofs: We know about 8 goofs. Here comes one of them:
    Continuity: During Hoovers first meeting with Gen. Timms, Hoovers cigarette disappears between shots.

    Trivia: There are 4 entries in the trivia list – like these:

"Inside the Actors Studio"


Category: Talk-Show
All Genres: Talk-Show
Release Year: 1994
Country: USA
Runtime: 65
Rating: 7.3 (0)
Languages: English
Director: Fred Dekker
Sound: Stereo
Taglines:

  • If you scream… youre dead.
  • The good news is your date is here! The bad news is hes dead!
  • Itll be the night of your life… death
  • They dont bother to knock

  • Writing by: Fred Dekker – writer

    Produced by: Bill Finnegan – executive producer
    Charles Gordon – producer
    Donna Smith – associate producer

    Cast: James Lipton – Host / … (189 episodes, 1994-2007)
    Matthew Broderick – Himself (2 episodes, 1995-2005)
    Nathan Lane – Himself (2 episodes, 1996-2005)
    Alec Baldwin – Himself (2 episodes, 1994-2007)
    Arthur Penn – Himself (2 episodes, 1994-1999)
    Ellen Burstyn – Herself (2 episodes, 1995-2006)
    Tom Hanks – Himself (2 episodes, 1999-2006)
    Matt Damon – Himself (2 episodes, 2001-2007)
    Jeanne Moreau – Guest Audience / … (2 episodes, 2002-2003)

    Music: Barry De Vorzon
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    Plot Outline: Famous actors, directors and writers reminisce about their careers and the philosophy behind their careers.
    Plot: James Lipton interviews some of todays most talented actors, directors and writers. In the audience are students and famous alumni of the Actors Studios master of fine arts program. The interviewees talk about their childhood, how they got started in show business, their early career and behind-the-scenes trivia. The interview concludes with a standardized questionnaire that includes such questions as “What is your favorite word?” and “If heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive?” After that, Lipton and the interviewee move to a classroom where the M.F.A. students can question the interviewee directly.

    Crazy Credits: We know about 1 Crazy Credits. One of them reads:
    The end credits appear on a Neverland map and later feature Neverland objects.

    Goofs: We know about 2 goofs. Here comes one of them:
    Continuity: When the Bradster calls, Cynthia puts the phone to her ear twice.

    Trivia: There are 18 entries in the trivia list – like these:

    • During Robin Williamss interview, a man in the audience had to be removed from the theatre by ambulance. Hed laughed so hard, hed acquired a hernia.
    • The ten questions by Bernard Pivot that host James Lipton asks every guest are: – 1. What is your favorite word? – 2. What is your least favorite word? – 3. What turns you on creatively, spiritually or emotionally? – 4. What turns you off? – 5. What is your favorite curse word? – 6. What sound or noise do you love? – 7. What sound or noise do you hate? – 8. What profession other than your own would you like to attempt? – 9. What profession would you not like to do? – 10. If Heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the Pearly Gates?
    • Although every single seat is filled at each of the Actors Studio seminars featuring a celebrity, James Lipton recalls the auditorium was filled beyond capacity when Johnny Depp and Harrison Ford were guests on the show.


"Larry King Live"


Category: Talk-Show
All Genres: Talk-Show
Release Year: 1985
Country: USA
Runtime: 60
Rating: 4.8 (0)
Languages: English
Director: Amos Gitai
Sound: Mono
Taglines:

  • Satan also has one son.
  • Hes come from the past to destroy the future.

  • Writing by: Amos Gitai – writer
    Marie-Jose Sanselme – writer (as Marie José Sanselme)

    Produced by: Nicolas Blanc – co-producer: Agat Films & Cie
    Nicolas Blanc – producer
    Yona Blumenthal – co-producer: Yos Satellite
    Rémi Burah – co-producer: Arte France Cin&eacute0ma
    Eliane Du Bois – co-producer: Cineart
    Leon Ederi – co-producer: United King
    Moshe Edery – co-producer: United King (as Moshe Ederi)
    Amos Gitai – co-producer: Agav Hafakot
    Robert Guédiguian – co-producer: Agat Films & Cie
    Jean Labadie – co-producer: Bac Films
    Genevieve Lemal – co-producer: Scope Invest
    Nir Lempert – co-producer: Israel Eser
    Gadi Levy – line producer
    David Lipkind – co-producer: Israel Film Fund
    Alexandre Lippens – co-producer: Scope Invest
    Josetco Moreno – co-producer: Giolem
    Patrick Quinet – co-producer: Artemis Production
    Michel Reilhac – co-producer: Arte France Cin&eacute0ma
    Katriel Schori – co-producer: Israel Film Fund (as Catri Schori)
    Tai Shaked – co-producer: Israel Eser
    Michael Tapuah – co-producer: Hamon Hafakot
    Michael Tapuah – producer
    Laurent Truchot – co-producer: Agav Films
    Laurent Truchot – producer
    Pedro Zaratiegui – co-producer: Golem
    Arlette Zylberberg – co-producer: RTFB Télévision Belge

    Cast: Larry King – Himself – Host / … (139 episodes, 1989-2008)
    Bob Woodward – Himself (17 episodes, 2004-2008)
    Ryan Seacrest – Himself / … (14 episodes, 2003-2008)
    Bill Maher – Himself / … (14 episodes, 2004-2008)
    Dan Rather – Himself / … (11 episodes, 2000-2007)
    Kimberly Guilfoyle – Herself (11 episodes, 2003-2004)
    Phil McGraw – Himself / … (11 episodes, 2004-2008)
    Anderson Cooper – Himself (10 episodes, 2004-2007)
    Barbara Eden – Herself (9 episodes, 1986-2004)
    David Gergen – Himself (9 episodes, 1994-2008)
    John McCain – Himself (9 episodes, 2004-2008)

    Music: Jerry Goldsmith
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    Plot Outline: Popular and controversial journalist Larry King hosts this CNN call-in talk show.
    Plot: Long-running news/talk show hosted by TV veteran Larry King. Each week, King brings on a series of guests for in depths, one-on-one interviews. His choice of guests is often controversial, sometimes unpopular, but almost always newsworthy.

    Crazy Credits: We know about 1 Crazy Credits. One of them reads:
    The seed Black and White talk about through most of the film grows into a flower during the ending credits.

    Goofs: We know about 1 goofs. Here comes one of them:
    Crew or equipment visible: When the vehicle is just approaching the border crossing near the end of the film (1:23:00 on the DVD) we can see the silhouette of someone wearing a baseball cap moving about in the back of the vehicle.

    Trivia: There are 2 entries in the trivia list – like these:

    • A crowd of ultra-orthodox Jewish worshippers confronted Natalie Portman and her co-star Aki Avni, objecting to the couple kissing during the filming of a scene beside Jerusalems Western Wall. The crowd charged and shouted “Immoral, immoral!” Police asked the actors to leave and return later, and they agreed.
    • First Israeli movie shot in Jordan.


"The Preston Lacy Show"


Category: Talk-Show
All Genres: Talk-Show
Release Year: 2008
Country: USA
Runtime:
Rating: 5.8 (0)
Languages: English
Director: Dimitry ElyashkevichSam Maccarone
Sound: Mono
Taglines:

  • See this film before it sees you.

  • Writing by: Preston Lacy – writer (2008)
    Sam Maccarone – written by

    Produced by: Preston Lacy – executive producer (2008)

    Cast: Jason Acuña
    Johnny Knoxville – Guest (2008)
    Preston Lacy
    Sam Maccarone
    Michael OHearn
    Mick Page

    Music: Tim Montijo
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    Plot Outline: Fando and his partially paralyzed lover Lis search for the mythical city of Tar. Based on Jodorowskys memories of a play by surrealist Fernando Arrabal.
    Plot: Loosely based on a play by Fernando Arrabal, one of Jodorowskys performance-art collaborators.

    Crazy Credits: We know about 1 Crazy Credits. One of them reads:
    The Three Oxford Boys are credited orally by the MC (Gene Kelly) as The Oxford Boys.

    Goofs: We know about 2 goofs. Here comes one of them:
    Revealing mistakes: Midway through the film Peter Sanderson and Frank Sedman are conferring with a computer whiz. When we see a full view of the table that the men are standing around its not Sedman but Tom Skerritts stand-in – his face is in full view.

    Trivia: There are 1 entries in the trivia list – like these:

    • When the film premiered at the 1968 Acapulco Film Festival, the first screening erupted into a riot. Director Alejandro Jodorowsky had to leave the theatre by sneaking outside to a waiting limousine. When the crowd outside the theatre recognized him, the car was pelted with rocks. The following week, the film opened to sell-out crowds in Mexico City, but fights broke out in the audiences and the film was banned by the Mexican government. Jodorowsky himself was nearly deported and the scandal provided much fodder for the Mexican newspapers.


"Sunday Morning Shootout"


Category: Talk-Show
All Genres: Talk-Show
Release Year: 2003
Country: USA
Runtime: 30
Rating: 6.5 (0)
Languages: English
Director: Antony Szeto
Sound: Dolby Digital
Taglines:

  • The art of combat has a new generation.

  • Writing by: Dennis Chan – screenplay
    Ho Leung Lau – writer

    Produced by: Dennis Chan – co-producer
    Jackie Chan – executive producer
    Colette Koo – producer
    Bin Liu – line producer: China
    John Sham – executive producer
    Carrie Wong – associate producer
    Shirley Yung – line producer

    Cast: Jeff Brenner – Barrista (10 episodes, 2005-2006)
    Charlize Theron – Herself (6 episodes, 2004-2008)
    Laura Linney – Herself / … (5 episodes, 2003-2008)
    Kevin Costner – Himself (5 episodes, 2003-2007)
    Danny DeVito – Himself (5 episodes, 2003-2007)
    Ron Howard – Himself (5 episodes, 2003-2006)
    Robert Downey Jr. – Himself (5 episodes, 2004-2006)
    Clint Eastwood – Himself (5 episodes, 2004-2006)
    Peter Jackson – Himself (5 episodes, 2004-2006)
    Anne Thompson – Herself (5 episodes, 2007-2008)
    Peter Bart – Himself / … (4 episodes, 2006-2008)

    Music: Jerald Chan Allan Lau
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    Plot Outline: Catherine Sloper has found the man of her dreams in Morris Townsend, but her plans to marry him are strongly opposed by her father…
    Plot: Catherine Sloper has found the man of her dreams in Morris Townsend, but her plans to marry him are strongly opposed by her father, who believes Townsend is only interested in his daughter for her money. But Catherine is determined to follow her heart, even if she loses her inheritance in the process. But just what are Townsends intentions?

    Crazy Credits: We know about 1 Crazy Credits. One of them reads:
    Special thanks to H.P. Lovecraft, Andrea Barzini, Giovanni Natalucci, Michla Gisotti, Kimi Yamada, and the wonderful people of Giove, Italy.

    Goofs: We know about 3 goofs. Here comes one of them:
    Audio/visual unsynchronized: In the beginning of the movie there is a scene where people on the street sing a song. In one part a woman is singing on the song, but the picture shows a male singer.

    Trivia: There are 3 entries in the trivia list – like these:

    • During its scripting stage Wushu was selected by the 2006 Taipei TV & Film Festival (23-25 Nov 2006) for presenting to financiers and co-production.
    • In March 2007 the Wushu feature film proposal was officially endorsed by Mr. Zhang Haifeng, Director General of the State General Administration of Sport – Chinas top governing body of all competitive sports and national competitors in the country.
    • During the period that they were shooting Sammo Hungs fight scene a hoax Internet report went out that he had died suddenly. The following day, 9 December 2007 (which happened to be the directors birthday), Sammos two mobile phones kept ringing constantly as he answered calls from friends, family and the press, confirming that hes alive and well.


"Dinner for Five"


Category: Talk-Show
All Genres: Talk-Show
Release Year: 2001
Country: USA
Runtime: 30
Rating: 7.3 (0)
Languages: English
Director: Cesc Gay
Sound: Dolby
Taglines:

  • TV dinners are cool again.
  • In an interview youd never hear it…Over dinner, thats another story.

  • Writing by: Tomás Aragay – writer
    Cesc Gay – writer
    Jordi Sánchez – play

    Produced by: Marta Esteban – executive producer
    Marta Esteban – producer
    Gerardo Herrero – producer

    Cast: Jon Favreau – Himself – Host / … (5 episodes, 2001-2004)
    Faizon Love – Himself (4 episodes, 2002-2005)
    Peter Berg – Himself (3 episodes, 2001-2005)
    Kevin James – Himself (3 episodes, 2001-2004)
    Kevin Smith – Himself / … (3 episodes, 2003-2005)
    Peter Falk – Himself (2 episodes, 2001-2003)
    Vince Vaughn – Himself (2 episodes, 2001-2003)
    Adam Goldberg – Himself (2 episodes, 2002-2005)
    Bonnie Hunt – Herself (2 episodes, 2002-2005)
    Michael Rapaport – Himself (2 episodes, 2002-2005)
    Fred Willard – Himself (2 episodes, 2002-2005)

    Music: Joan Díaz Jordi Prats Riqui Sabates
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    Plot Outline: Actor/Director Jon Favreau hosts an evening with four Hollywood friends (four different people or combinations of people each episode)…
    Plot: Actor/Director Jon Favreau hosts an evening with four Hollywood friends (four different people or combinations of people each episode), who casually discuss the craft of acting and the business of celebrity over dinner.

    Crazy Credits: We know about 1 Crazy Credits. One of them reads:
    During final credits, there is a cameo of celebrated american novelist Paul Auster.

    Goofs: We know about 2 goofs. Here comes one of them:
    Revealing mistakes: When Alex says “Get off here!” at the exit for the Bryn Meyer Suburbs, they are definitely on a major multiple lane highway, but when Dennis takes the exit, it shows them on a side road.

    Trivia: There are 2 entries in the trivia list – like these:

    • This is cinematographer Sven Nykvists final film. The Swedish cameraman who was made legendary through his collaboration with Ingmar Bergman was already at the time of shooting suffering from Alzheimers disease.
    • Cameo: [Paul Auster] during end credits.


"Night Calls"


Category: Talk-Show
All Genres: Talk-Show
Release Year: 1995
Country: USA
Runtime:
Rating: 7.5 (0)
Languages: English
Director: David Volach
Sound: SDDS
Taglines:

  • Some things in life you just cant fix.

  • Writing by: David Volach – writer

    Produced by: Gill Sassover – co-producer
    Eyal Shiray – producer

    Cast: Jesse Jane – Host (15 episodes, 2006-2007)
    Kristen Price – Co-Host / … (15 episodes, 2006-2007)
    Julia Ann – (2 episodes, 2001)
    Tiffany Granath – (2 episodes, 2001)
    Miles Long – Himself (2 episodes, 2001)
    Timothy A. Bennett – Hawk the Roadie / … (2 episodes, 2005)
    Margot Demeter – Dancer (2 episodes, 2007)
    Juli Ashton – Host (unknown episodes)
    Doria Rone – Host (unknown episodes)

    Music: Michael Hope Martin Tillman
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    Plot Outline: A respected rabbi is forced to come to terms with the demands of his faith and the welfare of his own family.
    Plot: Abraham Eidelmann, an old ultra-orthodox rabbi, has a young wife, Esther, and a young son, Menahem. He spends all his time praying, studying the Torah and preparing his sermons. Abraham has not much time to devote to Esther, who craves affection, nor to Menahem, who is awakening to life. But today Menahem is happy. His father has accepted to go to the Dead Sea for their holidays.

    Crazy Credits: We know about 1 Crazy Credits. One of them reads:
    The End…or is it? After all of the credits roll and “Scary Movies” ends, you will hear the mop bucket squeak as it pass by.

    Goofs: We know about 4 goofs. Here comes one of them:
    Continuity: Narration at the start of the segment “Love on the A Train” identifies the mans daily starting point as Hoyt-Schermerhorn station. But on the day of the “first fight”, it stops at Hoyt-Schermerhorn after hes on board.

    Trivia: There are 5 entries in the trivia list – like these:

    • This was filmed live in 1995 at the Royal Albert Hall to celebrate the plays 10th anniversary.
    • Colm Wilkinson, Michael Ball, and Alun Armstrong all reprised their roles from the Original London Cast. Colm Wilkison also reprised his role for the Broadway cast.
    • Michael Maguire and Judy Kuhn both reprised their roles from the original Broadway cast.


"Sex Court"


Category: Talk-Show
All Genres: Talk-Show
Release Year: 1998
Country:
Runtime: 30
Rating: 4 (0)
Languages: English
Director: Don Sharp
Sound: Stereo
Taglines:

  • Meet Marty and Carol. Two people who are very good at being bad.

  • Writing by: George Langelaan – concept and characters (uncredited)
    Harry Spalding – written by

    Produced by: Robert L. Lippert – producer
    Jack Parsons – producer

    Cast: Brittany Andrews – Sex Expert (1 episode, 1999-2001)
    Miles Long – Himself (1 episode, 2001)
    Asher Pryce – Private Dick (1 episode, 2001)
    Shay Sights – Herself (1 episode, 2001)
    Alexandra Silk – Baliff (1 episode, 2001)
    Julie Strain – Herself (1 episode, 2001)
    Stephanie Swinney – Female Bodyguard (1 episode, 2001)
    Jewel Valmont – Stenographer (1 episode, 2001)
    Jon St. James – Private Dick (unknown episodes)
    Linda ONeil – Female Bodyguard (unknown episodes)
    Emery Guillory – Male Bodyguard (unknown episodes, 1999)

    Music: Bert Shefter
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    Plot Outline: Remember that scientist that was trying to perfect a matter transportation machine but got fused with…
    Plot: Remember that scientist that was trying to perfect a matter transportation machine but got fused with a fly when one of the little critters got into the transporter with him? Well, this story is about three of his descendents (a son, Henri Delambre, played by Brian Donlevy and two grandsons). Seems the son wants to continue and perfect the machine while his two sons want to get out of the scientist business and live “normal” lives. The oldest son, Martin, decides to take a wife (who just happens to have escaped from a mental hospital after her parents died). Martins father is not happy with this intrusion but finally gives in because he understands him sons needs. They all try to be a happy family until humans used in botched experiments are discovered by the new bride and the police nearly discover the lab while looking for Martins wife. Everyone tries to get out of there via the transporter but things just dont go according to plan …

    Crazy Credits: We know about 2 Crazy Credits. One of them reads:
    The original showing of the pilot episode had a different beginning, not revealing the transforming capabilities of the Valkyries in order to give the audience a suprise. The opening was changed to the regular one for all further showings.

    Goofs: We know about 1 goofs. Here comes one of them:
    Anachronisms: This episode is set somewhere in the late 40s, early 50s (Polo mints were first made in 1948). Miss Marple requests the taxi driver to take them to “the train station”. The expression “train station” has only been in common use in the last few years, its certain Miss Marple would have said “railway station”.

    Trivia: There are 1 entries in the trivia list – like these:

    • Vincent Price is missing from this, the third and final installment of the series. By this time this was produced, Price was under contract to American International Pictures.


"Politically Incorrect"


Category: Talk-Show
All Genres: Talk-Show
Release Year: 1994
Country: USA
Runtime: 30
Rating: 7.1 (0)
Languages: English
Director: Jerry G. Angelo
Sound: Stereo
Taglines:

  • "Behind enemy lines, Bad Days… GET WORSE…"

  • Writing by: Jerry G. Angelo – writer
    Jonathan Artemis Pierce – writer

    Produced by: Jerry G. Angelo – executive producer
    Fabian Carrillo – executive producer
    Aaron Collins – executive producer
    S.K. Dean – executive producer
    Hugh Edwards – co-producer
    Danny Pardo – associate producer
    Jonathan Artemis Pierce – executive producer
    Yari Schutzer – line producer
    Sharon Warren – associate producer

    Cast: Michael McKean – Himself / … (16 episodes, 1997-2002)
    Bill Maher – Himself / … (7 episodes, 1997-2002)
    Bob Enyart – Himself (6 episodes, 1999-2001)
    Brad Keena – Himself (5 episodes, 1997-1999)
    Dean Cain – Himself (4 episodes, 1995-2002)
    Micky Dolenz – Himself (4 episodes, 1996-1998)
    Trina McGee – Herself (4 episodes, 1999-2000)
    Alicia Witt – Herself (3 episodes, 1997-2000)
    Majandra Delfino – Herself (3 episodes, 1999-2002)
    Elisa Donovan – Herself (3 episodes, 1999-2002)
    Rachael Leigh Cook – Herself (3 episodes, 1999-2001)

    Music: Jonathan Artemis Pierce
    Official Website: Visit Website


    Plot Outline: Four guests from the worlds of politics and entertainment join host Bill Maher for a free-wheeling and humorous discussion of current events.
    Plot: Political talk show based on the idea that debate is stifled by too much seriousness. Guests are chosen from the worlds of politics and entertainment, often with the goal of creating conflict (ultra-sensitive special-interest groups matched with outrageous comedians). Nevertheless, a relatively friendly atmosphere is maintained, with none of the swearing or chair-throwing common on shock-talk shows. Regular features have included the “Get Over Yourself” award, given to the weeks most self-absorbed public figure.

    Goofs: We know about 2 goofs. Here comes one of them:
    Crew or equipment visible: The scene where Dante is chased by the dog and encounters Virgil. The thin wire lead which is being used to control the dog is visible at the left of the scene.

    Trivia: There are 2 entries in the trivia list – like these:

    • ABC cancelled the show even though its ratings were strong, and in some markets it was beating out "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" (1992). Host Bill Maher has been quoted as saying it was because the politically conservative Walt Disney Corp., which owned ABC, didnt like his criticisms of the government of President George W. Bush.
    • ABC temporary pulled the show off the air when host Bill Maher agreed with conservative author Dinesh DSouza that it was inappropriate to label the 9/11 hijackers as “cowards” due to the fact that they sacrificed their lives for their cause. Fed Ex and Sears withdrew their sponsorship.