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Rowan and Martin’s Laugh-In: The Complete Second Season



The Show:

Last year, Time-Life released a complete series box set of the classic neo-vaudeville comedy series, Rowan and Martin’s Laugh-In (DVD Talk has a review right here). Now, Time-Life is breaking down the big box into season sets; seasons 1 through 3 are currently available, with season four due in May. Up for discussion currently is the show’s second season, which originally ran from September 16, 1968, to March 31, 1969.

Hosted by nightclub comics Dan Rowan and Dick Martin, Laugh-In is an unusual hybrid of old-style showbiz and (then-)modern sensibilities. Sort of a sketch show, sort of a variety show, Laugh-I…Read the entire review


By Max Schindler