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David Bianculli does an unparalleled job of detailing the influence of these witty comedy greats The Smothers Brothers.
This book does a great job in showing who the Smothers Brothers were, and where they came from, and showing how the TV show came to exist.
I think I must have seen every episode of that show as a kid growing up and this behind the scenes look is fascinating.
Did the brothers go too far in pushing the envelope? You be the judge.Published 4 days ago by voracious reader
This is the story not only of their TV show, but their entire career. It also gives a clear look at the extreme sensor battle they had with CBS. Read morePublished 20 days ago by Susan V. Bowers
This is an indisputably delightful read. As someone who is passionate about the television medium, I could not ask for a more enjoyable look into a revolutionary time for... Read morePublished 27 days ago by Brianna Quigley
happy journey down memory lane, about hilariously funny brothers' actPublished 1 month ago by Susan D. Miller
As a child of the Sixties (and somehow got through the era totally oblivious to its immense social change,) I've spent my life exploring the impact that the Sixties had on us and... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Russell J. Sanders
Such a great story that I only had scratched the surface of understanding. True insight of what network TV was really like for the rule breakers. Read morePublished 4 months ago by J. Miller
This book does very well explaining the 60s political culture, and the Smothers Brothers impact on that culture. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Larry Andreassen
The book was okay but the Smothers Brothers were not, They were rebel rousers, just spoiled kids. Even worse for me, this book was the basis for a book group in which I... Read morePublished 6 months ago by grandma
I was disappointed with this book. I didn't see the humor and I think it lacked detail or the brothers lives.Published 6 months ago by LeRoy Mock