Save Big On Open-Box & Preowned: Buy "George Carlin - Complaints and Grievances” from Amazon Warehouse Deals and save 42% off the $19.98 list price. Product is eligible for Amazon's 30-day returns policy and Prime or FREE Shipping. See all Open-Box & Preowned offers from Amazon Warehouse Deals.
Other Sellers on Amazon
George Carlin - Complaints and Grievances
Frequently Bought Together
Customers Who Bought This Item Also Bought
Special Offers and Product Promotions
Top Customer Reviews
I couldn't stop laughing. So, I rented this and this is one of the funniest things i've ever seen in my entire life. I was laughing so hard, if I had low bladder control, I probably would've pissed my pants. George Carlin takes your everyday thing from fungal growth to little kids on answering machines and turns them into deliriously funny stuff. His one liners are great and his monolouges are just hysterical. If you like crude humor, YOU NEED TO SEE THIS DVD. A+.
The topics George talks about vary between Guys named todd and Kyle and Tucker, A large bit about things that we do and come off our body, a list of people who should be killed due to little annoyances and stupid that george dislikes.
HE also shortens the ten commandments into two.
Highly recommended for a great laugh.
If you enjoy comedy with sarcasm and satire and funny facial expressions and gestures George Carlin is the comedian for you
But this was apparently Carlin's first HBO special after 9/11. Every comedian in the world was treading on thin ground at the time--the death of so many people in such a horrifying way made comedy very difficult--even comedy that had nothing to do with any issue related to the catastrophe.
And Carlin has ALWAYS done social/political stuff.
What was he to do?
He confronts the issue right away, saying that he has to 'get something out of the way so we can have fun', and then goes into a comedic bit about how he would deal with bin Laden and his ilk. Unfortunately he literally can't be clever about it--the audience didn't want to hear what Carlin wanted to say, and he knew it.
So he made fart jokes instead.
Admittedly, when he gets going on his rhythmic lists of 'not just any guys, but...', he is very funny...but...fart jokes? It's not worthy of Carlin. That's a joke for 5th graders.
And I felt that the rest of the show suffered the same problems, and had the same strengths. When Carlin gets fired up on his variations on a theme (the "and here's another guy who should be strangled at birth with his own umbilical cord..." sort of thing), he's both outrageous and hilarious. But he lost the audience several times--and at one point he drops a bit before he's finished, saying "I sense I've lost you.Read more ›
Most Recent Customer Reviews
George Carlin ranks right behind Richard Pryor on my list of great comedians who entertained an era beyond Bob Hope, Fred Allen, Jack Benny. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Mort
Love it but I love everything George Carlin has done. He has no stops on any subject or any situation he feels needs to address(or attack).Published 2 months ago by Robert Golden
George is the best and most consistently hysterical with meaningful commentary about this society and its many woes.Published 9 months ago by ofbella
Love George but this video is very vulgar. Just didn't expect it to be quite as profane as it is. Did not enjoyPublished 12 months ago by diane derita