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Dangerously funny

David Bianculli

Dangerously funny

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Published by Simon & Schuster in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Smothers Brothers,
  • Smothers Brothers comedy hour

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby David Bianculli.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1992.77.S63 B33 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23725106M
    ISBN 101439101167
    ISBN 109781439101162
    LC Control Number2009036843


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