A documentary series focusing on the ongoing Vietnam War, the Watergate scandal, evolving music industry, the Iran Hostage Crisis, the sexual revolution, and the rise of foreign and domestic terrorism.
When the '90s kicked off, the Berlin Wall has just fallen down, and soon other walls were coming downtown - between public and private, news and entertainment, reality and fantasy. The ... See full summary »
Utilizing archival footage punctuated by contemporary interviews with comedy legends and scholars, this is the history of not only what makes us laugh, but how comedy has affected the social and political landscape throughout history.
Robert B. Weide,
Disappointing and dull, especially in comparison to 'The '80s: The Decade That Made Us', which I enjoyed immensely, choosing to focus, largely, on politics and tragedy, while ignoring the many good things that were happening with music and movies. Had the creators summarized the politics and tragedies, there would've been room for music and movies.
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