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Sequoia Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jun-21-07 06:04 PM
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24. Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis.
At least Dean could sing while Jerry was just mean to women. Little twerp.
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  -Who is the most overrated comedian or comedic actor? The Night Owl  Jun-21-07 04:20 PM   #0 
  - Adam Sandler  DS1   Jun-21-07 04:21 PM   #1 
  - ditto  trof   Jun-21-07 04:46 PM   #11 
  - ditto to the second power  IcyPeas   Jun-21-07 05:42 PM   #19 
  - First one that came to mind. eom  adsosletter   Jun-21-07 06:21 PM   #34 
  - First one I thought of (n/t)  BarenakedLady   Jun-22-07 07:44 AM   #136 
  - Jimmy Kimmel  Katina   Jun-21-07 04:21 PM   #2 
  - but on his late night tv show  IcyPeas   Jun-21-07 05:43 PM   # 
  - self delete, see post below  Bombtrack   Jun-21-07 06:10 PM   #26 
  - that couldn't be less true.  Bombtrack   Jun-21-07 06:13 PM   #28 
  - it about personal taste  Katina   Jun-21-07 06:18 PM   #31 
     - Him not being a comedian and him not being highly rated in the mainstream are about reality  Bombtrack   Jun-21-07 06:41 PM   #45 
        - Jimmy Kimmel is a comedian...  The Night Owl   Jun-21-07 06:52 PM   #50 
        - Wikiality, Jimmy is a radio host turned talk show sidekick turned show host/producer  Bombtrack   Jun-21-07 09:04 PM   #71 
        - Yes he is...just not a very good one (n/t)  mitchum   Jun-21-07 09:05 PM   #72 
        - my "dumb opinion?" My my, how open minded of you.  Katina   Jun-21-07 10:32 PM   #94 
  - He's great. Extremely fast with his mouth  DS1   Jun-22-07 09:20 AM   #137 
  - Dane Cook.  Shakespeare   Jun-21-07 04:22 PM   #3 
  - Seconded.  Starbucks Anarchist   Jun-21-07 04:24 PM   #5 
  - Thirded.  gizmonic   Jun-21-07 06:02 PM   #22 
  - Fourthed, if thats really a word  socordsx   Jun-21-07 06:32 PM   #41 
  - fifthed  hibbing   Jun-21-07 09:21 PM   #75 
  - agreed  Saint Etienne17   Jun-21-07 08:12 PM   #55 
  - Yes. nt  blondeatlast   Jun-21-07 10:25 PM   #90 
  - I disagree  jobycom   Jun-21-07 11:58 PM   #106 
  - Visit a college campus some time  DS1   Jun-22-07 09:20 AM   #139 
  - That guy sucks rhino schlong.  MilesColtrane   Jun-22-07 12:10 AM   #110 
  - All of tha above and I would add Tim Allen, Sinbad, and Rita Rudner  mitchum   Jun-21-07 04:23 PM   #4 
  - Martin Lawrence  skygazer   Jun-21-07 04:25 PM   #6 
  - Yes!!!!!  MsKandice01   Jun-21-07 10:18 PM   #86 
  - rush limbaugh  BOSSHOG   Jun-21-07 04:27 PM   #7 
  - The funniest thing ever that Rush said...  Roon   Jun-21-07 10:11 PM   #83 
  - He might not be funny;  GoddessOfGuinness   Jun-21-07 11:28 PM   #103 
  - Dana Carvey comes to mind.  primate1   Jun-21-07 04:28 PM   #8 
  - Church Lady was good. His stand up is mediocre. What is a skit and impression guy going to do...  JVS   Jun-21-07 08:18 PM   #56 
     - I agree  idgiehkt   Jun-21-07 09:39 PM   #78 
  - Abbot and Costello  new_beawr   Jun-21-07 04:41 PM   #9 
  - Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis.  Sequoia   Jun-21-07 06:04 PM   #24 
  - Agreed.......  new_beawr   Jun-21-07 06:05 PM   #25 
  - I played Who's on First in my office for a visitor from Europe who thought that the...  JVS   Jun-21-07 09:31 PM   #76 
     - It's just one bit, derived from the British Music Hall  new_beawr   Jun-22-07 06:26 AM   #131 
  - I never "got" Buddy Hackett  Va Lefty   Jun-21-07 04:45 PM   #10 
  - Will Ferrel = NOT FUNNY  HEyHEY   Jun-21-07 04:46 PM   #12 
  - Absolutely and firmly seconded  Winebrat   Jun-21-07 05:15 PM   #17 
  - thirded - not funny - same character all the time  IcyPeas   Jun-21-07 05:41 PM   #18 
  - Feh  Art_from_Ark   Jun-21-07 08:21 PM   #59 
  - Go fuck yourself, San Diego!  JVS   Jun-21-07 08:25 PM   #63 
  - I've always hated him until the Pearl the Landlord video  snailly   Jun-21-07 10:34 PM   #95 
  - You got that -- he sucks  ironflange   Jun-21-07 10:45 PM   #99 
  - Dane Cook.  chimpsrsmarter   Jun-21-07 04:47 PM   #13 
  - the "Git'er Done" guy and his side-kick, the smoker (Ron Something?).  WinkyDink   Jun-21-07 05:01 PM   #14 
  - Mike Myers  terrya   Jun-21-07 05:04 PM   #15 
  - When I was on vacation I saw Goldmember in the $5 bin.  JVS   Jun-21-07 08:26 PM   #64 
  - this thread is a who's who of over-rated.  idgiehkt   Jun-21-07 05:10 PM   #16 
  - I just want to say "Yes" to all of the above.  Kerrytravelers   Jun-21-07 05:43 PM   #20 
  - Jim Carey  Lady President   Jun-21-07 05:57 PM   #21 
  - amen! Carey is wretchedly un-funny.  MnFats   Jun-21-07 06:49 PM   #48 
  - Jim Carrey has done several very good films.  AndreaCG   Jun-21-07 08:05 PM   #53 
  - I honestly think his best stuff was on "In Living Color"  idgiehkt   Jun-21-07 11:34 PM   #105 
  - Robin Williams.  Sequoia   Jun-21-07 06:03 PM   #23 
  - A-fucking-MEN  LostInAnomie   Jun-21-07 07:18 PM   #51 
  - I don't think he's done anything decent since Moscow on the Hudson  AndreaCG   Jun-21-07 08:01 PM   #52 
  - amen  barb162   Jun-21-07 10:21 PM   #88 
  - Robin Williams stopped being funny when he stopped doing blow.  MilesColtrane   Jun-22-07 12:13 AM   #111 
  - Jerry Seinfeld  edwardsguy   Jun-21-07 06:11 PM   #27 
  - A-fucking-men  IAmJacksSmirkingRevenge   Jun-21-07 06:51 PM   #49 
  - yep another one in my "I don't get it, didn't get it, and never will get it"  idgiehkt   Jun-21-07 10:02 PM   #81 
  - Agreed. Mr. BAL loves him; I leave the room. nt  blondeatlast   Jun-21-07 10:27 PM   #91 
  - Yes, because nobody really cares about lint.  sfexpat2000   Jun-22-07 12:56 AM   #116 
  - Lewis Black is more overrated than Mo Rocca, the most among TDS people  Bombtrack   Jun-21-07 06:15 PM   #29 
  - Blasphemy!  The Night Owl   Jun-21-07 06:25 PM   #36 
  - have you seen his standup (tv specials or live)? Listened to his albums ?  Bombtrack   Jun-21-07 06:30 PM   #40 
     - I've seen a lot of Lewis Black's routines...  The Night Owl   Jun-21-07 06:39 PM   #44 
  - But you like Jimmy Kimmel?????  new_beawr   Jun-22-07 06:29 AM   #132 
  - Jim Carrey  Fox Mulder   Jun-21-07 06:17 PM   #30 
  - who's the guy...  IcyPeas   Jun-21-07 06:19 PM   #32 
  - Martin Short, that was Ed. Grimley  idgiehkt   Jun-21-07 06:26 PM   #37 
  - Prime Time Glick or somesuch  JVS   Jun-21-07 08:29 PM   #67 
  - okay, now I remember  idgiehkt   Jun-21-07 08:32 PM   #69 
  - When Steve Martin received the Mark Twain award I saw Martin Short do a...  MilesColtrane   Jun-22-07 12:17 AM   #112 
     - Jiminy Glick is hilarious - I love Martin Short  Mad_Dem_X   Jun-22-07 09:49 AM   #142 
  - That'd be Martin Short  KamaAina   Jun-21-07 06:27 PM   #38 
  - I remember the Ed Grimley cartoon series. How the fuck did that ever happen  JVS   Jun-21-07 08:28 PM   #66 
  - Whoopie Goldberg. She's never said ONE funny thing even ONCE.  Redstone   Jun-21-07 06:20 PM   #33 
  - I agree. I'd lump in Margaret Cho with her on that one.  Bombtrack   Jun-21-07 06:34 PM   #42 
  - I love Margaret Cho  idgiehkt   Jun-21-07 06:37 PM   #43 
  - I thought Margaret Cho was good when I first saw, her, but she seems...  JVS   Jun-21-07 08:20 PM   #58 
     - I love both Kathy and Margaret  TommyO   Jun-21-07 10:59 PM   #101 
        - me too  idgiehkt   Jun-22-07 12:02 AM   #107 
  - I must disagree. If you have ever seen her one woman show,  Joe Fields   Jun-21-07 08:28 PM   #65 
     - I liked her sitcom  idgiehkt   Jun-21-07 08:31 PM   #68 
        - I guess you and I were the only ones who did, idg....  Joe Fields   Jun-21-07 10:07 PM   #82 
  - Richard Pryor would never be rated as highly as he is as a standup if he wasn't an A-list movie star  Bombtrack   Jun-21-07 06:23 PM   #35 
  - WTF? Pryor was doing stand-up on Ed Sullivan in the '60's...  Joe Fields   Jun-21-07 08:23 PM   #62 
  - And he co-wrote "Blazing Saddles. " Definitely NOT overrated, IMHO. nt  blondeatlast   Jun-21-07 10:29 PM   #93 
  - Bizarre comment. n/t.  Robeson   Jun-21-07 10:51 PM   #100 
  - Steven Wright would probably be the first guy to tell you that Pryor belongs...  MilesColtrane   Jun-22-07 12:30 AM   #113 
  - RP was a GENIUS. And WAY before films.  WinkyDink   Jun-22-07 06:32 AM   #133 
  - Ray Romano  no name no slogan   Jun-21-07 06:28 PM   #39 
  - all I could think of  idgiehkt   Jun-21-07 09:37 PM   #77 
  - Trio of turds: Dane Cook, Larry The Cable Guy, and Carlos Mencia  EOO   Jun-21-07 06:43 PM   #46 
  - they're all awful but being commercially marketable isn't the same as high ratedness  Bombtrack   Jun-21-07 06:48 PM   #47 
  - Definitely Will Ferrell...  Joe Fields   Jun-21-07 08:07 PM   #54 
  - Tim Allen  bigwillq   Jun-21-07 08:18 PM   #57 
  - Carrot Top is by far, the biggest idiot  flvegan   Jun-21-07 08:22 PM   #60 
  - How dare you say that about Carrot Top!  Frank Cannon   Jun-22-07 06:44 AM   #135 
  - Whatshername? Lampenelli I think. Racial epithets are no substitute for material  JVS   Jun-21-07 08:22 PM   #61 
  - ah ahhhhh  idgiehkt   Jun-21-07 08:34 PM   #70 
  - Lisa Lampanelli, I'm pretty sure her career is based on pity  Bombtrack   Jun-21-07 09:07 PM   #73 
     - She's the Ann Coulter of comedy  idgiehkt   Jun-21-07 09:42 PM   #79 
     - I'm thinking it's based on the shock of her X-rated gross-out insults.  WinkyDink   Jun-22-07 06:33 AM   #134 
  - Ellen DeGeneres  Generic Brad   Jun-21-07 09:18 PM   #74 
  - Chevy Chase.  rug   Jun-21-07 10:00 PM   #80 
  - Don Rickles  snailly   Jun-21-07 10:14 PM   #84 
  - Don Rickles  Zorro   Jun-21-07 10:17 PM   #85 
  - Ben Stiller  barb162   Jun-21-07 10:19 PM   #87 
  - Joan Rivers.  MsKandice01   Jun-21-07 10:21 PM   #89 
  - Ugh  snailly   Jun-21-07 10:27 PM   #92 
  - Lucille Ball. There, I said it. nt  blondeatlast   Jun-21-07 10:38 PM   #96 
  - Sarah Silverman. Dennis Miller.  philosophie_en_rose   Jun-21-07 10:41 PM   #97 
  - I second both of them.  GoddessOfGuinness   Jun-21-07 11:30 PM   #104 
  - Eddie Izzard  KG   Jun-21-07 10:42 PM   #98 
  - Carlos Mencia  Aya Reiko   Jun-21-07 11:24 PM   #102 
  - Bill Hicks, Sam Kineson.  jobycom   Jun-22-07 12:03 AM   #108 
  - OK, I'll bite.  MilesColtrane   Jun-22-07 12:36 AM   #114 
  - Most others.  jobycom   Jun-22-07 12:51 AM   #115 
     - Just asking a question of you.  MilesColtrane   Jun-22-07 01:15 AM   #120 
        - Didn't mean to sound that way.  jobycom   Jun-22-07 01:28 AM   #122 
           - I just need to get out more.  MilesColtrane   Jun-22-07 04:38 AM   #128 
              - Hey, Yakov Smirnov was ahead of his time!  jobycom   Jun-22-07 09:20 AM   #138 
  - I feel like I know you by heart. :D  jpgray   Jun-22-07 01:00 AM   #117 
     - See, that's exactly what I find unfunny.  jobycom   Jun-22-07 01:15 AM   #119 
     - "he spouted banal and dehumanizing crap about whatever group he doesn't like."  MilesColtrane   Jun-22-07 05:16 AM   #129 
        - See, that routine is what I'm talking about  jobycom   Jun-22-07 09:24 AM   #140 
     - And to answer the other point.  jobycom   Jun-22-07 01:25 AM   #121 
        - So that's what you're after  jpgray   Jun-22-07 02:31 AM   #125 
           - I'm an egalitarian more than an anti-elitist.  jobycom   Jun-22-07 09:41 AM   #141 
  - Dennis Miller  FloridaJudy   Jun-22-07 12:08 AM   #109 
  - Seconded (nt)  ih8thegop   Jun-22-07 01:01 AM   #118 
  - Richard Lewis, Rita Rudner...  sanguinivorous   Jun-22-07 01:58 AM   #123 
  - Carlos Mencia, Joe Rogan totally called him out for stealing jokes.  bamacrat   Jun-22-07 02:06 AM   #124 
  - Ed Sullivan.  A-Schwarzenegger   Jun-22-07 03:41 AM   #126 
  - Adam Sandler or Will Ferrell.  MrSlayer   Jun-22-07 03:43 AM   #127 
  - The Three Stooges  Awsi Dooger   Jun-22-07 06:00 AM   #130 
 

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