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Great Stand Up Comedy, Specials, Documentary’s and Shows.

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TV Show: George Carlin ( 1977 )
Spanning 31 years (1977-2008), George Carlin performed 14 original standup performances for Home Box Office. Beginning with 1977's 'On Location: George Carlin at USC' and ending with 2008's 'It's Bad for Ya', Carlin's sometimes taboo material entertained millions of people.
Movie: On Location: George Carlin at Phoenix ( 1978 )
Performing at the Celebrity Star Theater in Phoenix on July 23, 1978, Carlin mesmerizes his audience in the second of his 12 HBO specials. The show was originally planned as part of a concert/sketch movie, The Illustrated George Carlin, that never came to fruition.The routines include: Death, Kids & Parents, Newscast #2, Time and Al Sleet, the Hippy-Dippy Weatherman.
Movie: George Carlin: Carlin on Campus ( 1984 )
In his New York City grammar school, George Carlin was known as a "disruptive influence in the classroom." With this concert, the ultimate class clown is back at school at UCLA, making another generation of students roar with laughter.Taped on April 19, 1984, Carlin?s imaginative and irreverent performance demonstrates why he is one of America?s most popular comedians.Includes The Prayer, Consumer Hints, Cars and Driving #1, A Place for My Stuff, Newscast #4, Embarrassments and several award-winning animated segments.In his New York City grammar school, George Carlin was known as a "disruptive influence in the classroom." With this concert, the ultimate class clown is back at school at UCLA, making another generation of students roar with laughter.Taped on April 19, 1984, Carlin?s imaginative and irreverent performance demonstrates why he is one of America?s most popular comedians.Includes The Prayer, Consumer Hints, Cars and Driving #1, A Place for My Stuff, Newscast #4, Embarrassments and several award-winning animated segments.
Movie: George Carlin: Playin' with Your Head ( 1986 )
Legendary comedian George Carlin tackles some of his favorite subjects along with his brand of comedy and humor.
Movie: George Carlin: What Am I Doing in New Jersey? ( 1988 )
George Carlin changes his act by bringing politics into the act, but also talks about the People he can do without, Keeping People Alert, and Cars and Driving part 2.
Movie: George Carlin: Doin' It Again ( 1990 )
George Carlin brings his comedy back to New Jersey and this time talks about Offensive Language, Euphemisms, They're Only Words, Dogs, Things you never hear, see or wanna hear, Some people are stupid, Cancer, Feminists, Good Ideas, Rape, Life's moments, and organ donors.
Movie: George Carlin: Jammin' in New York ( 1992 )
When George Carlin is asked which HBO concert is his favorite, his answer is always, "Jammin' In New York." The reasons are several: It was his first HBO show done live; it was the first he had done in his hometown, New York City; and it was the largest audience he had ever worked before: 6,500.But Carlin says it also represented a newfound sophistication in his writing. "It was the first time I had done truly extended pieces consisting of separate sections all flowing together. It was a big leap for me."The show, taped at the Paramount Theater in Madison Square Garden and winner of the 1992 CableACE Award, is a perfect blend of biting social commentary and more gently-observed observational pieces.
Movie: George Carlin: George's Best Stuff ( 1996 )
This special video looks at George Carlin's best comedy material from 1977-1990. This special edition looks at his famous Seven dirty words, baseball and football, losing things, dogs and cats, stuff and monopoly.
Movie: George Carlin: Back in Town ( 1996 )
George Carlin brings his comedy stylings to the Beacon theater in New York City. He rants about Abortion, The death penalty, prison farms, fart jokes, free floating hostility and words.
Movie: George Carlin: You Are All Diseased ( 1999 )
Legendary comic Carlin comes back to the Beacon theater to angrily rant about airport security, germs, cigars, angels, children and parents, men, names, religion, god, advertising, Bill Jeff and minorities.
Movie: George Carlin: Life Is Worth Losing ( 2005 )
George Carlin continues making people laugh with his 13th HBO stand-up special.
Movie: George Carlin: 40 Years of Comedy ( 1997 )
George Carlin celebrates 40 years of comedy and here, he presents 2 new standup bits, comedian Jon Stewart gives an interview with him, and we look at his old comedy work through the last 4 decades.
Movie: George Carlin: Complaints & Grievances ( 2001 )
In "Complaints & Grievances," George Carlin's 12th HBO comedy special, taped at the Beacon Theater in New York on November 17, 2001 (ten weeks after 9/11), Carlin casts his usual jaundiced eye on America and its inhabitants.From the events of 9/11, to the Ten Commandments, to why you should never stop if you run someone over with your car, nothing is sacred to this 45-year veteran of the comedy scene. Self-help books, answering machines, gun nuts, visors, motivational seminars, pictures of children, singers with one name, hot air balloons and guys named Todd; take your pick. They all come in for a special, closer Carlin look in this latest hilarious collection.
Movie: George Carlin... It's Bad for Ya! ( 2008 )
It's Bad For Ya, Carlin's Emmy-nominated 14th and final HBO special from March of 2008 features Carlin's noted irreverent and unapologetic observations on topics ranging from death, religion, bureaucracy, patriotism, overprotected children and big business to the pungent examinations of modern language and the decrepit state of the American culture. Carlin once again comes up with an hour of brand new material that not only makes you laugh, but makes you think. George Carlin will always remain part of the popular lexicon for his 'Seven Dirty Words' routine, and as a comedian who was never afraid to challenge his audience.
Movie: Richard Pryor: Live and Smokin' ( 1971 )
Richard Pryor delivering his one-of-a-kind routine. One of his earliest live performances in 1971 at the Improvisation in New York.
Movie: Richard Pryor: Live in Concert ( 1981 )
The second stand-up performance of Richard Pryor filmed.
Movie: Richard Pryor: Live on the Sunset Strip ( 1982 )
Richard Pryor performs his stand-up comedy act on the Sunset Strip.
Movie: Richard Pryor... Here and Now ( 1983 )
Part live stand-up performance, part documentary, this film is one of comedian Richard Pryor's later stand-up performances. As foul-mouthed as ever, Pryor touches on most of the same topics as in his previous live shows.
Movie: Richard Pryor: I Ain't Dead Yet, #*%$#@!! ( 2003 )
This documentary praises comedian Richard Pryor by showing fragments of various shows Pryor made and having famous comedians talk about the importance and greatness of Pryor. Different themes are reviewed this way. Among others, they are the use of the word nigger, the way Pryor talked about racism, the fact Pryor talked openly about his own faults on-stage and the fact he didn't mince matters no matter what the subject was.
Movie: Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic ( 2013 )
The life and times of Richard Pryor.
Movie: An Evening with Robin Williams ( 1983 )
Robin Williams performs his act in San Francisco's Great American Music Hall. Although he does do some of his more well known routines, much of the footage is devoted to Williams' frenetic, completely off the wall improvisation.
Movie: Robin Williams: An Evening at the Met ( 1986 )
In this hilarious stand up comedy, Robin Williams is energetic, witty and again hilarious. It's the number one stand up comedy of all time.
Movie: Saturday Night Live: The Best of Robin Williams ( 1991 )
The well loved star of "Mrs Doubtfire", "Dead Pets Society", "The Fisher King" and "Good Morning Vietnam" is captured on video doing what he does best - live comedy. Supported by the Saturday Night Live cast, he stars in a series of cutting comic moments that are as diverse as the talents of this master of humour.
Movie: Robin Williams Live on Broadway ( 2002 )
The fourth HBO stand-up special by Robin Williams.
Movie: Robin Williams: Weapons of Self Destruction ( 2009 )
The master comedian performs in Washington DC and gives his wry observations about life, politics and his health.
Movie: Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind ( 2018 )
An intimate look into the life and work of the revered master comedian and actor, Robin Williams.
Movie: Chris Rock: Big Ass Jokes ( 1994 )
The first HBO stand-up special by comedian Chris Rock.
Movie: Chris Rock: Bring the Pain ( 1996 )
The second HBO stand-up special by Chris Rock.
Movie: Chris Rock: Bigger & Blacker ( 1999 )
In his third HBO stand-up special, Chris Rock brings his critically acclaimed brand of social commentary-themed humor to this 1999 stand-up comedy presentation. Also released as an album, Chris Rock: Bigger and Blacker features Rock on-stage extolling his razor-sharp wit and wisdom on such topics as gun control, President Clinton, homophobia, racism, black leaders, and relationships.
Movie: Chris Rock: Never Scared ( 2004 )
Are you ready for Rock? Actor/director/comedian Chris Rock performs a gut-busting set in his fourth HBO stand-up special taped before a live audience at Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C.
Movie: Chris Rock: Kill the Messenger - London, New York, Johannesburg ( 2008 )
Chris Rock's 2008 comedy tour visits London, New York and Johannesburg. Various parts of this tour are edited together to create his fifth HBO stand-up special.
Movie: Chris Rock: Tamborine ( 2018 )
Chris Rock: Tamborine is a TV special starring Chris Rock. Chris Rock takes the stage in Brooklyn for a comedy special filled with searing observations on fatherhood, infidelity and American politics.
Movie: Eddie Murphy: Delirious ( 1983 )
Eddie Murphy's raunchy, raucous stand-up comedy routine is captured for posterity on this tape.
Movie: Eddie Murphy: Raw ( 1987 )
Eddie Murphy in a stand-up performance recorded live. For an hour and a half he talks about his favourite subjects: sex and women.
Movie: Saturday Night Live: The Best of Eddie Murphy ( 1998 )
Before he was The Nutty Professor, before he was Dr. Dolittle, and even before he was the Beverly Hills Cop, Eddie Murphy was an SNL comic! From 1981-1984 he entertained us with sketches as Gumby, Mister Robinson, Buckwheat, Velvet Jones and many more! He was before Chris Rock, Tracey Morgan, and Tim Meadows! And after Garrett Morris!
Movie: Eddie Murphy: One Night Only ( 2012 )
Eddie Murphy: One Night Only will pay homage to Murphy's journey from a 15-year-old aspiring comedian, to the record-breaking Raw, which remains the highest grossing stand-up film of all time, to his indelible characters and impressions from Saturday Night Live including Buckwheat, Gumby, Mr. Robinson and James Brown.
Movie: Jim Jefferies: Contraband ( 2008 )
Comic Jim Jefferies talks about pregnant teenagers, his grandmother, pedophiles, the afterlife, being in a gay club in South Africa, having cancer, being punched on stage, and more.
Movie: Jim Jefferies: I Swear to God ( 2009 )
Politically incorrect Australian comedian Jim Jefferies performs.
Movie: Jim Jefferies Alcoholocaust ( 2010 )
Share this *Alcoholocaust: (Meaning: The aftermath of a drinking party, usually resulting in every available horizontal surface being covered in empty booze containers, spilled beverages and a general sticky alcoholic residue.) Jim Jefferies, the globally renowned Australian stand-up, returns to Just For Laughs with his brand new solo show. Alcoholocaust includes some of Jim's favourite wild antics over the past year. As always, his material is set in reality, which is what provides him with his trademark brutally frank style. Among other things, you will hear about a hilarious yet touching true story involving his friend's severely disabled brother, plus Jim's traditional pet peeves - religion & idiots.
Movie: Jim Jefferies: Fully Functional ( 2012 )
Foul-mouthed Australian comedian Jim Jefferies puts everything out there in this raunchy EPIX comedy special -- and shows off his skill for skewering sacred cows and virtually everything else with brutal honesty.
Movie: Jim Jefferies: BARE ( 2014 )
Covers topics from gun control to family values.
Movie: Jim Jefferies: This Is Me Now ( 2018 )
The gleefully irreverent Jefferies skewers "grabby" celebrities, political hypocrisy and his own ill-advised career moves in a brash stand-up special.
Movie: Anthony Jeselnik: Caligula ( 2013 )
Anthony Jeselnik brings his signature dark and twisted point of view to this extended and uncensored special. He holds nothing back, routinely saying things most wouldn't ever dare. Anthony is not for the easily offended or humorless.
Movie: Anthony Jeselnik: Thoughts and Prayers ( 2015 )
Stand up comedian and former Late Night with Jimmy Fallon writer Anthony Jeselnik brings his dark humor and wit to San Francisco.
Movie: Anthony Jeselnik: Fire in the Maternity Ward ( 2019 )
Forging his own comedic boundaries, Anthony Jeselnik revels in getting away with saying things others can't in this stand-up special shot in New York.
Movie: Dave Chappelle: Killin' Them Softly ( 2000 )
Dave Chappelle returns to D.C. and riffs on politics, police, race relations, drugs, Sesame Street and more.
TV Show: Dave Chappelle ( 2000 )
Comedy icon Dave Chappelle makes his triumphant return to the screen with a pair of blistering, fresh stand-up specials.
Movie: The Age of Spin: Dave Chappelle Live at the Hollywood Palladium ( 2017 )
Dave Chappelle gives his usual skewed insight into the topics of race, technology, OJ Simpson, and more in a stand up special filmed in Hollywood.
Movie: Deep in the Heart of Texas: Dave Chappelle Live at Austin City Limits ( 2017 )
Dave Chappelle gives his stand about racially charged run-ins, celebrity scandals and fatherly dilemmas in his stand-up set at Austin's Moody Theater.
Movie: Dave Chappelle: The Bird Revelation ( 2017 )
Dave jokes about the sexual assaults dominating the 2017 entertainment news and how and why people allow themselves to be abused.
Movie: Dave Chappelle: Equanimity ( 2017 )
Dave talks about not actually growing up in the projects, the hate he received from the transgender community, and from fake news.
Movie: Bob Saget: That Ain't Right ( 2007 )
Bob Saget does a one hour stand up special.
Movie: Bob Saget: That's What I'm Talkin' About ( 2013 )
Network-safe funnyman Bob Saget ("Full House") transforms himself into a spectacularly foul-mouthed explainer and raconteur in this life stage show from Seattle.
Movie: Bob Saget: Zero to Sixty ( 2017 )
Grammy nominated comedian Bob Saget returns to his home, on the stand-up stage, in his new special, "Bob Saget: Zero To Sixty". Filmed as a warm embrace in these troubling times, the comedy legend declares himself to be the last TV father you can trust in this R'ish rated hour of entertaining stoires, riffing with the audience, words of wisdom, and new original comedy songs.
Movie: An Evening with Bobcat Goldthwait: Share the Warmth ( 1987 )
A concert by stand-up comic Bobcat Goldthwait.
Movie: HBO Comedy Half-Hour 12: Bobcat Goldthwait ( 1995 )
A half-hour of stand-up with Bobcat Goldthwait, one of the most original and controversial comics of our time.
Movie: Bobcat Goldthwait: You Don't Look the Same Either. ( 2012 )
Bobcat Goldthwait is back with a vengeance in his long-awaited stand-up comedy special You Don't Look the Same Either.
Movie: Bill Hicks: Sane Man ( 1989 )
Classic stand-up performance recorded in Austin Texas in 1989.
Movie: Bill Hicks: Relentless ( 1992 )
Bill Hicks: Relentless is a video starring Bill Hicks. Bill Hicks tells us how he feels about non-smokers, blow-jobs, religion, war and peace, drugs and music.
Movie: Bill Hicks: Revelations ( 1993 )
Bill Hicks in the height of his genius. Recorded at the Dominion Theatre in London, Bill Hicks opens our eyes and minds to the hypocrisy and ludicrousness of the world around us.
Movie: Totally Bill Hicks ( 1994 )
A celebration of the comedy of Bill Hicks. The film is structured around the different strains of comedy in the Hicks stand-up, sampling the best of his confrontational performance. Interviewees include two major American chat show hosts, David Letterman and Jay Leno, the actor Eric Bogosian and a wide range of comedians who admired his work including Sean Hughes and Eddie Izzard. There are also anecdotal contributions from his high school friends and an interview with his parents.
Movie: Louis C.K.: Shameless ( 2007 )
Comedy and television star Louis C.K. returns to HBO for an hour of no-holds-barred, adults-only stand-up comedy! Taped before a live audience at the Henry Fonda Theater in Los Angeles, the performance finds Louis taking aim at fat and skinny people, spending money, bumper stickers, Californians, strangers and friends, sex and marriage, lying to your spouse, losing your privacy, and the new favorite pastime for fathers.
Movie: Louis C.K.: Chewed Up ( 2008 )
Louis C.K.'s second one-hour special filmed at the Berklee Performance Center in Boston, MA.
Movie: Louis C.K.'s Last Chance ( 2009 )
Louis considers going into the porn industry to reboot his popularity.
Movie: Louis C.K.: Hilarious ( 2010 )
In this unique and dynamic live concert experience, Louis C.K.'s exploration of life after 40 destroys politically correct images of modern life with thoughts we have all had...but would rarely admit to.
Movie: Louis C.K.: Live at the Beacon Theater ( 2011 )
Louis jokes about fatherhood, success, and flying first class at the Beacon Theatre in New York.
Movie: Louis C.K. Oh My God ( 2013 )
In February, 2013, Louis brings his impish nihilism to Phoenix, Arizona. He talks about an old lady and her pet, living in Manhattan, experiencing his body's aging (he's 45), men's fascination with women's breasts, the beauty of living outside the food chain, his quickness to anger while driving, and murder. It's theater in the round, so he's in constant motion, a grin nearly always on his face.
Movie: Louis C.K.: Live at the Comedy Store ( 2015 )
Comedian Louis C.K. performs live at the Comedy store in LA.
Movie: Louis C.K. 2017 ( 2017 )
Louis C.K. muses on religion, eternal love, giving dogs drugs, email fights, teachers, and more in a live performance from Washington D.C.
Movie: Lenny Bruce Without Tears ( 1972 )
This documentary tells the story of the rise and fall of Lenny Bruce (1925-1966), hip comedian and bête noire to the establishment. The film makes the case that Bruce was impoverished and broken by a series of unjust arrests and prosecutions in the 1960s. Clips of Bruce performances, "bits" as he calls them, dominate the film, from Steve Allen's TV show to night-club appearances late in life when he would mine his arrests for material. Malcolm Muggeridge calls Bruce a moralist. A former assistant district attorney from New York in effect apologizes for his part in persecuting Bruce. The bounce and snap of Bruce in the 50s transform into ironic social commentary.
Movie: Lenny Bruce: Swear to Tell the Truth ( 1998 )
Comedian Lenny Bruce struck a subversive chord in an era of change in America. After getting his start as a conventional stand-up comic, Bruce's increasingly iconoclastic act transformed him into a leading figure of the 1960s counterculture. This is his story.
TV Show: Joe Rogans Comedy Recordings ( 2001 )
Not a proper series, but a bunch of one offs
Movie: Joe Rogan: Live ( 2006 )
Regardless of Joe Rogan's success on television with the Ultimate Fighting Championship or hosting Fear Factor or co-starring in NewsRadio, his true love is stand-up comedy. With more than 15 years as a touring comedian, Rogan has honed an opinionated comedic style that challenges the status quo. From his unorthodox ideas for peace in the Middle East to debunking the myth of Noah's Ark and appreciating the vastness of space - all of the energy of a live Joe Rogan performance is captured on Joe Rogan: Live!
Movie: Joe Rogan: Talking Monkeys in Space ( 2009 )
Comedian Joe Rogan tackles everything from evolution to making babies to gay marriage in his brand new uncut stand-up special recorded live at the sold-out Southern Theatre in Columbus, Ohio.
Movie: Joe Rogan Live from the Tabernacle ( 2012 )
Comedian Joe Rogan performs in Atlanta at the Tabernacle. Topics include: circumcision, marriage, and science.
Movie: Joe Rogan: Rocky Mountain High ( 2014 )
Perched high above it all in Denver, Joe Rogan¹s brand-new one-hour stand-up special, "Rocky Mountain High," has a clear perspective. Tune in to find out the real meaning of infinity, why Joe will lie to you on stage and why Kim Kardashian is the most popular woman in the world. Filmed at the renowned Denver Comedy Works in downtown Denver, "Rocky Mountain High" proves if you¹re not paranoid, you¹re not paying attention.
Movie: Joe Rogan: Triggered ( 2016 )
Unleashing his inquisitive, intense comedic style, Rogan explores everything from raising kids and Santa Claus to pot gummies and talking to dolphins.
Movie: Joe Rogan: Strange Times ( 2018 )
Outspoken as ever, comedian Joe Rogan takes on current culture, pro wrestling, pot laws, cats, vegans and more in a stand-up special shot in Boston.
Movie: Ari Shaffir: Passive Aggressive ( 2013 )
Stand-up comedian Ari Shaffir discusses inappropriate subjects like people you don't want to talk to, the upsides of being single, medicinal marijuana and the upsides of abortion.
Movie: Ari Shaffir: Paid Regular ( 2015 )
Stand-up comic Ari Shaffir discusses inappropriate subjects like taking shrooms while camping, unusual new racial stereotypes, morning blowjobs, oddities of some of the ten commandments, and his profound hatred towards TSA.
Movie: Ari Shaffir: Double Negative ( 2017 )
Comedian Ari Shaffir steps outside of his yamaka to expose the uncomfortable truth that children are trash, and becoming an adult also brings about its own greasy problems.
Movie: Tom Segura: Completely Normal ( 2014 )
Levelheaded stand-up Tom Segura shares offhand appraisals on hotels and opens up about his hobbies and digestive ailments in this comedy special.
Movie: Tom Segura: Mostly Stories ( 2016 )
The bearded, bawdy and comically bitter Tom Segura gets real about body piercings, the "Area 51" of men's bodies, and the lie he told Mike Tyson.
Movie: Tom Segura: Disgraceful ( 2018 )
Comedian Tom Segura rants about funny things about pop culture and the way of living in 2018.
Movie: Bert Kreischer: Comfortably Dumb ( 2009 )
Raw, wild and hilariously funny, Bert Kreischer stars in "Comfortably Dumb," his debut comedy concert that follows his scene stealing appearances on Comedy Central and FX.
Movie: Bert Kreischer: The Machine ( 2016 )
Bert Kreischer's new stand-up comedy special, The Machine, is an hour of unbelievable stories featuring everything from Bert's run-in with a grizzly bear to his legendary experience in Russia where he was dubbed "The Machine". Always the life of the party, Bert's contradiction as a man-child and a husband/father makes The Machine an engaging comedy event that is as hilarious as it is endearing.
Movie: Joey Diaz: Sociably Unacceptable ( 2016 )
The great Joey Diaz takes to the stage for his very first 1 hour special as he tackles topics such as drugs, fights, his wild youth and much more.
Movie: Adam Sandler: What the Hell Happened to Me? ( 1996 )
Adam Sandler's first solo comedy special that includes songs and comedy bits.
Movie: Adam Sandler: 100% Fresh ( 2018 )
Adam Sandler: 100% Fresh is a TV special starring Adam Sandler, Rob Schneider, and Dan Bulla. Adam Sandler takes his comical musical musings back out on the road, from comedy clubs to concert halls to one very unsuspecting subway...
Movie: Hannibal Buress: Animal Furnace ( 2012 )
Hannibal's a Chicago native, currently living in New York City where he regularly performs and lives alone with no pets. His credits include writing for 30 Rock, SNL and performing in several basements of bars in NYC and Chicago.
Movie: Hannibal Buress: Live from Chicago ( 2014 )
Hannibal is back with his new hour-long stand-up special, "Hannibal Buress: Live From Chicago," taped at the Vic Theatre in his hometown of Chicago, IL. Buress' latest offering features more of the signature dry wit and cool delivery we've come to love. This time around, the Comedy Central favorite rolls out new material about his own second line parade in New Orleans, fistfights in London, and many memorable late nights on the road. This extended and uncensored special is one not to be missed.
TV Show: Why? With Hannibal Buress ( 2015 )
For those intrigued by life's curiosities, Comedy Central and comedian Hannibal Buress will give you the answers! The #1 brand in comedy has greenlit eight episodes of the weekly, half-hour series, Why? With Hannibal Buress, it was announced by Kent Alterman, President, Content Development and Original Programming, Comedy Central. "Hannibal keeps asking us 'why' so we just told him to go find out and we'll air it," said Alterman. "I'm extremely excited to help Comedy Central sell advertising," said Buress. Executive produced by Buress, Jeff Stilson ("The Chris Rock Show" and "Da Ali G Show") and Dave Becky of 3 Arts Entertainment, "Why? With Hannibal Buress," celebrates Buress' hilariously brilliant off-beat voice and point-of-view. If it's in the zeitgeist, Buress will address it, providing his unique perspective on each week's topic, answering the burning questions on his mind through stand-up, filmed segments, man-on-the-street interviews and special, in-studio guests. "Why? With Hannibal Buress" will be a weekly, half-hour series shot in front of a studio audience and each episode will tape the same week it airs.
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