Laughing Matters — SCTV, “Ronco’s Shower in a Briefcase”

Sometimes comedy illuminates hard truths with a pointed urgency that other means can’t quite achieve. Sometimes comedy is just funny. This series of posts is mostly about the former instances, but the latter is valuable, too.

One thing has been certain for going on forty years: There are few people in comedy who commit to getting the laugh quite like Martin Short.

Previous entries in this series can be found by clicking on the “Laughing Matters” tag.

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