The Groove Tube (1972)
Average Rating: 3.8/10
Reviews Counted: 8
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Release Date: Jan 1, 1974 Wide
Average Rating: 3.4/5
User Ratings: 929
Channel One was a New York-based comedy group which presented short satirical sketches concerning television. What set this group apart was that they performed in front of genuine TV cameras, while the audience watched on TV monitors strategically placed throughout the theater. Many of the best, and most censurable, Channel One sketches were assembled by the group's mentor Ken Shapiro and released to theaters as the feature-length The Groove Tube. Shapiro himself stars in several of the
Jan 1, 1974 Wide
May 30, 2000
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A skit comedy affair in which perhaps 1/4th of the bits actually fly.
Welcome to the cutting edge, circa 1974.
Uneven comedy pastiche
Witless collection of 'daring' skits. It was very trendy in 1972.
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