Steve Martin and Martin Short: An Evening You Will Forget for the Rest of Your Life Reviews

July 12, 2019
The show format, the style, many of the premises and punchlines for the jokes they tell -- all of it is nostalgic. Martin and Short might as well embrace it, because their audience has.
October 29, 2018
For just over an hour, you can enjoy two great comedians cracking up the audience with a relaxed, brilliant show that reminds us just how great these two have been for so long.
August 24, 2018
The 72-minute special boasts an off-the-cuff nonchalance that emphasizes coziness over bite.
August 24, 2018
They still got it. And we're lucky to still have 'em.
June 12, 2018
Martin holds it in, Short lets it out. It works.
June 8, 2018
The main thrust of the show is centred on Martin and Short's prodigious capabilities as both raconteurs (Steve's story about meeting Elvis in Vegas in 1970 is a highlight) and improvisers (especially with off-the-cuff insults) are a sincere delight.
May 31, 2018
It is aggressively affable and very broad, and sometimes that's just what you need.
May 25, 2018
Unlike a lot of comedy specials these days, including most of the ones Netflix does, there's no straining for coolness here, no anger, no strenuous deconstructions of gender roles or savage political humor.
May 25, 2018
Lucky thing that somebody put to film the agreeable tour of the Dos Amigos, in "Steve Martin and Martin Short: An Evening You Will Forget for the Rest of Your Life"... But there are a lot of grins in the banter, songs, bits and dances.
May 24, 2018
It's a welcome, often agreeably funny celebration of their great careers. But ultimately it will prove as essential to your appreciation of their comedy-or as skippable-as five minutes of banjo.