Pioneers of Television


Episode 102 | 53m 14s | Video has closed captioning.

Go behind the curtain to reveal the techniques of America’s favorite comedic actors. The manic improvisational styles of Robin Williams and his comic predecessor Jonathan Winters provides a fascinating contrast to Tina Fey's measured, highly prepared approach. Featured interviews include: Robin Williams, Tina Fey, Jonathan Winters, Dick Van Dyke, Jimmie Walker, and Cloris Leachman.

Aired: 10/17/22

Expires: 10/31/24

Rating: TV-PG

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