Larry Wilmore
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Season 03 | Episode 10

Larry Wilmore

Writer / Producer / Actor

The great Larry Wilmore joins us to share some very personal double features.

Show Notes:

Movies Referenced In This Episode

1917 (2019)
Animal Crackers (1930)
Duck Soup (1933)
My Little Chickadee (1940)
A Night At The Opera (1935)
A Hard Day’s Night (1964)
The Manchurian Candidate (1962)
The Manchurian Candidate (2004)
The Parallax View (1974)
Singin’ In The Rain (1952)
A Clockwork Orange (1971)
Planet of the Apes (1968)
Conquest of the Planet of the Apes (1972)
Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
Jaws (1975)
The Stepford Wives (1975)
The Party (1968)
The Return of the Pink Panther (1975)
The Pink Panther Strikes Again (1976)
Richard Pryor: Live In Concert (1979)
Richard Pryor: Live And Smokin’ (1971)
Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life Is Calling (1986)
Dolemite Is My Name (2019)
Lenny (1974)
The Human Centipede (First Sequence) (2009)
Lolita (1962)
Caligula (1979)
The Night of the Iguana (1964)
The Elephant Man (1980)
What Would Jack Do? (2020)
Blue Velvet (1986)
The Apartment (1960)
Some Like It Hot (1959)
Double Indemnity (1944)
The Sting (1973)
Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid (1969)
Monty Python’s Life of Brian (1979)
Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965)
Inglourious Basterds (2009)
Pulp Fiction (1994)
Once Upon A Time In Hollywood (2019)
The Big Lebowski (1998)
Sherlock Jr. (1924)
The General (1926)
Steamboat Bill, Jr. (1928)
The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985)
Radio Days (1987)
The Graduate (1967)
Cooley High (1975)
American Graffiti (1973)
Dazed And Confused (1993)
Crooklyn (1994)
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)
Dawson City: Frozen Time (2016)
Cinema Paradiso (1988)
Final Cut: Ladies and Gentlemen (2012)

Other Notable Items

The Daily Show TV series (1996- )
The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore TV series (2015-16)
The Bernie Mac Show TV series (2001-2006)
Insecure TV series (2016- )
Larry Wilmore: Black On The Air podcast
Sledge Hammer! TV series (1986-1988)
The Facts Of Life TV series (1979-1988)
TFH Guru Alan Spencer
Universal Studios Theme Park
The Marx Brothers
W.C. Fields
George S. Kaufman
Groucho Marx
Chico Marx
Harpo Marx
Margaret Dumont
Bill Marx
Harpo Speaks! memoir by Harpo (1961)
Son of Groucho by Arthur Marx (1972)
Irving Thalberg
Bob Iger
Disney+
The Beatles at the Hollywood Bowl (1977)
The Beatles
John Lennon
Richard Lester
John Frankenheimer
Jonathan Demme
Angela Lansbury
Lawrence Harvey
Frank Sinatra
Janet Leigh
John F. Kennedy
Warren Beatty
Paula Prentiss
Gene Kelly
Malcolm McDowell
“Singin’ In The Rain” song by Arthur Freed and Nacio Herb Brown (1929)
Debbie Reynolds 
A Clockwork Orange novel by Anthony Burgess (1962)
Stanley Kubrick
The Sopranos TV series (1999-2007)
Steven Spielberg
Richard Dreyfuss
Peter Sellers
Blake Edwards
Get Smart TV series (1965-1970)
Richard Pryor
Bob Hope
George Carlin
Rudy Ray Moore
Lenny Bruce
Jerry Lewis
Dean Martin
Jim Carrey
James Mason
Hugh Hefner
Bob Guccione
Sue Lyon
Shelley Winters
David Lynch
Mel Brooks
John Morris
Jack Lemmon
Shirley MacLaine
Billy Wilder
Mad Men TV series (2007-2015)
Fred MacMurray
I.A.L. Diamond
Robert Redford
Paul Newman
George Roy Hill
Robert Shaw
Marvin Hamlisch
Scott Joplin
The Magic Castle
Albert Whitlock
Monty Python
Terry Jones
Eric Idle
Graham Chapman
John Cleese
Christoph Waltz
Brad Pitt
Quentin Tarantino
The Coen Brothers
Buster Keaton
Woody Allen
Mia Farrow
Jeff Daniels
Michael Keaton
Mike Nichols
Dustin Hoffman
Katharine Ross
Simon and Garfunkel
“The Sound of Silence” song by Simon and Garfunkel
The Catcher In The Rye novel by J.D. Salinger (1951)
Ryan O’Neal
Buck Henry
Glynn Turman
Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs
What’s Happening!! TV series (1976-1979)
Happy Days TV series (1974-1984)
Michelle Yeoh
Jerry West
Bill Morrison
Issa Rae

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