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HBO Comedy Half-Hour is a stand-up comedy television series of specials by various comedians, usually live from The Fillmore in San Francisco, with the format of a single comedian presenting a routine for thirty minutes. The series ran on HBO from 1994 to 1999. Comedians who appeared on the show include Louis C.K., Janeane Garofalo, Chris Rock, Dave Chappelle, Dave Attell, Gilbert Gottfried, Bobcat Goldthwait, Patton Oswalt, Norm Macdonald, Margaret Cho, Laura Kightlinger, David Cross, Steve Harvey, and many others.

HBO Comedy Half-Hour
GenreComedy
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons4
No. of episodes31
Production
Running time30 minutes
Release
Original networkHBO
Original releaseJune 16, 1994 (1994-06-16) –
January 23, 1998 (1998-01-23)

Episode listingEdit

Season 1 (1994)Edit

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleOriginal air date
11Chris Rock: Big Ass JokesJune 16, 1994 (1994-06-16)
22D.L. HughleyJune 23, 1994 (1994-06-23)
33Simply MarvalousJune 30, 1994 (1994-06-30)
44Carlos MenciaJuly 7, 1994 (1994-07-07)
55Suzanne WestenhoeferJuly 14, 1994 (1994-07-14)
66Bob SmithJuly 14, 1994 (1994-07-14)
77Eddie GriffinJuly 21, 1994 (1994-07-21)
88Margaret ChoJuly 28, 1994 (1994-07-28)

Season 2 (1995)Edit

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleOriginal air date
91Steve HarveyAugust 10, 1995 (1995-08-10)
102Dana GouldAugust 17, 1995 (1995-08-17)
113Judy GoldAugust 24, 1995 (1995-08-24)
124Bobcat GoldthwaitAugust 31, 1995 (1995-08-31)
135Marc MaronSeptember 7, 1995 (1995-09-07)
146Jonathan KatzSeptember 14, 1995 (1995-09-14)
157Janeane GarofaloSeptember 21, 1995 (1995-09-21)
168Carlos MenciaSeptember 28, 1995 (1995-09-28)

Season 3 (1996)Edit

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleOriginal air date
171Jeff CesarioAugust 9, 1996 (1996-08-09)
182Dave AttellAugust 16, 1996 (1996-08-16)
193Wendy LiebmanAugust 23, 1996 (1996-08-23)
204Ralph Louis HarrisAugust 30, 1996 (1996-08-30)
215Ray RomanoSeptember 6, 1996 (1996-09-06)
226Laura KightlingerSeptember 13, 1996 (1996-09-13)
237Jack CoenSeptember 20, 1996 (1996-09-20)
248Louis C.K.September 27, 1996 (1996-09-27)
259Adele GivensOctober 4, 1996 (1996-10-04)
2610Jeff StilsonOctober 11, 1996 (1996-10-11)
2711Kathy GriffinOctober 18, 1996 (1996-10-18)
2812David CrossOctober 25, 1996 (1996-10-25)

Season 4 (1998)Edit

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleOriginal air date
291Dave ChappelleJanuary 9, 1998 (1998-01-09)
302Patton OswaltJanuary 16, 1998 (1998-01-16)
313Jeff GarlinJanuary 23, 1998 (1998-01-23)

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