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Garfunkel and Oates: Trying to Be Special (2016)

TV-MA | | Comedy | TV Special 5 May 2016
Musical comedy duo, Garfunkel and Oats attempt to put on a comedy special.
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. See more awards »

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Garfunkel and Oates stars Riki Lindhome (Enlightened) and Kate Micucci (Raising Hope) as both themselves and their musical comedy alter-egos, "Garfunkel and Oates," following the pair as ... See full summary »

Stars: Riki Lindhome, Kate Micucci
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Riki Lindhome ... Riki
Kate Micucci ... Kate
Anthony Jeselnik ... Anthony
Steve Agee ... Thermometer Guy
Kathryn Burns ... Dancer
Francesca Kintz Francesca Kintz ... Dancer
Alyx Andrushuk Alyx Andrushuk ... Dancer
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Musical comedy duo, Garfunkel and Oats attempt to put on a comedy special.

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USA

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English

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5 May 2016 (USA) See more »

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Garfunkel and Oates: Trying to Be Special See more »

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Divide/Conquer See more »
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The censored song that the band couldn't afford to parody during "I Blame You" is "I Will Remember You" by Sarah McLachlan. See more »

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Talented, funny and entertaining
17 December 2018 | by boris_unanimateSee all my reviews

Though I am of the firm belief that women are not inherently funny, some, on the other hand, just are exceedingly hilarious, and then some. I've followed Rikki and Kate on YouTube for some time and know all their songs, and hearing them again wasn't really as boring as you'd expect, when you already know them by heart. It's like going to see your favorite band live. You know every song and you still enjoy it. Above all, I enjoyed how talented both of them are. Both are good actresses and have a lot of comedic talent. It takes a lot to both make music and jokes and not mess it all up live when you can't redo a take, like on video. They're far from my favorite comedians, but this special is well worth the watch. With all said, I hope for new material soon.


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