April 5, 1997
Live from the Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul, Minnesota, it's our Second Annual Joke Show with Julia Sweeney, Roy Blount, Jr., Kate MacKenzie, Rick Paul, Rachel Schlafer-Parton and Dr. Tom Weaver.

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00:00Logo
00:11PRE SHOW ANNOUNCEMENT
01:07TISHOMINGO
02:33open intro to joke show (RA)
04:03MAN WALKED INTO A BAR SONG (RA)
05:47KNOCK KNOCK JOKES
06:47MAN WALKED INTO A BAR SONG
09:05applause----WE DO THIS SHOW AS A PUBLIC SERVICE--Priest jokes, baptist jokes, lightbulbs, doctor jokes, heaven jokes, North Dakota jokes
31:27FANFARE----20 QUESTIONS (RA)
33:50GK tells pastor chased by bear joke (RA)
34:45FANFARE/APPLAUSE BACK ANNOUNCE---MORE LATER--GK TALK WITH RICK PAUL, TONGUE CLUCKER (RA)
37:40DON'T GET AROUND MUCH ANYMORE
38:43applause
38:59GK TALK WITH TOM WEAVER (RA)
41:25ODE TO JOY BY TOOTH TAPPER
41:49applause----GK talk with Rachel Sclafer-Parton
43:40WIZARD OF OZ MEDLEY
45:43applause---GK back announce
46:29YOUR MAMA SEGMENT (RA)
53:21YOU MADE ME LOVE YOU---KATE MACKENZIE (RA)
55:46MAN GOES INTO A BAR SEGMENT (RA)
104:22SONG ABOUT MAN IN BAR.....SEGUE TO INTERMISSION (RA)
105:17MILENBERG JOYS
109:07Welcome back to the second half.....GREETINGS
113:30GK EXPLAINS VOTING---TASTE SEGMENT (OFFENSIVE JOKES) (RA)
125:13FANFARE---GK INTRO KATE MACKENZIE (RA)
125:48THINGS WE SAID TODAY
128:44APPLAUSE---GK INTRO JULIA SWEENEY
129:34JULIA SWEENEY TALKS ABOUT HER PARENTS (RA)
137:09applause---GK segue to AUDIENCE JOKES
139:10MUSICIAN JOKES (RA)
141:52APPLAUSE---MORE AUDIENCE JOKES
149:18TOREADOR CHORUS INTO WILLIAM TELL OVERTURE
52:49APPLAUSE.... MORE JOKES (RA)
157:30LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL

Guest Information
  • Julia Sweeney
  • Roy Blount Jr.
  • Kate MacKenzie
  • Rick Paul
  • Rachel Schlafer-Parton
  • Dr. Tom Weaver
  • Scripts
  • Man Walked into a Bar
  • Offensive Jokes
  • Yo Mama Jokes

  • Music Information
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