Holiday Gift Guide: ROBIN WILLIAMS: COMIC GENIUS


COMEDY FANS WILL THRILL TO EAGERLY-ANTICIPATED DVD COLLECTIONS CELEBRATING AN INIMITABLE, ELECTRIFYING PERFORMER – ONE OF AMERICA’S ALL-TIME FAVORITES –

ROBIN WILLIAMS!
 
Robin Williams started performing stand-up comedy in the mid-’70s, amazing audiences with his frenetic energy and razor-sharp wit. Graced with comedic brilliance, rapid-fire improvisation, and a deep well of warmth and compassion that translated to everything he did, America quickly fell for him in his first role as the naïve and hilarious alien from the planet Ork in ABC-TV’s Mork & Mindy. Rocketing to stardom, the generational talent would go on to do five HBO stand-up specials and dozens of feature films, performing steadily for nearly four decades and entertaining audiences across the globe.
Time Life celebrates Williams’ inimitable 40-year career with ROBIN WILLIAMS: COMIC GENIUS. Decades in the making, Time Life has collected all his most memorable stand-up and television performances across three singular collections: a 5-Disc Collector’s Set (Available exclusively at Walmart), a 22-Disc set featuring 50+ hours of comedic genius and a single disc featuring Robin’s first HBO stand-up special. All DVD releases also feature newly produced featurettes and exclusive interviews.
The 5-disc COMIC GENIUS collection ($54.98srp) features the crown jewels of Robin’s iconic career: all five legendary HBO specials together in their full glory – Off The Wall (1978), An Evening with Robin Williams (1983), An Evening at the Met (1986), Live on Broadway (2002), and Weapons of Self Destruction (2009). Also included is rare archival footage of Robin’s early stand-up, raw footage from HBO’s promo shoots and press interviews, featurettes and exclusive new interviews.
The 22-disc COMIC GENIUS set ($279.98srp) includes more than 50 hours of uproarious entertainment featuring all of Robin’s HBO specials, as well as never-before-released shows, including Robin’s full MGM Grand Garden Arena stand-up from 2007 and the Montreal stop on his last tour in 2012, his best talk show and late-night TVappearances,11 hilarious episodes of “Mork & Mindy” including the two-part pilot, James Lipton’s Emmy Award®-nominated 90-minute interview with Robin on “Inside the Actors Studio,” plus deleted scenes, a comprehensive collection of Robin’s USO shows and the critically acclaimed 2018 HBO documentary “Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind”. The acclaimed set also features hours of bonus features including newly-produced featurettes The Early YearsSan Francisco: Where It All BeganComic Genius, and TV’s Best Guest, rare archival footage of Robin’s early stand-up.
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