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This two-part documentary chronicles the life and work of the legendary comedian, tracking George Carlin’s rise to fame and opens an intimate window into Carlin’s personal life, including his childhood in New York City, his long struggle with drugs that took its toll on his health, his brushes with the law, his loving relationship with Brenda, his wife of 36 years, and his second marriage to Sally Wade. Intimate interviews with Carlin and Brenda’s daughter, Kelly Carlin, offer unique insight into her family’s story and her parents enduring love and partnership.

Series Cast

  1. George Carlin

    George Carlin

    Self (archive footage)

    2 Episodes

  2. Bette Midler

    Bette Midler


    2 Episodes

  3. Patton Oswalt

    Patton Oswalt


    2 Episodes

  4. Stephen Colbert

    Stephen Colbert


    2 Episodes

  5. Jon Stewart

    Jon Stewart


    2 Episodes

  6. Paul Reiser

    Paul Reiser


    2 Episodes

  7. Alex Winter

    Alex Winter


    2 Episodes

  8. Jerry Seinfeld

    Jerry Seinfeld


    2 Episodes

  9. Bill Burr

    Bill Burr


    2 Episodes

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Current Season

George Carlin's American Dream

Season 1

2022 | 2 Episodes

Season 1 of George Carlin's American Dream premiered on May 20, 2022.

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George Carlin's American Dream
George Carlin's American Dream


Status Ended


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Type Miniseries

Original Language English


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