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Victor Borge's Timeless Comedy!

Hilarious routines from the master of music and comedy, Victor Borge (pictured sitting at the piano).
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Hilarious routines from the master of music and comedy, Victor Borge (pictured sitting at the piano).

Airs Friday, March 18, 2016 at 10:30 p.m. & Monday, March 21 at 9 p.m. on KPBS TV

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"Victor Borge's Timeless Comedy!" is a PBS special starring the legendary Victor Borge and featuring his funniest and most memorable skits - a truly timeless collection viewers will not want to miss!.

This hilarious program will include rare archival footage from the Borge family vault, and will make "Victor Borge's Timeless Comedy!" a program that will be treasured by families across America.

Victor Borge in concert 1957.
Photo by Joe Clark, Detroit (eBay front back) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
Victor Borge in concert 1957.
Give at the $72 level during our Membership Campaign and receive a "Victor Borge's Timeless Comedy!" DVD. This gift includes a KPBS License Plate Frame (if you're a new member). Also enjoy access to KPBS Passport and myKPBS Film Club. A combo package is available at $150.
Give at the $72 level during our Membership Campaign and receive a "Victor Borge's Timeless Comedy!" DVD. This gift includes a KPBS License Plate Frame (if you're a new member). Also enjoy access to KPBS Passport and myKPBS Film Club. A combo package is available at $150.

Victor Borge began performing in public at eight and was soon after declared a child prodigy by music critics. He made his formal concert debut at the age of 17.

For eight decades he's never been out of the spotlight. Borge was celebrated and honored by kings, queens and presidents around the world. Known as "The Great Dane" of comedy, Victor was known across the world for his unique blend of comedy and music.

Don't miss his one-liners, falls, double takes, his mastery of piano variations and his outrageous stage antics. Victor Borge has been recognized as one of the funniest performers the world has ever known.

Treat yourself to a big dose of laughter and sidesplitting comedy routines. Join millions and millions of Borge fans the world over!

Hosted by world-famous violinist Itzhak Perlman, who is a big fan of Borge's comedy, "Victor Borge's Timeless Comedy!" is a hilarious look at the comedy and music from the Borge archives and from archives around the globe.

The program will contain such classic comedy bits as the timeless "Dance of the Comedians," "Follow Me with Sergio Franchi," and routines that were recently re-discovered and not seen for more than 40 years from THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JOHNNY CARSON, THE HOLLYWOOD PALACE and other variety programs.

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