The Groove Tube
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Channel One was a New York-based comedy group which presented short satirical sketches concerning television. What set this group apart was that they performed in front of genuine TV cameras, while the audience watched on TV monitors strategically placed throughout the theater. Many of the best, and most censurable, Channel One sketches were assembled by the group's mentor Ken Shapiro and released to theaters as the feature-length The Groove Tube. Shapiro himself stars in several of the sketches, most notably as "Koko the Clown," a kiddie-show host whose idea of "Make… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 13%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"The jokes seem flat and desperate."
‑ Douglas Pratt, DVDLaser
"Uneven comedy pastiche"
‑ Jon Niccum, Lawrence Journal-World
"A skit comedy affair in which perhaps 1/4th of the bits actually fly."
‑ Scott Weinberg,
"Witless collection of 'daring' skits. It was very trendy in 1972."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"Welcome to the cutting edge, circa 1974."
‑ Rob Thomas, Capital Times (Madison, WI)
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