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Bo Burnham: what. (2013)

A musical stand-up comedy show by Bo Burnham, the famous internet musician.

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A musical stand-up comedy show by Bo Burnham, the famous internet musician.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 December 2013 (USA) See more »

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

Bo stated in a Reddit AMA that he hated performing the intro to the special because of the number of times he had performed and practiced it making sure it was perfect. See more »

Quotes

Bo Burnham: I think we should do a poem now! This poem's a little bit sappy, a little bit romantic, so we'll get it out of the way now.And then, we'll go back to the dirty stuff that, you know, everybody loves at a late show or whatever. It's called: "I Fuck Sluts"!
Female in Audience: [Cheers loudly]
Bo Burnham: It's not a roll call, but thank you.
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Connections

References Toy Story 3 (2010) See more »

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From God's Perspective
Written and Performed by Bo Burnham
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Great Comedy Show!!!
14 August 2019 | by TheHoodOfSwordsSee all my reviews

I love Bo's comedy, this show is great. The ups and the lows contrast so well, and the end song when you know that he quits later and the reason just hits so much harder. It's hard to rank comedy shows on my ranking. But I think of it as a solid 8.5/10. It's fun, crude, and subverts expectations.


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