Tape of a stand-up comedy performance at the Laff Stop by Gabe Kaplan.
0:00 Opening credits. Shots of the audience.
0:45 Audence members explain why they came to the show.
1:25 Kaplan takes stage. He makes jokes about New York City. He talks about being on the Johnny Carson show and the Dating Game.
4:55 Kaplan makes jokes about dating.
8:15 Makes jokes about calling “information” for telephone numbers and then answering machines.
9:50 Makes jokes about his family.
12:35 Does his rendition of certain celebrities’ answering machines.
14:54 Talks about making crank calls as a child.
15:30 Makes jokes about his family.
16:20 Talks about television shows that he watched as a child. He parodies the plot of a typical ” Kung-Fu ” episode.
21:30 Makes jokes about Judaism and general racism.
24:00 Talks about celebrities doing commercials.
27:50 Talks about the show “Welcome Back Kotter” , a bully from his school named Epstein, a nerd named Horshack, and other people from his childhood school.
35:40 Makes jokes about masturbating in outerspace.
36:20 Talks about pornographic magazines, masturbation, and the differences between men and women.
37:35 Imitates the way Rodney Dangerfield would tell a masturbation joke.
38:10 Talks about buying embarrassing things at the drugstore and a childh ood misunderstanding about the function of feminine napkins.
47:47 Asks audience for requests for him to relate the jokes from “Welcome Back Kotter” . Tells a joke about a cheap parrot that could only say one phrase, a used car, and a motel room.
51:40 Talks about being part of the first television generation. He recalls watching Ed Sullivan as a child. He then does an imtiation of Ed Sullivan on his last show.
57:50 End credits.
58:45 End of tape.