Just For Laughs

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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.



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