One of the many incarnations of Punchline, a show that never came to fruition. The show features people from all over the country telling jokes on-camera.
0:00Copy video clip URL Gabe Kaplan preparing to go on the show. He insists upon telling a joke to a staff member.
1:02Copy video clip URL Punchline intro.
1:42Copy video clip URL Kaplan introduces the show.
2:01Copy video clip URL Punchline on parade. Assorted jokes by people on the street. Two people are Morey Amsterdam and Rose Marie. Another is Tatoo.
6:34Copy video clip URL Kaplan and Einstein tell each other jokes.
7:23Copy video clip URL People try on clothes.
8:51Copy video clip URL Kaplan tells jokes and introduces jokes by children.
9:16Copy video clip URL Children tell jokes.
10:42Copy video clip URL Kaplan introduces news from around the world.
11:07Copy video clip URL The national belly flop championships in Chicago.
11:27Copy video clip URL Georgia. The world’s first talking newspaper box. It tells jokes.
11:58Copy video clip URL University of Tulsa. Students put a Volkswagon Rabbit into a hat.
12:24Copy video clip URL Kaplan’s almanac.
13:07Copy video clip URL Kaplan introduces national conference on the science of humor.
13:47Copy video clip URL Footage of joke-telling contest at the conference in Phoenix AZ. A man from VA wins $16 for telling the best joke.
16:24Copy video clip URL Kaplan introduces footage of coming home.
16:44Copy video clip URL Shots of people reuiniting at airports.
18:04Copy video clip URL Kaplan introduces more jokes. Dan Castellaneta tells a joke.
20:52Copy video clip URL Kaplan and Einstein tell each other more jokes. Einstein steals Kaplan’s thunder a number of times.
21:51Copy video clip URL Joke about Boy George pieced together from a number of people. Kaplan encourages people to call Punchline with jokes.
22:29Copy video clip URL Credits.
23:17Copy video clip URL End of tape.