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.
0:00 Slate, black.
0:05 Gabe Kaplan introduces show.
0:25 Kaplan preparing for show, telling woman a joke about heaven right before he’s supposed to go on.
1:22 Punchline intro.
2:02 Kaplan returns and introduces series of jokes.
2:17 Punchline on parade. Assorted jokes by people on the street. Two people are Morey Amsterdam and Rose Marie. Another is Tattoo.
5:55 Kaplan introduces news from around the world, such as the national belly flop championships in Chicago.
7:47 Kaplan tells jokes and introduces jokes by children. Various jokes by children on the street.
8:33 Einstein taunts Kaplan and ruins his jokes.
9:14 Joke about Boy George pieced together from a number of people. Kaplan encourages people to call Punchline with jokes.
9:39 Kaplan closes show.
10:02 End of tape.