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Old 10-29-11, 11:41 PM   #25
jmsmath
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Re: The First Ever "November Comedy Challenge" |-List Thread-|

First Annual November Comedy Challenge

Goal: 30 entries

DVD | Blu-ray | HD DVD | Theater | TV / DVR

☼ = First Time Viewing

November 1
01. Jennifer's Body (2009)

November 3
02. Get Smart (2008)
03. Misc. Sitcoms:
- 2 Broke Girls - "And the Pretty Problem"
- Last Man Standing - "Co-Ed Softball"
- New Girl - "Naked"
- Up All Night - "Parents"

November 4
04. Swimming with Sharks (1994)☼
05. EdTV (1999)☼

November 5
06. Easy A (2010)

November 6
07. National Lampoon's Loaded Weapon 1 (1993)☼

November 7
08. Saving Silverman (2001)☼
09. Reality Bites (1994)☼
10. National Security (2003)

November 8
11. Alex Borstein - Drop Dead Gorgeous (In a Down-to-Earth Bombshell Sort of Way) (2006)☼
12. Misc. Sitcoms:
- Whitney - "Two Broke-Up Guys"
- 2 Broke Girls - "And Hoarder Culture"
- Last Man Standing - "Good Cop, Bad Cop"
- New Girl = "Cece Crashes"

November 9
13. Ernest Goes to Camp (1987)

November 10
14. Observe and Report (2009)

November 11
15. The Carabineers (1963)☼

November 12
16. The Munsters' Revenge (1981)☼

November 14
17. A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy (1982)☼
18. Stir Crazy (1980)☼

November 15
19. Real Genius (1985)☼
20. Misc. Sitcoms:
- Up All Night - "First Night Away"
- Whitney - "Getting to Know You"
- 2 Broke Girls - "And the Really Petty Cash"
- Last Man Standing - "Home Security"

November 16
21. Summer Rental (1985)☼

November 17
22. Happy Gilmore (1996)

November 18
23. The Kentucky Fried Movie (1977)☼

November 19
24. Pineapple Express (2008)

November 20
25. Johnny English (2003)☼

November 21
26. Misc. Sitcoms:
- Up All Night - "Hiring and Firing"
- New Girl - "Thanksgiving"
- Whitney - "Clarence!"
- 2 Broke Girls - "And the Very Christmas Thanksgiving"

November 22
27. Vegas Vacation (1997)
28. This is Spinal Tap (1984)

November 23
29. Burn After Reading (2008)

November 24
30. Zach and Miri Make a Porno (2009)
31. Misc. Sitcoms:
- Up All Night - "Week Off"
- Mike & Molly - "Mike Cheats"
- Suburgatory - "Thanksgiving"
- Modern Family - "Punkin Chunkin"

November 25
32. Sunshine Cleaning (2008)

November 26
33. L.A. Story (1991)☼

November 27
34. Big Business (1988)

November 28
35. Tommy Boy (1995)
36. Rushmore (1998)☼

November 29
37. Eight Crazy Nights (2002)☼

November 30
38. Dazed and Confused (1993)

Checklist:
Spoiler:
Watch a film from 10 of the 13 decades of film history:
--- 1890 -
--- 1900 -
--- 1910 -
--- 1920 -
--- 1930 -
--- 1940 -
--- 1950 -
-X- 1960 - The Carabineers (1963)
-X- 1970 - The Kentucky Fried Movie (1977)
-X- 1980 - Ernest Goes to Camp (1987)
-X- 1990 - Swimming with Sharks (1994)
-X- 2000 - Jennifer's Body (2009)
-X- 2010 - Easy A (2010)

Watch a film from 5 of the 11 possible ratings:
--- Pre Codes -
--- Hayes approved -
--- G -
--- GP -
-X- PG - Ernest Goes to Camp (1987)
-X- PG-13 - Get Smart (2008)
--- M -
-X- R - Swimming with Sharks (1994)
--- X -
--- NC-17 -
-X- Unrated Post-codes - Jennifer's Body (2009)

Watch items in at least three formats (DVD, TV, BD, Laser, streaming, HD-DVD, VHS, theatrical, etc)
-X- Blu-ray, Jennifer's Body (2009)
-X- DVD, Swimming with Sharks (1994)
-X- HD DVD, Dazed and Confused (1993)

Watch a short from at least three of these classics: (Stooges, L&H, WC Fields, Little Rascals, Fatty Arbunkle, Harrold Loyd, Max Linder)
--- (first performer), (title)
--- (second performer), (title)
--- (third performer), (title)

Watch a film from at least three of these classics: (Keaton, Chaplin, Lloyd, Hope & Crosby, Abbott & Costello, Marx Brothers, Will Hay, George Formby, Gracie Allen)
--- (first performer), (title)
--- (second performer), (title)
--- (third performer), (title)

Watch a film from at least four of these comedians: (Jerry Lewis, Peter Sellers, Gene Wilder, Richard Pryor, Steve Martin, Bill Murray, John Cleese, Dudley Moore, Eddie Murphy, John Candy, John Belushi, Goldie Hawn)
-X- Gene Wilder, Stir Crazy (1980)
-X- Richard Pryor, Stir Crazy (1980)
-X- John Candy, Summer Rental (1985)
-X- Steve Martin, L.A. Story (1991)

Watch a film from at least four of these modern comedians: (Seth Rogan, Ben Stiller, Jim Carrey, Will Ferrel, Paul Rudd, Simon Pegg, Robin Williams, Danny McBride, Luke Wilson, Adam Sandler, Chris Rock, Steve Carell, Whoopi Goldberg)
-X- Steve Carell, Get Smart (2008)
-X- Whoopi Goldberg, National Lampoon's Loaded Weapon 1 (1993)
-X- Ben Stiller, Reality Bites (1994)
-X- Seth Rogan, Observe and Report (2009)

Watch a film from at least five of these writers, directors, or producers: (Frank Capra, Woody Allen, Mel Brooks, John Hughes, Kevin Smith, Ivan Reitman, Farrely Brothers, Judd Apatow, Peter Bogdanovich, Leo McCare, Billy Wilder, Paul Mazursky, Wes Anderson, John Landis)
-X- Woody Allen, A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy (1982)
-X- John Landis, The Kentucky Fried Movie (1977)
-X- Judd Apatow, Pineapple Express (2008)
-X- Kevin Smith, Zach and Miri Make a Porno (2009)
-X- Wes Anderson, Rushmore (1998)

Watch at least two films with current/ex cast members of Saturday Night Live
-X- Adam Sandler, Happy Gilmore (1996)
-X- Chevy Chase, Vegas Vacation (1997)

Watch a film and it's sequel
--- (first film)
--- (second film)

-X- a National Lampoon film - National Lampoon's Loaded Weapon 1 (1993)
-X- a British film - Johnny Emglish (2003)
--- a film with a commentary -
--- a film with a "riff" -
--- a special feature -
-X- something animated - Eight Crazy Nights (2002)
--- something with a major holiday theme -
-X- takes place on a vacation - Vegas Vacation (1997)
-X- film version of a sitcom or reunion movie - Get Smart (2008)
-X- a mockumentary – This is Spinal Tap (1984)


Theme Night:

Spoiler:
November 1 – Blood, guts and humor - Horror comedy - Jennifer's Body (2009)
November 2 – Fish out of water - EdTV (1999)
November 3 – Sitcoms - Get Smart (2008)
November 4 – TGIF – Workplace comedy - Swimming with Sharks (1994)
November 5 – Sex/teen comedies - Easy A (2010)
November 6 – Not another theme night – Spoof night - National Lampoon's Loaded Weapon 1 (1993)
November 7 – Buddy comedy - National Security (2003)
November 8 – Stand up comedy - Alex Borstein - Drop Dead Gorgeous (In a Down-to-Earth Bombshell Sort of Way) (2006)
November 9 – Slapstick night - Ernest Goes to Camp (1987)
November 10 – Modern Night – films from 2000 to present - Observe and Report (2009)
November 11 – Veteran’s Day – Military theme - The Carabineers (1963)
November 12 – Made for TV movie - The Munsters' Revenge (1981)
November 13 – Date Night – Romantic comedies - A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy (1982)
November 14 - Twice the funny – Famous comedy duo’s - Stir Crazy (1980)
November 15 – Sci-Fi comedy - Real Genius (1985)
November 16 – Screwball - Summer Rental (1985)
November 17 – Play ball! – sports night - Happy Gilmore (1996)
November 18 – Sketch comedy - The Kentucky Fired Movie (1977)
November 19 – Stoner night - Pineapple Express (2008)
November 20 – British night - Johnny English (2003)
November 21 – Road/Vacation Movie - Vegas Vacation (1997)
November 22 – 80’s night - This is Spinal Tap (1984)
November 23 – crime/caper comedy - Burn After Reading (2008)
November 24 – Eat turkey, watch movies – Holiday themed - Zach and Miri Make a Porno (2009)
November 25 – I take my comedy like I take my coffee – Black comedy - Sunshine Cleaning (2008)
November 26 – Fantasy Comedy - L.A. Story (1991)
November 27 – Ladies Night – films staring female comedians - Big Business (1988)
November 28 – Memorial night – film featuring deceased celebrity - Tommy Boy (1995)
November 29 – Animation Night - Eight Crazy Nights (2002)
November 30 – Not so rotten tomatoes – 90% or higher on rotten tomatoes - Dazed and Confused (1993)

Last edited by jmsmath; 11-30-11 at 11:40 PM.
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