Bob Saget: That Ain't Right
Bob Saget: That Ain't Right
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You might think you know Bob Saget, but do you really? His decidedly adult brand of comedy, which deals with life as a single dad, his parents' sex life, dating, divorce, and any question you had about Full House will leave you looking at Saget in a whole new way. Bob Saget makes his HBO solo debut performed live in front of a packed house at New York University. Saget also unveils a hidden musica
You might think you know Bob Saget, but do you really? His decidedly adult brand of comedy, which deals with life as a single dad, his parents' sex life, dating, divorce, and any question you had about Full House will leave you looking at Saget in a whole new way. Bob Saget makes his HBO solo debut performed live in front of a packed house at New York University. Saget also unveils a hidden musical talent - he can sing and play the guitar! Your customers CANNOT MISS his hilarious performance of "Danny Tanner is Not Gay" to the tune of The Backstreet Boys, "I Want it That Way"!
|Format:||Closed-captioned, Color, NTSC, Widescreen|
|Number of Discs:||2|
|Studio:||Hbo Home Video|
|Run Time:||60 minutes|
|DVD Release Date:||August 28, 2007|
|Average Customer Rating:|| based on 40 reviews|
|Average Customer Review: ( 40 customer reviews )
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19 of 23 found the following review helpful:
Hits and misses Sep 09, 2007
By Graham R. Scott
Upon seeing former family-hour anchor Saget act like he has Tourette's and ADHD simultaneously, some reviewers here -- it appears -- couldn't stop laughing.
Many more people, it seems, couldn't start.
I was somewhere in between: I started watching about halfway through, and for ten minutes or more, never once felt the urge to laugh. I outgrew scatalogical humor decades ago (or thought I had). In short, I was in the zero-to-one-stars camp. Under normal circumstances, I probably would have changed the channel or shut the thing off, but I had nothing better to do and wanted to see how bad it would get. But here's the thing: Saget's wit flies by at about a mile a minute, usually buried in what appears to be stream of (very raunchy) consciousness; the jokes are dropped in so slyly through sleight-of-mouth that they're practically subliminal. Moreover, most of these "wait -- what did he just say?"-type jokes build on previous ones, which is why it took me about ten minutes to start catching up on them. Once I did, I found quite a few of them pretty funny -- and several of his jabs during the last half of my show had me laughing so hard I ended up wheezing.
All of this means it's very tough to figure out whether to recommend his routine to anyone. I think much of his profane material will only appeal to the potty-mouth, not-too-cerebral crowd, and turn off those who appreciate fine wit. But at the same time, I wonder whether his cleverest jokes are likely to be missed entirely by the belch-and-gas crowd. Put another way, I suspect the appropriate audience for Saget is very, very, very small: You have to simultaneously love subtle wit and the most profane, carnal, guttermouth, unredeemably bad jokes in the world -- and be happy, mostly, with the latter. That's a pretty small demographic, and I'm frankly not sure I fall within it.
One last note: I would politely disagree with those who suggest Saget is just trying to play against his good-boy image. Based on my read of the man, I would bet otherwise: He's not overcompensating, folks -- just out of the closet.
4 of 5 found the following review helpful:
Better than the reviews Aug 28, 2007
By Jacob Colson
This special isn't the funniest or the most hilarious thing I've ever heard. Since I haven't seen any of his stand-up prior to this, I wasn't sure what to expect. I saw the special, and I have to say, I do agree with most reviews, only to say, his jokes were there. Some of which were very funny, although I wish he didn't apologize so much about it afterwards, and for some reason, I didn't care that he used so much dirty language. The punchlines were funny, but the set-up, (like other reviews say) were too long which strayed from the funny of the joke.
Anyways, I liked the special and yes, I really rated this 4 stars. I did, very much, enjoy the 3 songs he performed at the end of his special. The first song, very dirty but very funny. The second song, for some reason I've heard it before, but also very funny. The third song, a little less pop-sounding than I expected, but still funny.
I wouldn't recommend this to anyone, although I would recommend you keep an open mind when you see this. It won't appeal to everyone, (obviously), but give it a chance!
6 of 8 found the following review helpful:
"Watch this, Bob Saget!!"... Feb 06, 2008
By Mark Gatzke
Oh, how I longed for the good old days of Sam Kinison and Bob Goldthwait... And then along comes Bob Saget, making up for years of fluffy, empty quips ala Full House and America's Funniest Videos with a performance that is nothing short of stunning. I can't remember the last time I laughed so hard for so long. He's out of control and making up for lost time. Granted, it's not for everyone. This brand of humor knocks the door to bad taste off its hinges. It's in the gutter and stream-of-consciousness all the way, but, believe it or not, that's a lot harder to pull off than you might think. But what makes this stuff truly funny is that it's BOB SAGET! I respect a man who goes with his gut, and Bob is the current leader of the shock-comedy pack. Nicely done!
5 of 7 found the following review helpful:
Aww, Bob Swears... Oct 02, 2007
By J. Marshall
Good for Bob. Like a child actor doing some B movie, soft-porn or angry at my father type indie-flick, just to break their goodie-two-shoes image, Bob Saget charges the stage with both guns blazin'! Everyone has different tastes and anyone who may have seen The Aristocrats will appreciate the courageous de-facement Saget unleashes upon himself and the shock-comedy genere. If YOU had to do x number of years of light-hearted family programming you too might want to create new ways "make em' laugh". It's not for everyone, but it's Bob, I love that guy.
8 of 12 found the following review helpful:
Horrible Aug 31, 2007
Disclaimer: I had never heard any of Saget's prior stand up acts to this one, but I had "heard it through the grapevine" that his stand up was dirty and hilarious.
I do not understand why Saget cannot see how horrible this stand up act is. Granted, I didn't see it through to the end, but that was because the first 5 to 10 minutes were soooo bad. My wife and I looked at each other and couldn't believe what we were hearing. Not that it was too dirty...it just wasn't funny. I mean, to me, he was bombing from the get go. I agree with one of the earlier reviews that it all seemed forced.
Again, why would someone want to put out a production of a night where they bombed? Don't get me wrong, I couldn't do any better. I am glad I didn't buy the DVD.
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