Smile

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Smile[1]
Series
In The Dark
Original Broadcast Date
1993
Cast
Joe Frank, Farley Ziegler, Larry Block, Arthur Miller, Grace Zabriskie, Bob Gordon, Naomi Schwarz, Mike Meloan
Format
Improv Actors, 30 minutes
Preceded by: Pilgrim
Followed by: Green Cadillac

"I tried to handle this and not, you know, I mean the whole point was for me to take care of this."

Smile is the name of a program Joe Frank produced as part of the series In The Dark. It was originally broadcast in 1993.

Synopsis

A woman complains about doctor's bills for a long list of procedures. A man talks about immortality through artistic work. Dialog with Larry about not using his material. Some guy talks about calling people more as life gets worse. A woman talks about listening to the radio. Someone (Artur miller?) disparages Larry, threatens to quit over money. A religious guy talks about feeling the presence of the dead. The story of life as a fountain. A man dreams of being driven by his mother. Monologue: Joe offers a motivational talk against a jazz loop, celebrating (but not molesting) your inner child, laughing. Joe reads motivational poetry to a rhythmic beat. A man complains that Joe's show leaves him feeling depressed.


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External Links

In The Dark

Anthology of Love (part 1) | Anthology of Love (part 2) | Coma | Cruise, The | Either Or (part 1) | Either Or (part 2) | God | Green Cadillac | Haiti | Hawaii | Hearing, A | Hit Man | Hot Line | Insomnia (1995) | In a Lonely Place | Jerry's World (part 1) | Jerry's World (part 2) | Jerry's World (part 3) | Joe Frank's America | Just a Closer Walk with Thee | Just Hold Me | Last Run, The | Lila and the Professor | Loner | Loved One, The | Natural Disaster, A | Pilgrim | Prayer | Problems | Smile | Soul Mate | Special Family, A | Streetwise | That Night | Third World Country (Includes Raymond) | Tomorrow | When I'm Calling You