It's Garry Shandling's Show

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  • 1986
  • 1 Season
  • 7.6  (1,503)

A show starring Garry Shandling, "It's Garry Shandling's Show" was the precurser to "The Larry Sanders Show." Playing himself, kind of, Shandlling and his show regaled Showtime viewers for 72 episodes over four season from 1986 to 1990. The show was a critical and popular success, later picked up by Fox for a second run on commercial TV as part of the Fox Sunday night schedule. The 30-minute show starred Shandling as an obsessively challenged stand-up comic who lived in Sherman Oaks, Ca. It was one of the first of these type show and won awards like the CableACE for best comedy series. It also mixed elements of his standup act and 1980s talk shows in a new type of genre. Shandling wrote many of the shows along with comic writing veterans Tom Gamill, Max Pross and Alan Zweibel. The show also featured a great theme song by Joey Carbone. "It's Garry Shandling's Theme." It still can be seen in re-runs ad on the Web.

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Seasons
Force Boxman
16. Force Boxman
April 10, 1987
Garry gets the lead in a new police drama, so Red Buttons takes over the show.
Dinner With Garry
15. Dinner With Garry
April 3, 1987
Garry sets his mother up on a date with his doctor.
Dial L For Laundry
14. Dial L For Laundry
March 20, 1987
Garry meets Sylvia in the condo laundry room, but has to contend with her ex.
Laffie
13. Laffie
March 13, 1987
Garry finds a collie and wants to keep him, but Leonard won't let him.
Sarah
12. Sarah
March 6, 1987
Garry's ex-girlfriend is back in town, and he's interested again.
The Morning After
11. The Morning After
February 20, 1987
Garry hosts a party for Pete's parents' anniversary. No one will talk to him the next day, but he doesn't know why.
Fate
10. Fate
February 13, 1987
Garry tries to alter fate when a psychic tells him that something bad is going to happen to Nancy on her upcoming date.
Pete Has An Affair
9. Pete Has An Affair
February 6, 1987
Pete is full of guilt after having an affair.
Grant's Date
8. Grant's Date
January 30, 1987
Garry chaperones Grant on his first date, but the girl's only interested in Garry.
Garry Met A Girl Named Maria
7. Garry Met A Girl Named Maria
January 23, 1987
Garry marries the maid so she can stay in the country.
It's Garry's Problem, But It's JoJo's Show
6. It's Garry's Problem, But It's JoJo's Show
October 15, 1986
A contest winner is the special guest on the show, but Nancy's friend makes it impossible for him to focus on her.
The Graduate
5. The Graduate
October 8, 1986
Garry's mother's friend Mrs. Robertson seduces Garry, but he's interested in her daughter Elaine.
Foul Ball
4. Foul Ball
October 1, 1986
Garry and Pete take Grant and his Cub Scout troop to a baseball game.
Garry Throws A Surprise Party
3. Garry Throws A Surprise Party
September 24, 1986
Garry throws a party for his mother's birthday, and the surprise almost kills her. He turns to a priest for comfort.
Grant Gets Broken
2. Grant Gets Broken
September 17, 1986
Garry offers to babysit Pete and Jackie Schumaker's son Grant.
The Day Garry Moved In
1. The Day Garry Moved In
September 10, 1986
Garry moves into his new condo and gets a date with the cable installer.
Description

A show starring Garry Shandling, "It's Garry Shandling's Show" was the precurser to "The Larry Sanders Show." Playing himself, kind of, Shandlling and his show regaled Showtime viewers for 72 episodes over four season from 1986 to 1990. The show was a critical and popular success, later picked up by Fox for a second run on commercial TV as part of the Fox Sunday night schedule. The 30-minute show starred Shandling as an obsessively challenged stand-up comic who lived in Sherman Oaks, Ca.

It was one of the first of these type show and won awards like the CableACE for best comedy series. It also mixed elements of his standup act and 1980s talk shows in a new type of genre. Shandling wrote many of the shows along with comic writing veterans Tom Gamill, Max Pross and Alan Zweibel.

The show also featured a great theme song by Joey Carbone. "It's Garry Shandling's Theme." It still can be seen in re-runs ad on the Web.

It's Garry Shandling's Show is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (16 episodes). The series first aired on September 10, 1986.

Where to Watch It's Garry Shandling's Show

It's Garry Shandling's Show is available for streaming on the Shout Factory website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch It's Garry Shandling's Show on demand at Amazon and Apple TV.

  • Premiere Date
    September 10, 1986
  • IMDB Rating
    7.6  (1,503)