The Great American Dream Machine

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  • 1971
  • 1 Season
  • 8.3  (78)

The Great American Dream Machine: The Great American Dream Machine was Tv's first original satirical variety series that was broadcast from 1971-1973. The often controversial show has maintained a solid reputation not only for its influence in shows such as Saturday Night Live and The Daily Show, but also for it's hosting of future stars such as Chevy Chase, Henry Winkler and many more!

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Episode 13
13. Episode 13
February 9, 1972
This episode features segments including The Dying Patient, Kramp TV Kitchen, The Selling of the American Flag and more!
Episode 12
12. Episode 12
February 1, 1971
This episode features coverage on Satchel Paige's induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame as well as segments including The Dying Patient and more!
Episode 11
11. Episode 11
January 26, 1971
See classic segments such as Hair Today, The Women and The Debate. Also featuring guest musical performances by T.L. Davis.
Episode 10
10. Episode 10
January 19, 1971
Enjoy guests such as Art Underfoot, Mel Torme and David Archuleta. Segments include Frisbee, People In Process, Parade, High School, Marketplace and more.
Episode 9
9. Episode 9
January 12, 1971
Relive performances by Blood, Sweat & Tears and revel in classic segments such as Dream Chorus, My, My More My Lais and Miss North Carolina Pagent!
Episode 8
8. Episode 8
January 5, 1971
Marvel in two wondrous performances by musician Amanda Rose and get an inside look with Making of Buck & The Preacher with Sidney Poitier and Harry Belafonte.
Episode 7
7. Episode 7
December 29, 1971
See a young Henry Winkler in the musical skit, House That Jack Built. Also featuring segments with Marshall Efron in Dolls Will Be Dolls and spotlight on Cincinnati opera conductor, Thomas Schippers.
Episode 6
6. Episode 6
December 15, 1971
Nicholas Von Hoffman gives his opinion on this episode of The Great American Dream Machine; also featuring segments Talkin' With Terkel and True Love
Episode 5
5. Episode 5
December 1, 1971
See a young Dick Cavett reciting famous writings, Kurt Vonnegut reading from his novel Slaughterhouse Five and much more!
Episode 4
4. Episode 4
November 17, 1971
Enjoy featured skits on this episode such as Auto Ballet, Parking Space, The Crop Duster and more! The Great American Hero for this week is Big Daddy Ed Roth.
Episode 3
3. Episode 3
November 3, 1971
This episode features popular skit, Albert Brooks Famous School For Comedians. Additional material includes Opinion with Robert Townsend, American Dream Children and more!
Episode 2
2. Episode 2
October 20, 1971
This episode's Great American Hero is Roller Derby Queen, Ann Calvello. Also, see highlights with guest stars including Artie Shaw and Elaine Stritch.
Episode 1
1. Episode 1
October 6, 1971
Transport back in time with highlights from the original series, including skits such as The Olive Question and a spotlight on this week's Great American Hero, Evil Knievel.
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The Great American Dream Machine: The Great American Dream Machine was Tv's first original satirical variety series that was broadcast from 1971-1973. The often controversial show has maintained a solid reputation not only for its influence in shows such as Saturday Night Live and The Daily Show, but also for it's hosting of future stars such as Chevy Chase, Henry Winkler and many more!

The Great American Dream Machine is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (13 episodes). The series first aired on October 6, 1971.

Where to Watch The Great American Dream Machine

The Great American Dream Machine is available for streaming on the Shout! Factory website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Great American Dream Machine on demand at and Tubi TV.

  • Premiere Date
    October 6, 1971
  • IMDB Rating
    8.3  (78)