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2000 & One Years With
Carl Reiner, Mel Brooks
2000 & One Years With
Genres: Special Interest, Pop
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All Artists: Carl Reiner, Mel Brooks
Title: 2000 & One Years With
Members Wishing: 1
Total Copies: 0
Label: Rhino
Release Date: 11/21/1995
Genres: Special Interest, Pop
Style: Comedy & Spoken Word
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPCs: 081227216627, 081227216641

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"Watch the Eyes."
tvtv3 | Sorento, IL United States | 12/10/2004
(4 out of 5 stars)

"2000 AND ONE YEARS WITH CARL REINER AND MEL BROOKS is the follow up album to the duo's classic comedy smash, 2000 YEAR OLD MAN. The original was a piece of comic genius and was one of the key albums that took comedy to a different level. The main gag on 2000 AND ONE YEARS is a continuation from the first album. The 2000 Year Old Man is a year older and just a tad bit wiser as well as somewhat cynical; a lot can happen in a year, even to a 2000 year old man. Whereas the first album seemed fresh and inspired, Reiner and Brooks have their routine down pat and things seem a little stale. It's not really the material, but the actors don't seem as excited as they did on THE 2000 YEAR OLD MAN. That's not to say there's not some great stuff here. "Two Hour Old Baby" takes the oppositte approach to the 2000 Year Old Man--instead of listening to the oldest person in the world, we are invited to converse with one of the world's youngest. Then there's the "New Technique Psychiatric Society"--this is a killer sketch with some hilarious moments that are even more comical in the ever so politically correct culture and society in which we find ourselves. Just watch them eyes.
Not bad, but.....
B. Parker | oh | 06/06/2008
(3 out of 5 stars)

"I won't argue all the pros and cons of this record, but one thing really galls me after listening to this repeatedly over the years. Now, I know Reiner is playing the straight man. However (Sir), the (Sir) constant (Sir) repeating (Sir) of (Sir) the word "Sir" everytime he speaks to Brooks' character gets really annoying. Now I know people were probably more courteous in the early 60's, but give me a friggin break. Also, I really doubt there is such a word in the English language as "origination". Some might see this as nitpicking, but it's what I've come to notice."