This two-part documentary chronicles the life and work of the legendary comedian, tracking George Carlin’s rise to fame and opens an intimate window into Carlin’s personal life, including his childhood in New York City, his long struggle with drugs that took its toll on his health, his brushes with the law, his loving relationship with Brenda, his wife of 36 years, and his second marriage to Sally Wade. Intimate interviews with Carlin and Brenda’s daughter, Kelly Carlin, offer unique insight into her family’s story and her parents enduring love and partnership.

Cast

George Carlin

George Carlin

Self (archive footage)

Bette Midler

Bette Midler

Self

Patton Oswalt

Patton Oswalt

Self

Stephen Colbert

Stephen Colbert

Self

Jon Stewart

Jon Stewart

Self

Paul Reiser

Paul Reiser

Self

Alex Winter

Alex Winter

Self

Jerry Seinfeld

Jerry Seinfeld

Self

Bill Burr

Bill Burr

Self

Judy Gold

Judy Gold

Self

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