Comedians that you thought were funny back then, but now are not

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    There are bits that at the time, I laughed my ass off over and over again but when I watch them now, I barely crack a smile. I guess it shows how much times have changed as the "shocking" bits are now the norm. Below are two that I used to think were hilarious. Now? Not so much. It makes you appreciate how the greats like Carlin still "hold up".


     
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    I never knew Tim Thomerson was a comedian, I thought he was always a bad movie actor.
     
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    Sam Kinnison
     
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    Sam Kinnison. Seemed like a fun guy, never really made me laugh as a stand up. Sorta reminds me of Artie.
     
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    Yakov Smirnoff
     
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    standup comedy doesn't age well
     
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    I have to disagree on Dice. Dice's stuff is still funny. If you look back at some of his stand up in the late 80's it still holds up. In fact, if he did this act today he would be labeled the bravest man in comedy.
    Let's face it, Fat chicks are still fun to make fun of and if no one is looking - I'd still get a blowie.. OH on your face chunk!
     
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    Dice
    Eddie Murphy
    Brian Posehn
    Dennis Miller
     
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    Robin Williams
     
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    George Carlin.


    Hasn't said a funny thing for the last few years.
     
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    Weird how we are all different as humans. I think Sam was great then and think he holds up.
     
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    I used to watch so much stand up on TV like in the 90s.
    Rita Rudner
    Richard Jeni
     
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    I thought he was the funniest thing in the world back in the '80s. Now I cringe when I hear his bits.

    But I do indeed celebrate our different tastes! Otherwise we'd be stuck with one lowest-common-denominator piece of America's Got Talent crap as our only option.
     
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    This guy holds up. A timeless bit.

     
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    • Tim Allen
    • Jeff Foxworthy
    • Larry the Cable Guy
    • Paula Poundstone
     
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    I'm ashamed to admit that I thought Amy Schumer's first CC half hour special (CC presents) was pretty funny at the time. I can't stand her now.