Woody Allen Shot A Moose

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Here's a TV clip of Woody Allen's legendary moose routine. A perfect example of Allen's standup -- carefully crafted, strong authorial vision, clearly the work of a guy who wrote 1000 gags a week for a living. It's amazing to me how completely dated this is, yet how fresh and funny it remains. It's dated 1965.

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Comedy Writing Exercise #88: Write a humorous anecdote containing the following sentence: "The moose starts to mingle."Classic.

Jon Lovitz does a great version of this bit on David Steinberg's Sit Down Comedy