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Real Time with Bill Maher 

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Comedian and political satirist Bill Maher discusses topical events with guests from various backgrounds.
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Bill Maher ...  Himself - Host 470 episodes, 2003-2018
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Comedian and political satirist Bill Maher discusses topical events with guests from various backgrounds.

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Real guests. Real issues. Real arguments. Real funny. (season 4) See more »

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21 February 2003 (USA) See more »

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Real Time with Bill Maher: Electile Dysfunction '08 See more »

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An episode scheduled for November 9, 2007 was canceled due to the 2007 Writers Strike. The scheduled guests were Ben Affleck, George Carlin, and Tom Brokaw. See more »

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Bill Maher: New Rule: Stop whining about the French. It takes a lot of guts to stand up to the Bush administration and that's more than I can say about the Democrats!
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Completely One-Sided "Show"...
24 December 2003 | by arson83See all my reviews

This show is completely one-sided and would benefit from having more than one viewpoint so it isn't alienating more than half of the audience.

Here is how the Round Table works... Maher is always one of the four. Then there will be two liberal guests (for example, Michael Moore or the guy who writes the "comic" strip The Boondocks). Then there will be a conservative guest, like Larry Miller or Ann Coulter. And the 3 liberals gang up and try to destroy the conservative viewpoint. They do this by interrupting and making false accusations.

Maher tries to play Devil's Advocate and be equal between the two sides, but after about 6 minutes he drops this charade and joins the liberals, gaining much applause from the liberal audience who came out to watch the show for free.

Very biased. Only decent part is the monologue, and half of the jokes miss.

2/10.


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