This American Life

This American Life Series
Genre: Documentary
Premiere: 2007
Network: Showtime
IMDB Rating: 8/10
Sessons: 2
Full Episodes: 13
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Full Show Summary

Each episode will be hosted by Ira Glass and will explore a single theme or topic through the unique juxtaposition of first-person storytelling and whimsical narrative, allowing for the show’s distinct and original voice. The visual interpretation of the radio series will reflect the structure and spirit of the radio show that has grown to be one of the most popular and innovative programs in the medium.
This American Life S02E07
Last Episode, 28 May 2009: Season 2, Episode 7: No Respect
A bonus second-season edition comprised of material produced for the This American Life web site, a look at comedians and their audiences includes segments about unknown comics performing for a rowdy crowd at a club in the middle of nowhere, and a piece about Mike Birbiglia, a standup with a scathing routine about hhis worst gig ever.
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Date Aired This American Life Episodes
Season 1
22 March 2007 Season 1, Episode 1: Reality Check
29 March 2007 Season 1, Episode 2: My Way
05 April 2007 Season 1, Episode 3: God's Close-Up
12 April 2007 Season 1, Episode 4: The Camera Man
19 April 2007 Season 1, Episode 5: Growth Spurt
26 April 2007 Season 1, Episode 6: Pandora's Box
Season 2
04 May 2008 Season 2, Episode 1: Escape
11 May 2008 Season 2, Episode 2: Two Wars
18 May 2008 Season 2, Episode 3: Going Down In History
25 May 2008 Season 2, Episode 4: Fighters
01 June 2008 Season 2, Episode 5: Scenes From A Marriage
08 June 2008 Season 2, Episode 6: John Smith
28 May 2009 Season 2, Episode 7: No Respect


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