Gallagher: The Bookkeeper

 (17)8.158min198513+
In his 1985 special, Gallagher talks how we unwisely spend our hard-earned cash. And of course he isn't really the bookkeeper, but he does know the three things that appeal to everyone: Money, Money, and Money. But forget all that...here comes the amazing Sledge-o-Matic!
Directors
Joe Hostettler
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Gallagher
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ComedyArts, Entertainment, and CultureSpecial Interest
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English [CC]
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English
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Michael FowlkesJudy SimonOliver B. Wilson
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William BakerReviewed in the United States on December 1, 2020
5.0 out of 5 starsStill funny
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For as old as it is it's still relevant for so mamy of todays issues.
Prop comedy is the least of Gallager his lessons for life were so much more and still relevant to today's world.

The nostalgia factor is large because this always reminds me of My father he loved Gallagher and he shared that with me throughout much of my very young years, I can still remember not being able to sleep when I was little and he'd pop the VHS in and let me sit on his lap in his big Lounger and we'd watch until I fell asleep.
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Ryan AlexanderReviewed in the United States on September 15, 2020
5.0 out of 5 starsI love this Great Comedian, Performer & Human so much!!
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This great comedian had a huge part in making me the man I am today. My favorite thing to do as a child was to rent Gallagher & Monty Python tapes from the VHS store & watch them alone in my room. Nobody bothered me, my family had no interest & left me alone which was fantastic!!!
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J EReviewed in the United States on November 20, 2020
5.0 out of 5 stars"dated"
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give me a break. it's not a recent show with old material. it's a recording of a show done 35 years ago. remember how you were before "participation trophies" were a thing and enjoy. it's not deserving of the 2 star ratings, so i'm gonna give it a 5, even though it may only be a 3.5 in the grand scheme of comedy.
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MadLinguistReviewed in the United States on July 6, 2020
5.0 out of 5 starsEverything you want from Gallagher!
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The Bookkeeper is as uproarious a Gallagher special as any. Witty, Politically Incorrect, and or course containing strategically-placed advertisement for the Sledge-o-Matic!
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JAMAS VONROCKMANNReviewed in the United States on March 1, 2018
5.0 out of 5 starsI promise you will
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If you saw Him on HBO or chanced a splash an saw Him live' you will laugh again. I'd forgotten how much.
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WhiteGhostReviewed in the United States on September 18, 2012
5.0 out of 5 starsGallager, where are you now
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I remember Gallager while I was growin up. Tried to go see him several times in Atlanta, Ga and Charlottee, NC, and could not get tickets. I did see him several time on HBO specials. He is so funny is his own way. So now I have part of his collection.
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Jeff A. ZemeidaReviewed in the United States on February 4, 2021
5.0 out of 5 starsStyle!!
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Timeless...Jokes still hold up 30 plus years later..'Merica!
anonymousoneReviewed in the United States on March 20, 2014
2.0 out of 5 starsoutdated
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this video is cool, but is outdated. I recommend you keep the fond memories and pass on the video. remember the 70's in your mind.
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