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Richard Belzer

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Fresh Air Comedy Week: "Mean Guy" Comedian Richard Belzer Discusses His Life and Career.

Comedian Richard Belzer. For a number of years now, he's played a detective on the show "Homicide." This interview was conducted before he took on that role. Belzer also appeared frequently on "Saturday Night Live" "The Tonight Show" and "Late Night with David Letterman." He's also written a book titled "How To Be a Stand-up Comic." (Originally broadcast 12/31/87.)


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An Unprecedented Crossover.

TV critic David Bianculli previews tonight's episode of "Law & Order" which teams up the lawyers with the detectives on "Homicide." The story will be wrapped up on "Homicide" Friday night.


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