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Taped live at the Los Angeles Shrine Auditorium and shown on HBO and Comedy Central in 1994, this video documents the sixth Comic Relief live charity benefit for America's homeless. Hosted by Robin Williams, Whoopi Goldberg, and Billy Crystal, this program features performances from luminaries of the comedy world, including Garry Shandling, Paula Poundstone, Dennis Miller, Jason Alexander, Richard Belzer, Brett Butler, and more. The video also includes profiles of people in need, and of those who have already benefited from these performers' generosity. The organization Comic Relief has gone on to raise and distribute nearly 50 million dollars, providing direct health care services to homeless men, women, and children throughout the United States. ~ Steve Blackburn, Rovi