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The Dean Martin Celebrity Roast: Muhammad Ali (1976)

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Muhammad Ali ... Self
Foster Brooks ... Self
Red Buttons ... Self
Ruth Buzzi ... Sparring Partner's Girlfriend
Charlie Callas ... Billy 'Boom Boom' Berkowitz
Wilt Chamberlain ... Self
Howard Cosell ... Self
Billy Crystal ... Self
Georgia Engel ... Self
Rocky Graziano ... Self
Sherman Hemsley ... Self
Gabe Kaplan ... Self
Gene Kelly ... Self
Dean Martin ... Self
Herbert Muhammad Herbert Muhammad ... Self
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Dean Martin Roast: Muhammad Ali
22 December 2015 | by Michael_ElliottSee all my reviews

The Dean Martin Celebrity Roast: Muhammad Ali (1976)

Muhammad Ali is the celebrity guest in this Dean Martin special. Of all the roasts that I've seen up to this point there's no doubt that this one here contains the last amount of laughs and I'm going to guess it's because there wasn't much to say. I mean, the majority of the jokes are aimed at a few loses Ali suffered and that's it. Red Buttons, Wilt Chamberlain, Howard Cosell, Rocky Graziano, Gene Kelly, Tony Orlando, Nipsey Russell, Freddie Prinze, Floyd Patterson, Sherman Hemsley, Ruth Buzzi and Orson Welles are among those throwing the jokes. Overall there are a couple nice laughs but there's really nothing hilarious. Foster Brooks does the best job as a former boxer who Ali "refused to fight." Buttons does a nice job and Russell is also very good.

Episode: B-


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19 February 1976 (USA) See more »

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