You don't have to be a redneck to be familiar with Jeff Foxworthy or Larry the Cable Guy. The tremendous popularity of these present day funnymen prompts CMT to recall the funniest moments in rural-based humor. American Revolutions: Country Comedy examines the comedic charm of Minnie Pearl, the Grand Ole Opry, Hee Haw and more.
The two-hour documentary celebrates the rich history of this authentic American art form and delves behind the laughter of such television classics such as The Beverly Hillbillies to current hits in country comedy like Reba and King of the Hill as well as the artists who influenced the genre and made the country laugh aloud.
American Revolutions: Country Comedy profiles comic legends Pearl, Andy Griffith, Ray Stevens, Tennessee Ernie Ford and Jerry Clower and features exclusive new interviews from Griffith, Foxworthy, Larry the Cable Guy, Bill Engvall, Ron White, Rodney Carrington, Buck Owens, Roy Clark, Lulu Roman, Linda Thompson, Cowboy Jack Clement and more. The special also features interviews with country music artists Brad Paisley, Clint Black, Alison Krauss, Marty Stuart and Ricky Skaggs.