Comic Relief VI (1994)

Jan 15, 1994 | Comedy, Documentary, Made for TV

Director: Walter C. Miller

Writer(s): Chris Albers, Buz Kohan, Bruce Vilanch

Starring: Billy Crystal, Whoopi Goldberg, Robin Williams, Kimberly Clarice Aiken, Jason Alexander, Kirstie Alley, Richard Belzer, Candice Bergen, Eric Bogosian, Victor Borge, Carol Burnett, LeVar Burton, Brett Butler, Sid Caesar, Tisha Campbell-Martin, Dave Chappelle, Henry Cisneros, Imogene Coca, Mark Curry, Michael Dorn, George Duke, Jonathan Frakes, Dennis Franz, Bobcat Goldthwait, Marga Gómez, Dustin Hoffman, Alan King, John Larroquette, Bill Maher, Steve Martin, Gates McFadden, Carlos Mencia, Dennis Miller, Howard Morris, Rick Overton, Rosie Perez, Kevin Pollak, Paula Poundstone, Carl Reiner, Richard Riordan, Paul Rodriguez, Bob Saget, Garry Shandling, Marina Sirtis, Brent Spiner, Shadoe Stevens, Iris Stevenson, Jeffrey Tambor, Marisa Tomei, Bob Zmuda

Synopsis: 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.

Release Date: January 15, 1994 (USA) | Length: 240 min | Genre: Comedy | MPAA Rating: NR

Note: Missing trailer. Above is a clip from the special.