PBS NewsHour

Carl Reiner on being a comedian and Mel Brooks’ best friend

Clip: 09/23/2016 | 5m 4s

Carl Reiner never thought about going into comedy growing up. That was until he met Mel Brooks. A friendship that started in 1961 with The “2,000-Year-Old Man” skit, the two close friends now have a nightly movie date. Reiner gives his Brief but Spectacular take on his comedic career.

Aired: 09/23/16

Rating: NR

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