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Watch: Robin Williams Talks Farts, Foibles and Masks in Unaired PBS Interview

Watch: Robin Williams Talks Farts, Foibles and Masks in Unaired PBS Interview

The PBS series “Blank on Blank” has published an animated interview between iconic comedian Robin Williams and celebrity interviewer Lawrence Grobel. The unaired conversation, which was pulled from Grobel’s archives and dates back to 1991, is a classic example of Williams’ knack for balancing wit with introspection.

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According to Williams, “Comedy is there to basically show us we fart, we laugh; to make us realize we still are part animal. As intellectual as we think we are, you still trip, we still have human foibles, sexuality, all the different things to still make you aware of your humanity.”

Check out the full clip below.

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