No joke: 6 times comedy changed the way we live
Updated 10:02 PM ET, Wed February 8, 2017
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- Here are six times when comedy broke barriers, shocked audiences and nudged society forward
- George Carlin: "I like to find out where the line is drawn, and then drag the audience across the line with me"
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(CNN)There's only one rule in comedy, most comedians will tell you. It must be funny.