Plot – Lilah is a stressed housewife with a husband, three children and a home to look after. She attempts to start a career for herself reciting comic monologues in a New York club. While her husband opposes her passion, Lilah finds understanding and affection in Steven Gold, a young man who has arrived in New York to study medicine and instead has become a stand-up comedian with an innate talent for gags. Steve slowly teaches Lilah the profession and then falls in love with her. However, the woman is in love with her husband and rejects him.
All actors – Sally Field, Tom Hanks, John Goodman, Mark Rydell, Kim Greist, Paul Mazursky, Pam Matteson, George McGrath, Taylor Negron, Barry Neikrug, Ángel Salazar, Damon Wayansshow all
“Punchline” Quotes 6 quotes
“If you're sending someone down, you better send him fast - 'cuz funny Steven's going under.”
“We are all Gods animated cartoons.”
Don't be scared, 'cuz I'm Funny Steven... with a lampshade on his head. Singing and dancing, for your entertainment, his own rendition of "Singin' in the Rain"!
“You don't want carpet! You want an area rug!”