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In today’s episode, Ali discusses the issue of joke theft in Comedy (1:00). He discusses the definition of joke theft and why it can be a contentious issue amongst comedians. Ali then discusses famous accusations of joke theft including the cases of Conan O’Brien, Carlos Mencia & Joe Rogan, and Nick Thune. Then, Ali asks Asif about some famous medical movies and television shows and asks “did they get it right?” (22:30). They discuss movies such as Awakenings and Patch Adams and television shows such as Doogie Howser MD, Scrubs, House, E.R., Gray’s Anatomy and The Good Doctor.
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- Conan O’Brien on “Why I decided to settle a lawsuit over alleged joke stealing”: https://variety.com/2019/biz/news/conan-obrien-jokes-lawsuit-alex-kaseberg-settlement-1203210214/
- Joe Rogan confronting Carlos Mencia on joke stealing at the Comedy Store: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gdugSUFbzws
- Joe Rogan discussing his ban from the Comedy Store and his longtime feud with Carlos Mencia: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yds_qyUMNho