Everything you knew about improv comedy was wrong? Watch this “How-To” tape from “1986”

You think you know improvisational comedy? You studied with Del Close and the UCB? Well, forget that. Learn this. Or just sit back and laugh, as this team upends the rules of improv, so you can "Improv Yourself" in this how-to that imagines what some poor saps may have purchased circa 1986. Roll the clip!

Featuring: Michael McLendon, Scott Narver, Nadia Osman, Sandeep Parikh, Robin Thorsen and Mike Wolfson. Directed by Gabe Uhr. Written/produced by Uhr and Matt Denicourt.

Sean L. McCarthy

Editor and publisher since 2007, when he was named New York's Funniest Reporter. Former newspaper reporter at the New York Daily News, Boston Herald and smaller dailies and community papers across America. Loves comedy so much he founded this site.

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