Review: Ray Romano, “Right Here, Around the Corner” on Netflix

Would you believe Ray Romano had never released an hour-long comedy special until now?

Romano, 61, put out an HBO half-hour in 1996, the same year he got his hit CBS sitcom, Everybody Loves Raymond.

As he explains in his first Netflix special, Right Here, Around The Corner, he decided to go back to where his career began: The Comedy Cellar in New York City’s Greenwich Village. In the decades since Romano first worked out his 15-20 minute chunks of material, the Cellar has expanded into multiple venues, which prompts him to tell the crowd at the Cellar’s Village Underground that he actually started “right here, around the corner.”

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Sean L. McCarthy

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