Super Bob Einstein movie trailer discusses late comedy legend


To be considered comedy royalty is already praise for a comedian, but the next HBO documentary Super Bob Einstein movie arrives at the end of December to show how Bob einstein was one of the very pillars of American comedy, a man who influenced a legion of well-regarded comedians of his time and subsequent generations with his very particular sense of humor.

The documentary is expected to chronicle Einstein’s rise in popularity, from his unusual beginnings to creating television hits like Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour and his death-defying stunts as famed Super alter ego Dave Osborne, who wasn’t afraid to push physical comedy to its limits. Einstein was also one of the most beloved recurring characters in long-running comedy series. Calm your enthusiasm, in which he frequently exchanged pleasantries with the creator and the star Larry david.


For Super Bob Einstein movie, some of comedy’s most notorious actors have been asked to talk about Einstein’s legacy and how he influenced them, including Jerry Seinfeld, Susie essman, David Letterman, Sarah silverman, Norman Lear, Cheryl Hines, Jimmy kimmel, Steve martin, Patton Oswalt, Rob reiner, JB Smoove, brothers Albert brooks and Cliff Einstein, wife Berta and daughter Erin.

Image via HBO

RELATED: Netflix Is An 11 Day Comedy Festival For Jokes Starring Dave Chappelle, David Letterman, Amy Poehler & MoreBob Einstein was a benchmark in comedy for nearly 50 years and has been featured everywhere from The Late Show with David Letterman at Development stopped, and several times has been featured as his alter ego Super Dave. He died shortly after being diagnosed with cancer in early 2019, but as some comedians reveal in the trailer for Super Bob Einstein movie, he was very aware of his heritage and liked to perfect his art as much as he could.

Super Bob Einstein movie premieres on HBO on December 28. Check out the trailer below:

Check out the official synopsis and poster for Super Bob Einstein movie here:

From the team behind HBO Documentary Films’ “If You’re Not In The Obit, Eat Breakfast” and “The Bronx, USA”, HBO’S SUPER BOB EINSTEIN MOVIE celebrates the life and legacy of the late actor, writer and producer Bob Einstein. Written, produced and directed by Danny Gold and produced by George Shapiro and Aimee Hyatt, THE SUPER BOB EINSTEIN MOVIE features some of Einstein’s greatest comedic contributions, including his iconic alter-ego Super Dave Osborne, his work both behind and in front of the camera on “The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour” and his defining role as the unforgettable Marty Funkhouser in HBO’s “Curb Your Enthusiasm”. The documentary explores Einstein’s unlikely discovery and enduring career, sharing the many evolutionary layers of his comedy with people who knew him best.

The KeyArt from the movie Super Bob Einstein
Image via HBO


Watch David Letterman’s Top Ten Final Starring Bill Murray, Jerry Seinfeld & More

The subject? “The top ten things I always wanted to say to Dave.”

Read more

About the Author


Comments are closed.