• In 1997, Entertainment Weekly ranked the Firesign Theatre among the “Thirty Greatest Comedy Acts of All Time.” • In 2005, the US Library of Congress added one of the group’s most popular early albums, the 1970 Don’t Crush That Dwarf, Hand Me the Pliers, to the National Recording Registry.
“The Dream Machine was born at a time in public television when producers were encouraged to explore new ways to use the medium – to be spontaneous – to stun, to shock, to amuse, to annoy, to anger. It was a time when producers were constrained by neither sponsor concerns nor government pressures."—Alvin Perlmutter (Co-Executive Producer) 4-DVD Set
Winner Feature Documentary; Best Director International Film & Video Festival Featuring interviews woth: Rodney Dangerfield Richrd Pryor Jay Leno Dennis MIller and others Features: Never-before-seen 1984 performance. Personal family photo montage over Sam singing DVD