Oh My God (Louis C.K. special)

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Oh My God
Oh My God louis ck special.png
Directed by Louis C.K.
Produced by Louis C.K.
Starring Louis C.K.
Edited by Louis C.K.
Release date
  • April 13, 2013 (2013-04-13)
Country United States
Language English

Oh My God is the fifth full-length comedy special performed by comedian Louis C.K.. It premiered on HBO on April 13, 2013.[1] The special was filmed in Phoenix, Arizona at the Celebrity Theatre.[2]

The special was nominated for four Emmy awards, winning in the Outstanding Writing For A Variety Special category.[3]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleLength
1."Intro"1:11
2."The Old Lady And The Dog"2:58
3."My Daughter Likes Fish"2:46
4."The Food Chain"3:57
5."Courtyard Confrontation"4:09
6."Getting What 'Old' Is"4:21
7."Putting On Socks"1:59
8."If You're Older You're Smarter"4:06
9."Getting Older Makes My Life Better"2:25
10."Everybody Has Their Time"1:27
11."Dating Takes Courage"2:37
12."First Date"1:19
13."Tits"5:30
14."Divorce"2:03
15."Videoing Your Kids"2:38
16."Life Is A Good Deal"2:45
17."Behind The Wheel"2:39
18."If Murder Was Legal"3:24
19."Of Course, But Maybe"4:20
20."Outro"0:56
Total length:57:30

Critical reception[edit]

The special received generally positive critical reviews. Kyle Ryan, writing for The A.V. Club, said: "To put it succinctly: Louis C.K. seems unstoppable right now. And Oh My God only reinforces that perception."[2] Robert Lloyd, reviewer from the Los Angeles Times, said: "His HBO show starts slow, but his views of mortality are more funny and his fixation on 'horrible thoughts' still more so. Still, it's no 'Louie.'"[4]

The special holds a 90 on Metacritic, based on 5 reviews.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hale, Mike (April 12, 2013). "'Louis C.K.: Oh My God', a Stand-Up Special on HBO". The New York Times. Retrieved March 29, 2016. 
  2. ^ a b Ryan, Kyle (April 13, 2013). "Louis C.K.: Oh My God". The A.V. Club. Retrieved March 29, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Louis C.K.: Oh My God". Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Retrieved March 29, 2016. 
  4. ^ Lloyd, Robert (April 13, 2013). "Review: Louis C.K. has some 'Oh My God' moments". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved March 29, 2016. 
  5. ^ "Louis C.K.: Oh My God". Metacritic. Retrieved March 29, 2016.