The Greatest Show on Earth
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The Greatest Show on Earth may refer to:
Art, entertainment, and media
- Dan Rice's circus (1830s-1860s) was first described by an Arkansas paper as the "greatest show on earth"
- Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus uses it as a slogan
- The Greatest Show on Earth (film) (1952), an American drama film produced and directed by Cecil B. DeMille
- The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution (2009), a book by British ethologist and evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins
- The Greatest Show on Earth (band), a British band from the early 1970s
- "The Greatest Show on Earth", a song by metal band Machinae Supremacy
- "Greatest Show on Earth", a song by Michael Jackson on his Ben album (1972)
- "The Greatest Show on Earth", a song by metal band Nightwish on their album Endless Forms Most Beautiful (2015)
- The Weather Show, a segment of the Schoolhouse Rock! Science Rock series, originally titled "The Greatest Show on Earth" and withdrew after complaint from Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus. Eventually retitled.
- The Greatest Show on Earth (TV series), a 1963 television series starring Jack Palance and based on the above film
- The Greatest Show on Earth, a 1930s American play by George Somnes
- The Olympic Games, considered the world's foremost sports competition with more than 200 nations participating in 33 different sports. The 16-day competition is often referred to as the Greatest Show on Earth in the media.
- Trinidad and Tobago Carnival, an annual event celebrated on the Monday and Tuesday before Ash Wednesday
- "BBC Advert for the 2016 Summer Olympics". BBC. Retrieved August 5, 2016.
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