December 8, 2012 11:03 PM

TV review | HBO special proves Mel Brooks is still the funniest guy in the room

Mel Brooks has beaten the odds all his life. He was the sickly runt of the street in Brooklyn where he grew up, yet he’s still around and kicking, not to mention working. At 86, he’s not only still the funniest guy in any room, but he seems to remember everything that ever happened to him.

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