Picks and Pans Review: Tommy Davidson: Illin' in Philly

updated 10/07/1991 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 10/07/1991 AT 01:00 AM EDT

Showtime (Sat., Oct. 5, 11 P.M. ET)

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The In Living Color player scampers through a wonderfully animated and amusing stand-up routine about, among other things, beer commercials and horror films.

Davidson is an equal-opportunity comic. Woofing on the audience, he mocks both a skinny white guy in the front row and Joe Frazier's strapping boxer son, Marvis—a considerably riskier target.

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