Comic Relief III is a 1989 British charity television special presented by Lenny Henry and Griff Rhys Jones. It was the third Comic Relief telethon, and was broadcast on BBC One on 15 April 1989. The show raised over £15 million for charity. The show featured a number of sketches and performances, including a parody of the film The Wizard of Oz, a musical number featuring the cast of EastEnders, and a comedy sketch featuring Rowan Atkinson as Mr. Bean. The show also featured a number of celebrity guests, including Paul McCartney, Elton John, and David Bowie. Comic Relief III was a critical and commercial success. It was watched by over 20 million people, and raised over £15 million for charity. The show was also nominated for a number of awards, including a BAFTA Award for Best Entertainment Programme.

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Comic Relief III (1989)

1h 0m · 3/18/1989

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Comic Relief III is a 1989 British charity television special presented by Lenny Henry and Griff Rhys Jones. It was the third Comic Relief telethon, and was broadcast on BBC One on 15 April 1989. The show raised over £15 million for charity. The show featured a number of sketches and performances, including a parody of the film The Wizard of Oz, a musical number featuring the cast of EastEnders, and a comedy sketch featuring Rowan Atkinson as Mr. Bean. The show also featured a number of celebrity guests, including Paul McCartney, Elton John, and David Bowie. Comic Relief III was a critical and commercial success. It was watched by over 20 million people, and raised over £15 million for charity. The show was also nominated for a number of awards, including a BAFTA Award for Best Entertainment Programme.

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Billy Crystal

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Whoopi Goldberg

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Robin Williams

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Jim Varney

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Louie Anderson

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Elayne Boosler

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Kirk Cameron

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Cindera Che

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Cher

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Rick Ducommun

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Bobcat Goldthwait

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Arsenio Hall

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Charlton Heston

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Penn Jillette

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John Larroquette

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Richard Lewis

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Shelley Long

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Howie Mandel

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Bob Newhart

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Joe Piscopo

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Paula Poundstone

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Paul Reiser

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Paul Rodriguez

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Bob Saget

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Fred Savage

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Doc Severinsen

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Garry Shandling

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Martin Short

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Alan Thicke

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Steven Wright

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Louie Anderson

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