George Carlin: Life and Times

From his legal legacy to prolific appearances, the comedian's epic career.

George Carlin (1937-2008)

George Carlin
George Carlin
George Carlin
George Carlin
George Carlin
George Carlin
George Carlin
George Carlin
George Carlin
George Carlin
George Carlin
George Carlin
Carlin poses with Richard Pryor at the 15th Annual American Comedy Awards in 2001, where the acclaimed comedian picked up a Lifetime Achievement Award. In 2004, Comedy Central ranked Carlin No. 2 on their list of the 100 greatest stand-up comics after Pryor. (Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
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