George Carlin was one of the greatest and most influential stand-up comedians of all time. He appeared on The Tonight Show more than 130 times, starred in an unprecedented 14 HBO Specials, hosted the first Saturday Night Live and penned three New York Times bestselling books. This boxset collects together four of Carlin's legendary live stand up HBO specials available in the UK for the first time. Spanning the years 1977-1984, we find a younger Carlin at his most caustic and incendiary best. Taking no prisoners in front of sell out crowds America's first counter-culture comedian holds society's hypocrisies and idiocies up to the light.