Tim Allen Calls PC Culture ‘Alarming’ For Comedians

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Tim Allen Calls PC Culture ‘Alarming’ For Comedians

By Tess Farrand, Associate Content Editor

In a recent sit down with the women of daytime Television, Funnyman Tim Allen told THE VIEW, “[PC culture] is an alarming thing for comedians.”

Allen joined THE VIEW co-host Joy Behar as they reminisced on their comedy careers, which began in the 1980s.

Allen believes that nowadays he needs to provide too much context to set up his routines.

“What I got to do sometimes is explain, which I hate, in big arenas, that this is a thought police thing, and I do not like it. But when I use these words, this is my intent behind those words.”

Allen’s thoughts on PC culture and comedy mirror those of his peer Jerry Seinfeld who made a similar comment in 2019.

However, while Seinfeld is known for inappropriate jokes and language, Allen chooses to keep his routines clean.

“My act has really been about family and growing up anyway,” Allen said.

Allen wrapped up an impressive 40 city comedy tour in 2019. On January 2, 2020, Allen’s conservative-leaning comedy series LAST MAN STANDING, returns for its eighth season.

Allen’s series, though, is different than most shows on-air today. LAST MAN STANDING takes a conservative angle and stresses the importance of faith and family.

“What we wanted to do [on the show] was not make fun of religion, not make fun of family,” Allen said. “[We wanted to] celebrate what’s good about American family.”

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Allen will continue his live comedy shows throughout 2020.

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