An in-depth profile of the comic who has accomplished a seemingly impossible feat--he's made ventriloquism hip again. So hip, in fact, that for the past two years, Jeff Dunham has been the top-grossing touring comedian in the world with more than a quarter-billion hits on YouTube to his credit. This two-hour special includes rare performance footage, home videos, original interviews with Jeff and those who know him best, as well as sold-out performances featuring Walter, Peanut, Achmed, Jose, and the rest of his cast of characters. And, for the first time ever, we'll go behind-the-scenes to see Jeff create, build, and perform a brand new character, Achmed Junior.
Scottish social philosopher and political economist Adam Smith wrote The Wealth of Nations and achieved the first comprehensive system of political economy.
British actress Maggie Smith's distinguished career includes performing opposite Laurence Olivier in Othello to an Academy Award-winning performance in The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, to a role in the Harry Potter series.