When asked about influences, Steve names comedy greats like Mel Brooks, Airplane!, and The Odd Couple – citing the classic TV show as “perfect in every way, shape, and form” with its iconic contrasting lead characters.
Steve Carr on his influences:
It’s just perfect in every way, shape, and form. It’s like the setup of a neat guy and a sloppy guy and they have to live together. It’s Neil Simon figuring out the heart of what’s really funny, and then the TV show just follows up.
Steve Carr’s infectious humor and wealth of comedy directing insights make for an entertaining glimpse behind the scenes. While the future of big-screen comedy remains uncertain, Steve adapts with the changes while staying committed to keeping audiences laughing. His perseverance and focus on heartfelt laughs serve as inspiration. Whether recalling the magic of hearing the Next Friday audience roar with laughter or imparting hard-won lessons from decades directing hit films, Carr delivers a rewarding look at the wonderful world of comedy.