Robin Williams Once Told James Lipton He Hopes Heaven Is Full Of Laughter

"The concert begins at 5. It'll be Mozart, Elvis, and anyone of your choosing."

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During a 2001 appearance on Inside the Actor's Studio, host James Lipton — as he does with all his guests — asked Robin Williams, "If heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the pearly gates?"

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"If heaven exists, to know that there's laughter, that would be a great thing," he said.

"Just to hear God go, 'Two Jews walk into a bar...'"

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