Before Amanda Bynes was taking her shirt off and going on bizarre Twitter rants, she was just a cute 10-year-old girl doing standup comedy at the The Laugh Factory. In a video from 1996, Arsenio Hall introduces “Amanda Burns” who takes the mic while doing a jig, which she goes on to blame on the consumption of 13 candy bars before the gig.
Bynes, whose comedy stylings earned the youngster her own Nickeloden comedy sketch show (“The Amanda Show”) a few years later, delivers an overly rehearsed set that includes jokes about her teacher suggesting her parents give her up for adoption, and God cursing her with a preteen pimple inside her nose.
Of course, the clever folks over at Buzzfeed helped out the internet by producing a series of handy GIFs from the scene. Up next for Amanda is a fashion line, which will apparently include plain-Jane blouses worn over the head for stylish effect.
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