The Carol Burnett Show (1967–1978)

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Television show featuring skits by Carol Burnett and her comedy troupe.

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 Herself - Hostess (279 episodes, 1967-1978)
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 Various Characters / ... (278 episodes, 1967-1978)
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 Various Characters / ... (255 episodes, 1967-1978)
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 Announcer / ... (184 episodes, 1967-1978)
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 Various Characters / ... (111 episodes, 1967-1978)
Ernie Anderson ...
 Announcer / ... (98 episodes, 1969-1978)
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Television show featuring skits by Carol Burnett and her comedy troupe.

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11 September 1967 (USA)  »

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Carol Burnett and Friends  »

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The show had a successful spin off of one their popular sketches "The Family" called Mama's Family (1983) that ran from 1983-1990; it starred Vicki Lawrence, Ken Berry, and Dorothy Lyman. The first two season also had guest and semi regulars from Rue McClanahan, Betty White, and Carol Burnett; Harvey Korman also guest starred and directed many shows in the first two seasons. In later seasons Beverly Archer and Allan Kayser join the cast. See more »

Quotes

Housekeeper: [After the Cunningham's have entered a scary castle] Go away. For three hundred years, no strange person has been inside this castle.
Mrs. Cunningham: You wanna bet?
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Crazy Credits

At the end of most shows in the early seasons, the announcer said "This is your announcer speaking." See more »

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Referenced in CBS Salutes Lucy: The First 25 Years (1976) See more »

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The Greatest Sketch Comedy Ever
3 October 2003 | by (Los Angeles, California) – See all my reviews

This was definitely the finest variety show of the 1970's. The thing that made it great besides the cast were the various recurring sketches that were very expertly created. Sketches like Tudball and Wiggins, the Old Folks, As the Stomach Turns, the kid sister and, of course, Eunice, which was the inspiration for the series "Mama's Family", helped to make this variety hour a classic. Besides "Mama and Eunice" any one of these shows could have become a series on its own. The only thing that caused the show to go downhill though was when Harvey Korman left. He was probably the best player among the supporting cast and when he left the show declined from there. Still, Saturday nights for me would always climax with this classic show.


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