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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Won 8 Golden Globes. Another 30 wins & 69 nominations. See more awards »

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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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Trivia

Although many consider Tim Conway to have been a series regular from the start, in fact he was only a frequent guest star for many years, and didn't become a regular weekly cast member until the later seasons. See more »

Quotes

as Thelma "Mama" Harper: [Vicki improvises a line that was not scripted] You ain't right in the head, Eunice. I think somebody blew your pilot light out!
as Eunice Harper: [Carol is caught off guard and quickly turns away trying to compose herself and not fall out of character] That's a *new* one, Mama!
as Thelma "Mama" Harper: [without missing a beat] Well, you just wait, there's more!
as Eunice Harper: [clasping her hands over her face to hide her laughter] Oh, no!
as Thelma "Mama" Harper: You've got splinters in the windmills of your mind!
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Crazy Credits

In the closing credits, the charwoman (an animated caricature of Carol Burnett) is seen in the bottom left-hand corner of the screen mopping the floor. As the credits roll she suddenly turns and notices them and for the rest of the sequence she leans on her mop and watches them move from bottom to top (except for a brief pause to scratch her behind). See more »

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The best show in TV history, bar none
18 January 2004 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

The Carol Burnett Show, a.k.a. Carol Burnett and Friends, is my favorite show in TV history, without question. It made me laugh endlessly with its sketch comedy. For me, the best comedy revolves around lines that often seem ad libbed; the spontanaety often results in some of the best humor around. What also made this show special was Tim Conway's deliberate ad libbing of lines and actions to try to make the other actors bust up laughing. A classic example of this is when Conway, playing a NAZI officer in one sketch, tries to interrogate a POW (Lyle Waggoner) with an Adolf Hitler Puppet doll.

Whether its Tim Conway as Uncle Waldo, Carol Burnett as "Missus Uh-Wiggins" or "Eunice", Jim Nabors as Yung Fool, or Vicki Lawrence as Mama Harper, this show's absolutely priceless.


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