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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 Announcer / ... (184 episodes, 1967-1978)
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Television show featuring skits by Carol Burnett and her comedy troupe.

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Carol Burnett was known to bring the writers down on the set of her show if she felt they did not give Vicki Lawrence enough funny lines. Vicki recalled that one time Carol did this and ask the writers to come down to give Vicki more funny lines and Vicki asked her "I do?" And Carol responded, "Hush Now yes you do." Carol also helped make a Emmy show for her and Vicki won a Emmy for it in 1976. This coined the term when Vicki said on her own TV Show in 1990s in response to Robert Wagner if she had someone who influence her and Vicki said "we all know who took me under her wing." See more »

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Carol Bradford: When we were first married you wanted my meatloaf five nights a week.
Roger Bradford: When we were first married there were a lot of things I wanted five nights a week.
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At the end of most shows in the early seasons, the announcer said "This is your announcer speaking." See more »

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We're So Glad We Had This Time Together
9 September 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Carol Burnett was a staple on CBS from 1967 until it left a significant mark upon all those fans who watched it. This show was always funny, very imaginative, and did some of the wildest things that could be done in the variety format but at a pace that was not as frantic as Rowan & Martins Laugh-In. This is a good thing.

Carol has a great talent which really showed when she would often come out & take questions from her live studio audience. While the show was taped, it was done at CBS studios in front of a live audience much the same as Red Skelton did for many years in California. While Carol was always the star, she never minded sharing the air with some fantastic support.

The now late Harvey Korman, one of the great second bananas in comedy history whose memory now has a spot for all of us. Tim Conway whose antics made Korman laugh, and who is one of the last of a line of great physical comedians with an off-beat sense of humor & timing. Vicki Lawrence, Carols alter ego on this show and often the seemingly straight female while Lyle Waggoner seems to be the male that fit this role.

As the show went along, Vicki learned more about doing comedy. Lyle went on to play opposite Wonder Woman. In a way, while Gleason created one sketch with this format which became "The Honeymooners", Carols crew did the same with "Mamas Family" which still runs a lot in syndication. I am hoping the DVD folks can get some of these seasons of Carol intact on DVD's soon as there were some great shows. Shows like this one, may never come this way to pass again.

We just have share a laugh or two, because the more you know it, this show has had to end too soon.


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