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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Executive Producer Joe Hamilton had planned to spin off the popular sketch 'The Family' with Mama after the Eighth Year, but Vicki Lawrence turned it down as she was not sure that she wanted to play a old lady every week and she did not want to leave Mentors Carol Burnett and Harvey Korman. Carol Burnett was reportedly thrilled about this. There would not be a spin off until 1983, When Carol Burnett convince Vicki Lawrence to do it. 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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Followed by Carol Burnett & Company (1979) 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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