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

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Carol Burnett and Vicki Lawrence found their voices and the characters of The Family sketches while in the restroom yelling at each other, in the process of scaring off lady in the bathroom, Vicki and Carol reportedly high five each other saying this is going to be a hit. Carol Burnett found her voice for Stella Toddler while in the bathroom. See more »

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HostJim Nabors: [Singing] Took us in a trip in this million dollar chicken coop.
Jim Nabors: I'll bet they'd like to put our names up in lights.
Host: You could do Shakespeare, you look stunning in tights.
Jim Nabors: Watch it.
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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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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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