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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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She sings sensationally, dances divinely, cavorts hilariously, and now she has her own comedy-variety hour. It couldn't have happened to a funnier girl. In color. (season 1) See more »

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Comedy | Family

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11 September 1967 (USA)  »

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Carol Burnett and Friends  »

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Lyle Waggoner and Vicki Lawrence were the hardest ones in the cast to break up. Tim Conway often tried hard to get Vicki Lawrence to break up. See more »

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Mickey Hart: I was at this freak show one time and I saw these Siamese elephants.
Mickey Hart: [Audience is in hysterics, and Burnett, Lawrence, Conway and Van Dyke are trying but failing to stay in character. Just as Burnett is almost able to continue the sketch he starts again and she is visibly thrown off] They was joined at the trunk like that. And their trainer would make them stand up on their back feet like that, and they'd have their trunks stretched out like that. Then this little monkey would come out...
Mickey Hart: [...]
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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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Referenced in The Golden Girls: Mrs. George Devereaux (1990) 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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