Television show featuring skits by Carol Burnett and her comedy troupe.
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 Hostess / ... (279 episodes, 1967-1978)
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 Various Characters (278 episodes, 1967-1978)
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 Announcer / ... (184 episodes, 1967-1978)
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 Various Characters / ... (111 episodes, 1967-1978)
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 Himself - Announcer / ... (98 episodes, 1969-1978)

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

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The clown princess herself. Up to hilarious new tricks. Baited and obstructed by Harvey Korman, Lyle Waggoner, Vicki Lawrence and guests. (season 4) 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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Trivia

It was revealed years later that each week's show was taped twice in front of different audiences and the best parts from each taping were edited together. See more »

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Tim Conway: [after her grilling him and implying a wrong number was a signal from another woman] Look, there's no girl, there's nobody waiting or anything, that was a wrong number, you understand? Now why in your wildest imagination would I even wanna mess around with another woman? You know I love you. For crying out loud. Get to sleep will ya?
Host: Honey, I'm sorry. I guess I'm... just jealous.
Tim Conway: Oh, there's no reason to be. I love you, now you just go to sleep, all right? I gotta get up early.
Host: I love you too, ...
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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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A Saturday night staple in the 1970s
12 December 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

If my siblings and I were good, my mother would allow us to stay up until 11pm to watch 'The Carol Burnett Show' each Saturday night in the 1970s.

To say Carol, along with her co-stars Harvey Korman, Tim Conway, and Vicki Lawrence, were talented and funny would be an understatement. Each Saturday at 10pm, Carol and the aforementioned regulars, along with some 'special guest stars' (such as Steve Lawrence, Betty White, Roddy McDowall, and Julie Andrews, to mention a few) would sing, dance, and perform the absolute funniest skits ever seen on American television.

Who could forget Carol's "Eunice" constantly being belittled and nagged by Vicki's "Momma"? Carol's "Mrs. Wh-Whiggins" was a riot, along with Tim's "Mr. Tudball", and perhaps the funniest segments were those with both Tim and Harvey. The audience never seemed to mind it when Harvey lost control and laughed out of character.

Today's Hollywood elitist performers could learn a lot from this classic TV show: Carol Burnett and her co-stars entertained us for ten years without foul language, tasteless humor, sexual innuendo, or inserting politics. On the contrary, Tim, Harvey, Vicki, and Carol conducted themselves as professionals.

This show is classic American comedy for all ages. I highly recommend this outstanding program.


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