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The Carol Burnett Show 

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Television show featuring skits by Carol Burnett and her comedy troupe.
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Won 8 Golden Globes. Another 31 wins & 70 nominations. See more awards »

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 Announcer / ... 184 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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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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Harvey Korman taught Vicki Lawrence how to do the accents on the show as he was the master of them. See more »

Quotes

Housekeeper: [After the Cunningham's have entered a scary castle] Go away. For three hundred years, no strange person has been inside this castle.
Mrs. Cunningham: You wanna bet?
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Crazy Credits

At the end of most shows in the early seasons, the announcer said "This is your announcer speaking." See more »

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Referenced in The Directors: The Films of Barry Levinson (2000) See more »

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The best show in TV history, bar none
18 January 2004 | by 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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