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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 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 ...
 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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TV-G
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11 September 1967 (USA)  »

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Carol Burnett and Friends  »

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Trivia

Although many consider Tim Conway to have been a series regular from the start, in fact he was only a frequent guest star for many years, and didn't become a regular weekly cast member until the later seasons. See more »

Quotes

as Thelma "Mama" Harper: [in an outtake of the "Sorry!" sketch] You are really nuts, you know it? One of these days they're gonna come over here and just lock you up.
Eunice: You lay off of me!
as Thelma "Mama" Harper: You aren't playing with a full deck Eunice. I think you done sprung a leak in your dinghy. What is the problem Eunice, is it your time of month or something, you riding the cotton pony?
as Thelma "Mama" Harper: [Audience erupts into laughter, and Eunice is obviously thrown off guard] Look at me Eunice!
[grabs her arm and tries to make Eunice look at her]
Eunice: [...]
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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 »

Connections

Referenced in The Mostly Unfabulous Social Life of Ethan Green (2005) See more »

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The Greatest Sketch Comedy Ever
3 October 2003 | by (Los Angeles, California) – See all my reviews

This was definitely the finest variety show of the 1970's. The thing that made it great besides the cast were the various recurring sketches that were very expertly created. Sketches like Tudball and Wiggins, the Old Folks, As the Stomach Turns, the kid sister and, of course, Eunice, which was the inspiration for the series "Mama's Family", helped to make this variety hour a classic. Besides "Mama and Eunice" any one of these shows could have become a series on its own. The only thing that caused the show to go downhill though was when Harvey Korman left. He was probably the best player among the supporting cast and when he left the show declined from there. Still, Saturday nights for me would always climax with this classic show.


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