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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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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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TV-G
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11 September 1967 (USA)  »

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Carol Burnett and Friends  »

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Did You Know?

Trivia

Carol Burnett surprised Vicki Lawrence with a gold record for The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia on the last show of the sixth Season. See more »

Quotes

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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Featured in Petula Clark: A Sign of the Times (2001) See more »

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The Greatest Sketch Comedy Ever
3 October 2003 | by 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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