Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In (1967–1973)
"Laugh-In" (original title)

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The original rapid fire sketch comedy show.

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Won 2 Golden Globes. Another 8 wins & 34 nominations. See more awards »
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This show popularized a rapid style of vignette comedy show where comedy sketches, punch-lines and gags are edited together in a rapid and almost random format. Regular trademark elements included the joke wall, the dancing woman tattooed with one-liners and the fickle finger of fate award. This series would inspire such shows as Monty Python's Flying Circus and Sesame Street. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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9 September 1967 (USA)  »

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Trivia

The catch phrase 'Beautiful Downtown Burbank' was originated by 'Gary Owens' around 1961 as one of a number of descriptive phrases he would use for his radio show weather reports. See more »

Quotes

Tyrone F. Horneigh: Would you like to play Post Office?
[Gladys hits him]
Tyrone F. Horneigh: Would you like to play Spin the Bottle?
[Gladys hits him]
Tyrone F. Horneigh: Would you like to play Doctor?
[falls off the park bench]
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Crazy Credits

In the early episodes, Gary Owens opens the show while the cast come out from the joke wall. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Get Smart: Schwartz's Island (1968) See more »

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Dated, but funny sketch comedy about America
8 December 1999 | by (usa) – See all my reviews

Made when America didn't hate Richard Nixon and when it was okay to make sexist jokes because women wanted to be ogled, this show will always have something worth laughing at....it was called "liberation," baby...


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