Hee Haw (1969–1997)

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Televised comedy/variety show with a country bent.

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 Himself - Host / ... (294 episodes, 1969-1992)
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 Himself (146 episodes, 1969-1983)
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 Herself - Comedienne / ... (135 episodes, 1969-1991)
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Don Rich ...
 Himself - Musician / ... (129 episodes, 1969-1974)
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 Himself / ... (126 episodes, 1969-1988)
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"Hee Haw" a mixture of music and comedy skits was a staple of syndicated television for more than 20 years; originally, the show had aired on CBS, but was canceled in 1971 because the network thought it was "too rural." A majority of each week's "Hee Haw" shows included a series of skits, blackouts and corny jokes; however, the meat of series came from its music. Each week, two or three country music stars guested usually one or two of the guests being well-established, the others newer and up-and-coming stars as well as bluegrass, country gospel and other acts, signers and musicians popular with country audiences. During the final segment of each show, the Hee Haw Gospel Quartet (through the mid-1980s, usually co-hosts Owens and Clark, along with Kenny Price and Grandpa Jones) performed a gospel song. The shows were taped only a few weeks out of the year, usually weeks (and sometimes, months) in advance; that meant some of the short-lived "newer" acts had already lost their star ... Written by Brian Rathjen <briguy_52732@yahoo.com>

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A victim of the Rural Purge of 1971, along with the The Ed Sullivan Show (1948), The Beverly Hillbillies (1962), Green Acres (1965), Hogan's Heroes (1965), and Mayberry R.F.D. (1968). CBS executive 'Fred Silverman (I)' decided to cancel the hugely popular shows because in his eyes they only appealed to older or rural viewers. See more »

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Roy Clark: What do you call a man that don't believe in birth control?
Grandpa Jones: A daddy.
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Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Prince of Space (1997) See more »

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Corniest Show ever on Television
25 October 2000 | by (Nelson, NC) – See all my reviews

This show was awesome, a lot of things try to be serious comedy or even worse try to be serious and end up being corny. But Hee Haw was a show that not only was it corny, it tired to be corny and it realised in the fact about getting as Corny as you could get. Also, it's seemingly G-rated persona was filled with sexual inuendo. Check out the Hee Haw Honies sweaten it out over the laundry and you'll see what I mean. Not even to mention the Country Music of the day, just where was Conway Twitty, rub in it in, rub it in. This show is a total classic hoot, check it out.


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