One of the many variety shows available in the 1970s (along with Sonny and Cher, Captain and Tennille, Donny and Marie, etc). Hosted by black comic Flip Wilson, this show featured skits, music and frequent appearances by "Geraldine Jones" (really Flip Wilson in drag). Written by
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The exclamation "The devil made me do it!" by Geraldine Jones, one of Flip Wilson
's many characters, was ranked #16 in TV Guide's list of "TV's 20 Top Catchphrases" (21-27 August 2005 issue). See more
Back off, Jack.
The closing credit for one episode reads the role of George Wyle was played by Bernard Weissman, which was George Wyle's real name See more