Flip (1970–1974)

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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, ... See full summary »

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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 Afterburner <aburner@erols.com>

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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 »

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Geraldine: You should have been a lawyer instead of a client.
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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 »

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Very Funny
11 May 1999 | by See all my reviews

One The Funniest Shows I have ever seen. I now watch The Re runs on TV Land and love it when the infamous Gereldean says "What you see is What you Get!"


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