He served in the U.S. Coast Guard during World War II, and appeared in the service show "Tars and Spars", as well as in the film version (Tars and Spars
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The things I see now on TV and in movies are so outlandish. Kids doing rude things with pies! And the language that they use! It's being outrageous for the sake of being outrageous. I can't watch it. It turns me off.
Caesar's appearance in his first series The Admiral Broadway Revue
(1949) with Imogene Coca
was a huge hit with television audiences. Simultaneously broadcast on NBC and the Dumont network, its sponsor, Admiral Corporation, an appliance company, could not keep up with the demand for its new television sets, so the show was canceled on account of its runaway success.
Comedy acts involving ordinary people in unrealistic situations