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The Carol Burnett Show 

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Television show featuring skits by Carol Burnett and her comedy troupe.
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11   10   9   8   7   6   5   4   3   … See all »
1978   1977   1976   1975   1974   1973   … See all »
Won 8 Golden Globes. Another 31 wins & 70 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Carol Burnett ...  Various Characters / ... 279 episodes, 1967-1978
Vicki Lawrence ...  Various Characters / ... 279 episodes, 1967-1978
Harvey Korman ...  Various Characters / ... 256 episodes, 1967-1978
Lyle Waggoner ...  Various Characters / ... 185 episodes, 1967-1978
Tim Conway ...  Various Characters / ... 111 episodes, 1967-1978
Ernie Anderson ...  Self - Announcer / ... 99 episodes, 1968-1978
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Television show featuring skits by Carol Burnett and her comedy troupe.

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She sings sensationally, dances divinely, cavorts hilariously, and now she has her own comedy-variety hour. It couldn't have happened to a funnier girl. In color. (season 1) See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Family

Certificate:

TV-G
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Trivia

Carol Burnett made all her guests sign her red autograph book at the end of every show, on-camera. One can speculate the value of this guest book, which one day will probably end up on the auction block. See more »

Quotes

Gwendolyn: For you had the perfect motive for doing away with father. I know about your gambling debts!
Reginald: Just as I know about that nasty little habit you picked up in the Orient. Eh, sister dear.
Gwendolyn: [Gasps] No, please don't! You have no idea what hell its been. Kumkwaits have become so expensive. How could I have been so stupid, stupid, stupid?!
Caruthers: [The butler, Caruthers, walks in] You called, ma'am?
Reginald: No, she didn't call Caruthers. She was discussing her kumkwaits.
Reginald: Oh. Well, I'm a leg man myself.
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Crazy Credits

At the end of most shows in the early seasons, the announcer said "This is your announcer speaking." See more »

Alternate Versions

1972-78 episodes were re-packaged in a half-hour format (with the comedy sketches ONLY) and sold to local stations in syndication as "Carol Burnett and Friends." See more »

Connections

Referenced in Family Guy: Peterotica (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

Carol's Theme
Written by Joe Hamilton
Performed by Carol Burnett
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The Greatest Sketch Comedy Ever
3 October 2003 | by SargebriSee all my reviews

This was definitely the finest variety show of the 1970's. The thing that made it great besides the cast were the various recurring sketches that were very expertly created. Sketches like Tudball and Wiggins, the Old Folks, As the Stomach Turns, the kid sister and, of course, Eunice, which was the inspiration for the series "Mama's Family", helped to make this variety hour a classic. Besides "Mama and Eunice" any one of these shows could have become a series on its own. The only thing that caused the show to go downhill though was when Harvey Korman left. He was probably the best player among the supporting cast and when he left the show declined from there. Still, Saturday nights for me would always climax with this classic show.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 September 1967 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Carol Burnett and Friends See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

4:3
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