One of the many variety shows available in the 1970s (along with Sonny and Cher, Captain and Tennille, Donny and Marie, etc). Hosted by African American comic actor Flip Wilson, this show ... See full summary »
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Flip Wilson ...  Himself - Host 95 episodes, 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 African American comic actor 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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USA

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English

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17 September 1970 (USA) See more »

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The Flip Wilson Show See more »

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Mono

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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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: What you see is what you get.
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Crazy Credits

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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Referenced in All in the Family: Lionel Steps Out (1972) See more »

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One of the funniest shows ever!
29 November 2000 | by firedogpundaSee all my reviews

This is one of the funniest shows ever. It features excellent writing, largely due to its star, Flip Wilson, and frequent guest Richard Pryor, one of the funniest comics ever. The acting is great, and the film quality is the normal for the time. All in all a great show that will keep you laughing loud and often. Check out the TV Land reruns if you can.


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