Television show featuring skits by Carol Burnett and her comedy troupe. Each episode would feature a variety of sketches, which would often parody stuff found in pop culture. Besides playing various characters Lyle Waggoner was also the Announcer from 1967 to 1974 when Ernie Anderson took over until the close. In 1991, a new version of the series was created (see the link below).
Last Episode11x24 A Special Evening with Carol Burnett Aired: Mar. 29, 1978
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Series Fun Facts
- Carol Burnett and Vicki Lawrence both became pregnant during the series run, Carol Burnett during first season and Vicki Lawrence during the Eighth Season.
- Carol Burnett and Vicki Lawrence found their voices and the characters of The Family sketches while in the restroom yelling at each other, in the process of scaring off lady in the bathroom,…
[show]Carol Burnett and Vicki Lawrence found their voices and the characters of The Family sketches while in the restroom yelling at each other, in the process of scaring off lady in the bathroom, Vicki and Carol reportedly high five each other saying this is going to be a hit. Carol Burnett found her voice for Stella Toddler while in the bathroom.
- Carol Burnett told Vicki Lawrence to do summer stock in between seasons as to give her more experience.