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 told Vicki Lawrence to do summer stock in between seasons as to give her more experience.
- Carol Burnett, Harvey Korman, Vicki Lawrence, and Tim Conway all were nominated multiple times and at least winning one Emmy for this series. They all were nominated for Golden Globes as well.
- In The Family Sketches Vicki Lawrence was 24-28 years old playing a woman in her 60s.