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 wanted to perform for middle class Americans because she saw them as "they smart they know everything you can't play down to them"
- Vicki Lawrence was extremely shy as young kid and still was shy when going on this show, it would not be until the 5th season that she started to blossom. Carol Burnett has stated this and…
[show]Vicki Lawrence was extremely shy as young kid and still was shy when going on this show, it would not be until the 5th season that she started to blossom. Carol Burnett has stated this and will always show a clip of this during Q&A period of reunion shows. When during the first season, when Vicki was so nervous getting asked questions that she was almost buried into Carol
- 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.