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
- Vicki Lawrence wrote a fan letter to Carol Burnett while still in High School, Carol receive the letter on the day that Vicki was going to be in a miss fireball contest, having a feeling…
[show]Vicki Lawrence wrote a fan letter to Carol Burnett while still in High School, Carol receive the letter on the day that Vicki was going to be in a miss fireball contest, having a feeling about her. Carol found her dad's number and called Vicki and attended the contest. They talked for 5 minutes when Carol told her that she will keep in touch and they will discuss Vicki's Career. Vicki audition and got the part of Carol's kid sister and became Carol's protégée.
- Harvey Korman taught Vicki Lawrence how to do the accents on the show as he was the master of them.
- Lyle Waggoner was the only one who did not receive a single Emmy or Emmy nomination for the show. He left the show after the Seventh Season to do other projects such as Wonder Woman (1975)