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The Carol Burnett Show ends its 278-episode run (1978)

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The Carol Burnett Show — called Carol Burnett & Friends in syndication, as seen here — was an American variety/sketch comedy TV show starring Carol Burnett, Harvey Korman, Vicki Lawrence, Lyle Waggoner and Tim Conway. Its original run was from September 11, 1967 to March 29, 1978, during which time the series won 25 primetime Emmy Awards, and was listed as one of Time magazine’s “100 Best TV Shows of All Time” (2007).

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Carol Burnett & Friends: The great years

There are vintage moments in comedy. A look, a line, a nuance that takes us out of ourselves, and out of our chairs with laughter.

For Carol Burnett, they are moments of greatness. And they cannot be re-enacted, exactly.

This is why Metromedia Television is going to repeat them. Exactly. The best moments from the great years of Carol Burnett have been selected, with great care.

Savor them.

Carol Burnett sketch: No-frills airline video clip

 

 

 

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