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Series: The Carol Burnett Show

"I'm so glad we had this time together
Just to have a laugh or sing a song
Seems we just get started and before you know it
Comes the time we have to say, 'So long.'"

A hit sketch comedy show on CBS, running for 11 seasons (1967-1978). The show followed a very simple format of comedy sketches, TV and movie parodies, and musical numbers. What set it apart was how off the wall the actors and writers would take things. Basically anything went as long as it was funny (and could air on TV, of course). Many also consider it to be the first comedy variety show centered around a woman.

The regular cast included Carol Burnett, Harvey Korman, Vicki Lawrence, Lyle Waggoner, and Tim Conway among others. One of the more popular sketches spun off into Mama's Family.

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alternative title(s): The Carol Burnett Show
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