Lily Tomlin as Ernestine the Operator

11/16/2010 12:55 pm ET | Updated Jun 25, 2011

As I wrote in my book, "Growing Up Laughing," we've all had the pleasure of meeting the many outrageous characters who live inside the head of Lily Tomlin. Here's one of my favorite Lily routines, from a vintage "Saturday Night Live" clip. -MT

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