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'The Carol Burnett Show' Writers Walked Out Over This Classic Sketch

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 02.27.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

One of most enduring characters to come out of "The Carol Burnett Show" is Mama, the cranky senior citizen who is never satisfied with her ambitious, ...

The Show I'd Like To See Carol Burnett and Tim Conway Host

Pat Gallagher | Posted 12.03.2012 | Fifty
Pat Gallagher

"Saturday Night Live" is all about sketch comedy. Nobody does sketch comedy better than Carol Burnett and Tim Conway. Nobody.

Modern Family Follows Dysfunctional TV Family Path

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Danny Groner

There's a longstanding precedent in place for TV shows that carry the term "Family" in their headers. Television writers have long played up the hostile, bitter and even violent side to families as a way to offset expectations.