Carol Burnett's Favorite Sketches 5-DVD Set
Exclusive to PBS until 12/31/16
Beloved comic actress Carol Burnett selects the funniest moments from her long-running, Emmy-winning variety series of the 1960s and 1970s with regulars Tim Conway, Harvey Korman and Lyle Waggoner in addition to guests Betty White and Steve Martin.
DVDs 1-5: Highlights
*“As the Stomach Turns: Close Encounters”
The soap opera parody pokes fun at the alien visitation classic Close Encounters of the Third Kind with guests Steve Martin and Betty White.
The famous sketch with Harvey Korman as the very first patient of nervous dentist Tim Conway, who just got out of dental school and accidentally injects himself with Novocain.
*“Went With The Wind”
Ranking as of the greatest sight gags in TV history: Starlet O’Hara (Carol) appears in a dress made from curtains in this famous Gone With The Wind parody.
*“Nora Desmond: The Commercial”
Carol satirizes Norma Desmond from Sunset Boulevard as an actress looking for a career via a Knock ’Em Dead bug spray commercial.
*“The Oldest Man: Galley Slaves”
Slave ship taskmaster (Lyle Waggoner) assigns a rowing partner in the form of "The Oldest Man" (Tim Conway) for one of his men (Harvey Korman).
*“The Family - Sorry!”
Eunice, Ed and Mama sit down for a nice little game of Sorry! and things get ugly fast, causing Mama to lay into Eunice with the put-down “You got splinters in the windmills of your mind.”
*“Tudball and Wiggins”
Mr. Tudball and his secretary Mrs. Wiggins are up to their old shenanigans trying to implement a fire safety program.
*“As The Stomach Turns: Mother Marcus”
A hilarious visit from Canoga Falls’ most notorious snoop.