What classic show was this comedian on?

You may know their stand-up routines, but do you know what classic show they popped up in?


The rise of stand-up comedy started in the 1950s and the '60s. There are so many iconic comedians that inspired TV series, actors, performers and other comics. You might have even seen a couple of them perform live.

But do you remember if they made a guest appearence on any classic TV show?

  1. Carol Burnett is best known for her groundbreaking comedy variety show, but what else did she briefly appear in?
  2. Joan Rivers has won multiple Emmy's in her lifetime, but what classic show did she have a small part in?
  3. Bob Newhart is known for his deadpan delivery in his stand-up, but what show was he a guest on?
  4. Flip Wilson had many TV appearances in the 1960s and '70s. Which of these shows was one of them?
  5. Rip Taylor was known for his exuberance, which show did he add his buoyant personality to?
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  6. Buddy Hackett was mainly a nightclub comic but had some roles in classic TV shows, which of these is one of them?
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  7. Don Rickles was known for many things, but he had a small role in one of these classic TV shows. Do you know which one?
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  8. Red Buttons is best known as a stand-up comedian, but also is well-known for his songwriting. Which classic TV show was he in?
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  9. You may know Shelley Berman from The Twilight Zone, which other show did he have a small role in?
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  10. Phil Silvers once had the honor of working alongside a family member in which classic TV show?
  11. Norm Crosby is known for his guy-next-door persona on stage. What classic show do you remember him in?
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  12. Robin Williams is still remembered today for his humor. Which show did he appear on?

What classic show was this comedian on?

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DeborahRoberts 12 months ago
Me-TV was grasping today. Every actor on the way up or down appeared on "The Love Boat." And Red Buttons did a lot of dramatic work in film and television, winning the Oscar for "Sayonara." I didn't even know he'd been a stand-up comic.
Douglas 16 months ago
11/12! blew number 12 the last one.
cripplious Douglas 13 months ago
Mork was spun off an appearance on Happy Days
Dajj 23 months ago
5/12 I must have been out side playin instead of watching TV!!!
stagebandman 23 months ago
Well that's just stupid. EVERYBODY was on Love Boat.
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