"How would I like to be remembered? I know this is kind of corny, but, 'she made me laugh.' Because that's a good feeling."
About This Interview
In her one-hour Archive interview, Carol Burnett talks about her experiences in college theater and her early appearances on television. She recalls her role as a regular on the variety series, The Garry Moore Show, and then details the genesis of her own series, The Carol Burnett Show. She recounts tales of her cast-mates, memorable sketches, and characters, including "Mrs. Wiggins," "Eunice Harper," and "Starlet O'Hara." Burnett also talks about her performances on series such as Stanley (on which she had a regular role), The Winchell-Mahoney Show (on which she initiated her trademark ear tug), and The Twilight Zone (in one of the series' rare comic episodes). Karen Herman conducted the interview on April 29, 2003 in Los Angeles, CA.