Thursday, March 30, 2017
Today's Throwback Thursday episode takes us back 62 years to 1955, when Sid Caesar moved his funny skits to Caesar's Hour.
The show replaced Your Show of Shows, and featured Carl Reiner, Howard Morris, and newcomer Nanette Fabray.
The staging of this sketch is a take off of the type utilized on television shows of the era like "Your Hit Parade".
Using the terminology of the era, Sid plays "the listener".
Retaining most of his first rate writing staff, this show also broke ground for the addition of a fledgling comedy writer by the name of Woody Allen.
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