In January, 1968 a TV show, called Rowan and Martin's Laugh-in, stumbled onto Prime-Time television. The almost unknown cast of comics, singers, actors, poetry readers, and screwballs performed material that you couldn't understand, but It was So Funny.
The Network censors just didn't know what to do with things that didn't make any sense, like "Your Sweet Bippy". And Who could forget the ever popular "Flying Fickle Finger of Fate Award" ? ? And the Groovy Site wouldn't be Complete without
SOCK IT TO ME ! And if you couldn't Understand Laugh In because you were laughing so hard, you could always Look It Up in Your FUNK and WAGNALS.
The Laugh-In Cocktail Party And now, folks, it's Sock It To Me Time! Click on the titles in the lower right payne to hear a favorite Laugh In sound tract.
If you read a lot of books, you're considered well-read. But if you watch a lot of TV, you're not considered well-viewed.
What you see, is what you get.
There were all kinds of crazy charaters that poped up on Laugh In, a big group of them was the Farkel Family.
the old man and woman on the park bench Gladys and Tyrone
Dan: "We spent 35 million dollars on the space program. Now some people said that we should of given it to the poor." Dick: "Now what do the poor know about running a space program?"
Tip Toe Thru the Tulips with Tiny Tim
Well, you can carry a bucket, You can carry a grudge... but you can't carry on, 'cuz HERE COME DA JUDGE.
Sammy Davis Jr. as de JUDGE
The Flying Fickle Finger of Fate Award
Ruth Buzzy as Gladys
Lilly Tomlin as Earnistine
Jo Anne Worley
This program was pre-recorded earlier because we found it very difficult to pre-record it later. Joke Wall
There were 124 Episodes of Laugh In that ran from January l968 - May 1973.
Laugh-In Looks at the News, Past, Present, and Future. Whats the news acroiss the nation. . . We have got the information. . . In a way. . . we hope will amuse you.