SID CAESAR WAS ONE OF THE FUNNIEST COMICS EVER ON TV

The late Sid Caesar’s Show of Shows was like the Saturday Night Live of the 50’s – everybody talked about it the next day. We remember our father laughing uproariously at Sid Caesar and Imogene Coca playing husband and wife in sketches. There was something sexy about Sid in those days – he was big and husky and had shiny slicked back hair. His amazing list of comedy writers included Mel Brooks, Neil Simon, Carl Reiner and Woody Allen. (Above is a sketch of Imogene dragging her husband to an early health food restaurant )

Posted by Janet on February 13, 2014

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  1. By Strom
    On February 13, 2014 at

    TV comedy was pretty much jewboy dominated in the early 50s and the style didn’t play well even into the 60s.

  2. By Strom
    On February 13, 2014 at

  3. By Gone
    On February 13, 2014 at

    Meaning strom that you’ve never once had even the slightest shred of humor, or ever smiled. Pitiful, pathetic, creepy.

  4. By Alex
    On February 13, 2014 at

    You’re right, Herr Strom isn’t capable of much beyond his creepy, obsessive brand of hatred ( except maybe, lying about Afghanistan). Humour, no, not likely, as he’s missing that gene entirely.

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    On February 13, 2014 at

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  6. By xyz
    On February 14, 2014 at

    One of the funniest ever? Get real….

  7. By Strom
    On February 14, 2014 at

    Poor Gone, wrong, as usual.

  8. By Strom
    On February 14, 2014 at

    Little Alex, or some other name….has no knowledge of what it speaks of. Probably never knew a famous author or visited a gala book signing event. Wouldn’t have the personality to participate in the Q & A.

    There were many great comedians of the era,,,but Sidney’s humor was not for everyone.

  9. By Gone
    On February 14, 2014 at

    Go ahead strom say something funny or witty. We double dare you.

  10. By Strom
    On February 14, 2014 at

    Poor little Gone, multi names seem to e in on JC.

    What would be funny is for the Kardashians to show up with someone white, or a BLACK male celebrity with a BLACK female.

  11. By Gone
    On February 14, 2014 at

    strom you can’t say anything witty. Boorish yes. Now its a triple dare.

  12. By Strom
    On February 15, 2014 at

    Poor little posters, worrying so much about what Strom does but totally unable to add to the thread anything relevant.

    What would be witty is to see your look of amazement at a book signing or other cultural event.

    Jack Benny and Jackie Gleason were comics from that era who were better than Sid. Wasn’t Milton Berle known for pumping Imogene Coca and Martha Raye….2 big mouths?

  13. By Weaver
    On February 16, 2014 at

    ” What would be witty is to see your look of amazement at a book signing or other cultural event. ”

    ????? errr ok ?

    I love it when you write gibberish, take you meds Stromio

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