On “The Carol Burnett Show,” Tim Conway makes his co-stars break character for 5 minutes straight…

In a classic moment from “The Carol Burnett Show,” Tim Conway delivered a comedic masterclass, leaving his co-stars struggling to maintain their composure for a staggering five minutes straight. The clip, which has resurfaced online, showcases Conway’s unrivaled talent for improvisation and his knack for inducing uncontrollable laughter.


During a sketch in which the cast was playing the game ‘Password,’ Conway’s character, Mickey Hart, took an unexpected detour into storytelling, much to the amusement of his fellow performers and the studio audience. As Conway wove a tale about a circus elephant, his co-stars, including comedy legends Carol Burnett, Vicki Lawrence, and Dick Van Dyke, found themselves utterly helpless in containing their laughter.

The story, concocted entirely on the spot by Conway, involved an unlikely romance between the elephant and its trainer, culminating in the duo being buried together after their demise. With each absurd twist and turn in Conway’s narrative, the laughter in the studio only intensified, reaching a crescendo of hilarity that left the entire cast struggling to maintain their characters.


Carol Burnett, known for her impeccable comedic timing, could be seen burying her face in her hands, while Lawrence and Van Dyke shook with laughter, unable to stifle their amusement. The infectious energy of Conway’s improvisation proved too much to handle, as the seasoned performers found themselves breaking character repeatedly throughout the sketch.

The clip serves as a testament to Conway’s unparalleled talent and his ability to effortlessly command the attention of both his co-stars and the audience. Decades after its original airing, his performance continues to bring joy and laughter to viewers, solidifying his status as a comedy icon on “The Carol Burnett Show” and beyond.




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