What Were Some of the Most Popular Mr. Wiggins Sketches From "The Carol Burnett Show"?


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There is no definitive list of highly rated "Mr. Tudball and Mrs. Wiggins" sketches from "The Carol Burnett Show," but some popular examples include when a malfunctioning new office door buzzer rings in nothing but frustration for an exasperated Tudball and the time Tudball's misguided attempt to teach Wiggins the newly installed office intercom system seriously tests his patience. Additionally, another shows Tudball's ill-fated goal of devising a fire-safety plan with Wiggins' assistance, which causes his temper to flare.

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The Mr. Tudball (Tim Conway) and Mrs. Wiggins (Carol Burnett) characters appeared numerous times over the 11-year run of "Carol Burnett" on CBS, with many memorable results. Their first appearance, which included co-star Vicki Lawrence as Mrs. Tudball, remained unaired until showing up years later as a Tudball-Wiggins flashback in a Carol Burnett reunion special. Tim Conway's ad-libbed set of rapid-fire one-liners and bloopers is a hilarious highlight.

Other Tudball and Wiggins skits include a holiday episode in which the two inadvertently celebrate Christmas Eve together; Tudball's awkward attempt to treat Wiggins to lunch during National Secretary Week; when Tudball's demand that Wiggins straighten up her desk leads to office chaos; and on Wiggins' birthday, when Tudball's attempts to spring a surprise on her and becomes increasingly frustrated by her bubble-headed behavior.

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