Sid Ceasar starred in Your Show of Shows from 1950-54. Live TV when comedy was truly funny. Caesar brought together one of the best comedy teams in television history: Carl Reiner, Howard Morris, and Imogene Coca. 90 minutes of fast-paced comedy sketches; much better than what is offered today.

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It's Mel Brooks Birthday! In honor of the man, let's take a look at him talking about his mentor Sid Caesar.

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Sid Caesar-Coast Guard-WW2 -- Isaac Sidney "Sid" Caesar (September 8, 1922 – February 12, 2014) was an American comic actor and writer, best known for the pioneering 1950s live television series Your Show of Shows, a 90-minute weekly show watched by 60 million people, and its successor Caesar's Hour, both of which influenced later generations of comedians

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Sid Caesar, the prodigiously talented pioneer of TV comedy who paired with Imogene Coca in sketches that became classics and who inspired a...

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SID CAESAR | www.alhirschfeldfoundation.org

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