The Carol Burnett Show’ was always good for a laugh! In this clip, the studio audience can be heard cracking up during this sketch.
Even the cast itself can’t help but laugh at Tim Conway’s hysterical improvised story.Conway’s co-stars can’t keep it together when he improvises a story about a circus elephant. Carol Burnett buries her head in her hands and the other cast members, Vicki Lawrence and Dick Van Dyke. Conway was playing the character Mickey Hart as the family attempted to play the game ‘Password.’ Conway’s character Mickey just felt compelled to tell the story of an elephant he heard about in the circus.In a later interview, Carol Burnett recounted that none of the cast had heard the lines in the dress rehearsal. Their shock led to a hysterical scene where everyone, including the cast, was in tears from Conway’s improvisation!