Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Sid Caesar, R. I. P.

The Raw Story: Comic showman Sid Caesar, a pioneer of American television sketch comedy as the star and creative force of “Your Show of Shows,” during the 1950s, died on Wednesday at age 91, according to his friend and former collaborator, Carl Reiner.

2 comments:

Cap'n Bob said...

Neither Woody Allen nor Larry Gelbart wrote for Your Show of Shows. Our local talking head repeated that myth and so has everyone reporting the death, apparently.

Bill Crider said...

I've seen it repeated in several places. Don't know how it got started, but it's persistent.