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"How well do you know these comediennes who have graced television screens since the medium began?"
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Let's start with a question about one of television's comedy pioneers. Which funny lady starred in "Your Show of Shows" from 1950-53, but is perhaps better known to younger audiences as Aunt Edna, who Chevy Chase strapped to the top of the station wagon in 1983's "National Lampoon Vacation"?
In 1961 Mary Tyler Moore was cast in her first major comedic role in "The Dick Van Dyke Show." What was her character's name?
Which comedienne won her first Emmy for her leading role in "Life With Elizabeth" in 1952, and was still killing audiences 58 years later when she hosted "Saturday Night Live" following a grassroots campaign on Facebook?
Before she landed the role of Dorothy Zbornak in "The Golden Girls", actress Bea Arthur premiered in 1972 as "Maude." What often repeated phrase would Maude say to her husband when they were arguing?
"What you see is what you get."
"God'll getcha for that, Walter."
"The devil made me do it."
Which television show is said to have launched the careers of comedy heavyweights Lily Tomlin and Goldie Hawn?
"The Carol Burnett Show"
"Saturday Night Live"
"Rowan and Martin's Laugh In"
"The Flip Wilson Show"
Comic great Gilda Radner's character Roseanne Roseannadanna ended each of her "SNL" editorial segments by saying "It just goes to show you, ____________."
"It's always something"
"It's so funny I forgot to laugh"
"It's..oh, that's something completely different. Never mind"
"It's neither here nor there"
This lady won an Emmy as "Weezy", the wife of a successful dry cleaning magnate in Manhattan who was "movin on up, to the dee-luxe apartment in the sky." Name her.
On this comedy series that premiered in 1998, Megan Mullally starred as Karen Walker, a booze swilling, pill popping socialite and assistant to an interior designer, who zinged one-liners like this: "Like the 'Bible' says, I felt bad when I had no shoes, then I saw someone with really bad shoes."
"Mad About You"
"Sex and the City"
"3rd Rock From the Sun"
"Will and Grace"
AskMen.com ranked this "Saturday Night Live" skit featuring "NPR ladies" Ana Gasteyer and Molly Shannon interviewing Alec Baldwin as the 4th best sketch in the show's history, and the only one in the top 10 to star women. Can you spot it?
Which breakout star of 2011's "Bridesmaids" was a surprise winner of the Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Emmy for her role in "Mike and Molly"?
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