GOD Chick! You know I can’t live without this photo.
60s Carol: Carol in the 1960s. Can be used interchangeably with Baby Carol, depending on context (see entry below).
70s Carol: The incarnation of Carol covering the bulk of The Carol Burnett Show's run (1970 - 1978). Characterized by a different hairstyle every year, the start of wearing Bob Mackie, and overall increased sexiness.
80s Carol: The very sexy incarnation of Carol from roughly 1979 to 1989. Characterized by brown curly hair that starts to go grey about halfway through the decade. Pre-grey seen in movies like Friendly Fire, The Tenth Month, and The Grass is Always Greener over the Septic Tank (all 1979). Grey seen in Between Friends (1983) as well as her guest appearances on shows like Magnum, P.I. (1984 and 1988). Symptoms include (but are not limited to): dry throat, raised temperature, and increasingly questioned sexuality. Increasingly being the key word here.
Baby Carol: The young incarnation of Carol from roughly 1933 to 1967 (before the start of The Carol Burnett Show). Includes The Garry Moore Show. Hair is generally longer, with bangs often covering her eyebrows. It is unknown when exactly it becomes red.
Brian: Carol’s third and current husband. Married 2001 - present.
Calie: Julie and Carol.
Carian: Carol and Brian <3
Carrie: Carol’s eldest daughter. (R.I.P.)
Carrie and Me: Carol’s third book, detailing her life with daughter Carrie. Released 2013.
Ceebs: Carol, natch.
Cele: carollover2213, named for Dina Merrill’s character in The Tenth Month (1979).
Charwoman: Carol’s cleaning lady character and mascot for The Carol Burnett Show.
Chrissy: Carol’s little sister Chris :)
Cubbles: Carol and Beverly “Bubbles” Sills :)
Don: Carol’s first husband, married 1955 - 1962.
Dylan: Carol’s youngest grandson.
Ear Tug: Carol’s trademark gesture, tugging her left ear as a signal to her grandmother that she loved her. First done on The Paul Winchell Show and used to close every episode of The Carol Burnett Show after singing “This Time Together” (see entry below).
Erin: Carol’s youngest daughter and the mother of her two grandsons, Dylan and Zachary.
Hollywood Arms: The apartment complex where Carol grew up. Also the name of the Broadway musical based on her childhood written by her and daughter Carrie (see entry above).
Hollywood Bowl: Landmark concert stage frequented by Carol and where her husband Brian is drummer for the orchestra.
Jarol: Carol and Joe.
Jody: Carol’s father Joseph Burnett. Also the name of Carol’s second daughter.
Joe: Carol’s second husband, producer of The Carol Burnett Show, and father of daughters Carrie, Jody, and Erin. Married 1963 - 1984.
Mabel: Carol’s cat, named for her grandmother.
New Chin: Carol’s fixed chin, 1981 - present. Seen in reshoots for Annie (1982).
Old Chin: Carol’s old chin, 1933 - 1981. Seen in principal photography for Annie.
One More Time: Carol’s first book, a memoir, detailing her childhood growing up with her parents, sister, and grandmother in Hollywood. Released 1986.
Tarzan Yell: Carol’s trademark yell. First heard in 1962 in the “Supergirl” sketch on The Garry Moore Show.
This Time Together: Carol’s closing theme song on The Carol Burnett Show, written by then-husband Joe. Also the name of her 2010 autobiography.
Zachary: Carol’s eldest grandson.
HOOOOLY shit Chick. How long did this take to do?!
*wolf whistles 80s grey Carol* Accurate symptoms are accurate.
The Carol Burnett Show - Leg of the Week.
Carol Burnett as Carol Bradford in the Lucy Show episode “Lucy Gets a Roommate”, 1966.
Here’s Baby Carol walking onto your blog :D