Sid Caesar and His Writers

One of the greatest sketch artists passed away on February 12, 2014 named Sid Caesar. Without his shows, Your Show of Shows and Caesar’s Hour we would not have had shows like the Danny Kaye Show, The Carol Burnett Show, Saturday Night Night and more. He was one of my favorite actors and if I was born 60 years earlier I would have tricked my way into his writer’s room.

From that writer’s room spawned some of the greatest writer’s in comedy history. Here are some of Sid’s most famous writers and their highlight contributions to television, theater and film. Without these guys we wouldn’t have been laughing for the last 60 plus years. Farewell Professor…


The shaping of comedy

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