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Sun Sep 8, 2019, 01:29 PM

Star Trek Parody-Carol Burnett Show

Star Trek is 53 today

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Response to Quixote1818 (Original post)

Sun Sep 8, 2019, 03:00 PM

1. Is that Jennifer Aniston playing Chekhov?

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Response to pnwest (Reply #1)

Sun Sep 8, 2019, 03:11 PM

2. Way before JA's time.

One of the best skit shows ever on TV.

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Response to Laffy Kat (Reply #2)

Sun Sep 8, 2019, 03:18 PM

4. Nope, she'd have been 22 yrs old in 91

Iíd bet dollars to donuts thatís her!

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Response to pnwest (Reply #4)

Sun Sep 8, 2019, 03:42 PM

7. Was that in '91?

I didn't think the show was still on then. I wonder if it was a special? I did think it was slightly racy for the original CB Show's era.

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Response to Laffy Kat (Reply #7)

Sun Sep 8, 2019, 03:52 PM

8. It *might* be, although not listed on Aniston's IMDB page.

However, it sure looks like her!

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Response to Laffy Kat (Reply #7)

Mon Sep 9, 2019, 11:39 PM

14. The reference to 'kinder, gentler' puts it no earlier than 1988.

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Response to Laffy Kat (Reply #7)

Tue Sep 10, 2019, 12:03 AM

15. Yes

They did two specials. Here's the list of cast members from IMDB:

Carol Burnett
Bernadette Peters
Jann Karam
Christopher Reeve
Tony Roberts
Meagen Fay
Richard Kind
Chris Barnes
Rick Aviles
Andrea Martin
Linda Wallem
Roger Kabler
Robert Townsend
Jim Nabors
Vicki Lawrence
Jak Castro
Hervť Villechaize

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Response to pnwest (Reply #1)

Wed Sep 11, 2019, 10:27 AM

18. The Carol Burnett Show Star Trek Parody was aired in 1967. Jennifer Aniston was born in 1969.

You are correct in that the Star Trek helmsman bears a striking resemblance to Jennifer Anniston. However...

The Carol Burnett Show ran from 1967 through 1978:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Carol_Burnett_Show

Jennifer Aniston was born in 1969, meaning that she was only 9 when the show ended:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jennifer_Aniston

The Star Trek parody on The Carol Burnett Show actually ran in the first year of The Carol Burnett Show 1967, 2 years before Aniston was born:
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0536554/plotsummary?ref_=tt_ov_pl

1967 seems about right since at that time, Carol Burnett would be about 34...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carol_Burnett

...and Andrea Martin, who plays Mr. Spock, would be about 30:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andrea_Martin

What you may be looking at is Jennifer Aniston's MOM, Nancy Dow, who was an actress who was on TV shows such as The Wild Wild West in 1967:
https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0235624/?ref_=nv_sr_1?ref_=nv_sr_1

The imdb.com entry for the Star Trek Parody show on Carol Burnett...
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0536554/plotsummary?ref_=tt_ov_pl

...only lists the main cast members, so if Nancy Dow were on the show, we have no way of telling. Even Andrea Martin isn't listed either on the Star Trek/Burnett IMDB.com page or on Andera Martin's IMDB page. You can see in the following picture how similar Jennifer and her mother's facial structure was:
https://www.eonline.com/news/994535/jennifer-aniston-details-the-deep-wounds-caused-by-her-late-mother

In addition, check out this photo of a young mother Nancy Dow holding her daughter Jennifer Anniston from the 1970s and see if Nancy Dow might have been the Jennifer look alike:
https://www.pinterest.com/pin/3588874681658095/?lp=true

It might have been Jennifer Aniston's mother, Nancy Dow. It could not possibly have been Aniston herself since she would not be born for 2 years.

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Response to Sloumeau (Reply #18)

Wed Sep 11, 2019, 02:25 PM

20. JFC! Ok, I guess you corrected me! Have you

ever actually sated that need to be right?

For the record - there was one season of The Carol Burnett Show in 1991, Rick Aviles was a cast member (per HIS IMDb) and heís the guy who played Spock. Having now looked at the entire cast of the 1991 show ( Google Carol Burnett Show 1991 cast, and then hit the drop down under the pics - her pic is right next to Rick Aviles), it must have been Jessica Lundy who played Chekhov - she looks just like Jennifer Aniston.

Your IMDb reference to the season with the Star Trek skit indeed states there was a skit, probably this one: https://www.metv.com/stories/the-most-absurd-we-ever-saw-spock-was-in-this-cameo-on-the-carol-burnett-show-in-1967

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Response to Quixote1818 (Original post)

Sun Sep 8, 2019, 03:17 PM

3. Andrea Martin's "masculinity check" made it "move"

Jus' sayin'. *schwing*

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Response to Quixote1818 (Original post)

Sun Sep 8, 2019, 03:23 PM

5. And then, of course, there was the SNL Star Trek sketch

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Response to Clash City Rocker (Reply #5)

Sun Sep 8, 2019, 08:55 PM

9. Now dat's a Star Trek!

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Response to Quixote1818 (Original post)

Sun Sep 8, 2019, 03:38 PM

6. With her new 'kidneys', Melania would play the part(s) nowadays.

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Response to Quixote1818 (Original post)

Sun Sep 8, 2019, 09:50 PM

10. I never saw that and it was fabulous! Thanks😂

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Response to Quixote1818 (Original post)

Mon Sep 9, 2019, 02:19 PM

11. My absolute favorite Burnett skit

Thanks for sharing it.

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Response to Quixote1818 (Original post)

Mon Sep 9, 2019, 03:28 PM

12. Thanks! Never seen that! The writers may have been onto something!

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Response to Quixote1818 (Original post)

Mon Sep 9, 2019, 09:28 PM

13. I seem to remember there was a

second Carol Burnett show on in the mid eighties, but it was only on one or two seasons.
The show was called Carol and Company and was on in the early 90ís. A couple of people on it were Richard Kind and Jeremy Piven.

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Response to Quixote1818 (Original post)

Tue Sep 10, 2019, 12:08 AM

16. One of my faves is the Voyager/ Frasier mashup. The link is below:

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Response to Quixote1818 (Original post)

Tue Sep 10, 2019, 05:46 PM

17. Thank you!

That was great!

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Response to Quixote1818 (Original post)

Wed Sep 11, 2019, 11:24 AM

19. Love Carol Burnett but had never seen this skit

thanks for posting

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