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Watch: Five Clips From the Legendary Comedy Career of Sid Caesar

Watch: Five Clips From the Legendary Comedy Career of Sid Caesar

Television legend Sid Caesar, the actor and writer behind the iconic '50s comedy series "Your Show of Shows" and "Caesar's Hour," passed away earlier today at the age 91. The hugely influential Caesar pioneered the small screen sketch form, and brought together the likes of Mel Brooks, Imogene Coca, Lucille KallenHoward Morris, Carl Reiner, Neil Simon, Michael Stewart and Mel Tolkin as performers and writers. Caesar and "Your Show of Shows" were also the inspiration for "My Favorite Year" and "Laughter on the 23rd Floor." In honor of his achievements, Indiewire has complied a video list of some of his best sketches. Check them out below:  1. This is Your Story In this clip from "Your Show of Shows," Caesar mocks the well-known NBC series "This Your Life," which was hosted by Ralph Edwards and featured him bringing in guests and together going through their lives with appearances being made by their family and friends.

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