What's So Funny?

  • by Tim Conway, Jane Scovell, Carol Burnett
  • Narrated by Tim Conway, Carol Burnett, Dick Hill, Jane Scovell
  • 8 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Six-time Emmy Award-winning funnyman Tim Conway, best known for his characters on The Carol Burnett Show, offers a straight-shooting and hilarious memoir about his life on stage and off as an actor and comedian. In television history, few entertainers have captured as many hearts and made as many people laugh as Tim Conway.
There's nothing in the world that Tim Conway would rather do than entertain - and in his first-ever memoir, What's So Funny?, that's exactly what he does. From his pranks in small Ohio classrooms to his performances on national television and movies, Tim has been cracking people up for more than seventy years. Long regarded as one of the funniest comedians around, Tim also boasts an inspiring rags-to-riches story.
What's So Funny? captures Tim's journey from life as an only child raised by loving but outrageous parents in small-town Ohio during the Great Depression, to his tour of duty in the Army - which would become training for his later role in McHale's Navy - to his ascent as a national star and household name. By tracing his early path, this audiobook reveals the origins of many of Tim's unforgettable characters - from Mr. Tudball and the Oldest Man to Mickey Hart to everyone's favorite, Dorf.
What's So Funny? shares the hilarious accounts of the glory days of The Carol Burnett Show and his famous partnerships with entertainment greats like Harvey Korman, Don Knotts, Dick Van Dyke, Betty White, Vicki Lawrence, Bob Newhart, and of course, Carol Burnett. As a bonus, listeners will enjoy never-before-shared stories of hilarious behind-the-scenes antics on McHale's Navy and The Carol Burnett Show.

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Tim, that is what's so funny!!!

Wow! I grew up watching Tim Conway and his gang. Listening to his stories about how he came to Hollywood and mastered the world of comedy was a great ride. Thanks for sharing, Tim! Looking forward to "Son of..."
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Not narrated by Tim

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When I bought this, I thought Tim narrated it himself as he is first listed. He didn't. Dick Hill did. While Mr. Hill may be a good narrator, I did not find him to be good for this book. The majority of celebrity bio's I have listened to have been narrated by the celebrity (Kevin Pollack being the best I have found thus far) so it was a natural mistake on my part when I saw Tim listed first. However, I do not regret buying it or listening to it - I just think it would have been fantastic if Mr. Conway had done it himself.

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- Bob Murdock

Book Details

  • Release Date: 10-30-2013
  • Publisher: Brilliance Audio