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Carl Reiner and Mel Brooks created The 2,000 Year Old Man



Carl Reiner and Show of Shows writer Mel Brooks worked up an elongated skit in which Reiner played straight man interviewer to Brooks’ 2000 Year Old Man; a 1961 recording of the skit was

an immediate hit and spawned several sequels, the last of which, 1998’s The 2000 Year Old Man in the Year 2000, won the pair a Grammy.

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variety.com   
06-30-20