Cast in the mold of Bill Cosby, Flip Wilson was one of the most popular comics in the late '60s and early '70s, propelled by frequent appearances on [RoviLink="VW"]The Ed Sullivan Show and talk shows. His star rose to the top with the very successful [RoviLink="VW"]Flip Wilson Show, which often featured the comedian in the guise of Geraldine, a hip, sassy Black woman. "The devil made me do it" became a major catchphrase at the time. His records highlight Wilson during the early years as well as when his show was popular, with Flip; the Flip Wilson Show and Geraldine; Don't Fight the Feeling, featuring actual skits and guests from the show. ~ Larry LapkaPortions of Content Provided by Rovi Corporation.
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