What’s the Funniest Number?

Mel Brooks keeps trying to ruin Carl Reiner’s story.

It’s hard to argue with that number.

Carl Reiner included an entire, albeit short, chapter (16 – not a very funny number) on the story, including some of the runner-up numbers, in his book I Remember Me. And here’s a fascinating portrait of Sid Caesar originally published in the Saturday Evening Post in 1953.

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