Phyllis Diller in Stop-Motion, Singing “You’re Different!” From Mad Monster Party

When I pre-interviewed Phyllis Diller over the phone for her appearance later in the week on GSN Live, I told

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Phyllis Diller’s First Television Appearance: You Bet Your Life with Groucho Marx

Take a look below at some of Phyllis Diller’s very first television appearance…way back in 1957 on the Groucho Marx talk-game hybrid You Bet Your Life.  Hard to believe she was ever nervous about stand-up.  A welcome reminder that looking  effortless at something you love requires lots and lots of commitment and fearlessness.

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