George Carlin: Life and Times

From his legal legacy to prolific appearances, the comedian's epic career.

George Carlin (1937-2008)

George Carlin
George Carlin
George Carlin
George Carlin
George Carlin
George Carlin
George Carlin
George Carlin
George Carlin
George Carlin
George Carlin
George Carlin
The duo broke up after two years together and Carlin ventured onto the comedic circuit on his own and began making notable television performances, including many routines on "The Ed Sullivan Show." Carlin is shown here during a performance on Oct. 27, 1968. Carlin also was a frequent guest during Johnny Carson's three-decade run as the host of "The Tonight Show." (CBS Photo Archive/Getty Images )
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