Jul 30, · FILE - This Oct. 29, file photo shows The Smothers Brothers, Tom Smothers, left, and Dick Smothers at the Kennedy Center in Washington for the Mark Twain Prize for Humor Award ceremony honoring Bob Newhart. The duo has stepped out of retirement to commemorate the day 50 years ago when CBS canceled their show over their political impudence. Feb 26, · Dick Smothers files for bankruptcy, Tom considers quitting The Smothers Brothers. Updated Jan 14, ; Posted Feb 25, The Smothers Brothers have been together for 50 years. Their first Author: Laura Axelrod.
Jul 29, · NEW YORK (AP) — Getting fired from work isn’t usually a cause to celebrate. But the Smothers Brothers aren’t your run-of-the-mill comedians. The duo has stepped out of retirement to commemorate the. Oct 15, · Tom (left) and Dick Smothers in CBS canceled their show, The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour, in The pair would return to TV with many replacement shows, though none had the same impact.