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The comedic Hollywood legends Carol Burnett and Dick Van Dyke had an emotional and touching reunion in Los Angeles last week.

Burnett And Van Dyke Reunite

Burnett, 91, was honored last Thursday when she was given the chance to put her hand and footprints in cement at Hollywood’s iconic TCL Chinese Theatre. Van Dyke, 98, who left his own prints at the theater back in 1966, was there to attend the ceremony.

Check out Van Dyke and Burnett reuniting on the red carpet in the video below.

Burnett and Van Dyke are each best known for their hilarious eponymous television shows The Carol Burnett Show and The Dick Van Dyke Show. The former was a sketch comedy show that ran from 1967 until 1978. The latter was a sitcom that was on TV from 1961 until 1966.

Van Dyke notably appeared in eleven episodes of The Carol Burnett Show during its run. Check out one of his funniest appearances below.

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Burnett Honored In Hollywood

Burnett was particularly excited about receiving this honor because she grew up living in a one room apartment with her grandmother that was located around the corner from this theater.

“I can’t begin to count the times that my grandmother and I would walk up here to the Grauman’s Chinese — that’s what it was called then — and look at all the footprints and handprints of all these great movie stars,” Burnett said in her speech.

“Betty Grable was one of my favorites, and I remember bending down and putting my hands on her handprints, never dreaming that someday I’d be putting my hands here… 80 years later,” she added.

Van Dyke was one of many celebrities who attended Burnett’s ceremony. Others included Laura Dern, Bob Odenkirk, Bill Hader, Allison Janney, Jane Lynch, Maya Rudolph and Lisa Ann Walter. Burnett told Entertainment Tonight that it was “so lovely” that so many people came to the ceremony to support her. She made it clear that she appreciates the love she gets from her fans as well.

“I get fan mail and what touches me the most is when somebody says, ‘When I was down… your show cheered me up,'” she stated. “That would be the legacy I’d want.”

Related: Dick Van Dyke Reveals Why He Won’t Be Retiring After Becoming Oldest Emmy Winner At 98

Burnett And Van Dyke Still Acting

Though both Burnett and Van Dyke are in their 90s, they are each still working actors. Burnett recently starred in the AppleTV + series Palm Royale, which was just renewed for a second season. Earlier this month, Van Dyke became the oldest actor to ever win an Emmy when he took home an award for his guest spot on the soap opera The Young And The Restless.

“I don’t believe this. I feel like a spy from nighttime television,” he said as he accepted the accolade. “I’m 98 years-old. Can you believe it? This really tops off a lifetime of 80 years in the business. If I had known I would have lived this long I would’ve taken better care of myself.”

Burnett and Van Dyke are true living legends. We’re glad to see that they got to reunite, and we wish them many years of health and happiness to come!

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