Queens of Comedy

Kristen Wiig may have just left a downright hilarious legacy on Saturday Night Live, but she's not the only funny lady giving us the giggles. From veteran acts like Joan Rivers and Lucille Ball, to modern jesters like Amy Poehler and Chelsea Handler, our roundup features the silliest lady comics who tickle our fancy, not to mention our funny bones.


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    Lucille Ball

    As the queen of 
television comedy, the redheaded Lucille Ball had audiences slapping their knees in 
hysterics for more than six years as the star of the 
classic black-and-white '50s sitcom 
I Love Lucy. And from Lucy's wild 
shenanigans to her whip-smart comebacks, it's no wonder we can't help but more than just love Lucy. If you haven't seen the chocolate factory episode, you're really missing out.

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