Lily Tomlin Reprises the Iconic ‘Ernestine’ Character for PETA


We loved her as Ernestine – the nosy, condescending telephone operator from Laugh-In and now Lily Tomlin, who made the character from the show popular, has reprised the role for animal rights group PETA. In this hysterical video for PETA, legendary Lily Tomlin, attempts to distract callers from SeaWorld’s business plan, which has been less than popular since the company announced that it was ending its captive-orca breeding program.

Watch the PETA video:

We just love this video! Sorry, SeaWorld, we know you’re not happy but so are the orcas in your facility who are held captive.

Lily Tomlin as telephone operator Ernestine:


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