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26 Of The Most Iconic Pictures From Emmy History

A look back at the funny, the emotional, and the triumphant moments from through Emmy Award history.

Posted on September 22, 2019, at 9:52 a.m. ET

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Mary Tyler Moore is kissed by costars after receiving the Emmy Award for The Dick Van Dyke Show in 1965.

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Lucille Ball wins the award for Best Comedian at the Emmy Awards on Feb. 5, 1953. Her show I Love Lucy had won the award for Best Situation Comedy.

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Left: Jo Anne Worley, standing, Ruth Buzzi, left, Goldie Hawn, center, and Judy Carne share a laugh at the after party of the Emmy Awards in 1968. Right: Peter Ustinov, right, and Big Bird at the Emmy Awards on June 7, 1970.

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Lassie the Collie dog performs a trick at the Emmys on April 15, 1958.

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The 22nd Annual Emmy Awards is broadcasted from Carnegie Hall in New York City on June 7, 1970.

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Cher and her husband Gregg Allman attend the Emmy Awards, where Cher's television show, The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour, received a nomination for Outstanding Music or Variety Series on May 19, 1975.

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Penny Marshall attends the 31st Annual Emmy Awards in 1979.

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Actor Gary Coleman is photographed by the press as he attends the Emmy Awards in 1979.

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Left: Joan Collins during the 39th Annual Emmy Awards on Sept. 20, 1987. Right: Oprah Winfrey holding up her award in 1987.

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Danica McKellar of The Wonder Years arrives at the 42nd Annual Emmy Awards, where the series was nominated in 1990.

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From left, Jason Priestley, Shannen Doherty, and Luke Perry on Aug. 25, 1991.

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Jay Leno arrives at the Emmys on Sept. 18, 1993.

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Richard Frank, left, President of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences and five-time Emmy winner Betty White announce the five nominations for "Outstanding Drama Series" on July 20, 1995.

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The cast of Frasier pauses for a group hug backstage at the 50th Annual Emmy Awards on Sept. 13, 1998.

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The stage during the 50th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards held at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles on Sept. 13, 1998.

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Ben Affleck watches Jennifer Garner, onscreen, from backstage on Sept. 11, 2005.

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Donald Trump, left, and Megan Mullally perform the Green Acres theme song at the Emmys on Sept. 18, 2005.

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From left, Cynthia Nixon, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall, and Kristin Davis of Sex and the City at the Emmy Awards in 1999.

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From left, Jon Stewart, Steve Carell, and Stephen Colbert during the 59th Emmy Awards on Sept. 16, 2007.

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Tina Fey, left, and Amy Poehler crawl onstage during the 65th Emmy Awards on Sept. 22, 2013.

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Bryan Cranston, left, and Julia Louis-Dreyfus share a kiss onstage during the 66th Emmy Awards on Aug. 25, 2014.

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Jimmy Kimmel, left, and James Corden play a special Emmys edition of Carpool Karaoke on Sept. 18, 2016.

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Sandra Oh sits at the 70th Emmy Awards with her mom, Young-nam Oh, on Sept. 17, 2018.

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Hosts Colin Jost, left, and Michael Che during the 70th Annual Emmy Awards on Sept. 17, 2018.


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