Recently, Tom and Dick Smothers never expected to be back on camera again

At this point of their lives

They especially didn't think they'd be appearing on CBS

The network that famously cancelled their top-rated show back in 1969

The show that turned prime time TV upside-down

Tommy was on guitar; Dick was the straight man on the bass.

Looking back on it, we look so naïve,

And so pure, and so clean," said Dick.

Correspondent Lee Cowan asked, "Did you think of yourselves

As standup comedians early on?"  "No. We thought of ourselves as folk singers," Tom replied.