Joan Rivers: 15 Memorable (and Hilarious) Career Moments

Joan Rivers Death

She had a reputation for being as hard-working as she was hard-hitting (and hilarious) — and a quick glance at Joan Rivers‘ long list of small-screen credits bears that out.

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Whether killing it with standup routines on everything from The Ed Sullivan Show to The Tonight Show to Carol Burnett or, later in her career, skewering celebrity style (or lack thereof) on Fashion Police and countless talk-show appearances, Rivers (who died Thursday at the age of 81) was outspoken, authentic and certainly never boring.

We’ve put together a gallery of 15 fascinating career highlights — along with handy links to YouTube footage — as a tribute to the late, great comedienne. So give it a click, then drop a comment with your favorite Joan Rivers memories below.