The television show Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In,” popular in the late 1960’s and early 1970’s, was famous for awarding its goofy trophy, the Flying Fickle Finger of Fate. But the term fickle finger of fate is actually decades older than that. This is part of a complete episode.

  1. Alan Patterson says:

    I just read a review of a 1950 movie called “Texas Dynamo” in which Smiley Burnette sings a song “Fickle Finger of Fate”.

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