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OBIT: Don Rickles
« on: April 06, 2017, 01:16:46 PM »
http://variety.com/2017/tv/news/don-rickles-dead-dies-comedian-insult-vegas-1202025068/ - The greatest insult comedian of all-time, and the voice of Mr. Potato Head in the Toy Story movies, Don Rickles, has died at the age of 90.

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Re: OBIT: Don Rickles
« Reply #1 on: April 06, 2017, 01:32:32 PM »
It almost felt like he would live forever. RIP Mr. Rickles.
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Re: OBIT: Don Rickles
« Reply #2 on: April 06, 2017, 01:40:43 PM »
Aww, that's so sad. He was a comic legend indeed, and we'll all remember him from the Toy Story films. RIP. :-(

Just my opinion, but I think Mr. Rickles deserves his own thread. He's one of the most well-known insult comics in history, and I'm sure a lot of people (including kids of the 90s) know of him.
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Re: OBIT: Don Rickles
« Reply #3 on: April 06, 2017, 01:45:54 PM »
It almost felt like he would live forever. RIP Mr. Rickles.
We've also said the same thing about George Burns, Bob Hope, Paul Newman, Dick Clark and Bob Barker (the last of who is still alive). R.I.P. Don Rickles

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Re: OBIT: Don Rickles
« Reply #4 on: April 06, 2017, 06:40:39 PM »
Rip Don Rickles


I always enjoy watching him on talkshows insulting everyone it was funny. The news said he had shows lined up all the way until 2018.

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Re: OBIT: Don Rickles
« Reply #5 on: April 06, 2017, 07:57:10 PM »
Indeed it appears he did such an impressive job ad-libbing with Don Adams during a guest appearance on Get Smart that the episode got increased to a two-parter to add in all the new material. 

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Re: OBIT: Don Rickles
« Reply #6 on: April 07, 2017, 02:39:39 AM »
RIP Don Rickles.  :cry:

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Re: OBIT: Don Rickles
« Reply #7 on: April 07, 2017, 02:45:59 PM »
I had the pleasure of meeting Don in New York shortly before attending the Late Show with David Letterman. He was also the guest on the show that night. It was one of his last appearances with Dave from May 2014. What an incredible day that was, I'll never forget it!

Rest peacefully, Don.