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Old 10-06-2019, 07:13 PM
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Holy Mackerel! Rip Taylor dead at 84


Comedian Rip Taylor, confetti-throwing staple of 1970s game shows, dies at 84
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Old 10-06-2019, 07:15 PM
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wow he did a lot of voice work in the cartoons too back in the day
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Old 10-06-2019, 07:15 PM
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I hate to say, I didn't know that he was still alive. I do remember him from the Gong Show.
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Old 10-06-2019, 07:19 PM
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It's been a bad year for Rips -- Rip Torn passed away in July, and now Rip Taylor.
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Old 10-06-2019, 07:20 PM
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I loved him; his humor was quick and silly. RIP Mr. Taylor; you done funny.
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Old 10-06-2019, 07:33 PM
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Well, I guess if they ever do make a Jackass 4, he won't be in that one.
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Old 10-06-2019, 08:03 PM
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It's been a bad year for Rips -- Rip Torn passed away in July, and now Rip Taylor.
RIP
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Old 10-06-2019, 08:14 PM
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I hope they confetti the shit out of his funeral.
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Old 10-06-2019, 08:17 PM
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I remember him best for telling the "What's brown and lies in the meadow?" joke on Steve Allen's syndicated talk show.

The part that got bleeped:

SPOILER:
"Winnie's poo."

(Hey, it was 1968!)

RIP, Rip.
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Old 10-06-2019, 08:44 PM
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Man, my Uncle Ralph and I used to have a regular "date" to watch the $1.98 Beauty Pageant together when I was seven or eight years old. It was so wonderfully silly!

(But truly, if you'd asked me last week, I'd have guessed that Rip was long RIP.)
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Old 10-06-2019, 11:29 PM
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I liked Rip Taylor's weird and wacky style of comedy.
He certainly was not the new Will Rogers, but his immature, "junior high school" comedy was certainly a change from the usual cavalcade of late-night talk show comedians.
At the risk of repeating myself, rip rip.
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Old 10-06-2019, 11:59 PM
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I liked Rip Taylor's weird and wacky style of comedy.
Doesn't Carrot Top imitate it to an extent?
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Old 10-07-2019, 05:49 AM
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Doesn't Carrot Top imitate it to an extent?
Well, people loved Rip Taylor, but despise Carrot Top, so Mr Top isn't doing it right.
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Old 10-07-2019, 06:16 AM
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Now he’s hanging out with Jim Morrison and the weird naked Indian guy. RIP, as it were.
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Old 10-07-2019, 08:00 AM
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I guess it's too late to short stock in confetti makers.
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