Sunday, February 26, 2006

The Soft Glow

Sad to say, both Don Knotts and Darren McGavin died recently.

Not that I'm writing obits now, but wanted to mention I thought those guys were so funny and will always be remembered by me, mostly through a couple of my all-time favorite movies: The Ghost and Mr. Chicken and A Christmas Story.

This proves how fra-gee-lay life is, but they can go on knowing the world was a funnier place because of them.

"Atta boy, Luther!"

5 Comments:

Blogger StringMan said...

I have a little night-light (the kind that plugs into the socket) of that lamp. It's a hoot.

Christmas Story is one of my very favorite movies. The "major award" scene is the best. "It could be a bowling alley!"

7:16 PM, February 26, 2006  
Blogger OnMyWatch said...

a leg-lamp night light? That's the coolest thing ever!

:)

11:38 PM, February 26, 2006  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

You forgot (what I think is) Don Knott's BEST roll. And that is "Das Limpit!". The Incredible Mr. Limpit.

1:45 PM, March 02, 2006  
Blogger Raydude6131 said...

Since i mistakenly left myself anonomc....anonomoose....unamed on the last post, thanks for reminding me that Darren was in A Christmas Story. All I remembered him for was tough guy cop roles.

1:48 PM, March 02, 2006  
Blogger OnMyWatch said...

never will I forget Mr. Limpet - as a matter of fact, I'm making those sonar-ear-splitting noises even as I type. :)

11:45 AM, March 03, 2006  

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