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Best known as a "Match Game" panelist.

I'd expect a tribute of some kind on GSN. She was always good for an off-color quip and could hold her own against the likes of Charles Nelson Reilly. That couldn't have been easy.



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Geez, feels like we just had the Charles Nelson Reilly tribute. :(



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#3 Posted on | Instant Rating: 8.25
In the wake of CNR's passing, I bought the "Best of Match Game" 4-DVD set, and I thoroughly entertained a dinner party by playing the commentary of Brett Somers through the show's highlights.

Hopefully Brett, Charles, and Gene are making fun of Dumb Dora together somewhere.
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#4 Posted on | Instant Rating: 4.84
RIP. I can't get enough Match Game, and her and Charles were so good together. I'm hoping for the appropriate tribute, if only so I can watch a bunch of Match Games this weekend.
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#5 Posted on | Instant Rating: 5.41
Brett Somers reminded me of my grandmother - voice, appearance, personality, everything. It amused me when I was a kid and made watching the reruns extremely bittersweet since her passing in 2000. This news therefore makes me sad on a very unique level.
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#6 Posted on | Instant Rating: 2.36
I always loved her on that show. Such a shame. RIP.
EDIT: I just realized, she was only 83? That means she was in her early 50s on Matchgame? Good lord she looked in her late 60s back then.

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GSN is doing a Brett tribute this Saturday.
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