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Mayhem Scrapple Since: 25.4.03 From: Nashville, TN Since last post: 143 days Last activity: 11 days # 1 Posted on 13.12.06 1112.35 | Instant Rating: 4.90 From CNN.com (cnn.com) Originally posted by CNN.com NEW YORK (AP) -- Peter Boyle, the actor known for playing everything from a tap-dancing monster in "Young Frankenstein" to the curmudgeonly father in the long-running TV sitcom "Everybody Loves Raymond," has died. He was 71. Such a great talent that was, in my eyes, the glue of "Raymond" ... may he rest peacefully. Promote this thread!
Spaceman Spiff Knackwurst Since: 2.1.02 From: Philly Suburbs Since last post: 32 days Last activity: 38 min.
AIM: # 2 Posted on 13.12.06 1129.36 | Instant Rating: 4.05 Never watched "Raymond", but he was great in that 1 episode of "The X-Files" ("Clyde Bruckman's Final Repose" I think was the episode name).
General Zod Italian Since: 1.10.05 From: Mesa, Arizona Since last post: 1815 days Last activity: 1004 days # 3 Posted on 13.12.06 1141.57 | Instant Rating: 4.23 Raymond was a good show. Young Frankenstein was great. He will be missed. Keep it Funky!
Brian P. Dermody Liverwurst Moderator Since: 20.9.02 From: New York, NY Since last post: 1914 days Last activity: 1336 days
AIM: # 4 Posted on 13.12.06 1255.11 | Instant Rating: 8.26 To me, he'll always be Wizard from "Taxi Driver". But in everything he did, it was just a treat to watch him work. Piping hot fried dough plus a whack with a hammer. Reward TV -- TV just got better!
DrDirt Banger Since: 8.10.03 From: flyover country Since last post: 139 days Last activity: 2 days # 5 Posted on 13.12.06 1338.00 | Instant Rating: 8.37 His bits in "Young Frakenstein" were priceless, especially with the old blind man and when he and Gene Wilder did Puttin' on th Ritz. RIP Perception is reality
HairRaiser Kishke Since: 13.1.03 From: S. Attleboro, MA Since last post: 3587 days Last activity: 2922 days # 6 Posted on 13.12.06 1724.55 | Instant Rating: 7.67 I just watched Young Frankenstein for the first time in a very long time last night. I never watched Raymond, but he had been on a couple episodes of Mind of Mencia recently as well. RIP March 22, 2004 - Finally the WotD!
Oliver Scrapple Since: 20.6.02 Since last post: 847 days Last activity: 841 days # 7 Posted on 14.12.06 0027.27 | Instant Rating: 4.68 My favorite role of his was when he played Ox in WHILE YOU WERE SLEEPING. He was awesome there. Rest in peace, Peter. You're kidding me!
JST Toulouse Since: 20.1.02 From: Quebec City, CAN Since last post: 69 days Last activity: 6 hours # 8 Posted on 14.12.06 0137.02 | Instant Rating: 5.81 Holy crap. What a damn shame.
mountinman44 Sujuk Since: 8.5.02 From: San Diego, CA Since last post: 2228 days Last activity: 543 days # 9 Posted on 14.12.06 2019.18 | Instant Rating: 5.79 This is a bummer. I loved him in "Young Frankenstein", and was fantastic in "Yellowbeard" (Mr. Moon) as well. He was a fine actor and a funny man. He will be missed. "If you can't believe what you read in the comic books, what can you believe?" -- Bullwinkle I am Rob!!! (360.yahoo.com)
Boston Idol Blutwurst Since: 17.2.03 From: San Jose, CA Since last post: 3845 days Last activity: 3638 days # 10 Posted on 15.12.06 0313.59 | Instant Rating: 1.36
Originally posted by Spaceman Spiff Never watched "Raymond", but he was great in that 1 episode of "The X-Files" ("Clyde Bruckman's Final Repose" I think was the episode name). "Clyde Bruckman's Final Repose" was my favorite comedy episode of "The x-Files." Boyle's morbidly depressed delivery and moments of feigned enthusiasm were great. The capper was his vision of himself lying in bed with Scully with tears of gratitude running down his cheeks, which she thought was a missed prediction when he made it. The payoff made for a great finale!
I also thought this Saw was a return to form after really bad ones in four and five. The twists didn't do it for me either, rather it was the acting and the healthcare related story.
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