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Mayhem Scrapple Since: 25.4.03 From: Nashville, TN Since last post: 7 days Last activity: 1 day # 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: 24 days Last activity: 5 hours
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: 805 days Last activity: 3 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: 904 days Last activity: 326 days
Y!: # 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: 3 days Last activity: 3 hours # 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: 2576 days Last activity: 1912 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 From: #YEG Since last post: 3 days Last activity: 16 hours # 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: 18 days Last activity: 8 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: 1217 days Last activity: 1064 days
Y!: # 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: 2835 days Last activity: 2628 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!
So sad and unexpected! RIP Mr. Williams. I hope you, Carlin, Kaufmann, and Dangerfield are putting on one heck of a show up there tonight. :')
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