Buddy Ebsen was originally set to play the Tin Woodsman in The Wizard of Oz, but had to drop out due to an allergic reaction to the makeup. He nonetheless can be heard singing on one song in the movie. See http://www.snopes.com/movies/films/ozebsen.htm
Originally posted by StaggerLeeI worry more for the Nature Boy, BUDDY LANDEL!
Considering he was a Freebird, worked in World Class during the heyday of the Von Erichs (thus a prime candidate for the curse to hit him), and the recent rash of Buddy deaths, Buddy Roberts must really be concerned.
If Vince would just hire Dick Dastardly and Muttly and tell them to Catch the Pigeon, it would draw at least an 8 rating.
Over 1650 posts and still never a Wiener of the Day! But I'm not bitter!
Q: If you could have one superpower -- the strength of 100 men, invisibility, or the ability to fly -- which would you choose and why?
Michael Vick: Oh man, invisibility. If I was in a bad situation or something or I said something or you know, caught with two girls I could just disappear. I could be gone just like that -- no trouble.
"I don't understand the creative process. Actually, I make a concerted effort not to understand it. I don't know what it is or how it works but I am terrified that one green morning it will decide not to work anymore, so I have always given it as wide a bypass as possible."-- William Goldman
Damn ya both for posting this before me! Tokyo Broadcasting System's show. Didn't know Beat Takeshi was the "Takeshi" of the castle. As much as I agree with GLJ, any Takeshi's Castle is better than none.