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RIP Ed McMahon

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Moderator1, Jun 23, 2009.

  1. Moderator1

    Moderator1 Moderator Staff Member

    Matt Lauer just announced it on the Today Show. No link yet but they are doing a tribute.
  2. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

  3. Rockbottom

    Rockbottom Active Member

    Hey-yo. :(

    RIP, oh second banana.

  4. HackyMcHack

    HackyMcHack Member

    Jerry Lewis outlives Ed McMahon. Considering how bad off Jerry was a couple of years ago, I'm a bit surprised.

  5. patchs

    patchs Active Member

    The NY Lottery has a commercial with famous announcers sitting in a diner.
    One was the movie trailer guy, dead.
    Another was Ed McMahon, dead.
    The third was the Jeopardy announcer.
    If I was him, I'd be looking over my shoulder.

    RIP Ed, I bet there's a helluva Tonight Show on in Heaven right now.
    Hiiii ooooooo!
  6. Captain_Kirk

    Captain_Kirk Well-Known Member

    One of the most famous laughs in the history of television.

    Dude had one of the sweetest gigs you could have while he was here.

  7. 93Devil

    93Devil Well-Known Member


    Was this really that long ago?

    Last edited by a moderator: Dec 15, 2014
  8. Rockbottom

    Rockbottom Active Member

    American Idol would not exist without Star Search.

  9. forever_town

    forever_town Well-Known Member

    Colonial Penn Life Insurance, American Family Publishers sweepstakes, Johnny Carson's sidekick, Star Search. The man had a list of accomplishments as long as his arm. He was one of those people I thought somehow would live forever. Guess not.

  10. mustangj17

    mustangj17 Active Member

    First Bea Arthur now this. Cruel, cruel world.
  11. Carson and McMahon had a banter that was and is unmatched on late night TV. I remember one time Ed stepping on one of Johnny's lines, accidentally on purpose, and Carson looking at him and saying, "Star Search going that good for you?"

    RIP, Ed.
  12. friend of the friendless

    friend of the friendless Active Member

    Sirs, Madames,

    He held in his hand the last envelope.

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