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RIP Jean Stapleton

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by HanSenSE, Jun 1, 2013.

  1. HanSenSE

    HanSenSE Well-Known Member

    Archie's getting his own beer now, I guess ...

  2. heyabbott

    heyabbott Well-Known Member

    RIP you dingbat you
  3. mpcincal

    mpcincal Well-Known Member

    RIP to someone who lived a long, full life and gave us a wonderful character.

    And in the "you learn something new every day" dept., I did not know she was the mother of John Putch, a character actor I saw in plenty of movies and TV shows, most notably as the nerdy friend, wannabe boyfriend of Barbara Cooper in "One Day at a Time."
  4. Abe Vigoda

    Abe Vigoda Member

    Edith is finally stifled. Turns out it sucks.
  5. micropolitan guy

    micropolitan guy Well-Known Member

    Actually, now she's getting Archie's beer, since Carroll O'Connor is also deceased ...

    She appeared in "You've Got Mail" and didn't look a day older than she did 20 years earlier in AITF.
  6. MileHigh

    MileHigh Moderator Staff Member

    She played Edith Bunker pitch perfect. You really couldn't think of anyone else who could pull that off like she could.

  7. Johnny Dangerously

    Johnny Dangerously Well-Known Member


    And ...

  8. Baron Scicluna

    Baron Scicluna Well-Known Member

    RIP. The episode where Edith was about to be raped was incredible, thanks to her.
  9. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member

    Perfect woman for the perfect role. There will never be another one like Edith Bunker.
  10. BitterYoungMatador2

    BitterYoungMatador2 Well-Known Member

    Best episode of anything ever. Probably the only time I've ever jumped up and cheered at a sitcom plot twist.
  11. I honestly believe there's never been two better characters in the history of television comedy than Edith and Archie, and that's a tribute to the two actors. RIP, Jean.
  12. dog eat dog world

    dog eat dog world New Member

    This is losing an aunt. But it choked me up to lose Uncle Archie.
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