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Old November 24 2012, 05:59 AM   #1
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RIP Larry Hagman

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TV icon Larry Hagman, best known for playing the iconic J.R. Ewing on both the original Dallas on CBS and the current incarnation on TNT, passed away on Friday at Medical City Dallas hospital from cancer complications. He was 81.
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Old November 24 2012, 06:07 AM   #2
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Fuck.
Fuck you, cancer.
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Old November 24 2012, 06:10 AM   #3
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Fuck.
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Throat cancer, no less. Probably brought about by his several decades of heavy drinking.

Such a loss, though.
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Old November 24 2012, 06:36 AM   #4
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Noooo! That's terrible. I loved Larry Hangman.
At least he lived long enough to see Dallas become a hit again.
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Old November 24 2012, 06:45 AM   #5
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It was good to see him on Dallas recently. I'm sorry to see him go.
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Old November 24 2012, 06:51 AM   #6
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A damn shame.
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Old November 24 2012, 06:58 AM   #7
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Fuck.
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Agree 110%.

R.I.P. Major Tony Nelson
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Old November 24 2012, 08:23 AM   #8
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Rest in peace you magnificent bastard...
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Old November 24 2012, 08:32 AM   #9
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Fuck.
Fuck you, cancer.
Throat cancer, no less. Probably brought about by his several decades of heavy drinking.

Such a loss, though.
More likely it was his smoking--or perhaps a combination of the two. The news said he was a heavy smoked until 1995, when he was diagnosed with liver cancer and had a transplant. He'd been in frail health for years, poor man.

He was quite the character, though. Saw this from MSNBC:
Hagman told the (New York) Times that after death he wanted his remains to be "spread over a field and have marijuana and wheat planted and harvest it in a couple of years and then have a big marijuana cake, enough for 200 to 300 people. People would eat a little of Larry."
Now THAT sounds like one hell of a wake.
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Old November 24 2012, 09:22 AM   #10
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As an unabashed fan of Dallas, this is of course very sad news to me and while altogether not as shocking as I thought it might have been, still very sad nonetheless. It will be interesting to see what the writers of Dallas do now, and how long the show will be able to continue without him.
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Old November 24 2012, 11:04 AM   #11
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I am sad to hear about his death. May he rest in peace.

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Old November 24 2012, 12:21 PM   #12
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Very sad to hear, man, he made the new series worth watching.
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Old November 24 2012, 12:21 PM   #13
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R.I.P. Major Nelson
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Old November 24 2012, 03:14 PM   #14
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RIP dear sir.
/** to a real Air Force vet (not just Maj Nelson)
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Old November 24 2012, 03:34 PM   #15
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R.I.P. Larry. You were the best.
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