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Old October 26 2013, 06:05 PM   #1
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RIP - Edna Krabapple (Marcia Wallace)

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I remember her clearly from The Bob Newhart Show, because her line delivery was so well-timed. Funny, funny lady
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Old October 26 2013, 06:30 PM   #2
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Re: RIP - Edna Krabapple (Marcia Wallace)

That's a shame. She was hilarious. Her character on Bob Newhart was great.

And of course, Mrs. Krabapple (Flanders). Classic work. I wonder how the show will deal with it?

RIP to a funny woman.
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Old October 26 2013, 06:37 PM   #3
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Re: RIP - Edna Krabapple (Marcia Wallace)

RIP

I never knew (or forgot) she was on the Bob Newhart Show, it's been so long since I've seen it.

Definitely great voice-over work as Mrs. Krabapple (Mrs. Crabtree?).
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Old October 26 2013, 06:53 PM   #4
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Re: RIP - Edna Krabapple (Marcia Wallace)

Damn, terrible loss.

I never watched The Bob Newhart Show, but I loved her as Edna on The Simpsons back when I still watched the show.

Rest in peace, Marcia.
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Old October 26 2013, 07:11 PM   #5
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Re: RIP - Edna Krabapple (Marcia Wallace)

I loved her on Newhart, The Simpsons and her guest shot on Magnum, PI.

RIP.
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Old October 26 2013, 07:16 PM   #6
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Re: RIP - Edna Krabapple (Marcia Wallace)

Truly sad news. A wonderfully talented, funny lady. Rest in peace, Marcia.
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Old October 26 2013, 07:28 PM   #7
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Re: RIP - Edna Krabapple (Marcia Wallace)

Like others, I loved her as Carol on The Bob Newhart Show. RIP Ms. Wallace.
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Old October 26 2013, 07:37 PM   #8
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Re: RIP - Edna Krabapple (Marcia Wallace)

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I wonder how the show will deal with it?
They will retire the character. From another article about her death:

“I was tremendously saddened to learn this morning of the passing of the brilliant and gracious Marcia Wallace,” producer Al Jean said in a statement to EW. “She was beloved by all at The Simpsons and we intend to retire her irreplaceable character.”
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Old October 26 2013, 08:58 PM   #9
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Re: RIP - Marcia Wallace (Edna Krabapple)

I'll miss both Edna and the voice that Marcia gave her. She was a wonderful friend and foil to Bart Simpson as wall as an irreplaceable part of the one of the greatest ensembles in television sitcom history.

RIP Marcia Wallace.
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Old October 26 2013, 10:24 PM   #10
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Re: RIP - Edna Krabapple (Marcia Wallace)

They will retire the character. From another article about her death
With Mrs. Krabapple's retirement perhaps the thing to do would be let Bart and Lisa move up the grade.

Like others, I loved her as Carol on The Bob Newhart Show. RIP Ms. Wallace.
Yes. As iconic as her voice was on Simpsons for a lot of us who grew up in the 1970s she will always be Carol on the Bob Newhart show
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Old October 26 2013, 10:43 PM   #11
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Re: RIP - Edna Krabapple (Marcia Wallace)

Aw hell. Some of my earliest memories of TV were watching her as Carol on The Bob Newhart Show. She was hilarious and wonderfully original. She didn't have what you might call conventional TV looks, but who cared? She liked who she was and it was infectious. Now both of the brilliant and funny star actresses of "Bob Newhart" are gone.

And Mrs. Krabapple? Who else could deliver so much in a single "Ha!"

Thanks for all the laughs, Marcia Wallace.
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Old October 26 2013, 10:56 PM   #12
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Re: RIP - Edna Krabapple (Marcia Wallace)

Wow. I just heard about this and a little sad to hear.

I remember her on a couple of episodes of Full House too. She played one of the PTA parents that had a thing for Joey.
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Old October 27 2013, 12:40 AM   #13
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Re: RIP - Edna Krabapple (Marcia Wallace)

She was Carol to me as a child, and remains so to this day.
RIP Miss Wallace!
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Old October 27 2013, 03:33 AM   #14
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Re: RIP - Edna Krabapple (Marcia Wallace)

Sad news, funny woman, great voice. She will be missed.
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Old October 27 2013, 04:12 AM   #15
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Re: RIP - Edna Krabapple (Marcia Wallace)

Oh man... they can't do what they did with Lionel Hutz and Troy McClure, though. She married Ned Flanders! Ned has a second wife that's died... They'll have to have her die suddenly. They can't have her run off with someone, not after having built this up as a good marriage...
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