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Old February 12 2014, 09:55 PM   #1
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RIP Sid Caesar.

Yesterday we lost Shirley Temple, today another legend is gone.

Caesar obit.
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Old February 12 2014, 10:26 PM   #2
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Re: RIP Sid Caesar.

He was one of those rare people to go beyond celebrity and attain the status of an icon. RIP.
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Old February 12 2014, 10:37 PM   #3
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Re: RIP Sid Caesar.

Aaaaaaaaaaaawwwww crap. I'll miss him.
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Old February 13 2014, 02:59 AM   #4
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Re: RIP Sid Caesar.

RIP Mr. Ceasar, you were one of the greats. Thanks for the laughs.
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Old February 13 2014, 06:52 PM   #5
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Re: RIP Sid Caesar.

He made it to 91; that's a damn good run. He was definitely one of television's greats.
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Old February 13 2014, 08:42 PM   #6
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Re: RIP Sid Caesar.

Kira's Mom wrote: View Post
Yesterday we lost Shirley Temple, today another legend is gone.

Caesar obit.
Of course, the Rule of Three. The question is, does he end what was started with Phillip Seymour Hoffman, or was Hoffman the end of a previous run?

Also, about 93% of people are going, "Who the creosoted fuck is Sid Caesar?" (& spelling his name wrong when they type it) because no one knows what comedy is anymore.
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Old February 13 2014, 08:53 PM   #7
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Re: RIP Sid Caesar.

Shik wrote: View Post
Kira's Mom wrote: View Post
Yesterday we lost Shirley Temple, today another legend is gone.

Caesar obit.
Of course, the Rule of Three. The question is, does he end what was started with Phillip Seymour Hoffman, or was Hoffman the end of a previous run?

Also, about 93% of people are going, "Who the creosoted fuck is Sid Caesar?" (& spelling his name wrong when they type it) because no one knows what comedy is anymore.
Or where it began, on T.V. at least. RIP
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Old February 14 2014, 02:27 PM   #8
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Re: RIP Sid Caesar.

I always wished I had been around to see the early days of television, when it was new and experimental. From what I've seen in documentaries, it would have been a lot of fun to experience. Caesar was one of the key elements in shaping TV comedy and, through that influence, film comedy too, clear through to today. A true innovator and legend.
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Old February 14 2014, 06:43 PM   #9
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Re: RIP Sid Caesar.

Caesar wasn't just an amazing performer in his own right-he collected a stable of writers any show runner would sacrifice goats for.
Mel Brooks
Carl Reiner
Neil Simon
Larry Gelbart
Mel Tolkis
Woody Allen
He was a funny man and he deserves to RIP.
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Old February 16 2014, 05:26 AM   #10
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Re: RIP Sid Caesar.

Kira's Mom wrote: View Post
Yesterday we lost Shirley Temple, today another legend is gone.

Caesar obit.
Yes, it's very sad. Rest in Peace.
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