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Old February 24 2014, 09:36 PM   #31
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Re: RIP Harold Ramis

RIP Mr Ramis, thanks for helping define my youth with Ghostbusters!
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Old February 24 2014, 09:49 PM   #32
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Awww. May he Rest in Peace.
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Old February 24 2014, 10:10 PM   #33
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That's a shame. I grew up watching him. He'll be missed.
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Old February 24 2014, 10:13 PM   #34
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Wow, this one hurt. Not only did he play Egon, my favorite character in the Ghostbusters franchise, but he also directed my favorite comedy of all time, National Lampoon's Vacation.

R.I.P.
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Old February 24 2014, 10:16 PM   #35
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I had no idea that he'd been sick. I wish that Ghostbusters 3 had come together. Thanks for all laughter Mr. Ramis.

I'm going to watch Stripes tonight for the 59th time.
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Old February 24 2014, 10:22 PM   #36
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I'm saddened beyond the capacity for rational thought.

So many of my favorite movies come from him. This one seriously hurts me. I think I'm going to go watch Ghostbusters, now.
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Old February 24 2014, 10:26 PM   #37
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I was raised on Ghostbusters and his other movies, he probably contributed more to my sense of humor and love of comedies than I can ever realize.

This really sucks.
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Old February 24 2014, 10:31 PM   #38
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I hope he managed to patch things up with Bill Murray...
Apparently it wasn't a feud?
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Old February 24 2014, 10:34 PM   #39
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I didn't like many of his movies, but I've got to say that Animal House and Groundhog Day were great.
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Old February 24 2014, 10:40 PM   #40
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RIP Harold Ramis. Thank you for all of the laughs that you gave me.
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Old February 24 2014, 11:12 PM   #41
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Re: RIP Harold Ramis

Ray: Do you remmeber that time you tried to drill a hole through your head?"
Egon: "That would have worked if you hadn't stopped me."

Egon was my favorite of the four, but they were slo closely ranked an each a part of the team that they might as well be equal. Egon jsut edges it, which is saying a lot for how awesome that character is.

Ramis did so much for comedy. Since comedy is harder to pull of right than any drama, that says so much. His comedies were memorable and quotable and stand up to the test of time.

He truly was a legend!
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Old February 24 2014, 11:20 PM   #42
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And 69 isn't even that old anymore. Real shame.
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Old February 24 2014, 11:24 PM   #43
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The moment where his Stripes character finally breaks down, snaps and starts pummeling Bill Murray for convincing him to join the Army will always be a classic scene.
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Old February 24 2014, 11:45 PM   #44
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Was shocked when this came up as breaking news on the TV. All the usual cliches went through my head. . "I didn't know he'd been ill". . ."Was he really 69?".

For me, seeing the name Harold Ramis just made me think of him in Ghostbusters. He never aged from the image in my mind. It's a real shame that he's left us. Some of his films as director were really good stuff.
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Old February 25 2014, 12:11 AM   #45
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Not Egon! What a loss.
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