RSS iconTwitter iconFacebook icon

The Trek BBS title image

The Trek BBS statistics

Threads: 140,921
Posts: 5,478,485
Members: 25,052
Currently online: 672
Newest member: johnclever25

TrekToday headlines

Trek Shirt And Hoodie
By: T'Bonz on Nov 27

A Klingon Christmas Carol’s Last Season
By: T'Bonz on Nov 27

Attack Wing Wave 10 Expansion Pack
By: T'Bonz on Nov 27

New Star Trek Funko Pop! Vinyl Figures
By: T'Bonz on Nov 26

QMx Mini Phaser Ornament
By: T'Bonz on Nov 26

Stewart as Neo-Nazi Skinhead
By: T'Bonz on Nov 26

Klingon Bloodwine To Debut
By: T'Bonz on Nov 25

Trek Actors In War Of The Worlds Fundraiser
By: T'Bonz on Nov 25

Star Trek: The Next Generation Gag Reel Tease
By: T'Bonz on Nov 24

Shatner In Haven
By: T'Bonz on Nov 24


Welcome! The Trek BBS is the number one place to chat about Star Trek with like-minded fans. Please login to see our full range of forums as well as the ability to send and receive private messages, track your favourite topics and of course join in the discussions.

If you are a new visitor, join us for free. If you are an existing member please login below. Note: for members who joined under our old messageboard system, please login with your display name not your login name.


Go Back   The Trek BBS > Entertainment & Interests > TV & Media

TV & Media Non-Trek television, movies, books, music, etc.

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old June 15 2014, 04:08 PM   #1
Mr. Laser Beam
Fleet Admiral
 
Mr. Laser Beam's Avatar
 
Location: The visitor's bullpen
View Mr. Laser Beam's Twitter Profile
Casey Kasem has died

RIP Casey.
__________________
It is by caffeine alone I set my mind in motion. It is by the beans of Java that thoughts acquire speed, the hands acquire shakes, the shakes become a warning. It is by caffeine alone I set my mind in motion.
Mr. Laser Beam is offline   Reply With Quote
Old June 15 2014, 04:15 PM   #2
Random_Spock
Commodore
 
Random_Spock's Avatar
 
Location: Random_Spock
View Random_Spock's Twitter Profile
Re: Casey Kasem has died

OMG . I remember him the most as Shaggy in Scooby-Doo. RIP Casey, you'll be missed.
__________________
Credit goes to Omega Force, Team Ninja, Koei Tecmo and Nintendo for this picture of Ganondorf, no copyright infringement intended.
Random_Spock is offline   Reply With Quote
Old June 15 2014, 04:18 PM   #3
Mr. Laser Beam
Fleet Admiral
 
Mr. Laser Beam's Avatar
 
Location: The visitor's bullpen
View Mr. Laser Beam's Twitter Profile
Re: Casey Kasem has died

To me he'll always be Robin from Super Friends. And who hasn't listened to his countdowns on the radio?
__________________
It is by caffeine alone I set my mind in motion. It is by the beans of Java that thoughts acquire speed, the hands acquire shakes, the shakes become a warning. It is by caffeine alone I set my mind in motion.
Mr. Laser Beam is offline   Reply With Quote
Old June 15 2014, 04:28 PM   #4
Random_Spock
Commodore
 
Random_Spock's Avatar
 
Location: Random_Spock
View Random_Spock's Twitter Profile
Re: Casey Kasem has died

Mr. Laser Beam wrote: View Post
To me he'll always be Robin from Super Friends. And who hasn't listened to his countdowns on the radio?
Yea I remember listening to them as I was growing up.
__________________
Credit goes to Omega Force, Team Ninja, Koei Tecmo and Nintendo for this picture of Ganondorf, no copyright infringement intended.
Random_Spock is offline   Reply With Quote
Old June 15 2014, 04:54 PM   #5
Hound of UIster
Rear Admiral
 
Re: Casey Kasem has died

BTW: he was also Cliffjumper, Bluestreak and Teletraan 1 in the original Transformers as well as the voice of Ken in Battle of the Planets.
__________________
Lex Luthor is a true American hero.
Hound of UIster is offline   Reply With Quote
Old June 15 2014, 04:56 PM   #6
RogerWaters
Fleet Captain
 
RogerWaters's Avatar
 
Location: Darkside of the Rainbow
Re: Casey Kasem has died

RIP Casey. One of the great voices of my childhood.
RogerWaters is offline   Reply With Quote
Old June 15 2014, 05:00 PM   #7
Brolan
Commodore
 
Brolan's Avatar
 
Location: Backwoods Minnesota
Re: Casey Kasem has died

Listened to his Top 40 radio show in Germany on Armed Forces radio in the '70s. He was a smoothie, that one.
__________________
My use of revolutionary flags and symbols in no way endorses the group of morons known as The Tea Party
Brolan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old June 15 2014, 05:13 PM   #8
Kirby
Rear Admiral
 
Kirby's Avatar
 
Location: Alt: 5280
View Kirby's Twitter Profile
Re: Casey Kasem has died

America's top 40 was one of my favorite things as a kid. RIP Casey, you will be missed.
__________________
Give each other $10, put it on Underhill.
Kirby is offline   Reply With Quote
Old June 15 2014, 05:44 PM   #9
J.T.B.
Commodore
 
J.T.B.'s Avatar
 
Re: Casey Kasem has died

When I was a kid in the '70s, "American Top 40" was the thing to listen to on the weekend, Scooby Doo was a cartoon staple, and Battle of the Planets gave me a daily after school dose to satisfy my science fiction craving. A huge presence.

Plus, however inadvertently, he coined a phrase which, for my friends and me has become immortal: "Ponderous, fucking ponderous..." Sorry to see him go.

Last edited by J.T.B.; June 15 2014 at 06:24 PM. Reason: typo
J.T.B. is offline   Reply With Quote
Old June 15 2014, 06:20 PM   #10
Peach Wookiee
Cuddly Mod of Doom
 
Peach Wookiee's Avatar
 
Location: Peach Wookiee
Re: Casey Kasem has died

RIP. I'm glad he's free of that damaged body and mind.
Peach Wookiee is offline   Reply With Quote
Old June 15 2014, 06:22 PM   #11
auntiehill
Fleet Admiral
 
auntiehill's Avatar
 
Location: hillsville
Re: Casey Kasem has died

Hound of UIster wrote: View Post
BTW: he was also Cliffjumper, Bluestreak and Teletraan 1 in the original Transformers as well as the voice of Ken in Battle of the Planets.
Ken? I don't remember any Ken. I do, however, remember the character as Mark, the leader.

I remember listing to Casey Kasem's Top 40 every Sunday afternoon. I'd sit on the floor of my bedroom, with my headphones on, and listen to the "long distance dedication" every week. He had such a great voice.

Poor man. At least he's no longer suffering. His last few years were apparently dreadful, so at least his pain is at an end.
__________________
A balanced diet is chocolate in each hand.
auntiehill is offline   Reply With Quote
Old June 15 2014, 06:28 PM   #12
drychlick
Captain
 
Location: phoenix. az
Re: Casey Kasem has died

here a long Distance Dedication to a great man R.I.P Mr Kasem. you made my childhood fun! Good bye Robin. Shaggy
drychlick is offline   Reply With Quote
Old June 15 2014, 06:29 PM   #13
Peach Wookiee
Cuddly Mod of Doom
 
Peach Wookiee's Avatar
 
Location: Peach Wookiee
Re: Casey Kasem has died

He was here in Washington state because his wife moved him up here and hadn't let his children see him in California. His daughter got control of his care and began end-of-life care for him. And the end came relatively quickly. For Casey Kasem, the suffering is mercifully over.
ETA: I remember him as Shaggy, the voice of the Top 40 and Bumblebee!
Peach Wookiee is offline   Reply With Quote
Old June 15 2014, 06:32 PM   #14
Aldo
Admiral
 
Aldo's Avatar
 
Location: Somewhere Out there beneath the pale moonlight.
Re: Casey Kasem has died

^^^He voiced Cliff Jumper, not Bumblebee.

Such a shame My fondest memories of him are as Shaggy and himself in his brief cameo in the Ghosbusters.
__________________
Don't believe everything I say.
Aldo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old June 15 2014, 07:08 PM   #15
Peach Wookiee
Cuddly Mod of Doom
 
Peach Wookiee's Avatar
 
Location: Peach Wookiee
Re: Casey Kasem has died

My bad!
Peach Wookiee is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump



All times are GMT +1. The time now is 08:35 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
FireFox 2+ or Internet Explorer 7+ highly recommended.