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I am dead...and don't call me Shirley (Leslie Nielsen has passed)

JustinSane07JustinSane07 __BANNED USERS regular
edited December 2010 in Debate and/or Discourse
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Actor Leslie Nielsen has passed away tonight at the age of 84. Nielsen is best remember for his roles in Airplane, the Naked Gun movies, Kentucky Fried Movie and generally being a comedian for his long career. His first role was all the way back in 1950 and he was in the middle of filming The Waterman Movie.

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  • KyouguKyougu Registered User regular
    edited November 2010
    Airplane and the Nake Gun Movies are classic in my eyes, but looking over his IMDB page, the man starred in a LOT of crap.

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  • VeritasVRVeritasVR Registered User regular
    edited November 2010
    I just want to tell you good luck. We're all counting on you.

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  • JoolanderJoolander It's like Christmas But with more ... ME!Registered User regular
    edited November 2010
    nnononononononono

    youre joking!


    please say this is a terrible terrible joke D:

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  • DoctorArchDoctorArch Curmudgeon Registered User regular
    edited November 2010
    Sad sad day.

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  • KalTorakKalTorak Registered User regular
    edited November 2010
    Man, I grew up not understanding most of the jokes in The Naked Gun :(

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  • ThomamelasThomamelas “Three films a day, three books a week and records of great music would be enough to make me happy to the day I die.” Registered User regular
    edited November 2010
    He did actually get his start as a Dramatic actor and was known for that up until Airplane.

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  • lonelyahavalonelyahava One day, I will be able to say to myself "I am beautiful and I am perfect just the way I am"Registered User regular
    edited November 2010
    awwww.

    Now I'm glad I decided to pack my copy of airplane.

    Damn.

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  • Magus`Magus` Registered User regular
    edited November 2010
    Aww fuck

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  • reVersereVerse Registered User regular
    edited November 2010
    I just watched Airplane! this Friday. Such a great movie all around.

    I guess a Naked Gun marathon is in order.

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  • KillgrimageKillgrimage Registered User regular
    edited November 2010
    :C :C :C

    At least he was with his family when he passed.

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  • PantsBPantsB Registered User regular
    edited November 2010
    Some real classics from him. A very sad day D:

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  • JustinSane07JustinSane07 __BANNED USERS regular
    edited November 2010
    I was reminded that I forgot to post this

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  • The_SpaniardThe_Spaniard Registered User regular
    edited November 2010
    The day the funny died.. A single tear rolled down my cheek at the news.

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  • JustinSane07JustinSane07 __BANNED USERS regular
    edited November 2010
    The day the funny died.. A single tear rolled down my cheek at the news.

    Woah now. Bill Hick's deathday is Feb. 26th. Not 11/28.

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  • ThomamelasThomamelas “Three films a day, three books a week and records of great music would be enough to make me happy to the day I die.” Registered User regular
    edited November 2010
  • CherrnCherrn Registered User regular
    edited November 2010
    Sad as hell. That's a huge piece of my comedic upbringing right there.

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  • CadeCade Eppur si muove.Registered User regular
    edited November 2010
    This makes me sad, I grew up watching a lot of his movies, the guy was amazing at what he did.

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  • JoolanderJoolander It's like Christmas But with more ... ME!Registered User regular
    edited November 2010
    there was a golfing "instructional" video he did a while back that was pretty hilarious. does anybody know what it was called?

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  • SorensonSorenson Registered User regular
    edited November 2010
    Oh, no. :( I don't normally get bothered by celebrity deaths and whatnot, but Nielsen was one of my foundations of entertainment, so this is pretty harsh for me.

    I've been long overdue to get Police Squad and Naked Gun on DVD, but between this and Black Friday I think it's time to rectify that.
    Joolander wrote: »
    there was a golfing "instructional" video he did a while back that was pretty hilarious. does anybody know what it was called?
    Leslie Nielsen's Stupid Little Golf Video?

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  • TomantaTomanta Registered User regular
    edited November 2010
    Truly a tragedy.

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  • CherrnCherrn Registered User regular
    edited November 2010
    All creature will die and all the things will be broken. That's the law of samurai.
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  • EinEin New Jersey, USARegistered User regular
    edited November 2010
    Not possible.

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  • JoolanderJoolander It's like Christmas But with more ... ME!Registered User regular
    edited November 2010
    Sorenson wrote: »
    Joolander wrote: »
    there was a golfing "instructional" video he did a while back that was pretty hilarious. does anybody know what it was called?
    Leslie Nielsen's Stupid Little Golf Video?

    YES! thank you

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  • maximumzeromaximumzero I...wait, what? New Orleans, LARegistered User regular
    edited November 2010
    WAIT. WHAT. FUCK. NO. REALLY? FUCK!

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  • KlashKlash Registered User regular
    edited November 2010
    Spy Hard, Naked Gun series and Wrongfully Accused. I spent way too much time watching those, when I was growing up.

    No matter what the guy was in his roles were always funny and I got a laugh. That awful Scary Movie? He was good. That awful space movie? He was good.

    At least he lived long.

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  • maximumzeromaximumzero I...wait, what? New Orleans, LARegistered User regular
    edited November 2010
    Hell, even Superhero movie. He always looked like he was having fun.

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  • Lord_MordjaLord_Mordja Registered User regular
    edited November 2010
    It's an entirely different kind of dying, altogether.

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  • RaynagaRaynaga Registered User regular
    edited November 2010
    Oddly my favorite role of his was his turn in Due South - not the later seasons, but in the first. Showed his dramatic chops a bit.

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  • JoolanderJoolander It's like Christmas But with more ... ME!Registered User regular
    edited November 2010
    It's an entirely different kind of dying, altogether.

    Chorus: IT'S AN ENTIRELY DIFFERENT KIND OF DYING

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  • CadeCade Eppur si muove.Registered User regular
    edited November 2010
    Not many people realize the guy actually was a serious actor until the later half of his life if not later, comedy came later for him.

    I mean the guy even starred in Forbidden Planet!

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  • Death of RatsDeath of Rats Registered User regular
    edited November 2010
    So earlier today I was joking about how Leslie Nielsen must be dead because of the scary movie movies... only to find out he died as I was making jokes. Now I feel awful.

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  • PolloDiabloPolloDiablo Registered User regular
    edited November 2010
    That sucks. He was a cool guy.

    Be excellent to each other you stupid cunts.
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  • 411Randle411Randle It's Me, It's Me, It's The IC Champ I'm Afraid I've Got Some Bad NewsRegistered User regular
    edited November 2010
  • DramDram Registered User regular
    edited November 2010
    Dead and Loving it

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  • Lord_MordjaLord_Mordja Registered User regular
    edited November 2010
    You guys, I really wish we weren't able to make these jokes. :(

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  • RaernRaern Registered User regular
    edited November 2010
    I am sad.

    Then I think of the movies I saw him in.

    And I am happy.

    Then I am sad.

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  • MetaHybridMetaHybrid Taste defeat!Registered User regular
    edited November 2010
    Aw, Fuck. This sucks hard.

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  • BallmanBallman Registered User regular
    edited November 2010
    Cherrn wrote: »

    I just giggled like a lunatic watching this. I've always loved this gag and I'm so glad you posted it in this thread.

    RIP, Leslie. :(

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  • VariableVariable Ted Hitler Stroke Me Lady FameRegistered User regular
    edited November 2010
    a damn shame

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  • CadeCade Eppur si muove.Registered User regular
    edited November 2010
    Roger Ebert just posted this article, it has footage of Naked Gun, Airplane, Forbidden Planet and Nielsen's screen test for Ben Hur.

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