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Old 05-15-19, 02:05 AM
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Wow, Lee Majors Just Turned 80

Time marches on. He's not the Six Million Dollar Man any more, but hey, at least he's still alive (unlike Farrah).

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lee_Majors

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Old 05-15-19, 06:21 AM
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Originally Posted by Lemond1985 View Post
He's not the Six Million Dollar Man any more
Adjusted for inflation, he's the 34.5 Million Dollar Man!
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Huh, if that's a recent pic, I'd say he's looking pretty good for 80.
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I watched a couple of seasons of Six Million Dollar Man, before moving away from primetime TV viewing.

Happy B'day Lee Majors, and may you have quite a few more ahead of you.
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I had a 6 million dollar man lunch box in elementary school. It was actually made out of metal.
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There was actually a pretty good joke I heard at school back then, about the Six Million Dollar Man using the restroom, and telling his bionic arm what to do, but I would get banned if I repeated it here, so hopefully everyone here has either heard it already, or can fill in the missing parts of the joke.
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Originally Posted by Hondo Gravel View Post
I had a 6 million dollar man lunch box in elementary school. It was actually made out of metal.
Whoa! Lunch boxes are no longer made of metal!

Mine had a boring plaid design, before upgrading/downgrading (your pick) to cafeteria food.
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Old 05-15-19, 09:39 AM
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Originally Posted by Hondo Gravel View Post
I had a 6 million dollar man lunch box in elementary school. It was actually made out of metal.
I had a metal "Laugh In" lunch box. The thermos was lined with glass.
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Old 05-15-19, 09:43 AM
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The Six Million Dollar Man would kick Chuck Norris' butt.

And raise your hand if you did moves in slo-mo while making that springy noise from the show. Don't be embarrassed. Raise them up high.
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He is 80 but both his legs and an arm are only 40.
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Originally Posted by dynodonn View Post
Whoa! Lunch boxes are no longer made of metal!

Mine had a boring plaid design, before upgrading/downgrading (your pick) to cafeteria food.
Only rich kids had lunch boxes. Mine was a plain brown paper bag.
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Originally Posted by indyfabz View Post
The Six Million Dollar Man would kick Chuck Norris' butt.

And raise your hand if you did moves in slo-mo while making that springy noise from the show. Don't be embarrassed. Raise them up high.
The Six Million Dollar Man did successfully defeat Bigfoot, but even THAT is no guarantee he could take Chuck Norris:

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Old 05-15-19, 12:28 PM
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Originally Posted by spinnaker View Post
He is 80 but both his legs and an arm are only 40.
Same for one of his eyes.
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He was pretty funny in Ash vs. Evil Dead. He played Bruce Campbell's dad. Perfect casting.
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Originally Posted by Lemond1985 View Post
The Six Million Dollar Man did successfully defeat Bigfoot, but even THAT is no guarantee he could take Chuck Norris:
That was the episode that ended my watching 6 Million Dollar Man, was an occasional watcher to begin with, since it was getting too silly for my tastes
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Originally Posted by indyfabz View Post
The Six Million Dollar Man would kick Chuck Norris' butt.

And raise your hand if you did moves in slo-mo while making that springy noise from the show. Don't be embarrassed. Raise them up high.
Nah, the boss wouldn't have liked me going any slower than he thought I was, even though I thought I was busting ass.
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Old 05-16-19, 11:19 AM
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Originally Posted by johnnyace View Post
Huh, if that's a recent pic, I'd say he's looking pretty good for 80.
Those bionic parts last a lifetime.
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The episode where the bionic man’s brakes on his car failed so he opened the door and used his bionic leg and his boot to slow and stop the car The next day at school we were all imitating that.
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They're the Six Thousand Dollar Boots (in 1975 dollars) that the govt secretly has, but is hiding from us. From the people who brought us $37 screws, the $7,622 coffee maker, and $640 toilet seats.
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Originally Posted by Hondo Gravel View Post
The episode where the bionic manís brakes on his car failed so he opened the door and used his bionic leg and his boot to slow and stop the car The next day at school we were all imitating that.
A friend and I tried that one on an old Cushman Scooter with bad brakes, we didn't get many stops on a pair shoes, the brakes were fixed after a trip down to the shoe repair shop.
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Hope he got an extended warranty.
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Lube/oil/filter change, atomic power pack, good as new!

After all, he survived a bad test flight, no?

https://airandspace.si.edu/stories/e...made-famous-tv Yes, that was a REAL test flight.
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Originally Posted by dynodonn View Post
Whoa! Lunch boxes are no longer made of metal!

Mine had a boring plaid design, before upgrading/downgrading (your pick) to cafeteria food.
I had the Disney school bus. It was a Mickey Mouse existence.
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Originally Posted by Rollfast View Post
Lube/oil/filter change, atomic power pack, good as new!

After all, he survived a bad test flight, no?

https://airandspace.si.edu/stories/e...made-famous-tv Yes, that was a REAL test flight.
Technology was so much better back then, look at all the things we need today, that we didn't need back then.
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Originally Posted by Rollfast View Post
I had the Disney school bus. It was a Mickey Mouse existence.
A few of my friends had ones of their favorite western hero, if I had a choice during my lunch box days, I probably would have had a Lassie version, since Timmy and Lassie were a must watch every Sunday night.
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