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Old 05-17-20, 01:20 PM
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Fred Willard R.I.P.

Terrific comedy actor.

One of his funniest deliveries from “Best in Show”, playing the on TV commentator at the dog show - “To think that in some countries these dogs are eaten.”.

We will miss you Fred.
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Old 05-18-20, 02:05 AM
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From the time he was on Fernwood Tonight or Mary Hartman (I don't remember when I first saw him), Fred Willard always played Fred Willard. But he was brilliant at being that guy.

He was even in one or two Stargate episodes as the father of Vala, the hilariously badly behaved character played by Claudia Black. Same character, but it worked as her con-man dad.
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Old 05-18-20, 09:03 AM
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Originally Posted by canklecat View Post
From the time he was on Fernwood Tonight or Mary Hartman, Fred Willard always played Fred Willard. But he was brilliant at being that guy.
I couldn't have said it any better. His deadpan humor and ability to appear oblivious to what was really going on was priceless.
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Hey, wha' happened?
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Aw, I love that guy.

Can't think of any better Fred Willard showcase than Best in Show

Now even more looking forward to Space Force on netflix
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Originally Posted by RubeRad View Post
Aw, I love that guy.

Can't think of any better Fred Willard showcase than Best in Show

Now even more looking forward to Space Force on netflix
Last night NBC aired a 1978 episode of SNL that he hosted. Devo was the musical guest.





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