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cadence4u

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Re: We Lost Another Entertainer - This One A Comic Genius
« Reply #15 on: May 15, 2019, 07:49:56 am »
Moments ago I logged out of Fusion Cash.  When I went to the front page of my browser, I saw the sad headline -

Tim Conway passed away after a battle with alzheimer's disease.   :( I will never forget his role on the Carol Burnett Show.

He was certainly a rare talent and will be missed for a long time.

It was claimed that he had 'suffered complications from Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (NPH)'
And it was added that he had 'no signs of dementia or Alzheimer’s' even though earlier reports conflict that

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Re: We Lost Another Entertainer - This One A Comic Genius
« Reply #16 on: May 15, 2019, 08:34:51 am »
That is sad. I liked to watch him.  :heart: :peace:

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Re: We Lost Another Entertainer - This One A Comic Genius
« Reply #17 on: May 15, 2019, 11:07:06 am »
Tim Conway was so good on the Carol Burnett show. The whole cast was good, but the episodes with Tim were far and away the best because he took the humor to another level. He cracked up not just the audience, but the cast.
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Re: We Lost Another Entertainer - This One A Comic Genius
« Reply #18 on: May 15, 2019, 02:23:47 pm »
Love him on the Carol Burnett but also was great on the Andy Griffith show.  Enjoyed them both.

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Re: We Lost Another Entertainer - This One A Comic Genius
« Reply #19 on: May 15, 2019, 03:00:51 pm »
Love him on the Carol Burnett but also was great on the Andy Griffith show.  Enjoyed them both.

Was he on the Andy Griffith Show?  I remember he was on McHale's Navy.

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Re: We Lost Another Entertainer - This One A Comic Genius
« Reply #20 on: May 15, 2019, 06:10:31 pm »
I always liked him very funny

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Re: We Lost Another Entertainer - This One A Comic Genius
« Reply #21 on: May 16, 2019, 05:07:18 am »
I always liked Tim Conway. 

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Re: We Lost Another Entertainer - This One A Comic Genius
« Reply #22 on: May 16, 2019, 06:56:06 am »
I saw that on facebook...Husband liked to watch him in shows..
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Re: We Lost Another Entertainer - This One A Comic Genius
« Reply #23 on: May 16, 2019, 08:24:00 am »
the deaths seem to always come in threes. it's sad to see them go.

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Re: We Lost Another Entertainer - This One A Comic Genius
« Reply #24 on: May 16, 2019, 08:26:37 am »
Yes, we lost another, they come in threes sometimes.  He was really funny, may he rest in peace.

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Re: We Lost Another Entertainer - This One A Comic Genius
« Reply #25 on: May 16, 2019, 09:07:30 am »
He was one that the entire family could watch together. HE WAS FUNNY in so many different things, I remember him in the Apple Dumpling Gang too.  His son is on a nightly radio show oust here that is very popular and funny.  He tells stories often about growing up and life with is Dad.  One story was about a tribute to the Carol Burnett Show a couple of years ago.  He did not get on the show because he forgot his ID and the guard at the gate would not let him in because he did not know who he was. Everyone wa furious.  I do not know what happened to that guard.  I always enjoyed his work.  RIP.
     

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Re: We Lost Another Entertainer - This One A Comic Genius
« Reply #26 on: May 16, 2019, 11:55:33 am »
I loved the way Tim Conway would add extra lines to the script that no one else knew about. He would always have the others cracking up. The Carl Burnett Show was one of the best shows on TV. I wish they would have good clean show like that on again.

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Re: We Lost Another Entertainer - This One A Comic Genius
« Reply #27 on: May 17, 2019, 12:48:03 pm »
I really love the Carol Burnett Show especially because improv/sketch comedy is one of my favorite hobbies. Tim Conway was also so funny that he broke the other performers out of character. That is really hard to do for someone who has been doing that type of performing for a long time. Tim Conway will be missed greatly.

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Re: We Lost Another Entertainer - This One A Comic Genius
« Reply #28 on: May 17, 2019, 01:24:29 pm »
Been a long time of sad news. Lots of god ones been biting the dust lately.

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Re: We Lost Another Entertainer - This One A Comic Genius
« Reply #29 on: May 18, 2019, 04:01:34 am »
He was so funny, I always watched the Carol Burnett show as a child. They had the best cast.

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