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Tim Conway Has Passed Away

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  1. ashdigger

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    I'll let that stand as is. I used to cry I laughed so hard at his stuff. RIP.

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    Damn. One half of one of the best comedic duos ever. RIP, and thanks for the laughs.

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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3qqE_WmagjY

    Rest in Peace

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    What a comedic gift. Many an hour of comedy delight.

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    He was one of the best.

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    Him and Benny Hill were my favorites...

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    Oh no. He was one of the last of a dying breed. He made so many laugh and smile during his life and career. Most comedians these days rely on shock value as opposed to true comedy, when a facial expression, or a well timed word could make you fall out of your seat laughing. May he rest in peace.

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    Never liked his kind of comedy, but I regret his passing.

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    Wow, from McHale's Navy in 1962, to Carol Burnett, to his last film in 2016, the man was prolific. Great comedic timing. May he R.I.P..

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    He was one of the best.

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    RIP Tim.

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    At times he could make me laugh harder than anyone else. I’m sad to see him go.

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    Tim and Harvey would make me laugh as hard as they would crack and laugh at each other. God Bless! Real humor...

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    Definitely one of the greats. He will be missed.

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    Loved this guy! May his memory be eternal.
    Here is one of my favorite comedy bits. Harvey Korman wet himself during this bit.

    https://www.youtube.com/embed/nF_C3bO8WZ0

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    Read a longer obit on Tim Conway's career that was most interesting. His break-out role was as second officer on a PT boat in McHale's Navy series on TV, with Ernest Borgnine in the leading role. Did PT boats have more than one officer during WWII? Maybe. The Conway character was sent to spy on McHale who was thought to be a rogue. Again, would the Navy in the Pacific theater bother with moles on a patrol craft? Well, it made a funny show. Mis-remembering WWII was a national pastime. Also, the Conway role was an ensign, but I don't think officers in the combat zone retained anything lower than a Lt.jg. rank, though in the turbulence of war, who knows what all went on. Mostly ensign was a training rank. My dad was a Lt.jg. eventually serving as skipper of a YMS minesweeper in the Philippines. After the war ended, my dad was offered a promotion if he'd go to serve in Hong Kong, but instead he came home to his wife and toddler daughter, and after that, I was the next "thing" that happened.

    Posted 1 week ago #

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