Fred Willard

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Fred Willard

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Re: Fred Willard

Post by bfj » Sat May 16, 2020 2:46 pm

How much do you think he could bench?
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Re: Fred Willard

Post by Pruitt » Sat May 16, 2020 2:59 pm

He was always funny. Even going back to "Fernwood Tonight"

But to me, this could be the highlight of his career - at least it makes me laugh my ass off every time I see it.

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Re: Fred Willard

Post by sancarlos » Sat May 16, 2020 3:39 pm

Fernwood Tonight was quite a show.

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Re: Fred Willard

Post by Johnny Carwash » Sat May 16, 2020 4:03 pm

This is still one of the best two minutes of concentrated comedy I've ever seen. First time I saw it, I had to pause and take a break to process it all, I was laughing so hard. RIP.

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Re: Fred Willard

Post by rass » Sat May 16, 2020 6:03 pm

Totally forgot about wha happened. Totally overused that way back when.
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Re: Fred Willard

Post by A_B » Sat May 16, 2020 6:57 pm

For a fair amount of time as an adult I thought Willard was herb from wkrp.

Ok probably young adult like early 20s.
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Re: Fred Willard

Post by Rex » Sat May 16, 2020 8:26 pm

I was a big fan of his, I watched all of his movies, not his personally but the whole genre of comedy.

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Re: Fred Willard

Post by The Sybian » Mon May 18, 2020 7:38 am

rass wrote:
Sat May 16, 2020 6:03 pm
Totally forgot about wha happened. Totally overused that way back when.
Had a coworker who way overused it, and I laughed every time she said it. Usually at inappropriate times when discussing serious Homeland Security matters. Context made it work. Plus she was from an Iowa farm town and fit the bill, but had a wicked and biting sarcastic humor.

But back to Fred Willard, I loved him in everything. Always played the same character, but goddamn did he make it hilarious. I love that he looks like he is having the time of his life every time he is on screen.
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Re: Fred Willard

Post by tennbengal » Mon May 18, 2020 7:45 am

Rex wrote:
Sat May 16, 2020 8:26 pm
I was a big fan of his, I watched all of his movies, not his personally but the whole genre of comedy.
Well done.

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Re: Fred Willard

Post by DaveInSeattle » Mon May 18, 2020 9:22 am

Only live-action character to show up in a Pixar movie...

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Re: Fred Willard

Post by A_B » Mon May 18, 2020 9:24 am

tennbengal wrote:
Mon May 18, 2020 7:45 am
Rex wrote:
Sat May 16, 2020 8:26 pm
I was a big fan of his, I watched all of his movies, not his personally but the whole genre of comedy.
Well done.
I would not have gotten this without reading the ringer obit. Nice work for sure. One of those things you remember but it wasn't ingrained in my head.
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