Celebrity Deaths 2018


#81

And, the Secret Policemen’s Ball ( followed by the Monty Python spin-off, the Secret Policeman’s Other Ball) plus the People versus Larry Flint ( about the US First Amendment) . Free speech was an issue for him after he was exiled from Czechoslovakia.


#82

He was actually the technical advisor for the part, having been a drill sergeant. He was so good that he replaced the actor in the part, left the Marines and lived in the film world.


#83

Must have made that bloke around 43-44 at the time. He played the grizzled old training officer well.


#84

Mary-Jane Rotten-Crotch is inconsolable.


#85

Edit: In poor taste


#86

Night Court was a staple show for me along with Seinfeld during the 90’s.


#87

Had some of the greatest one liners and put downs ever in Full Metal Jacket.


#88

He was classic in Cheers, under-utilised.

That part where he can drink a glass without without touching his hat is one of the best in cheers. And the follow up when Cliff does it makes me laugh every time


#89

Barbara Bush has passed away at 92.


#90

He was the standard against which all Recruit Instructors were measured until we weren’t allowed to hurt recruit’s feelings anymore.


#91

A friend of mine told me, don’t know if he was pulling my leg or not, that he would invent a word (let’s say ‘sploom’) ask if the soldier found that personally offensive, and when the soldier said no he’d shout ‘You’re a ■■■■■■■ sploom!’ in his face.

Edit: And urban dictionary informs me that is in fact a rude word. Just imagine it wasn’t.


#92

There are always ways and means to get around certain rules.

And when all else fails you can just run them until they puke…


#93

lol…far out man - you could have just edited the word!!!


#94

I feel like you could have chosen not to look that up.


#95

Ron Blaskett. . Gerry Gee inconsolable, lost his voice.


#96

massive news for me. Love Craig mack.


#97

Well, you are correct, and it serves me a lesson.
I’ll take great learnings from this.


#98

It’s one we all must learn.
When someone says something has a meaning on urban dictionary, we should ask ourselves, ‘Do i really want to know what that is?’
Almost always the answer is, ‘Nnnnnnnnno. No. I do not.’


#99

Daryl Eastlake, whose commentary in the 500 GP motorcycle racing was, um, not so good really.


#100

I always liked big Darrell