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R.I.P Ed McMahon....


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Always sad to see another Hollywood old-timer go. Can't really say I knew him, but I did meet him at a house in Beverly Hills that he was either remodeling or knocking down about 30 years ago. He was at the top of his game back then.

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He was the perfect straight-man for all of Carson's routines.I would wait for each new "Karnak" routine,where Johnny had to answer the questions written on cards in sealed envelopes.Always side-splitting. cry

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Ed had a big hand, or a skeptic might say, was along for the ride for 2 huge American Culture Events: "The Tonight Show" and "Star Search"! How many stars of today got their national debut on "Star Search"? And "American Idol" is a spin-off of "Star Search".

It always seemed that Ed didn't really do alot of prep for his shows...Maybe, like Dean Martin, that was by design.

Either way, well done, Ed. RIP...You lucky son of a...

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