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Discussion in 'Fred's Barcalounge' started by blueruins, May 14, 2019.
Of Carol Burnett Show...dead at 85 years old.
In an interview he said that during the recording of The Dentist skit he literally made Harvey Korman wet his pants.
He was a master.
Sad day! RIP
Tim Conway had a charity golf event at a golf course where my father oversaw the construction (he was a civil engineer). We got free passes one year, and I got to be entertained by Mr. Conway as he tormented golfers on the first tee. Hysterically funny man in person, and kept me laughing every week on the Carol Burnett Show. He sure left some great memories.
Very funny guy, without a single bit of profanity in his vocabulary. He'll be missed, but I'm going to pull out my VCR copy of "The Apple Dumpling Gang" this evening.
My favorite was the Elephant Story. The rest of the cast were hiding and stifling their laughter. Korman nearly blew a gasket.
Vickie Lawrence actually upstaged Conway at the end.
Conway said his goal in life (on the show) was to destroy Harvey Korman. Apparently they had a standing $50 bet. Conway got rich off of it.
Sadly, Tim's last few years were rough, suffering from dementia. At least we still have the laughs. We'll be poorer for his passing.
Sad to hear the news ..... Peggy Lipton , Doris Day , now Tim Conway . Hope we're not having another 2016 . That was the worst year ever
R.I.P. Tim and thank you
MORE sad news in less than a week.
Rest In Peace, Tim.... and THANK YOU for so much fun.
It’s a real shame. He was a great entertainer and brought laughter to untold numbers of people.
It’s probably a mathematical thing, but as I have progressed through life, the number of losses just seems to compound. I was 11 years old, before the first time I lost someone I cared about to death. The next loss was 13 years later, but the found has accelerated ever since. I’m including relatives, friends and public figures whose death affected me emotionally. In my forties was the first time I lost an age-group per; the result of a freak accident. That really stung, even though we had been out of touch for years. But it seems like the deeper you go into life, the faster you lose people.
Mr Tudball......you will be missed
R.I.P. Ensign C. Parker. Yes basically on the Carol Burnett show Conway's job was to make Korman break character, he succeeded constantly
He’s the only guy I can think of that could make falling down a stairs funny.
Saturday night television was so great - All in the Family, the Jeffersons, Mary Tyler Moore, Bob Newhart and Carol Burnett. RIP Mr Tudball.
He should have lived forever. An entertainment industry treasure.
I haven’t laughed that hard in years.
I loved Tim Conway since the day I first saw him on McHale's Navy. I still watch the reruns when I can and laugh as hard as I did back in the 60s. That kind of clean comedy that was made for everyone is sadly missing these days.
RIP Tim and thanks for all the happy times you gave us.
Miss folks like Tim Conway... miss laughing out loud... in general. Todays world is way too serious or profane. going looking for comedy music now... where is doctor demento when needed?
A master. A true artisan. One of the funniest human beings that ever lived. A thousand wonderful memories of hysterical laughter . Thank you Tim Conway.
The Elephant story is still the single funniest thing that I have ever seen on TV.
I remember vividly the aching stomach and cheeks from laughing and I can't even recall how long ago that was. I watched it again recently, nothing will ever top it for me.
A sad day indeed RIP