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Quote Of The Day - Obituary Edition


"Fat, drunk and stupid is no way to go through life, son."

John Vernon (aka Animal House's Dean Wormer) dead at 72.


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Well, sober, upstanding and... (Below threshold)

Well, sober, upstanding and dead don't sound too good either.

For your listening pleasure... (Below threshold)

For your listening pleasure . . .

If it weren't for him, I wo... (Below threshold)
Senator Blutarksy:

If it weren't for him, I wouldn't have turned my life around......

I don't remember Ted Kenned... (Below threshold)
Big Lew:

I don't remember Ted Kennedy being in "Animal House"

"...and that foot is me."</... (Below threshold)

"...and that foot is me."

And do not forget, he also ... (Below threshold)

And do not forget, he also gave the world a really hot daughter -- rest well, Mr. Vernon, you've earned it.

Canadians remember him as W... (Below threshold)

Canadians remember him as Wojeck, crusading medical examiner that predated "Quincy" by 10 years. Personally, I remember him best as the mayor of San Francisco opposite Clint Eastwood in "Dirty Harry". He'll be missed by all.

but being "fat, drunk and s... (Below threshold)

but being "fat, drunk and stupid" has worked so well for SEn. Kennedy hasn't it?

Well just think, the guy to... (Below threshold)

Well just think, the guy to whom Dean Wormer counseled later went on to become the Emperor of the Centauri Republic:

"I'd like to live just long enough to be there when they cut off your head and stick it on a pike as a warning to the next ten generations that some favors come with too high a price. I want to look up at your lifeless eyes and wave like this. Can you and your associates arrange that for me, Mr. Morden?"

Let's not forget he was als... (Below threshold)

Let's not forget he was also the mayor opposite Sledge Hammer in the pilot of Sledge Hammer! Or Mr. Carruthers in .

One of the great heavy/bad ... (Below threshold)

One of the great heavy/bad guy character actors of the 70's and 80's. Wish I had a list of all the TV shows he did when I was a kid.

Mike:here's a list</... (Below threshold)






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