Remembering Leslie Nielsen, A Master Of The Art Of Not Being Funny

Nov 29, 2010 Full story: www.npr.org 8
Beloved actor dead of pneumonia at 84

When most people think of Leslie Nielsen, who died yesterday from complications of pneumonia, they think of Airplane! or the Naked Gun movies or, if they're really trying to outcool you, the spectacularly deranged and fundamentally doomed six-episode TV series Police Squad! Me, I think of Saturday Night Live.

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GORILLA BISCUIT

United States

#1 Nov 29, 2010
Yeah, Leslie Nielson always cracked me up with that dry sense of seriousness and unassuming innocence!

Since: Nov 08

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#2 Nov 29, 2010
He made me laugh a million times. He will be missed.

Since: Aug 10

Atlanta, GA

#3 Nov 29, 2010
I could never get into that plotless, nonsensical brand of humor that was Nielsen's movies.
GORILLA BISCUIT

United States

#4 Nov 29, 2010
tidy catz wrote:
I could never get into that plotless, nonsensical brand of humor that was Nielsen's movies.
Well I was very young and like the three stooges when you were a kid slap stick is funny. Plus there was an intellect that one had to accually see thru in that brand of comedy. Sorry you missed it.
Bill R

Lebanon, OR

#5 Nov 29, 2010
tidy catz wrote:
I could never get into that plotless, nonsensical brand of humor that was Nielsen's movies.
Shirley you jest. If not, your life has been that much poorer
for it.

“It's a Brand New Day”

Since: Feb 06

New Rochelle

#6 Nov 29, 2010
tidy catz wrote:
I could never get into that plotless, nonsensical brand of humor that was Nielsen's movies.
I did, and I loved Peter Sellers, and Jack Benny too, who were in the same mold.
Bill R

Lebanon, OR

#7 Nov 29, 2010
Mr_Bill wrote:
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I did, and I loved Peter Sellers, and Jack Benny too, who were in the same mold.
Yeah Bill. They took their humor seriously.

“Tea parties R 4 little girls.”

Since: May 08

Orlando

#8 Nov 29, 2010
R.I.P Mr. Nielsen.

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