Don Rickles has died

Aged 90.

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  • Clink9

    I loved watching Rickles. He’s from an era when people had much more freedom.

    • Etobicoke_Gladiator

      I always particularly enjoyed him on the Tonight Show with Johnny Carson. RIP, Mr. Rickles.

    • He was a good.

  • vimy

    I remember an episode of Get Smart he guested on that had me in tears and I was just a kid at the time………….no really I was.

  • SDMatt

    Just watched a few clips of Rickles on Youtube with Johnny Carson, Sinatra, those celebrity roasts – classic comedy that is no longer allowed.

    Rickles leans over and kisses Sammy Davis Junior on the lips.
    [Rickles to Sammy] I love you Sammy Davis Junior!
    [Rickles to the audience] Did I get any black on me?

    [Rickles to Carson] Quiet! I’ll tell the jokes around here!
    [Carson] When?

    • Clink9

      Those were hilarious times.
      Lots of those guys did their service in WW2 and came back to have great careers.
      Smoking, drinking, swearing, busting anyone’s balls.

      Compare that to the current times. It’s enough to make one barf.

  • Norman_In_New_York

    Another genuinely funny man has gone. We are now down to Mel Brooks, Carl Reiner, Jackie Mason, Jerry Lewis and sometimes Woody Allen.

    • Tom Forsythe

      (((comedy)))

    • dance…dancetotheradio

      And Gilbert Gottfried.

  • KillerMarmot

    There was no greater honour than to be insulted by the best.

  • DMB