Gilda Radner

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  1. elihu

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    ...was a very funny lady. Can you imagine her and hubby Gene Wilder at a dinner party? I might send everyone else home!

     
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    the whole original SNL cast was brilliant. Gilda was the huge breakout star of the ladies but Jane Curtain and Laraine Newman were crazy capable. And of course John Belushi was the huge breakout star for the men, but Chevy, Dan Akroyd and one season later Bill Murray...were all great. Garrett Morris may have been the weakest of the bunch and he was great too!
     
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    Gilda was the very best of the SNL players. Ever.
     
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    You might TRY to send me home.....but that doesn't mean I'd actually leave! ;)
     
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    I heard her comedy album yrs ago & it is sweet & innocent. Don't know how that would play in today's " comedy " world. Heavy hitters like Paul Shafer & her one time husband G.E. Smith were involved. My favorite Gilda tribute happened on SNL the night she died. Steve Martin was host & they played an old clip of them together. His grief was very noticeable. Hard to believe it's been almost 3 decades since then.

    R.I.P. :(
     
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    RIP Roseanna Roseannadana,
     
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    I know, those two at a party would be a hoot for sure!
     
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    Gilda was my first celebrity idol, i was 11. She was smart, funny, clever, and I loved her use of the absurd. My favorite is her song from the Broadway show: "Let's talk dirty to the animals." Tame by today's standard-but I still sing this little ditty when I need a good laugh.
     
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    You all might want to check out the CNN biopic of Gilda if you are into that kind of thing. I liked it.
     
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    Yeah that original SNL cast was incredible. It's what catapulted the show into the spotlight early on. Dan Aykroyd was my favorite from that cast, he was just comedy perfection (the Bass-o-matic commercial), but my all time fav combo was Dan and Steve Martin together. Gilda was amazing. Jane Curtain and Dan together for the news was always hilarious.

    Now that I think of it, wasn't SNL the first tv show that injected fake commercials into the show that mimicked real ones?
     
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    The skit with Murray, her and Dan Akroyd as the plumber was a classic.

     
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    I tried to find the skit on endangered feces but its not on Youtube , go figure


     
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    One of my friends had a Gilda comedy album on eight track tape. I remember many times sitting around with my buddies and buddettes, drinking cheap beer, smoking cigarettes and listening to that tape. Good times. Wild, we were.
     
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    The talent on that show was amazing.

     
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    Any he actually load the Norge on a dolly and hauls it away. Dan Akroyd! Outstanding.
     
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    so much that could never be on now... chico escuela... hilarious...
     
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    That reminds of when we'd drive through Council Bluffs, Iowa and there was a big sign that said "SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF". I'd point to it and give a real long blast on the horn...

    Never got old...always got a laugh.
     
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    I read a good biography of Gilda Radner while I was down in Saudi Arabia and Iraq during the First Gulf War.

    It was a good read.
    Such a tragic passing.
    :(
     
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    She was a rare treasure!
     
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