Beautiful Downtown Burbank....

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  1. floplop

    floplop Well-Known Member

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    Rupert Pupkin That Ass is Attached to Daniela Lopez Gold

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    To put some meat into this thread, Gary Owens, Announcer for "Laugh In" and long-time radio DJ died

    He originated the phrase "Beautiful Downtown Burbank" hijacked by some guy named Carson.

     
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    love that piece of I- 5 that has the planes sticking up. What is that about
     
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    Because the OP needs it socked to him!

    Gary Owens, Announcer of ‘Laugh-In’ Fame, Dies at 80

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    M. CAULFIELD/WIREIMAGE
    FEBRUARY 13, 2015 | 01:27PM PT
    Variety Staff
    Radio, TV and voiceover performer Gary Owens died on Feb. 12 at his home in the Encino neighborhood of Los Angeles. Owens, who was 80, had been a diabetic since the age of 8.

    Owens was probably best known as the announcer on NBC’s “Rowan and Martin’s Laugh-In” (1968-73), with his trademark hand-over-the-ear announcing style. On the show, John Wayne once imitated Owens announcing. The phrase Gary created on his KMPC radio show, “Beautiful downtown Burbank,” later became a nightly catchphrase on Johnny Carson’s “Tonight Show.”