Good Night Pa,

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  1. gwartney

    gwartney Unafilliated Gold

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    http://www.usatoday.com/story/life/...a-tv-father-for-the-ages-passes-away/5470775/

    Ralph Waite, a TV father for the ages, passes away

    One of television's most enduring father figures has passed away.

    Ralph Waite, who played the stalwart John Walton Sr. on The Waltons, a CBS drama hit of the 1970s and early 1980s, died Thursday at his home in Palm Desert, Calif., his manager, Alan Mills, said late Thursday. Waite was 85.

    Waite became known to new generations of viewers on a current CBS hit, NCIS. He made numerous appearances as Jackson Gibbs, the father of Leroy Jethro Gibbs (Mark Harmon) on the top-rated drama. Waite's most recent appearance on the series came in November.

    He was busy in 2013 with appearances on other shows, including Fox's Bones and NBC's Days of Our Lives. He also acted in a recent short, Old Henry, that can be seen at insp.com.


    Waite appeared in nearly 200 episodes of The Waltons, the story of a close-knit Depression-era family whose episodes were known for its characters' good-night wishes to each other, along with follow-up TV movies. He received Emmy nominations for his roles on The Waltons and on the groundbreaking miniseries Roots.
     
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    Good night creepy skin tag man
     
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    He was still alive :wtf:
     
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    He went by "Daddy".... 'Pa' was Little House On The Prairie
     
  5. gwartney

    gwartney Unafilliated Gold

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    Jon boy has the creepy face.

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  7. gwartney

    gwartney Unafilliated Gold

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    Well, I never exactly watched the show.....
     
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    Splash Huge Member VIP

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    Well, good night John Boy
     
  9. Westerberg

    Westerberg Perfectly Lethal

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    He was an asshole, glad he dead.
     
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    gwartney Unafilliated Gold

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    Well if that's the worst thing you can say about a man, he had a pretty good life.
     
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    gwartney Unafilliated Gold

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    Nice use of Ebonics too, Westy.
     
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    Westerberg Perfectly Lethal

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    Yep, my neighbor Dick was a huge asshole but one of the greatest people ever. I was sad when he died though.
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  13. FatKidSullivan

    FatKidSullivan Smoking Cigars

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    He used to molest all the daughters on that show.