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Entertainment Mary Tyler Moore Show actress (not Valerie Harper) R.I.P.

Discussion in 'The Howard Stern Show' started by Tony Dogs, Apr 15, 2019 at 8:02 PM.

  1. Tony Dogs

    Tony Dogs Well-Known Member

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    Georgia Engel, who played Ted Baxter’s wife Georgette, has passed away. Like everyone else in the cast, she was very funny on that show. R.I.P.

    Meanwhile, it’s been several years since Valerie Harper announced that she had terminal cancer. Either she found a miracle cure, or she made up her diagnosis for publicity.

    https://www.nytimes.com/2019/04/15/obituaries/georgia-engel-dead.html

    Georgia Engel, whose distinctive voice and pinpoint comic timing made her a memorable part of “The Mary Tyler Moore Show,” on which she played Georgette Franklin, girlfriend and eventually wife of the buffoonish TV newsman Ted Baxter, died on Friday in Princeton, N.J. She was 70.
     
  2. DarkFriday

    DarkFriday I was the best waitress Gold

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    Great pic of not MTM.
     
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    She’s NOT gonna make it after all....
     
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    DarkFriday I was the best waitress Gold

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    Too soon
     
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    You mean the lady from Everybody Loves Raymond?
     
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    She was a Christian Scientist so they don't even know what kilt her.

     
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    MacTrekker No one likes a dirty dick... VIP

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  10. DarkFriday

    DarkFriday I was the best waitress Gold

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    First what's her name on Friday
    Today we get Notre Dame
    What shall come tomorrow?
     
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    Still remember this episode.

     
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    People show me this and tell me I'll crack the fuck up. Is it really that funny? The one joke gets old quick and they keep doing it.
     
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    She was very funny on the Dean Martin Roasts.
     
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    I guess you have to watch the series for a while to get how out of character and awkward it was for MTM
     
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    Oh I liked her. I seen her in a ton of stuff. Great actress. Very funny.
     
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    I never thought this was all that funny. I thought it was GEICO-commercial level funny, where you can tell the writers think everyone is supposed to find it funny and they believe is way more hilarious than it actually is.
     
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    Sorry to hear this...she was funny and the perfect partner for Ted Baxter. Who's left? Lou Grant, Murray, Betty White and John Amos.
     
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    I sometimes get her confused with Betty White:cool:
    (RIP):cig:
     
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    Kind of a niche actress (i.e., usually played airheads/slightly batty types) who carved out a nice long career for herself. RIP.

    ETA: Surprised she was just 70! She's been around for what seems like so long, I would have thought she was in her 80s easily.
     
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    I'm told by crews who worked with her (like on Everybody Loves Raymond) that she was very nice, very professional, and not nearly as stupid as her characters.