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Old 06-23-09, 08:16 AM
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Just saw this cross on MSNBC. RIP
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Hei-O!

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Re: Ed McMahon Dies at 86

I'm old enough to remember watching Carson and McMahon on the tonight show - back when it was great.

RIP
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Sad news.

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Re: Ed McMahon Dies at 86

What'll happen to the rest of his gold he hasn't shipped to Cash 4 Gold?
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http://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/us_wo...d-at-Age-.html

After his long career and everything that it involved, it just seems a tad bit tacky to focus almost entirely on his recent dept issues.

RIP Ed!
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Re: Ed McMahon Dies at 86

Aww
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`Tonight' sidekick Ed McMahon dies in LA at 86

By LYNN ELBER, AP Television Writer Lynn Elber, Ap Television Writer – 16 mins ago

LOS ANGELES – Ed McMahon, the loyal "Tonight Show" sidekick who bolstered boss Johnny Carson with guffaws and a resounding "H-e-e-e-e-e-ere's Johnny!" for 30 years, died early Tuesday. He was 86.

McMahon died shortly after midnight at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center surrounded by his wife, Pam, and other family members, said his publicist, Howard Bragman.

Bragman didn't give a cause of death, saying only that McMahon had a "multitude of health problems the last few months."

McMahon had bone cancer, among other illnesses, according to a person close to the entertainer, and had been hospitalized for several weeks. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because he wasn't authorized to release the information.

McMahon broke his neck in a fall in March 2007, and battled a series of financial problems as his injuries preventing him from working.

McMahon and Carson had worked together for nearly five years on the game show "Who Do You Trust?" when Carson took over NBC's late-night show from Jack Paar in October 1962. McMahon played second banana on "Tonight" until Carson retired in 1992.

"You can't imagine hooking up with a guy like Carson," McMahon said an interview with The Associated Press in 1993. "There's the old phrase, hook your wagon to a star. I hitched my wagon to a great star."

McMahon, who never failed to laugh at his Carson's quips, kept his supporting role in perspective.

"It's like a pitcher who has a favorite catcher," he said. "The pitcher gets a little help from the catcher, but the pitcher's got to throw the ball. Well, Johnny Carson had to throw the ball, but I could give him a little help."
http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090623/...s_obit_mcmahon
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Re: Ed McMahon Dies at 86

Sad news.
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Very sad news. Will have to make sure to catch Conan tonight for the tribute.

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This is so tragic! I remember Ed from ALOT of different movies/tv shows especially Star Search of course. R.I.P. Ed you will be missed!
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Looks like Doc Severinsen is last man standing.
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Re: Ed McMahon Dies at 86

I'm not sad about Ed's Death because the last few years have been rough for him. I'm glad he's been "released". Peace to you Sir
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RIP Ed McMahon

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