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Old 08-08-21, 12:52 AM
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Markie Post dead at 70



Says she died after a three year plus battle with cancer.

I last saw her on an episode of Chicago PD a few years ago. She played Sophia Bush’s deadbeat Mom.

Sad news. Another notable 80s actress is gone.

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Re: Markie Post dead at 70

Well that sucks. FU cancer, once again.

RIP
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Re: Markie Post dead at 70

Thatís sad to hear. Always liked her. Was hoping to see her on the Night Court sequel show.
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She was a smokeshow back in the day

I did not know she was local and born in Palo Alto
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Damn, thatís sad. 70 is way too young. She was one of my first crushes as a kid. I always liked her. I only saw her pop up a couple times over the years after Night Court. I know she had another fairly successful series but I didnít watch it. Her small role in Thereís Something About Mary was short but memorable.

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Thatís sad to hear. Always liked her. Was hoping to see her on the Night Court sequel show.
I know the new show isnít supposed to be a revival series like Mad About You or Will and Grace but with every original cast member who dies, the new series seems less and less appealing.
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Re: Markie Post dead at 70

I just saw this on a news blip. Too bad. She was a cutie.
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I was really young when Night Court was on tv so I can't say I remember it very well. She had a memorable role as the Mom in one of my favorite Christmas TV movies ever in Holiday In Handcuffs. RIP
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I

It's Christmas time . . . and he's wearing handcuffs!

The movie poster for "Sack Lunch" had more artistic depth.
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She was a cutie.
My good sir, I take offense on her behalf! She was as hot as the goddamn sun!
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It's Christmas time . . . and he's wearing handcuffs!

The movie poster for "Sack Lunch" had more artistic depth.
It's not supposed to be high art but damn its entertaining.
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It's not supposed to be high art but damn its entertaining.
Probably better than "The English Patient," for sure.
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Damn, thatís sad. 70 is way too young. She was one of my first crushes as a kid. I always liked her. I only saw her pop up a couple times over the years after Night Court. I know she had another fairly successful series but I didnít watch it. Her small role in Thereís Something About Mary was short but memorable.


I know the new show isnít supposed to be a revival series like Mad About You or Will and Grace but with every original cast member who dies, the new series seems less and less appealing.
Other than Dan, all we have left of the main cast is Roz and Bull. There were a few actreeses who were only on for one of two seasons at the beginning of the series, but I don't think most remember them that well, or would have much interest in seeing them in the new series. I suppose they could have some of the memorable guest stars make cameos, like Brent Spiner.
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Other than Dan, all we have left of the main cast is Roz and Bull. There were a few actreeses who were only ona for one of two seasons at the beginning of the series, but I don't think most remember them that well, or would have much interest in seeing them in the new series.
Once again Ellen Foley is forgotten. Half of the greatest single duet in the history of Rock, and then Harryís sparring partner in the first season of Night Court. Clearly we didnít love her forever.

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I liked Billie Young, but it was Karen Austin's court clerk Lana who was the potential love interest in season one before she got fired towards the end of the season. Foley replaced Paula Kelly for season 2. They wanted Markie Post, and Christine Sullivan did make her debut in the season 2 premiere, but Post couldn't get out of her Fall Guy contract.

Between the Fall Guy and Night Court, let's just say Markie made an impression. Certainly she had that 80s hair.
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Once again Ellen Foley is forgotten. Half of the greatest single duet in the history of Rock, and then Harryís sparring partner in the first season of Night Court. Clearly we didnít love her forever.
I remembered her on the show. That's why I said other than those that were only on the show for a season. I do think she would draw ratings for a guest appearance on the new show like the others actors would. She was only on the show for a short time while the show was trying to find its audience.
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She was a smokeshow back in the day
Totally.

She was a great addition to Night Court.
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such a crush on her. RIP.
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It's hard not to always associate with her Christine. She played that role perfectly and was always funny. I was shocked this morning to learn about the death of Trevor Moore and then scrolled down that article and found out about Post's death as well. Both were shockers. Sad.
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So sad to hear. I guess we should be used to more and more television icons from our youth leaving this life, but it's still just as painful to learn about them.

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Once again Ellen Foley is forgotten.
I donít recall the first season of Night Court too much but the bits and pieces I do remember, she always seemed a little too hard edged for the role and didnít quite fit in with the humor. Markie Post came in and played her role perfectly. Between Foley and Post, Post wins every time.

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Totally.

She was a great addition to Night Court.



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I donít recall the first season of Night Court too much but the bits and pieces I do remember, she always seemed a little too hard edged for the role and didnít quite fit in with the humor. Markie Post came in and played her role perfectly. Between Foley and Post, Post wins every time.
I always enjoyed season two (the Ellen Foley year), but the show did get better with Markie in season 3. Of course, the show also lost Selma after season 2 so...
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I miss her ta-tas.
For some reason I can't imagine her being 70. Thinking she was closer to 60.

I also remember her from The Fall Guy.

Less than a month after "Mac" died. If you include include Harry, that's 3 major characters from the show dead in just over 3 years.
Wouldn't think Ed Asner and Betty while would outlive those 3.

All these deaths of entertainers I grew up listened to or watching back in the day (or even if I wasn't a fan) is kind of depressing.

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As I said when Harry passed, thank God we had 30 Rock. I consider Kenneth's script to be Canon now.

RIP, guys


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As I said when Harry passed, thank God we had 30 Rock. I consider Kenneth's script to be Canon now.

RIP, guys
I consider both this and the Seinfeld epilogue they did on Curb Your Enthusiasm as canon to series that never got proper send offs.

Damn shame that she's dead. Let's also not forget her guest shot on Buck Rogers. I think she may have awakened hormones kids didn't know they had yet .




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