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Old 05-24-2005, 08:21 AM   #1
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Ernest T. Bass passes away

http://www.cnn.com/2005/SHOWBIZ/TV/0....ap/index.html


Howard Morris, RIP.

It's me it's me, it's Ernest T!
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Old 05-24-2005, 08:31 AM   #2
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Do not forget the voice of Tony The Tiger! He died too!
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Old 05-24-2005, 08:41 AM   #3
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One of my all time favorite scenes is the exchange between Ernest T. and the doctor administering the physicals for the Army recruits. After the Dr. finally convines Ernest T. to let him check his throat by putting a tongue depressor in his mouth, and Ernest T. agrees to say aaahhh, he moves on to the ears. As he puts the otoscope in Ernest T's ear:
Ernest T.: "aaaaahhh"
Doctor: "no, no, Mr. Bass, hush." (reinserts otoscope)
Ernest T.: "hhhhhuuuuuusssshhh."

Classic. There are tons more. What was so amazing to me is he appeared as Ernest T. in only 5 episodes, but directed many more.
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Old 05-24-2005, 08:48 AM   #4
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She called me a creechster!


Ernest T, you're talking through your nose.
"I do that so I can talk whilst I eat."
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Old 05-24-2005, 03:58 PM   #5
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Ernest T. was my favorite character in the whole series.
I saw some southern comedian talking about seeing the movie Sling Blade, and what he said applies to my opinion of Ernest T. Bass:

His girlfriend said (referring to Billy Bob Thornton's character): "I know people like that." He replied, "Hell, I'm KIN to people like that!"
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Old 05-24-2005, 04:07 PM   #6
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CHARLENE: Okay, Ernest T...Serenade away.
ERNEST T.: Awright, listen...
(He accompanies himself by slapping a large can.)

"Old Aunt Maria, jump in the fire,
Fire too hot, jump in the pot,
Pot too black, jump in the crack,
Crack too high, jump in the sky,
Sky too blue, jump in canoe,
Canoe too shallow, jump in the tallow,
Tallow too soft, jump in the loft,
Loft too rotten, jump in the cotton,
Cotton so white she stay there all night."

CHARLENE: That's good, Ernest T.
ERNEST T.: Wanna hear 'Eatin' Goober Peas'?
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I don't know what this says about me but, I've never heard of the guy.

OK, pile on.......
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Old 05-24-2005, 05:23 PM   #8
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That's ok Brucy - you just showin' your youth!
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I don't know what this says about me but, I've never heard of the guy.

OK, pile on.......
Me neither!!
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Old 05-24-2005, 07:23 PM   #10
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I don't know if Tony the Tiger was the same person... but the guy that did the voice of Fred Flintstone died.
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