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Re: What do you miss most about Don Rickles and his humor?

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Did not like him at all.  Sorry he has passed but did not like him as a (not funny at all) comic.

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Re: What do you miss most about Don Rickles and his humor?

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I miss the Dean Martin roasts! And how he skewered everyone, no one was safe. He made fun if bigotry, but not everyone got that. 

 

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Re: What do you miss most about Don Rickles and his humor?

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Nothing, absolutely nothing!!!!! Boggles my mind that anyone could find the humor in the man's ranting, insulting, offensive, behavior. I suppose he laughed all the way to the bank.
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Re: What do you miss most about Don Rickles and his humor?

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Absolutely nothing! Even as a child I would cringe hearing him berate and belittle those around him. Maybe it was just an act, but he always left me feeling embarrassed and sorry for those in his path....

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Re: AARP Airs Don Rickles’ Final Series

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I never appreciated deliberately personally offensive humor, and thought less of his celebrity friends who'd sit there laughing while he made fun of them. Ditto for Joan Rivers! They might have been saints in real life, but I never liked the comedy persona they developed for themselves!


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Re: AARP Airs Don Rickles’ Final Series

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I miss changing the channel when he came on!  📺

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Re: AARP Airs Don Rickles’ Final Series

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I was never a big fan but I remember one joke that I thot was pretty funny, something like this ...... his wife was thinking ahead, preparing for the future. She asked him which cemetery he'd like to be buried in. His response, surprise me.

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Re: AARP Airs Don Rickles’ Final Series

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As much as we remember Don Rickles for his comedy chops, all you hockey pucks know he could be a fine actor (Rat Race he was the villain)!

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Re: AARP Airs Don Rickles’ Final Series

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An original who did not rely on sex, blue language or hate. It was an honor to be picked on. He was for grownups and not weak minded adults. Don’t be a nattering naybob with negativity.

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Re: AARP Airs Don Rickles’ Final Series

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Nothing  did not like him