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RIP Harold Ramis 
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Harold Ramis passed away today after a long illness

I've not seen all of his filmography, not even close, but I consider Groundhog Day to be one of my favorite comedies of all time, certainly in my top 5. And of course, he was also joint writer for Ghostbusters as well.

Rest in peace.

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Mon Feb 24, 2014 1:34 pm
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Damn it.

Always liked this guy whenever he came on screen. Had a warm persona.

Did any of you know he was having serious health issues?

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Mon Feb 24, 2014 2:38 pm
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I do recall hearing about his being ill and having to relearn to walk now that I think about it. Sad news, not the kind of thing I like to find out after work.


Mon Feb 24, 2014 2:50 pm
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@pattonoswalt If a Twinkie represents amount of grief I feel when someone dies, Harold Ramis' death would be a Twinkie 35 feet long weighing 600 pounds.


RIP :(

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This makes me sad. From Allan "Crazy Legs" Hirschman, SCTV's board chairman who literally couldn't control his legs that tended to just wave around on their own, to Egon Spengler and Russell Ziskey, even up to playing Seth Rogen's dad in Knocked Up, he was usually a fun presence on screen. Of course his legacy behind the scenes in the screenplays written and some of the comedies he directed isn't too shabby either.


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Man. Caddyshack is my 3rd favorite comedy. Time flies - my first thought was that he can't be much more than 15 or 20 years older than I am. My next realization was that still would put him close to 70. I really enjoy his brand of comedy.


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CasualDad wrote:
Time flies - my first thought was that he can't be much more than 15 or 20 years older than I am. My next realization was that still would put him close to 70.


69, but who's counting? :D :lol:


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Ghostbusters and Groundhog Day are on my favorite comedies list.

RIP Harold.

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R.I.P.

Soooo... can we finally put to rest all the "Ghostbusters 3" speculation? :|


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RIP. Loved Groundhog Day so much. Time for a Ghostbusters rewatch though. On my first watch a decade ago I was a bit indifferent to it.


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If I win the Oscar contest, I'm picking Ghostbusters for JB to review. The timing just feels right.

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He will probably give it 2.5 stars.


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Really sad news. Groundhog Day is one of the hallmarks of the 90s. Rest in peace.


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Ah, I see now. Good find.

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He escaped the loop.

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