TV legend is dead at 98
Carl Reiner, who was still alive, is DEAD TO ME
|by Anonymous||reply 110||07/05/2020|
Oh, man, this really bums me out.
He said recently he wanted to live long enough to see Trump voted out of office.
|by Anonymous||reply 1||06/30/2020|
|by Anonymous||reply 2||06/30/2020|
R2 You'll be 104 if you can hang on 'til tomorrow, honey!
|by Anonymous||reply 3||06/30/2020|
Has anyone checked on Rob?
|by Anonymous||reply 4||06/30/2020|
It's Todd, Deb & Car.
|by Anonymous||reply 5||06/30/2020|
Rob was hate tweeting about Trump this morning. Nothing about his dad.
|by Anonymous||reply 6||06/30/2020|
Don't worry Carl will be able to help to get rid of Trump better from the other side.
|by Anonymous||reply 7||06/30/2020|
aw shucks, this is sad.
|by Anonymous||reply 8||06/30/2020|
Awww poor Mel Brooks (they were best friends). He’s one of those people who was still so vital in his 90s you just think they’ll live forever...until they don’t.
Love The Man with Two Brains.
Anyone here remember the American Comedy Awards? Steve Martin and Mel Brooks gave him the Lifetime Achievement Award and it was hilarious. Used to be on YouTube but I remember watching it way back when (early 90s).
|by Anonymous||reply 9||06/30/2020|
I'm so sorry to read this! I've been watching him on episodes of Hot in Cleveland weeknights.
|by Anonymous||reply 10||06/30/2020|
[quote]Love The Man with Two Brains.
That is one nutty movie
|by Anonymous||reply 11||06/30/2020|
He really was a TV maverick--fearless when he brought social issues to the forefront in so many TV shows like All in the Family, Maude, the Jeffersons, etc
|by Anonymous||reply 12||06/30/2020|
R12 You're thinking of Norman Lear, who's still alive.
|by Anonymous||reply 13||06/30/2020|
^ oops that's Normal Lear, who is also ancient
|by Anonymous||reply 14||06/30/2020|
R12, are you thinking of Norman Lear?
|by Anonymous||reply 15||06/30/2020|
I honestly thought he died years ago.
|by Anonymous||reply 16||06/30/2020|
Was this really his twitter? It's verified and if so, he was tweeting up a storm 15 hours ago.
|by Anonymous||reply 17||06/30/2020|
Um, someone who's 98 obviously would have someone else tweeting for them R17
|by Anonymous||reply 18||06/30/2020|
R17 and I just checked, Rob Reiner’s last tweet 51 min ago was about Trump?
|by Anonymous||reply 19||06/30/2020|
There are tweet apps that automate tweets, which is probably what young Rob has done.
I liked Carl, which is the kiss of death it seems.
|by Anonymous||reply 20||06/30/2020|
He didn't have someone else tweeting for him, R18. Seriously.
|by Anonymous||reply 21||06/30/2020|
Carl once accidentally tweeted his Google search term and from then on he would do it on purpose to get his answers from his followers. It was pretty funny.
Yesterday morning he was lamenting how he woke up sad that Trump was president again. It was the last morning he ever woke up. It's made me hate Trump even more than I already did, which I didn't know was possible.
|by Anonymous||reply 22||06/30/2020|
Article from Feb. about his long friendship with Brooks. They were still getting together once a week to watch Jeopardy.
|by Anonymous||reply 23||06/30/2020|
I almost forgot about All Of Me. Goodbye, gag master.
|by Anonymous||reply 24||06/30/2020|
Mel celebrated his birthday two days ago at Carl's house, I think, with George Shapiro and Carl's daughter Annie.
|by Anonymous||reply 25||06/30/2020|
98 and too hawt 2b believed! A frightful loss.
|by Anonymous||reply 26||06/30/2020|
R25 It's comforting to know that Carl was still active and enjoying life right up until the end. RIP, funny guy! We'll do our best to make your dream of defeating Trump come true!
|by Anonymous||reply 27||06/30/2020|
I forgot Reiner also made that strange dark comedy, "Where's Poppa?"
|by Anonymous||reply 28||06/30/2020|
|by Anonymous||reply 29||06/30/2020|
Aww. So sad. He was extremely talented. Great that he was still sharp until the end — and trolling tRump.
|by Anonymous||reply 30||06/30/2020|
He's with Penny now.
|by Anonymous||reply 31||06/30/2020|
|by Anonymous||reply 32||06/30/2020|
The Man With Two Brains!!!
|by Anonymous||reply 33||06/30/2020|
I have been following Carl Reiner on twitter for a few years He stayed really current - He stayed interested AND interesting. He was funny tweeting random thoughts while watching tv and movies and made funny typos, too. This makes me so sad! You know the one I have wondered about lately is Dick van Dyke. He and his young wife Arlene usually tweet silly home videos. I haven’t seen anything from them since April.
|by Anonymous||reply 34||06/30/2020|
If in Heaven, we don’t meet
We can help each other beat the heat,
And if things ever get too hot,
Pepsi-Cola hits the spot.
|by Anonymous||reply 35||06/30/2020|
Penny was married to Carl's SON, not Carl.
|by Anonymous||reply 36||06/30/2020|
The daughter gave him covid. Mel has it too and isn’t expected to see july 4th.
|by Anonymous||reply 37||06/30/2020|
[Quote] Penny was married to Carl's SON, not Carl.
|by Anonymous||reply 38||06/30/2020|
Never understood the fandom surrounding The Princess Bride. Must be a straight thing.
|by Anonymous||reply 39||06/30/2020|
There always has to be a cunt like R37 on any DL thread. R37, die in a fucking grease fire, gash.
|by Anonymous||reply 40||06/30/2020|
^^composh mentish til the end.
|by Anonymous||reply 41||06/30/2020|
My introduction to Mr Reiner on a beautiful Long Island summer night at the Bayshore Drive-In. I dare you not to laugh.
|by Anonymous||reply 42||06/30/2020|
R34, Arlene has posted today on IG about Carl but you're right, nothing since her April 23rd Tiktok.
|by Anonymous||reply 43||06/30/2020|
r42 Whitaker Walt!
One of the greats, from "Your Show of Shows" through "The Dick Van Dyke Show" tocollaborating with his pal Mel Brooks and the newer batch of "Ocean..." films.
I'm sure DVD will comment, he always spoke highly of Carl Reiner.
|by Anonymous||reply 44||06/30/2020|
His fabulous movie That Old Feeling was over the top. I've never cared for his politics but enjoyed his comedy talent. He will be missed.
|by Anonymous||reply 45||06/30/2020|
"Never cared for his politics," R45? His politics was clearly of the most benevolent, decent and humane kind. Yeah, I can see why that would bother you.
|by Anonymous||reply 46||06/30/2020|
Not even sick.. he was tweeting yesterday. A beautiful long life though
|by Anonymous||reply 47||06/30/2020|
I'm a bit sad, but mostly glad for him that he didn't have to deal with dementia, infirmity, lingering illness, etc. Instead, he remained vibrant and engaged in life until dying (in his sleep?) at age 98. That's about as much as any of us can hope for.
|by Anonymous||reply 48||06/30/2020|
[quote] I liked Carl, which is the kiss of death it seems.
Don’t like Ruth Bader Ginsburg, please.
|by Anonymous||reply 49||06/30/2020|
But please feel free to love the shit out of Donald Trump!
|by Anonymous||reply 50||06/30/2020|
I loved OCEAN'S 11 and his collaborations with Mel Brooks.
|by Anonymous||reply 51||06/30/2020|
[quote] which is probably what young Rob has done.
Oh, honey, Rob isn’t even “young” in dehavilland years.
|by Anonymous||reply 52||06/30/2020|
Aw, that’s a shame.
He played a very big part in taking down President Nixon. I hope Mr. Woodward is doing ok.
|by Anonymous||reply 53||06/30/2020|
|by Anonymous||reply 54||06/30/2020|
Carl Reiner was here and there in recent years, OP, if you had been paying attention. He wasn't a recluse or senile. Your witless snark in your death announcement is rude and tacky.
|by Anonymous||reply 55||06/30/2020|
Welcome to Datalounge, R55! Hope you enjoy your stay, ya twat.
|by Anonymous||reply 56||06/30/2020|
I was so saddened and still some deathfat fucktards are fighting like mangy stray dogs here. PATHETIC!
|by Anonymous||reply 57||06/30/2020|
Carl died of the Coronavirus but of course, they covered it up.
|by Anonymous||reply 58||06/30/2020|
That’s just ridiculous, r58.
We all know it was AIDS.
|by Anonymous||reply 59||06/30/2020|
Carl was a pass around.
|by Anonymous||reply 60||06/30/2020|
Rob Reiner @robreiner Last night my dad passed away. As I write this my heart is hurting. He was my guiding light.
Ron Howard @RealRonHoward RIP #Carl Reiner - A brilliant comedy talent w/heart & intellect whether writing, directing, producing or performing. Try estimating how many times in your life this fella’s work made you laugh. I count well over 3k for me & growing. Thank you, Carl.
Steve Martin @SteveMartinToGo Goodbye to my greatest mentor in movies and in life. Thank you, dear Carl.
Albert Brooks @AlbertBrooks R.I.P. Carl Reiner. Growing up Carl was like a second dad to me. He was the greatest. Not just as a comic legend but as a man. There was no one else this funny and this nice. I loved him.
Eugene Levy @Realeugenelevy He was one of the greatest comedy minds of our time. And one of the kindest people I’ve ever had the pleasure of meeting. RIP Carl Reiner.
Michael McKean @MJMcKean It will take a while to process losing Carl Reiner because he’s been making me laugh since I was little. That’s some very funny processing helping leaven the sadness. Thank you, Carl. You done good.
|by Anonymous||reply 61||06/30/2020|
[quote]carl reiner @carlreiner 9:16 PM · Jun 20, 2020
[quote]would you know Olivia DE Havilland's birth date?
He should have been a Datalounger.
|by Anonymous||reply 62||06/30/2020|
r61, no Susan Dey?
|by Anonymous||reply 63||06/30/2020|
From Dick van Dyke's Facebook,
Dick Van Dyke
My idol, Carl Reiner, wrote about the human comedy. He had a deeper understanding of the human condition, than I think even he was aware of. Kind, gentle, compassionate, empathetic and wise. His scripts were never just funny, they always had something to say about us.
|by Anonymous||reply 64||06/30/2020|
So much fun over the decades.
|by Anonymous||reply 65||06/30/2020|
^^ Sid Caeser, Nanette Fabray, Carl Reiner and Howard Morris -- all were brilliant.
|by Anonymous||reply 66||06/30/2020|
|by Anonymous||reply 67||06/30/2020|
Don't worry people, I'm 98 also, but I won't leave you.
|by Anonymous||reply 68||06/30/2020|
[quote] Rob Reiner @robreiner Last night my dad passed away. As I write this my heart is hurting. He was my guiding light.
He was my Somerset, my edge of night, my love of life. He was.... another world.
|by Anonymous||reply 69||06/30/2020|
Great thread title OP
|by Anonymous||reply 70||06/30/2020|
R70, it’s been used many times before.
|by Anonymous||reply 71||06/30/2020|
I liked Carl Reiner in 'Night Gallery,' in the episode 'Professor Peabody's Last Lecture,' which is probably the first time I'd ever seen him.
(segment starts at [bold]14:53[/bold])
|by Anonymous||reply 72||06/30/2020|
The 'Coast to Coast Big Mouth' episode of THE DICK VAN DYKE SHOW is hysterical
|by Anonymous||reply 73||06/30/2020|
One less dude to blow.
|by Anonymous||reply 74||06/30/2020|
Carl Reiner's autobiographical play and movie, Enter Laughing (1967), is also good. The movie starred Elaine May, Shelley Winters, Janet Margolin and Rene Santoni as Carl as a young actor. (Santoni later played "Poppie" on Seinfeld.)
|by Anonymous||reply 75||06/30/2020|
This truly makes me sad. I loved that man so much. RIP.
|by Anonymous||reply 76||06/30/2020|
[quote]"Never cared for his politics," [R45]? His politics was clearly of the most benevolent, decent and humane kind. Yeah, I can see why that would bother you.
And I can see by this post why I have R45 on block. Thank you, R46.
|by Anonymous||reply 77||06/30/2020|
He wrote and cameo'd in one of my favorite Doris Day movies, "The Thrill of It All."
|by Anonymous||reply 78||06/30/2020|
I love Thrill of it All Doris Day and her wonderful breathy pitch for “Happy Soap!”
|by Anonymous||reply 79||06/30/2020|
Carl Reiner made the world a better place with his humor, wit, generosity, talent and kindness. He was a true American treasure. My sincerest condolences to his wonderful children.
|by Anonymous||reply 80||06/30/2020|
I heard he was a huge perv. His son Rob is reprehensible- he stood by Joy Reid even after she was exposed for being a bigot.
|by Anonymous||reply 81||06/30/2020|
His late wife was the one who wanted to "have what she's having" in "When Harry Met Sally."
|by Anonymous||reply 82||06/30/2020|
They’re all wearing BLM shirts and yet these SJW clueless assholes are no doubt going to come after Mel Brooks’s movies next. Fucking morons.
|by Anonymous||reply 83||06/30/2020|
Goodbye to my greatest mentor in movies and in life. Thank you, dear Carl.
|by Anonymous||reply 84||06/30/2020|
|by Anonymous||reply 85||06/30/2020|
Mel Brooks will be dead by Christmas.
|by Anonymous||reply 86||06/30/2020|
Rob Reiner is an idiot- his dad was 100. Get over it.
|by Anonymous||reply 87||06/30/2020|
^^ Yeah, how dare he mourn his father. ^^
|by Anonymous||reply 88||06/30/2020|
R88, Moutn him in private. Nobody xates about this old white man. Old white men are the worst.
|by Anonymous||reply 89||06/30/2020|
[Quote] Old white men are the worst.
Old White men keep the lights on around here.
|by Anonymous||reply 90||06/30/2020|
He knew what was what
|by Anonymous||reply 91||06/30/2020|
who was more liberal: Rob or Carl? I guess they were about the same.
|by Anonymous||reply 92||06/30/2020|
Poor Rob Reiner, first Penny now Carl. I bet Sally Struthers will be next.
|by Anonymous||reply 93||06/30/2020|
R91 awww I’m sad he didn’t get to see that. Then again if he’s re-elected then he was spared.
|by Anonymous||reply 94||06/30/2020|
R89 is drunk again.
|by Anonymous||reply 95||07/01/2020|
COLORIZED DVD SHOW EPISODES in honor of Carl Reiner this Friday on CBS!
|by Anonymous||reply 96||07/01/2020|
I was shocked to see that he was tweeting and coherent at 2:30pm the day he died. I wonder if he knew was going to die that evening. It’s kind of surreal.
|by Anonymous||reply 97||07/04/2020|
Was it a very obviously current tweet or could it have been schedule? "Joan Rivers" tweeted after her death, remember.
|by Anonymous||reply 98||07/04/2020|
|by Anonymous||reply 99||07/04/2020|
R98 nevertheless he was at Mel Brooks’s birthday two days earlier right? He looked fine then.
|by Anonymous||reply 100||07/04/2020|
It didn’t feel scheduled to me:
“ As I arose at 7:30 this morning, I was saddened to relive the day that led up to the election of a bankrupted and corrupt businessman who had no qualifications to be the leader of any country in the civilized world..”
He even tweeted a few more times—once about Noel Coward and Hillary. Seems real to me.
|by Anonymous||reply 101||07/04/2020|
Anyone else watch the colorized episodes last night? Reiner was quite good, especially as the artist.
|by Anonymous||reply 102||07/04/2020|
Maybe he dies of an aneurysm.
|by Anonymous||reply 103||07/04/2020|
I did. He really was good. All of them are exceptional, really. It was his favorite episode.
|by Anonymous||reply 104||07/04/2020|
|by Anonymous||reply 105||07/04/2020|
Pilot episode of "The Dick Van Dyke Show," featuring Carl as Rob, with DL fave Sylvia Miles as Sally.
|by Anonymous||reply 106||07/04/2020|
R106, That would be two time Oscar nominee Sylvia Miles.
|by Anonymous||reply 107||07/04/2020|
According to George Shapiro, Carl was fine all day and heading back to his bedroom for the night at about 10PM when he stumbled and fell, and died within a few minutes. I don't think those were scheduled tweets, I think he really was fine until all of a sudden he was hit with a heart attack or aneurism or such.
|by Anonymous||reply 108||07/04/2020|
R108 I'm glad he didn't suffer in a prolonged way. Dying in one's sleep or dying from a massive stroke are the two best ways to go.
|by Anonymous||reply 109||07/05/2020|
R109, A massive stroke can be very painful. A pulmonary embolism would be immediate and painless.
|by Anonymous||reply 110||07/05/2020|