Didn’t see a thread. RIP.
Peter Scolari is DEAD TO ME!
|by Anonymous||reply 221||November 4, 2021 5:50 AM|
Aww, that’s a shame. He was a cutie.
|by Anonymous||reply 1||October 22, 2021 5:23 PM|
Scolari seemed hot to me on Bosom Buddies and Newhart. He showed leg on Bosom Buddies.
|by Anonymous||reply 2||October 22, 2021 5:23 PM|
Was he the one on that show, with the fat juicy ass, being eaten by that fugly Star Wars dude? Too bad. He had a nice juicy ass.
|by Anonymous||reply 3||October 22, 2021 5:25 PM|
Sad shit. Fo realz, yo!
|by Anonymous||reply 4||October 22, 2021 5:26 PM|
Did Alec Baldwin shoot him?
|by Anonymous||reply 5||October 22, 2021 5:27 PM|
R5 Yes! Bring on the Alec Baldwin shooting everybody memes! I heard he shot JFK.
|by Anonymous||reply 6||October 22, 2021 5:29 PM|
I hear he offed John Lennon. The bastard!
|by Anonymous||reply 7||October 22, 2021 5:32 PM|
He said it took him almost 50 years to finally deal with his drinking and pill popping issues.
I'm glad he cleaned himself up. Sad it happened to late and now this.
|by Anonymous||reply 8||October 22, 2021 5:33 PM|
I love Julia Duffy.
|by Anonymous||reply 9||October 22, 2021 5:37 PM|
I too suggest Alec Baldwin as a suspect.
|by Anonymous||reply 10||October 22, 2021 5:40 PM|
Any pictures of said buttocks?
|by Anonymous||reply 11||October 22, 2021 5:40 PM|
Oh no, I loved Peter Scolari, he was always one of my favorites.
Harvey Fierstein tweeted a lovely note about working with him on Hairspray.
|by Anonymous||reply 12||October 22, 2021 5:41 PM|
Farewell is such a nice way to put it... RIP is such an empty thing to say. Like there's a choice. You're dead.
|by Anonymous||reply 13||October 22, 2021 5:42 PM|
How did he show up most of the month to shoot Newhart?
I met him a few times; genuinely nice guy. RIP.
|by Anonymous||reply 14||October 22, 2021 5:45 PM|
He was such a cute guy. I liked him on the show "Girls."
|by Anonymous||reply 15||October 22, 2021 5:47 PM|
Wow, he seemed very youthful. I've always loved him since his Bosom Buddies days and Newhart. He was good on Evil too and in Girls. He was a cutie and didn't seem like your typical Hollywood jerk.
|by Anonymous||reply 16||October 22, 2021 5:47 PM|
Was a bigger star than Tom Hanks when they started Bosom Buddies, only to see Hanks take off in popularity with the audience. He managed to handle it well with grace. I think that he got to work with Bob Newhart for so long was a a fair trade off.
|by Anonymous||reply 17||October 22, 2021 5:47 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 18||October 22, 2021 5:48 PM|
Who knew Bob Newhart would outlive him?
|by Anonymous||reply 19||October 22, 2021 5:48 PM|
I remember him from Honey I Shrunk the Kids tv series.
|by Anonymous||reply 20||October 22, 2021 5:49 PM|
[quote] He managed to handle it well with grace
Did he? See R8.
|by Anonymous||reply 21||October 22, 2021 5:50 PM|
Has Holland Taylor commented yet?
|by Anonymous||reply 22||October 22, 2021 5:51 PM|
He was really good in "Gotham," he absolutely nailed the camp factor and was still a hot daddy.
|by Anonymous||reply 23||October 22, 2021 5:51 PM|
What kind of cancer?
|by Anonymous||reply 24||October 22, 2021 5:52 PM|
That's sad! I always liked him.
|by Anonymous||reply 25||October 22, 2021 5:55 PM|
Anyone with a Ouija heard from Wendie Jo Sperber?
|by Anonymous||reply 26||October 22, 2021 5:58 PM|
Holland looks the same 40 years later.
|by Anonymous||reply 27||October 22, 2021 6:00 PM|
Sad. He always seemed like a mensch.
|by Anonymous||reply 28||October 22, 2021 6:02 PM|
I always liked him. He was a welcome presence on Evil the past two season. I had no idea he was sick.
|by Anonymous||reply 29||October 22, 2021 6:03 PM|
Oh, this makes me sad. He was such a hot nerd twunk on Bosom Buddies and Newhart.
|by Anonymous||reply 30||October 22, 2021 6:05 PM|
He looks great in R8.
|by Anonymous||reply 31||October 22, 2021 6:06 PM|
"What kind of cancer? "
The kind that kills you
|by Anonymous||reply 32||October 22, 2021 6:09 PM|
Has Lena Dunham commented yet? I can't find anything.
|by Anonymous||reply 33||October 22, 2021 6:10 PM|
He showed peen on Girls
|by Anonymous||reply 34||October 22, 2021 6:11 PM|
Clotshot strikes again!
|by Anonymous||reply 35||October 22, 2021 6:13 PM|
I always thought Peter was a lot better looking than Tom Hanks
|by Anonymous||reply 36||October 22, 2021 6:14 PM|
R36 Most people are.
|by Anonymous||reply 37||October 22, 2021 6:16 PM|
uh, that GIRLS story comes a little close to reality today
|by Anonymous||reply 38||October 22, 2021 6:16 PM|
I won't pretend to have kept up with his career, but he and Julia Duffy were comedic gold on "Newhart."
|by Anonymous||reply 39||October 22, 2021 6:18 PM|
Ye gods, he’s wearing a pre-tied bow tie in OP’s pic.
|by Anonymous||reply 40||October 22, 2021 6:19 PM|
Damn you, Tom Hanks!!!!
You win again!!!!
|by Anonymous||reply 41||October 22, 2021 6:22 PM|
Oh no! Newhart is one of the shows I can watch again and again, and he and Julie Duffy were such a fantastic comedic pairing.
I've never seen Bosom Buddies, but now I'm tempted to have a scrounge around YouTube to see if I can find it.
Only 66 too. Fucking cunting cancer.
|by Anonymous||reply 42||October 22, 2021 6:24 PM|
Guess he'd really been battling it for a while.
|by Anonymous||reply 43||October 22, 2021 6:28 PM|
Fun Peter Scolari trivia: He made his film acting debut in an X-rated movie from 1978, "Take Off." Sadly, it was an acting role only. No nudity, no sex from Pete. He used the stage name "Barney Tramble" in this one.
|by Anonymous||reply 44||October 22, 2021 6:30 PM|
This really makes me sad. I just loved Peter Scolari and yes, he was so hot in his "Bosom Buddies" days. He had the best ass on TV back at that time.
I've posted this on DL before: I was on the 1 train one evening on my way home from work. The train was pretty full and there were no seats left by the time this elderly black woman got on at one of the stops. This white man who was sitting and reading his book noticed her and immediately stood up and gave her his seat. It was Peter Scolari.
|by Anonymous||reply 45||October 22, 2021 6:34 PM|
Black butts matter.
|by Anonymous||reply 46||October 22, 2021 6:40 PM|
He's was the ultimate college professor fantasy for a while.
|by Anonymous||reply 47||October 22, 2021 6:41 PM|
Peter Scolari was one of the good guys on and off-screen.
Rest in Peace.
|by Anonymous||reply 48||October 22, 2021 6:50 PM|
R6: Not quite…
|by Anonymous||reply 49||October 22, 2021 7:12 PM|
I TOLD you not to let that fucker back into Texas.
|by Anonymous||reply 50||October 22, 2021 7:22 PM|
Scolari died in New York. Lived on West End Avenue.
|by Anonymous||reply 51||October 22, 2021 7:32 PM|
Very cute when young
|by Anonymous||reply 52||October 22, 2021 7:33 PM|
He and Julia Duffy we’re very fun on Newhart. I really enjoyed that show back then, more than the Chicago one.
|by Anonymous||reply 53||October 22, 2021 7:36 PM|
R52 Yuck. Not cute at all. He has an ape face.
|by Anonymous||reply 54||October 22, 2021 7:36 PM|
And you are a racist ass, R54.
|by Anonymous||reply 55||October 22, 2021 7:41 PM|
What's on his Ipod? Bosom Buddies!
|by Anonymous||reply 56||October 22, 2021 7:47 PM|
I'd have tapped that tight ass back in his Bosom Buddies days.
|by Anonymous||reply 57||October 22, 2021 7:48 PM|
Only because no one has posted it yet. Peter serving up thighs for dayz. The shot of him playing catcher is hawt 2.
|by Anonymous||reply 58||October 22, 2021 8:06 PM|
Just the other day I read that Peter was on a plane with Tom Hanks this year (they’re good friends) when Tom was arrested, brought before a military tribunal, and executed. Peter was allowed to go free, which shows what a good guy he was. This was some obvious QAnon bullshit.
|by Anonymous||reply 59||October 22, 2021 8:08 PM|
R58 Lots of great ass and thigh shots in those opening credits.
|by Anonymous||reply 60||October 22, 2021 8:12 PM|
R55 what does racism have to go with apes? NOTHING !!!!!!
|by Anonymous||reply 61||October 22, 2021 8:13 PM|
How will "Hannah Banana" manage to make this all about her?
|by Anonymous||reply 62||October 22, 2021 8:14 PM|
R58 best TV intro ever - this is dubbed though because they never had the rights to the Billy Joel version when the show originally aired. Whoever did this video ,however, left in the very end “leave me alone” from the cover version, which is kind of weird (why not replace the entire thing?)
|by Anonymous||reply 63||October 22, 2021 8:19 PM|
Julia Duffy has issued a statement saying
"You couldn't ask for a better partner"
|by Anonymous||reply 64||October 22, 2021 8:20 PM|
During "Newhart" Proctor & Gamble tapped Peter Scolari to be their celebrity spokesperson for Ivory Soap
|by Anonymous||reply 65||October 22, 2021 8:22 PM|
Loving those super short 70s (80s?) shorts in the video at R58
In the last scene Scolari's baseball shirt pretty much entirely covers up the shorts.
He had a smoking body for a 70s guy too- lots of definition.
I suspect you'd get arrested for public lewdness if you wore those today.
|by Anonymous||reply 66||October 22, 2021 8:25 PM|
And Susan Dey, R64?
I suppose she will once again remain silent.
|by Anonymous||reply 67||October 22, 2021 8:25 PM|
A very cute 70s boy. All the great sex he got makes the mind reel.
|by Anonymous||reply 68||October 22, 2021 8:36 PM|
The quality isn't great, but this is a fun interview.
|by Anonymous||reply 69||October 22, 2021 8:40 PM|
He had a hot ass but he couldn't live forever.😔
|by Anonymous||reply 70||October 22, 2021 8:41 PM|
Susan Dey’s silence is deafening.
|by Anonymous||reply 71||October 22, 2021 8:50 PM|
I love in Julia's tweet at R9 there is a huge picture of the two of them in the background. They were so vapid and funny - such a big improvement over the original maid and the next door neighbor from season 1 that they replaced. Newhart was a show that made changes that actually improved it.
|by Anonymous||reply 72||October 22, 2021 8:51 PM|
R9, how sad that she isn't verified.
|by Anonymous||reply 73||October 22, 2021 8:52 PM|
R52 is into bestiality. Fucking monkey faces! Yuck.
|by Anonymous||reply 74||October 22, 2021 8:59 PM|
I haven't seen Bosom Buddies in years, but for a show that is largely known for tis gimmick and Tom Hanks first big role, it really did have a pretty talented ensemble. It is too bad that it did not last a little longer.
|by Anonymous||reply 75||October 22, 2021 9:01 PM|
His body back in the BB days was spectacular. I've read multiple times that he and Hanks had remained close friends since those days. I'm sure Hanks is beyond sad.
|by Anonymous||reply 76||October 22, 2021 9:06 PM|
R73 that’s REALLY how you know someone is a has-been. Sigh.
|by Anonymous||reply 77||October 22, 2021 9:10 PM|
R61: Read the entire post @ R-54, including the small print, before mouthing-off.
[quote]Yuck. Not cute at all. He has an ape face. —Valerie J
|by Anonymous||reply 78||October 22, 2021 9:10 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 79||October 22, 2021 9:25 PM|
^ If he wasn't already dead that would surely do him in
|by Anonymous||reply 80||October 22, 2021 9:28 PM|
what kind of cancer/
|by Anonymous||reply 81||October 22, 2021 9:30 PM|
How I wish the shorts that Scolari wore in the opening credits of BB would make a return. Good Lord they just made men so sexy.
And yes, he really did have a fine body for many years.
Peter was delightful in so many roles, sorry to read that he had battled pills and booze for so long... even if you're functioning during those years, there are so many missed opportunities along the way.
|by Anonymous||reply 82||October 22, 2021 9:41 PM|
R64 Yes, we know, as we saw it WAY BACK AT R9.
And not misquoted.
|by Anonymous||reply 83||October 22, 2021 9:42 PM|
Will Bob be the last man standing? Like Betty and the casts of MTM/GG?
Besides Julia, has anyone checked on Larry and the two Darryls??!?
|by Anonymous||reply 84||October 22, 2021 9:42 PM|
not getting tom hanks's career must've been awful
|by Anonymous||reply 85||October 22, 2021 9:42 PM|
No word from Tom Hanks yet? Who does he think he is, Susan Dey?
|by Anonymous||reply 86||October 22, 2021 9:52 PM|
To R5, Your comment made me "spit out my Vodka Martini" all over my laptop. Awesome!!
|by Anonymous||reply 87||October 22, 2021 9:56 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 88||October 22, 2021 9:59 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 89||October 22, 2021 10:18 PM|
Maureen McCormick has spoken.
Eve Plumb could not be reached for comment, and Susan Olsen was, once again, unconscious under her double wide.
|by Anonymous||reply 90||October 22, 2021 10:35 PM|
[quote] I always thought Peter was a lot better looking than Tom Hanks.
I thought so, too. Very cute, he was. I'm sorry to hear he's gone. He was a very talented guy.
|by Anonymous||reply 91||October 22, 2021 10:36 PM|
That Susan Dey shit has never been funny. Aspie fucktard DLers really run shit into the ground.
|by Anonymous||reply 92||October 22, 2021 11:26 PM|
Whatever you say, Susan Dey.
|by Anonymous||reply 93||October 22, 2021 11:32 PM|
Peter was still working, he had a recurring role on EVIL.
|by Anonymous||reply 94||October 22, 2021 11:52 PM|
[quote]That Susan Dey shit has never been funny. Aspie fucktard DLers really run shit into the ground.
Ironic that you should say this, R92, this on a thread titled "Peter Scolari is DEAD TO ME!"
|by Anonymous||reply 95||October 23, 2021 12:43 AM|
r95 the Susan Dey shit is beyond tired. You Aspie freaks need to quit.
|by Anonymous||reply 96||October 23, 2021 12:46 AM|
I was very happy when he won an Emmy in 2016 for GIRLS, though I’ve never seen the show. I always felt bad for him that Hanks’ career skyrocketed after BB and his didn’t. He was equally as good on the show.
Thanks to the poster who included the Oprah show clip. It’s nice to see how happy he was with his wife. He’d been married 3 times before so I’m glad it finally worked out for him.
|by Anonymous||reply 97||October 23, 2021 1:24 AM|
He was fantastic on Girls as was the lady who played his wife- Forgetting her name.
|by Anonymous||reply 98||October 23, 2021 1:28 AM|
That's not running shit in the ground, r95, that's proper DL formatting.
|by Anonymous||reply 99||October 23, 2021 1:34 AM|
|by Anonymous||reply 100||October 23, 2021 1:41 AM|
Being successful in show business has a lot to do with luck. Tom Hanks was luckier. But Peter Scolari did have a steady acting career. I think he did quite well.
|by Anonymous||reply 101||October 23, 2021 1:44 AM|
[quote]That's not running shit in the ground, R95, that's proper DL formatting.
Calling that "proper DL formatting" means you're an Aspie idiiot, R99, who has no business trying to police other running DL gags.
|by Anonymous||reply 102||October 23, 2021 2:00 AM|
Newhart is still alive?
|by Anonymous||reply 103||October 23, 2021 2:09 AM|
[quote] Farewell is such a nice way to put it... RIP is such an empty thing to say. Like there's a choice. You're dead.
But ou're saying there's somehow a choice for faring well???
|by Anonymous||reply 104||October 23, 2021 2:18 AM|
Say...what, r102? I pointed out that the "...is DEAD TO ME" format is DL tradition. How is that policing?
|by Anonymous||reply 105||October 23, 2021 3:03 AM|
[quote] Say...what, [R102]? I pointed out that the "...is DEAD TO ME" format is DL tradition. How is that policing?
It is indeed a tradition, but that's not at all what you said. What you said was that it was "proper DL formatting." and it is absolutely not--there are no rules for how to post when people die.
No one has to follow a certain format because you're childish or Aspie-ish and demand that everything to be the same.
Stop being both an asshole and a whiner.
|by Anonymous||reply 106||October 23, 2021 3:07 AM|
"how sad that [Julia] isn't verified."
You have to apply for verification and, amazingly, some people have real lives and don't give a flying fuck whether they're verified on Twitter. Believe me, if Julia wanted to be verified, she'd be verified.
|by Anonymous||reply 107||October 23, 2021 3:16 AM|
|by Anonymous||reply 108||October 23, 2021 3:30 AM|
R107 that’s what managers do. I’m sure hers has tried.
|by Anonymous||reply 109||October 23, 2021 3:37 AM|
R109, there are local "journalists" with a few thousand followers who have blue ticks. It's not like you have to be a household name.
|by Anonymous||reply 110||October 23, 2021 3:57 AM|
Has Mary Frann commented?
|by Anonymous||reply 111||October 23, 2021 4:10 AM|
She made the candle flames flicker, r111...
|by Anonymous||reply 112||October 23, 2021 4:11 AM|
He had such a hot body in the opening credits of Bosom Buddies. I used to lust after him as a teen.
This is sad.
Isn't leukemia kind of rare in adults? I haven't really heard of many people dying from it.
|by Anonymous||reply 113||October 23, 2021 5:07 AM|
It hasn't been announced what kind of cancer he had, has it?
|by Anonymous||reply 114||October 23, 2021 5:11 AM|
I read it was leukemia on wikipedia. It's footnoted but I didn't read the sources.
|by Anonymous||reply 115||October 23, 2021 5:14 AM|
RIP Peter Scholari.
I just noticed Hanks hasn't posted to IG or Twitter in over a year.
|by Anonymous||reply 116||October 23, 2021 5:17 AM|
Crazy to think that Newhart won no Emmys. Both Scolari and Julia Duffy were perfect in their roles. They truly deserved Supporting Actor/Actress awards.
|by Anonymous||reply 117||October 23, 2021 5:24 AM|
[quote]I was very happy when he won an Emmy in 2016 for GIRLS, though I’ve never seen the show. I always felt bad for him that Hanks’ career skyrocketed after BB and his didn’t. He was equally as good on the show.
As someone else said upthread, it was mostly luck on Hanks' part. He's a very talented actor, no doubt, just saying Scolari was equally so and should have enjoyed similar success. Still, he had a fine career and much to be proud of.
To Hanks' credit, he has never to my knowledge ever tried to distance himself from BB. He's always spoken fondly of it and he and Scolari remained friends for over 40 years. Maybe he'll speak on it later or possibly never at all but I'm sure he's very hurt tonight.
|by Anonymous||reply 118||October 23, 2021 5:33 AM|
Hanks' film career is odd
How'd he get two lead roles in 1984 (including Splash) when he had virtually no film experience and just a flop sitcom
|by Anonymous||reply 119||October 23, 2021 5:37 AM|
Well, it ran for two seasons so it wasn't a complete flop r119. Plus Hanks had gotten good notices and popularity for his portrayal of Uncle Ned on Family Ties. He was very likable and suited the parts in Splash and Bachelor Party.
|by Anonymous||reply 120||October 23, 2021 5:52 AM|
Hanks is the modern-day Jimmy Stuart.
|by Anonymous||reply 121||October 23, 2021 5:54 AM|
It's STEWART, you fat whore!
|by Anonymous||reply 122||October 23, 2021 5:59 AM|
Scolari always was kind of labeled as not being as successful as Hanks. He was on a hit sitcom by 1984 bouncing back from Bosom Buddies at the same time as Hanks. I guess TV was still considered not as big a deal as film back then.
(Hanks' career was really up and down in the 80s)
|by Anonymous||reply 123||October 23, 2021 5:59 AM|
Peter Scolari...a consistently good, engaging and fascinating actor. Very sad. He was so young.
|by Anonymous||reply 124||October 23, 2021 6:01 AM|
old people leukemia is very common.
|by Anonymous||reply 125||October 23, 2021 6:02 AM|
Peter Scolari and Julia Duffy were so memorable and perfect together. Funny, endearing, just lovey and enjoyable.
|by Anonymous||reply 126||October 23, 2021 6:04 AM|
Do bad Julia couldn't duplicate her success on Designing Women.
|by Anonymous||reply 127||October 23, 2021 6:48 AM|
If it was leukaemia, that is what just killed Norm MacDonald as well.
|by Anonymous||reply 128||October 23, 2021 10:08 AM|
You do know that Google could answer your question about Leukemia and age...........
|by Anonymous||reply 129||October 23, 2021 5:20 PM|
[quote]You have to apply for verification and, amazingly, some people have real lives and don't give a flying fuck whether they're verified on Twitter. Believe me, if Julia wanted to be verified, she'd be verified.
You don't have to apply for verification if you're an actor with good representation.
They do it for you.
Twitter has its own internal system in addition to having a public one. The internal one is an easy submission by your publicist, manager or agent with nothing more really than your @.
|by Anonymous||reply 130||October 23, 2021 5:52 PM|
So sad. Such a sweet and troubled man.
|by Anonymous||reply 131||October 23, 2021 6:01 PM|
I really loved Lens Dunham’s Instagram post about Peter. It was very genuine and touching.
|by Anonymous||reply 132||October 23, 2021 6:03 PM|
[quote] Believe me, if Julia wanted to be verified, she'd be verified.
And she doesn't want to be. She is not interested in speaking with the unwashed masses.
|by Anonymous||reply 133||October 23, 2021 6:05 PM|
That was actually pretty sweet, R132, and exactly how I imagined Scolari.
|by Anonymous||reply 134||October 23, 2021 6:05 PM|
R132 yes, for once Lens only made it a tiny bit about her!
|by Anonymous||reply 135||October 23, 2021 6:06 PM|
The Rev. Mrs. Trask has spoken!
|by Anonymous||reply 136||October 23, 2021 6:07 PM|
[quote] I really loved Lens Dunham’s Instagram post about Peter. It was very genuine and touching.
She couldn't do it naked on the floor of a bathroom stall?
|by Anonymous||reply 137||October 23, 2021 6:25 PM|
Did Scolari ever do Battle of the Network Stars in a speedo?
|by Anonymous||reply 138||October 23, 2021 6:26 PM|
[quote]Has Mary Frann commented?
She's waiting for Wendie Jo Sperber to go first.
|by Anonymous||reply 139||October 23, 2021 6:27 PM|
Why would Mary wait for Wendie Jo to comment? Why, because BB came before Newhart? Is that some kind of courtesy that actors extend each other when commenting on a colleague's death? That seems strange to me. Ok then, I'll guess I'll wait for Wendie Jo to comment first, but I'm more interested in hearing what Mary has to say, since I enjoyed Newhart much more than BB.
|by Anonymous||reply 140||October 23, 2021 6:36 PM|
Someone create a Kickstarter for r140 so he can raise funds to buy that Ouija Board he's gonna need.
|by Anonymous||reply 141||October 23, 2021 6:41 PM|
Thank you r130. If you’re an actual celebrity it’s about a 2 minute “process” (I wouldn’t even call it a process).
|by Anonymous||reply 142||October 23, 2021 6:47 PM|
The ABC News piece on his death mentioned only that he was "best known as Tom Hanks' co-star on Bosom Buddies."
Kind of a shitty obituary, to be remembered only for having a relationship with someone who was more famous than you. He was on Newhart for six years in the 1980s, and Newhart is still going on the air in reruns -- Bosom Buddies doesn't.
|by Anonymous||reply 143||October 23, 2021 6:59 PM|
They should have said "best remembered for looking way hotter shirtless than Tom Hanks ever did."
|by Anonymous||reply 144||October 23, 2021 7:01 PM|
Did he dabble with men at all? I'm sure some exec got his hands on him.
|by Anonymous||reply 145||October 23, 2021 7:05 PM|
In a quick news report, Scolari only matters in the context of his work with Tom Hanks, which is unfortunate.
|by Anonymous||reply 146||October 23, 2021 7:11 PM|
He was hilarious on Newhart and touching when he came out on Girls. Very underrated actor.
|by Anonymous||reply 147||October 23, 2021 7:25 PM|
Sweet post by Thomas Dekker
[quote]This was my TV family when I was 9. Today, we lost our family leader, Peter Scolari. Peter was a father figure and teacher and in the 24 years since this photo was taken, he never left my heart, not for an instant. I am sending all my love to his real life family and all my embraces to the rest of our tv one @barbiealynwoods @hillarytuck thank you #peterscolari . For all that you gave us. 🖤
|by Anonymous||reply 148||October 23, 2021 8:13 PM|
I didn't know he had problems with booze and pills. Apparently it lasted for a long time.
|by Anonymous||reply 149||October 23, 2021 9:02 PM|
R85 Having a TV career all those years is pretty good..not movie star good but at least he worked steadily.
|by Anonymous||reply 150||October 23, 2021 9:22 PM|
It’s nice reading all the touching tributes. Seems like he was universally loved. Always a shame when the good ones go too soon.
|by Anonymous||reply 151||October 23, 2021 9:22 PM|
Why has Tom Hanks been so silent?
|by Anonymous||reply 152||October 23, 2021 9:26 PM|
R152 Beats me.
|by Anonymous||reply 153||October 23, 2021 9:28 PM|
hmmm, did Susan Dey work with Scolari? She was pretty much doing LA Law when he was on Newhart, so their paths wouldn't have crossed then. I don't recall them EVER working together.
|by Anonymous||reply 154||October 23, 2021 9:31 PM|
Thank you dearest r152. I'm not ready yet. Xxx.
|by Anonymous||reply 155||October 23, 2021 9:33 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 156||October 23, 2021 9:35 PM|
@r155, Well, get ready, this is real life not a rehearsal for a movie role. Say something nice and encouraging about your lifelong friend and "Bosom Buddy"
|by Anonymous||reply 157||October 23, 2021 9:37 PM|
Alas? What the hell does that mean?
|by Anonymous||reply 158||October 23, 2021 9:37 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 159||October 23, 2021 9:39 PM|
ugh, Holland Taylor's twitter is a valentine to wokeness. I won't ever be visiting THAT again.
|by Anonymous||reply 160||October 23, 2021 9:40 PM|
Tom’s waiting for Wendie Jo Sperber, Lucille Benson, Tom Poston and Mary Frank to make their statements
|by Anonymous||reply 161||October 23, 2021 9:44 PM|
^ Wow, Wendie Jo Sperber, I haven't thought about her in a million years. She was like the first cool funny fat chick. I wonder what became of her?
|by Anonymous||reply 162||October 23, 2021 9:48 PM|
She died from breast cancer way back in 2005.
|by Anonymous||reply 163||October 23, 2021 9:50 PM|
^ Ok, then, thanks...
What did Tom Hanks have to say about that?
|by Anonymous||reply 164||October 23, 2021 9:58 PM|
Wendy Jo Sperber is never far from DL’s thoughts.
|by Anonymous||reply 165||October 23, 2021 9:58 PM|
^ That thread talks about everyone BUT Wendy Jo Sperber
|by Anonymous||reply 166||October 23, 2021 10:01 PM|
I eat piles and piles AND PILES! of rancid shit.
|by Anonymous||reply 167||October 23, 2021 10:16 PM|
He's so hot shirtless and in short shorts in the Bosom Buddies opener.
|by Anonymous||reply 168||October 23, 2021 10:20 PM|
What kind of pills was he addicted to?
|by Anonymous||reply 169||October 23, 2021 10:21 PM|
Ha! Ha! I'll say.
|by Anonymous||reply 170||October 23, 2021 10:23 PM|
Tom Hanks remained good friends with Peter Scolari over the years. I'm sure he's hurting right now.
|by Anonymous||reply 171||October 23, 2021 10:24 PM|
But how selfish of him not to pour out his grief for the rest of us to see on Twitter and Instagram, R171.
|by Anonymous||reply 172||October 23, 2021 10:27 PM|
[quote] Alas? What the hell does that mean?
It's an expression of woe, and thus fully appropriate.
|by Anonymous||reply 173||October 23, 2021 10:29 PM|
Did Chet call him Uncle Peter by chance?
|by Anonymous||reply 174||October 23, 2021 10:34 PM|
So is Tom Hanks pulling a SJP and holding back on commenting?
|by Anonymous||reply 175||October 23, 2021 10:43 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 176||October 23, 2021 10:58 PM|
When Tom did a broadway play a few years back Peter was cast in a featured role.
|by Anonymous||reply 177||October 23, 2021 11:23 PM|
R28, he was. I worked in a low-level position on Newhart and he was always kind and gracious especially to the little people.
|by Anonymous||reply 178||October 23, 2021 11:56 PM|
Peter Scolari and Julia Duffy were comedy gold. Newhart was one of the great shows of a generation. The whole cast and writing were superb.
|by Anonymous||reply 179||October 24, 2021 2:20 AM|
[quote]I worked in a low-level position on Newhart and he was always kind and gracious especially to the little people.
There were midgets on that show? All we had was Dr. Jonathan Newman.
|by Anonymous||reply 180||October 24, 2021 2:48 AM|
We haven't heard from Telma Hopkins yet, have we?
|by Anonymous||reply 181||October 24, 2021 2:48 AM|
Or Donna Dixon Aykroyd?
|by Anonymous||reply 182||October 24, 2021 2:49 AM|
Did he not get along with Hanks? Kinda shocked Tom hasn't said anything.
|by Anonymous||reply 183||October 24, 2021 3:24 AM|
Did "Bosom Buddies" ever have a proper finale? I remember that the true identities of Kip and Henry were revealed in one of the shows. The Donna Dixon character, who Kip has lusted after the entire series, is enraged at the deception and is ranting at Kip; after listening to her tirade for a few minutes he grabs her and forcibly kisses her. I think that makes her realize she loves him. It was really stupid.
|by Anonymous||reply 184||October 24, 2021 5:19 AM|
It didn't have a finale, it was just canceled. I think it was still doing well in the ratings, too.
|by Anonymous||reply 185||October 24, 2021 5:21 AM|
The Jeffersons didn’t have a finale after 11 seasons! That’s a true slap in the face.
|by Anonymous||reply 186||October 24, 2021 5:49 AM|
He was a part of the golden era of the American Sitcom with Bosom Buddies.
It is always hard being the straight man (no pun intended). Tim Hanks blew up after BB because he was "the funny one."
|by Anonymous||reply 187||October 24, 2021 5:56 AM|
|by Anonymous||reply 188||October 24, 2021 5:59 AM|
Bosom Buddies only ran like a year and a half. I think they resurrected it and reran it on primetime a few years later (maybe when Hanks hit it big? Not sure.)
Wendie Jo Sperber was so funny. (also died really young from cancer.)
I just remember as a kid there was a joke where Hanks used the Jack and the Beanstalk story as a metaphor for something Scolari did.
Sperber misses the point and the joke line was "you didn't even get the beans?" said annoyed at Scolari. You had to be there and be 7 I guess.
|by Anonymous||reply 189||October 24, 2021 6:00 AM|
R189 that’s how I remember it. They reran it the summer he hit it big with Splash & Bachelor Party. I assumed it was a first run show and I was confused (being 6 and all) how he could be in both the TV show and starring in movies at the same time.
|by Anonymous||reply 190||October 24, 2021 6:19 AM|
Kind of shocked. I just found watching Sunday Morning. Farewell...Peter Scolari.
|by Anonymous||reply 191||October 24, 2021 3:01 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 192||October 24, 2021 3:04 PM|
I imagine you'll be just inconsolable when Betty White dies and you find out 4 days later.
|by Anonymous||reply 193||October 24, 2021 5:12 PM|
I imagine you'll use a hyperbolic use of snark....trying to be clever...which turns out to be lame.^^
|by Anonymous||reply 194||October 24, 2021 5:28 PM|
R193 is the queen who finds out a celebrity is dead, gives a gay gasp, then quickly texts everyone she knows so she can say she was the first to find out. Then she goes and shoves six Twinkies down her gullet because she's so proud of herself.
|by Anonymous||reply 195||October 24, 2021 5:58 PM|
The petty back-and0forth bitching is ruining what was otherwise a sweet and informative memorial thread.
|by Anonymous||reply 196||October 24, 2021 7:21 PM|
Back to dat ass.
|by Anonymous||reply 197||October 24, 2021 7:26 PM|
The Rialto Report just put up an interview they did with him in recent years. He seemed to not mind talking about his first movie role in a porn film (Take Off), even though he remained fully dressed and didn't perform sex on screen. Also he didn't look down on those who did, it just wasn't for him. Refreshing to see a celeb who isn't full of themselves.
|by Anonymous||reply 198||October 24, 2021 7:37 PM|
R195 is a smelly cunt.
|by Anonymous||reply 199||October 24, 2021 7:41 PM|
Has Bette ever addressed her first movie appearance?
|by Anonymous||reply 200||October 24, 2021 7:47 PM|
Peter was also a very talented and delightful musical theatre performer, lest we forget. He has a warm place in my heart for two Encores! performances. He sang the tongue-twisting and hilarious “They Couldn’t Compare to You” as Mercury (the cute god) in Cole Porter’s OUT OF THIS WORLD. And he shared five glorious minutes with Mme.Ebersole singing “I Can’t Get Started” and playing the very funny scene in which it appears in the Ira Gershwin/Vernon Duke ZIEGFELD FOLLIES OF 1936. Definitive, and thankfully recorded for posterity. He was a warm, charming performer and it seems everyone loved him (and others loved his ass). Put me in both camps.
|by Anonymous||reply 201||October 25, 2021 5:48 AM|
R201, were both of the productions you reference with Scolari recorded? I did some searching and don't find them online.
|by Anonymous||reply 202||October 25, 2021 10:32 AM|
He may have looked like a choir boy, but he was quite the little pussy hound! He had 4 kids and humped on 4 wives!
|by Anonymous||reply 203||October 25, 2021 10:43 AM|
Yes, R202, both were recorded.I found the Out of this World CD (DRG) on the Sears (!) website, also on Amazon and Ziegfeld Follies (Decca Broadway) on Amazon too. Both are rather overpriced ($25 range) but they’re worth every penny, not just for the Scolari tracks: two of the most delicious scores of the Golden Age. And if the OOTW CD sends you then to the OBC on Columbia—in general an even better performance—you won’t be sorry.
|by Anonymous||reply 204||October 25, 2021 3:52 PM|
Come back R178 and tell us more about behind the scenes of Newhart!
|by Anonymous||reply 205||October 25, 2021 6:54 PM|
[quote] The kind that kills you
The kind that I have r32?
|by Anonymous||reply 206||October 25, 2021 6:56 PM|
Florida when it rains ought to be you!
|by Anonymous||reply 207||October 25, 2021 7:16 PM|
R204, thanks for the follow-up. I enjoyed a number of seasons at Encores!, but waited far too long to subscribe to the series... I missed so many amazing productions. Side note, I sat through and L-O-V-E-D the "Paint Your Wagon" production, ordered that CD. Man, I think I love the production of the show and really do not love the score... something just doesn't translate when listening only. Such a drag, because I was amazed at Justin Guarini's performance on stage, but on the CD, it just doesn't "sing" as it did in City Center.
|by Anonymous||reply 208||October 25, 2021 10:17 PM|
All except Truman’s press ought to be you, R207. There was Melisande, the platinum blond, how I loved to ruffle her locks, There was bright Aurora and Pandora who let me open her… The last word of this verse is omitted in both recordings, but is it performed in the theatre? NOT singing it it seems to me signals the incredibly obscene double entendre. And the verse actually ends with the offending word in the Complete Lyrics book. But it really is better unsung, isn’t it?
|by Anonymous||reply 209||October 26, 2021 3:26 AM|
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|by Anonymous||reply 210||October 28, 2021 4:44 PM|
[quote]Did "Bosom Buddies" ever have a proper finale? I remember that the true identities of Kip and Henry were revealed in one of the shows. The Donna Dixon character, who Kip has lusted after the entire series, is enraged at the deception and is ranting at Kip; after listening to her tirade for a few minutes he grabs her and forcibly kisses her. I think that makes her realize she loves him. It was really stupid.
R184, I remember that episode. Don't recall if it was the finale, though. IIRC, they all found out the truth about Kip and Henry over the course of the last season (as opposed to the first season when only Amy knew).
|by Anonymous||reply 211||October 28, 2021 10:04 PM|
Oops - just noticed my comment ^ did not post:
“Has Tom Hanks paid tribute yet? If not and he still has time to do this…”
|by Anonymous||reply 212||October 28, 2021 10:09 PM|
Maybe Tom has brain fog from long-hauler Covid and forgot that Peter had died.
|by Anonymous||reply 213||October 29, 2021 3:22 AM|
Henry was supposed to be a nice guy but there was an episode where he was an incredible dick. I think he goes to his high school reunion and encounters a deaf girl he knew from high school. She greets him warmly....and he runs away from her! Seems back in the day she invited him to go with the prom with her; not wanted to go with her (She's DEAF. Who wants a deaf prom date?) he tells her a lie, saying he has something else to do that night. He in fact does go to the prom with another girl. He didn't expect to see the deaf girl at them prom figuring she'd be dateless. but she DOES come to the prom, accompanied by her father. She encounters him kissing his date and forlornly confronts him about his deception. He runs away from her, leaving her crying in her father's arms. UGH! How horrible. But at the reunion she again she has an encounter with him and tells him she didn't hold his behavior against him, he was just a kid back then and kids do things like that. I think they share a dance. It was supposed to heartwarming but it was really an excruciating episode. Henry's cruelty was truly awful, and the deaf girl was made out to be like some kind of a saint. I thought the whole thing was just disturbing.
|by Anonymous||reply 214||October 29, 2021 5:27 AM|
Tom Hanks has spoken.
|by Anonymous||reply 215||November 3, 2021 3:16 PM|
I don't know how Tom Hanks maintained his clean wholesome image when most of his contemporaries were stoned!
I never knew Scolari was drugged out of his mind!
|by Anonymous||reply 216||November 3, 2021 3:39 PM|
I loved the Bossom Buddies Theme Song!
Hanks was ok as a chic, but no way was Scolari passing!
|by Anonymous||reply 217||November 3, 2021 3:45 PM|
He got me at the end.
|by Anonymous||reply 218||November 3, 2021 7:04 PM|
R218 Yeah, I got all leaky, too. :-(
There was a real bond between them.
|by Anonymous||reply 219||November 4, 2021 1:47 AM|
I'm surprised no one has speculated on them having sex with each other. Because the consensus on Datalounge is that no relationship between two men could be anything but sexual.
|by Anonymous||reply 220||November 4, 2021 3:01 AM|
Scolari was like the hunky brother of Bruce McCulloch from Kids In The Hall
|by Anonymous||reply 221||November 4, 2021 5:50 AM|