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dhathal







PostPosted: August 20, 2005 6:00 PM 

Was he in Groundhog day, announcing the arrival of spring?

Jimmy


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PostPosted: August 20, 2005 6:51 PM 

Yes, he's Bob Elliot, real-life father of Chris Elliot (who played the TV cameraman on Groundhog Day).

Jimmy


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PostPosted: August 20, 2005 6:59 PM 

Awhile back we were discussing TV sitcom idiots. Forgot all about Chris Elliot in Get A Life. Chris played an overgrown paperboy living with his father (played by his real father Bob Elliot). It was a hilarious show. Am going to order the DVDs right now.

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B00003PE9I/103-2551611-5539812?v=glance

Bookman
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PostPosted: August 20, 2005 7:16 PM 

Didn't Brian Doyle-Murray, Bill's bro, play the Bubble Boy's dad and the mayor of Punxsutawney?

Jimmys


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PostPosted: August 20, 2005 7:23 PM 

Forget those DVDs. There are only four selected episodes on each for a full DVD price. OutRAGEOUS!!

... and yes, you are correct Bookman.

moops
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PostPosted: August 20, 2005 10:04 PM 

And who can forget Doyle-Murray (aside: how come it's not Bill "Doyle-"Murray, since they're brothers?) as the operator of a rustic campground somewhere in Colorado in the classic "Animal House Vacation" starring Chevy Chase as Clark Griswold?

moops
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PostPosted: August 20, 2005 10:06 PM 

(Um... make that "National Lampoon's" Vacation...)

Gack
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PostPosted: August 21, 2005 1:53 AM 


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Denim Vest
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PostPosted: August 21, 2005 9:40 AM 

That is Brian Doyle Murray, also co-creator of Caddyshack with Harold Ramis.

Jimmy was prolly just being a wise ass.
Same old Jimmy Rolling Eyes

Jimmy


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PostPosted: August 21, 2005 11:36 AM 

No. Jimmy got his movies mixed up. For some reason Jimmy put Bob Elliot's face on the Mayor and the Bubble Dad. But the second Jimmy saw Bookmans post, the bread had been taken from Jimmy's mouth.

Jimmy's gonna go stick his head in the oven now. Ten to fifteen minutes at 350° sounds about right. Sad

Cosmo 87
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PostPosted: August 23, 2005 10:14 PM 

He's also in Ntl Lampoon's Xmas vacation as Clark's boss who takes away Xmas bonuses.

QueenOfTheCastle
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PostPosted: August 24, 2005 1:26 AM 

He's on the CBS show "Yes, Dear" now....as a tv executive.



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