Bob Einstein (1942-2018)

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Bob Einstein (1942-2018)

#1 Post by mizo » Wed Jan 02, 2019 3:13 pm


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#2 Post by mfunk9786 » Wed Jan 02, 2019 3:15 pm

One of the most naturally funny people to ever live.

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#3 Post by Fiery Angel » Wed Jan 02, 2019 3:20 pm

His scene in "Modern Romance" is a classic.

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#4 Post by bearcuborg » Wed Jan 02, 2019 3:23 pm

mizo wrote:
Wed Jan 02, 2019 3:13 pm
Bob Einstein
Fucking loved that guy as a kid, and was glad to see him get some recognition later in life for Curb, where most seem to know him.

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#5 Post by cdnchris » Wed Jan 02, 2019 3:37 pm

Oh my God, Super Dave. His cameo on Arrested Development as the surrogate was brilliant too.

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#6 Post by flyonthewall2983 » Wed Jan 02, 2019 4:15 pm

Good stand-in for Clint Eastwood in Ocean's Thirteen

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#7 Post by lacritfan » Wed Jan 02, 2019 5:01 pm

If people don't already know, Bob's brother is Albert Einstein (i.e. Albert Brooks).

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#8 Post by doh286 » Wed Jan 02, 2019 8:23 pm

The episode of Gilbert Gottfried's podcast that Bob Einstein appeared on has been re-released on the podcast's iTunes feed.

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#9 Post by hearthesilence » Wed Jan 02, 2019 11:54 pm

Fiery Angel wrote:
Wed Jan 02, 2019 3:20 pm
His scene in "Modern Romance" is a classic.
For those who wish to see it.

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#10 Post by Polybius » Sat Jan 05, 2019 12:54 am

I've always loved people who are willing to play straight man for someone else to work off of and he was one of the very best at it, especially with Larry David. The way Funkhouser's anger and annoyance at Larry would always do a slow, steady build was sublime.


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#12 Post by hearthesilence » Tue Jan 08, 2019 3:16 pm

Skrmng Skll Th Thd wrote:
Sat Jan 05, 2019 6:32 pm
Wanna hear a joke?
Seinfeld posted a tribute to Einstein created from outtakes and footage shot for his two appearances on Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, and he tells the same joke in one of the shots. It's hilarious to see him just be himself. The best part is when he talks about the moment of his father's death, and Seinfeld (in all seriousness and without thinking about it), stops Einstein to check and see if the café noise was a problem for the sound crew. Naturally, Einstein wasn't going to let that slide.

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