Friday, May 30, 2008

Sketch War Salute

We don't have 21 guns or anything fancy like that. Just heaps of respect for a fine sketch comedy actor who has left us.

Harvey Korman passed away last night. Probably best known for his stint on the Carol Burnett Show and his role as Hedley Lamarr in Blazing Saddles.

I think part of the reason he was so well loved was all the times he cracked up because of something Tim Conway had done. Here's one of my favorite moments.

The planet just got a little less funny today.


R.A. Porter said...

A very, very sad day.

If you've never seen them, the Archive of American Television has done hundreds of interviews with television giants over the past few years. One of them is a three-part interview with Harvey Korman and Tim Conway. Here's a link to part 1.