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This week, comedian extraordinaire Sid Caesar died at 91. He was legendary for his sketch comedy shows in the 1950s and worked all the way up till 2004. This post is dedicated to his genre roles like The Munsters' Revenge (1981), Curse of the Black Widow (1977), America 2100 (1979) and Intergalactic Thanksgiving or Please Don't Eat the Planet (1979) While he's not necessarily a household name anymore I have a very personal connection to Sid Caesar.
In 1985, he did a guest role on the Amazing Stories episode "Mr. Magic" as Lou Bundles. He played a washed up magician who gets a set of magic playing cards that revitalizes his career. It was touching and heart-warming but I became obsessed with the beauty of those antique playing cards. I wasn't looking for magic cards, but I started a collection of antique playing cards that I've had for decades. When people go places they know to get me a set of playing cards because I also collect cards from different places in the world. The highlight of my collection is the one from France. All of this is to say that a bit role he had back in the mid-80s led me to my only hobby outside of watching an insane amount of sci-fi. Thank you Mr. Caesar.
This week's caption comes from Amazing Stories (1985).
Here's mine: "PATIENCE - Smiling while pretending to be impressed by a decades old card trick"
Have a better caption for this picture? Head down to the comments section below to throw it out there. The owner of the funniest and most original caption will be given praise and adulation, here and on our Twitter and Facebook page.
The contest concludes next Wednesday at midnight, so please have your ideas in before then.
The captions two weeks ago for "Lady Boba Fett" were brilliant as always, but the one you voted for was by Jeremy:
Here are all the hilarious captions
- "A randy glitch in the cloning process on Kamino!!" - @Brad_Coldstream
- "Jango Fett's last clone. And best." - Tony
- "Hey, buddy, my face is up here." -
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