Skip to comments.Larry Hagman of "Dallas" Dead at 81
Posted on 11/23/2012 8:05:46 PM PST by Arec Barrwin
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thanks for the explanation
If you want a real treat watch the original Pilot episode on Youtube.com:
Eden's original genie portrayal was all woman, seductive and overtly promised her master all sorts of sensual pleasures. The scene where his fiance (the General's daughter) drops by and Jeannie comes out of Tony's shower dressed only in one of his white dress shirts is memorable, to say the least!
Too bad they had to tone it down into the silly platonic version that eventually aired as a series. In that Pilot episode Barbara Eden was smokin' hot!
I wanted to be Major Nelson when I was a kid. Still do.
Hadn’t heard about the throat surgery - not remembering, anyway.
Well, I guess the not speaking 1 day a week is
on the less kooky side of strange things people do.
Maybe Hagman wasn’t in public much on Saturdays. . .
No his new show
‘________mowing a cemetery_____’
That’s some honest work for a kid’s summer job!
I realize many want to be placed near ‘home’ upon death, but was surprised to hear Mary Martin is resting so far from the ‘limelight,’ say, of a Forest Lawn, or some such, where the public could more easily pay their respects . . .
Guess one can visit while passing thru Weatherford.
Don’t believe I gave credit to MM for her son’s famous career; and perhaps that’s not what you meant. (Writing is so one dimensional - - )
I think most people didn’t even realize who his mother was.
And of course I meant how ‘lucky’ to have had such a talented mother.
The picture you paint of Hagman’s upbringing - wonder why I am surprised - however, guess this has been more often than not, the background and upbringing of so many ‘famous’ people.
Yeah that Mary Crosby she shot JR LOL!
Yeah that Mary Crosby she shot JR LOL!
Wasn’t Hagman the son of his mother, what’s her name?
So sorry about your loss.
I’m sorry! :-0 I understand, believe me! I can hardly stand to watch the news much anymore (other than a few minutes of FOX) I still like “Fox News”, but even they get irritating! However, they are the only ones I can stand to watch when I do!
Aww..God bless your Dad, and give him rest! (Mr. Hagman of course, too!) God bless you and your family too!
“Dad did eventually beat the cancer, but the cancer treatment beat him. He was only a shadow of his former self afterward. I was actually resentful when I saw Larry Hagman back on TV over the summer, while my father was declining. I am repenting for that attitude today.”
You were resentful while watching your dad decline, while LH was able to be in a TV show? That is totally understandable, and very much human. We all come short, at times.
Frankly, I watched the show, and it appeared to me that he wasn’t healthy at that time.
I’m so sorry for your loss. I’ve experienced the pain, and also have experienced the passing of my dad while I was able to be there and help my mother care for him at home.
The biggest blessing in my life was to be with them during his last days, and the fact that he passed while in his bedroom of the last 45 years.
I hope you will, eventually, feel that being with him, and having his family around him, was a blessing for you, as well.
Then South Pacific.
She was Peter Pan!
JR flew off to a secret location leaving jr. in charge. I figured that scene was put in because Larry wasn't coming back.
The notion that he sat powerless in a nursing home for years was laughable. However the storyline was improving.
Genie was great.
I have been completely news free since before the election, did not even watch the returns. Good for the soul. I do listen to Rush and Levin.
HIs mother was Mary Martin/Peter Pan. SO....
I understand Larry was a liberal, but he had a brother, Gary Hagman, not Gary Ewing, who ran for the Texas State Senate as a Republican, probably in the 1980s.
LOL! He looks like Tom Brady.
doubtful: from wikipedia: “Hagman derided President George W. Bush, a fellow Texan, before the Iraq War. At a signing for his book he described Bush as “A sad figure, not too well educated, who doesn’t get out of America much. He’s leading the country towards fascism”.”
and he was for alternate energy to the tune of Ed Begley, Jr.: “In a 2007 interview, Hagman talked about how he was a major proponent of alternative energy. On an episode of Living With Ed, Hagman and his wife showed actor Ed Begley, Jr. their solar powered, super energy efficient home and talked about their green lifestyle. In early 2010, the couple put their 43-acre Ojai estate (called “Heaven”, which they purchased in 1991) up for sale; it was valued at $9.5 million.”
Sad to read that his mother, Mary Martin (a.k.a. Peter Pan) dumped him and his father for her career...
he was a heavy drinker, probably part of the reason for his tantrums..alcoholics are very self-obsessed.
Mary Martin, disappointing to read that she ditched little Larry and her husband to have a career, Larry lived with his grandparents repeatedly whilst Mommy was out becoming a star:
“In an odd twist of fate, Martin’s dance studio was burned down by a local man who thought what she was teaching was sinful. At this time, her father encouraged her to end her marriage, saying she was too young, and Martin left for Hollywood, leaving her husband and son Larry behind.”
yep..Mary Crosby played Kristin
Pot smoker lingo: http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20071114204334AAJHEQh
The Origin Revealed
According to Steven Hager, editor of High Times, the term 420 originated at San Rafael High School, in 1971, among a group of about a dozen pot-smoking wiseacres who called themselves the Waldos, who are now pushing 50. The term was shorthand for the time of day the group would meet, at the campus statue of Louis Pasteur, to smoke pot. Intent on developing their own discreet language, they made 420 code for a time to get high, and its use spread among members of an entire generation. While our teens feel that they know something we don’t, you can let them in on the fact that it was your generation that came up with the numbers.
A quote from one of the Waldos in the High Times article states, “We did discover we could talk about getting high in front of our parents without them knowing by using the phrase 420.” your teenagers will not have that same option.
So sorry for your loss, may your dear father rest in peace. (taking care of my mother, end stages of COPD & emphysema)
“I Dream of Jeannie” was quite possibly my most favorite TV show growing up. (at least in the top 3) Hence, I will remember him most for that role. His Major Nelson “funny-nice-guy” character was too firmly embedded in my brain to ever allow his “JR” character to be really “believable.” That’s a dilemma of his own success as a good actor :((
As far as his political views, I just found out now what they apparently were and that’s the way it should be. If actors & entertainers in general would keep their politics, religion & and sexual orientations out of their audience’s & the public’s faces, the world would be a much better place, IMO.
RIP, Mr. Larry Hagman...you shall be missed by this “old”
Dallas without JR Ewing is not the same.
I know the new Dallas show has been renewed for a second season (and I think they are/were in the process of filming new episodes in the Dallas area at the time of Hagman's death). I can't help but wonder what they'll do with the plot on this show without Hagman. There's NO replacing Larry Hagman as J.R.
RIP Larry Hagman... thanks for the memories.