Jump to content
Sign in to follow this  
Glitterwolf

R.I.P. John Inman ( Mr. Humpries)

Recommended Posts

Actor John Inman mostly known for his part as Mr. Humpries in the British Comedy "Are You Being Served" passed away at 71.

 

When I was young I had many a good laugh thanks to him.

image.png.abc2b75ff472a0106e4884d999d70588.png

Edited by Glitterwolf
  • Like 4

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
1 hour ago, alchemist said:

Umm... he died in 2007.

 

Yes he did,.

And I totally missed it and saw it today...

Still sad...

 

 

  • Confused 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I was gonna say lol. Captain Peacock was the last (of the floor staff, anyway) to pass some years ago now (Rumbold may've outlived him; I can't quite recall).

 

Love this show even still. Here in 'Merica PBS would run a couple old episodes every Friday or Saturday night, back when I was a kid, and my family watched religiously. Good times. Found the box set reasonably enough priced to buy on eBay last summer and rejoiced greatly.

 

I still have yet to find a British sitcom that comes anywhere near capturing my interest and/or funny bone like it did, for whatever dumb reason.

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

When I was working at a top government contractor's office, and we were in the test facility.

The standard phrase to use when you needed someone was: "Mr. XXXX are you Free?? 

and the whole place would giggle.

That's great comedy !

  • Like 3

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Sign in to follow this  

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.

  • Similar Content

    • By Pingo
      Aw, no.
       
      https://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-49098435
       
       
      https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=NoAzpa1x7jU
    • By Pingo
      https://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-48947783
       
      Denise Nickerson has died after a stroke and pneumonia. She was 62.
       
      The actor was known for playing Violet Beauregarde in  the film “Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory,”  Amy Jennings and Nora Collins in the gothic soap opera “Dark Shadows,” and Allison in the children’s educational television show “The Electric Company.”
    • By Green Eyed Monster
      Just announced:
      Former President of the United States G.H.W. Bush dead at age 94
      RIP
      GEM
    • By FaekiasDracon
      Vincent "Vinnie" Paul Abbott; drummer for Pantera, Damageplan, and HellYeah has died at age 55.
      Details into cause of death have not been released. 
       
      https://bbc.in/2tkIUlM
    • By Pingo
      https://locusmag.com/2018/05/gardner-dozois-1947-2018/
       
      Gardner Dozois, science fiction legend, has died unexpectedly at the age of 70.
       
      His last review column was posted yesterday:
      https://locusmag.com/2018/05/gardner-dozois-reviews-short-fiction-10/
       
      The Hugo and Nebula Award-winning author collaborated with George Alec Effinger, George R. R. Martin, Daniel Abraham, and Michael Swanwick, among others. He was editor of "Asimov's Science Fiction" for twenty years and had compiled and edited the Year's Best Science Fiction anthologies since they were created in 1984.
       
      He was one of PingosHusband's teachers, which makes this personal.
  • Who's Online   15 Members, 0 Anonymous, 34 Guests (See full list)

×
×
  • Create New...