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Actress and singer Tammy Grimes died at the spry age of 82.

Girmey originated the role of Molly Tobin in the 1960 musical “The Unsinkable Molly Brown.”  Hm.  I wonder who played Molly Brown?

Grimey was born in Lynn, Ma.  Lynn, Lynn, the city of sin, you’ll never come out the way you went in, what looks like gold is really tin, the girls say ‘no’ but they’ll give in, Lynn, Lynn, the city of sin.

On May 16, 1960, Grimey acted and sang as Mehitabel in an abridged version of the musical “Archy and Mehitabel,” about a young boy in Riverdale who woos the lovely Mehitabel with the help of Jughead and the gang.

1966’s “The Tammy Grimes Show” lasted for only a month.  The show was about a modern-day heiress who loved to spend money.  Don’t know why audiences didn’t identify with a character like that.  The critical reviews were pretty terrible.  The decision to cancel the show after only four episodes was almost unheard of at the time.

So, in a way, Tammy was a trailblazer for shows like, “Cavemen,” (featuring the Geico

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Wait, this only lasted four episodes?

Cavemen) “Ford Nation,” (A talk show starring Rob Ford and his brother), “The Hasselhoffs,” (no explanation needed) and “Heil, Honey, I’m Home,” (a sitcom about the home life of Adolf Hitler and Eva Braun).

Grimes was the wife of Christopher Plummer (that’s “plummer” as in sells and trades purple fruit, not “plumber” as in guy who fixes pipes) and was the mother of Amanda Plummer (that’s Amanda as in “Any of you fucking pricks move and I’ll execute every motherfuckin’ last one of ya!”)

This hit goes to: Gianna!  I know, Gianna getting a theater person?  Whaaaat?  This moves Gianna up to 130 points, still 110 points behind our presumptive winner, Occupy the casket!

Happy pooling,

SPMI

PS: I will email the list out when I get the rest of jodi & Husband’s names.

Current Standings:

Occupy the Casket: 220 – (Natalie Cole – 40, Vanity – 50, Boutros Boutros-Ghali – 10, Geoffrey Eglinton – 20, Addie Fausett – 100)

Jami: 210 – (Scott Weiland  – 60, Pat Harrington, Jr. – 20, Umberto Eco – 20, Rob Ford – 60, Erik Bauersfeld – 10, Edward Albee – 20, Chris Sizemore – 20)

Tailgating w/ Jesus: 140 (Dolph Schayes – 20, Meadowlark Lemon – 20, Monte Irvin – 10, Muhammad Ali – 30, Pat Summitt – 40, Buddy Ryan – 20)

Gianna: 130 (Robert Stigwood – 20, Lois Duncan – 20, Herschell Gordon Lewis – 20, Pete Burns – 50, Tammy Grimes – 20)

Joanne: 130 (Joey Feek – 60, Joe Garagiola – 10, Julius La Rosa – 20, Buckwheat Zydeco – 40)

Lee Kwang-Soo (Giraffe): 130- (Daniel Fleetwood – 70, Abe Vigoda – 10, Nancy Fucking Reagan! – 10!, George Martin – 10, Elie Wiesel – 20, Mike “Mighty Atom, Jr.” Greenstein – 10)

Occupy the Casket: 120 – (Natalie Cole – 40, Vanity – 50, Boutros Boutros-Ghali – 10, Geoffrey Eglinton – 20)

The Girl on Fire: 120 (Wayne Rogers – 20, René Angélil – 30, George Gaynes – 10, James Noble – 10, Doris Roberts – 10, Marni Nixon – 20, Fyvush Finkel – 10, Steven Hill – 10)

Harmony: 100 (Harper Lee – 20, George Kennedy – 10, Frank Sinatra, Jr. – 30, Gene Wilder – 20, Arnold Palmer – 20)

Team Sushi: 80 (Chyna, aka Joanie Laurer – 60, Morley Safer – 20)

Imaginary Steve: 60 – (King Bhumibol Adulyadej – 20, 谢家麟 – 10, 劉令名 – 30)

Mostly Mike: 60 (Marvin Minsky – 20, Mihaly “Michu” Meszaros – 30, Janet Waldo – 10)

Age of Aquarius: 60 (William Guest – 30, Merle Haggard – 30)

Nathaniel: 50 (Alan Young – 10, Kenny Baker – 20, Glenn Yarbrough – 20)

Mortician’s Daughter: 50 – (Justice Antonin Scalia – 30, Bud Collins – 20)

Babysitter: 10 – (Kay Starr – 10)

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