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Bob Einstein RIP

Posted: Wed Jan 02, 2019 10:55 pm
by Richard M Roberts
Bob "Super Dave Osborne" Einstein has passed away today at the age of 77. He was a member of a very funny family, that includes younger brother Albert (Brooks) Einstein and father Harry Einstein (aka Parkyakarkus). Bob was also a great comedy writer, who worked on the CBS Smothers Brother Comedy Hour, and the short-lived, but underrated Dixck Ven Dyke variety show VAN DYKE AND COMPANY.

But his greatest fame was playing Super Dave Osborne, a great, deadpan take-off on Evil Knievel. Here's one of his TONIGHT SHOW WITH JOHNNY CARSON appearances:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eFqwGy8OfkY

Rest in Peace Bob.

RICHARD M ROBERTS