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2014-01-01 03:27:53 PM  
This is not how I planned to start my year.
 
2014-01-01 03:27:54 PM  
I feel like the world lost both a father and a cop:
oneroomwithaview.files.wordpress.com
RIP James Avery
 
2014-01-01 03:28:23 PM  
I remember watching that show a ton when it was on.  R.I.P. actor man

/seriously, this headline?
 
2014-01-01 03:29:23 PM  
upload.wikimedia.org

Rip Shredder.
 
2014-01-01 03:30:34 PM  
Great show.  Crappy headline for the situation.
 
2014-01-01 03:30:58 PM  
I submitted this with a classier headline, thanks fark.
 
2014-01-01 03:31:28 PM  

24.media.tumblr.com


RIP JAMES

 
2014-01-01 03:32:21 PM  
Now this is a story all about how
My life got flipped-turned upside down
And I'd like to take a minute
Just sit right there
To pay my respects to Uncle Phil of Bel Air
 
2014-01-01 03:33:18 PM  
2.bp.blogspot.com
wait, what?
 
2014-01-01 03:34:03 PM  

bdub77: I feel like the world lost both a father and a cop:
[oneroomwithaview.files.wordpress.com image 720x319]
RIP James Avery


I seem to be missing the joke, Reginald VelJohnson isn't dead.
 
2014-01-01 03:34:07 PM  
Happy New Year, Uncle Phil.

/wait....
 
2014-01-01 03:34:48 PM  

Fallout Zone: Great show.  Crappy headline for the situation.


Jatybe: I submitted this with a classier headline, thanks fark.


There are many witty, hilarious, and even genius headlines on fark but for some reason on death stories they like to go with the one that is the least creative, least funny and most likely to bother people
 
2014-01-01 03:35:49 PM  
The wrong TV Phil died.

/s
/sort of
 
2014-01-01 03:36:29 PM  
Not a good way to start the year - especially for him

/does pretty much put him at the top of the list of dead actors for 2014 both alphabetically & chronologically so there's that
 
2014-01-01 03:36:30 PM  

Misconduc: bdub77: I feel like the world lost both a father and a cop:
[oneroomwithaview.files.wordpress.com image 720x319]
RIP James Avery

I seem to be missing the joke, Reginald VelJohnson isn't dead.


I'd tell you, but it will be more fun if you figure this one out for yourself
 
2014-01-01 03:37:24 PM  
What's probably most unusual in this case is that the guy was the black Wilfrid Brimley: He was just short of 42 during the first season of "Fresh Prince" and was probably cast because he looked 55.
 
2014-01-01 03:37:32 PM  
It's homes not holmes. Sherlock's not driving the cab

static2.wikia.nocookie.net

RIP Uncle Phil

 
2014-01-01 03:37:33 PM  
Mama no...
 
2014-01-01 03:37:42 PM  
I guess his "Good Times" are over.
Not so dynomite now, are you, James?
 
2014-01-01 03:38:06 PM  
img.photobucket.com
 
2014-01-01 03:38:44 PM  
Too bad it wasn't Smif
 
2014-01-01 03:40:48 PM  

Misconduc: I seem to be missing the joke, Reginald VelJohnson isn't dead.


i163.photobucket.com
 
2014-01-01 03:41:01 PM  

meat0918: [upload.wikimedia.org image 640x480]

Rip Shredder.


For that alone, a huge loss. When I found out it was the guy from FPOBL I was blown away.

Klippoklondike: There are many witty, hilarious, and even genius headlines on fark but for some reason on death stories they like to go with the one that is the least creative, least funny and most likely to bother people


oh, and this. Has the Nelson Mandela headline debacle been erased from our memories so soon? The stupid one with more than 150 downvotes got greenlit, then better one which will be the 2014 HOTY with the most upvotes I've ever seen got a REPEAT tag slapped onto it instead.
 
2014-01-01 03:41:20 PM  
images.huffingtonpost.com

RIP Uncle Phil
 
2014-01-01 03:41:22 PM  

bdub77: I feel like the world lost both a father and a cop:
[oneroomwithaview.files.wordpress.com image 720x319]
RIP James Avery


Goddammit, that's the dad from Sister, Sister! Get it right!
 
2014-01-01 03:45:19 PM  

IlGreven: bdub77: I feel like the world lost both a father and a cop:
[oneroomwithaview.files.wordpress.com image 720x319]
RIP James Avery

Goddammit, that's the dad from Sister, Sister! Get it right!


No....no it wasn't! It was the black cop from Barney Miller.
 
2014-01-01 03:46:18 PM  

DanZero: meat0918: [upload.wikimedia.org image 640x480]

Rip Shredder.

For that alone, a huge loss. When I found out it was the guy from FPOBL I was blown away.

Klippoklondike: There are many witty, hilarious, and even genius headlines on fark but for some reason on death stories they like to go with the one that is the least creative, least funny and most likely to bother people

oh, and this. Has the Nelson Mandela headline debacle been erased from our memories so soon? The stupid one with more than 150 downvotes got greenlit, then better one which will be the 2014 HOTY with the most upvotes I've ever seen got a REPEAT tag slapped onto it instead.


That was such a dumb headline.

Also, this was linked from TMZ? May James Avery roll in his grave if he knew that his death was reported to thousands of fans from an article on TMZ...
 
2014-01-01 03:50:33 PM  

Klippoklondike: There are many witty, hilarious, and even genius headlines on fark but for some reason on death stories they like to go with the one that is the least creative, least funny and most likely to bother people generate ad impressions.


FTFY.
 
2014-01-01 03:52:59 PM  

upload.wikimedia.org


RIP James Avery

 
2014-01-01 03:53:02 PM  

Qapla'!

static2.wikia.nocookie.net

 
2014-01-01 03:54:15 PM  

Jatybe: Also, this was linked from TMZ? May James Avery roll in his grave if he knew that his death was reported to thousands of fans from an article on TMZ...


Considering the recency of the event that might give the morgue staff quite a scare.
 
2014-01-01 03:56:15 PM  
I submitted this with a respectful headline and not from tmz.com, the anus of evil.
 
2014-01-01 03:56:46 PM  

shower_in_my_socks: The wrong TV Phil died.

/s
/sort of


content6.flixster.com
 
2014-01-01 04:00:51 PM  
I think that Fark entertainment memorial threads would be gently appreciated by their honorees. You know, if they weren't dead.
 
2014-01-01 04:02:30 PM  

Valiente: What's probably most unusual in this case is that the guy was the black Wilfrid Brimley: He was just short of 42 during the first season of "Fresh Prince" and was probably cast because he looked 55.


I know, right? I saw he was 65 before dying and I thought, whoa he's ONLY 65? But he looked like a grandpa back in the Fresh Prince days.
 
2014-01-01 04:02:30 PM  
No. I'm not going to play.
I'm not!

This r serious matter!


It's just a stupid Fark thing!


It's...

Aww, FARK!

www-deadline-com.vimg.net


RIP James Avery

 
2014-01-01 04:08:07 PM  
Pillowy mounds of mashed potatoes.
 
2014-01-01 04:13:59 PM  

bdub77: I feel like the world lost both a father and a cop:

RIP James Avery


He was the prison guard in ghostbusters. Perhaps he was haunted by the ghost of the girl he shot? And that's why he took a desk job?
 
2014-01-01 04:14:54 PM  

ChuckyV: Qapla'!
[static2.wikia.nocookie.net image 423x324]


I'm sure there is a place for him in Sto'vo'kor.
 
2014-01-01 04:15:01 PM  
My life just got flipped over turned upside down
 
2014-01-01 04:21:31 PM  
www.startrek.com

Humbug.  He'll always be a Klingon to meeeeeee.
 
2014-01-01 04:22:01 PM  

LittleSmitty: Misconduc: bdub77: I feel like the world lost both a father and a cop:
[oneroomwithaview.files.wordpress.com image 720x319]
RIP James Avery

I seem to be missing the joke, Reginald VelJohnson isn't dead.

I'd tell you, but it will be more fun if you figure this one out for yourself


Rainier Wolfcastle unavailable for comment.
 
2014-01-01 04:22:25 PM  

rocky_howard: Valiente: What's probably most unusual in this case is that the guy was the black Wilfrid Brimley: He was just short of 42 during the first season of "Fresh Prince" and was probably cast because he looked 55.

I know, right? I saw he was 65 before dying and I thought, whoa he's ONLY 65? But he looked like a grandpa back in the Fresh Prince days.


Actually, according to his publicist, he was 68.  But yeah, he did look to be already well into his 50s for the bulk of the show 's run.
 
2014-01-01 04:25:07 PM  

Ronnie_Zman: LittleSmitty: Misconduc: bdub77: I feel like the world lost both a father and a cop:
[oneroomwithaview.files.wordpress.com image 720x319]
RIP James Avery

I seem to be missing the joke, Reginald VelJohnson isn't dead.

I'd tell you, but it will be more fun if you figure this one out for yourself

Rainier Wolfcastle unavailable for comment.


If he was, i'm sure the comment would be MENDOOOOOZAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA!!!!111
 
ecl
2014-01-01 04:26:29 PM  
R.I.P. James Avery

www.nndb.com
 
2014-01-01 04:39:01 PM  
Got dangit, I just submitted this with the same exact headline.
 
ecl
2014-01-01 04:42:24 PM  

pestluvr: rocky_howard: Valiente: What's probably most unusual in this case is that the guy was the black Wilfrid Brimley: He was just short of 42 during the first season of "Fresh Prince" and was probably cast because he looked 55.

I know, right? I saw he was 65 before dying and I thought, whoa he's ONLY 65? But he looked like a grandpa back in the Fresh Prince days.

Actually, according to his publicist, he was 68.  But yeah, he did look to be already well into his 50s for the bulk of the show 's run.


Being fat isn't conducive to long life or aging well generally speaking.
 
2014-01-01 04:46:19 PM  

bdub77: I feel like the world lost both a father and a cop:
[oneroomwithaview.files.wordpress.com image 720x319]
RIP James Avery



Oh, the irony./
 
2014-01-01 04:47:26 PM  
So, with show producer Jeffrey Pollack's death on the 26th, does this mean we have a "Fresh Prince" death trifecta in play?
 
2014-01-01 04:48:49 PM  

Iggie: So, with show producer Jeffrey Pollack's death on the 26th, does this mean we have a "Fresh Prince" death trifecta in play?


Alfonso Ribeiro has just updated his life insurance policy.
 
2014-01-01 04:51:35 PM  

thenypost.files.wordpress.com


R.I.P. James Avery

 
2014-01-01 04:52:17 PM  
Carlton is never never gonna dance again....  sad feet got no rhythm.
 
2014-01-01 04:54:50 PM  
If she is in need of comforting, I am here.

images.askmen.com
 
2014-01-01 04:56:40 PM  
consortiumnews.com


RIP JAMES AVERY
 
2014-01-01 04:57:45 PM  

WippitGuud: No. I'm not going to play.
I'm not!

This r serious matter!


It's just a stupid Fark thing!


It's...

Aww, FARK!

[www-deadline-com.vimg.net image 300x300]
RIP James Avery


Totes mcgotes,man,totes mcgotes.
 
2014-01-01 04:58:32 PM  
Oh, right.... a celebrity died....


www.nndb.com
 
2014-01-01 05:01:39 PM  
i.imgur.com

Goodnight, lefty prince
 
2014-01-01 05:04:36 PM  
Best scene in Fresh Prince - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bxulantPiXI (warning: saddest scene in the whole show, too)
 
2014-01-01 05:15:25 PM  
Yeah wasn't he one of the sell-outs who left Janet Hubert in a lurch when Smif farked her over back in the Fresh Prince days?

Whatever, enjoy your circle of hell, fatso.
 
2014-01-01 05:16:12 PM  

Kome: Best scene in Fresh Prince - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bxulantPiXI (warning: saddest scene in the whole show, too)


Not clicking the link, but I'm guessing it's from the episode with Will's dad.
 
2014-01-01 05:19:35 PM  

WippitGuud: No. I'm not going to play.
I'm not!

This r serious matter!


It's just a stupid Fark thing!


It's...

Aww, FARK!


RIP James Avery


Totes McGotes!
 
2014-01-01 05:21:29 PM  

LucklessWonder: Kome: Best scene in Fresh Prince - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bxulantPiXI (warning: saddest scene in the whole show, too)

Not clicking the link, but I'm guessing it's from the episode with Will's dad.


Yup.
 
2014-01-01 05:28:23 PM  
Saw him play Sir Toby Belch in Twelfth Night. Was the best thing about that production.

Play on.
 
2014-01-01 05:32:35 PM  
Well there goes my hopes for a Fresh Prince reunion. :-(

/RIP Uncle Phil
 
2014-01-01 05:32:35 PM  
Did he die in the hospital or at holm?
 
2014-01-01 05:34:24 PM  

www.biography.com

Goodnight Sweet Prince

 
2014-01-01 05:37:49 PM  
Live by the donut, die by the donut, such a shame.
 
2014-01-01 05:42:44 PM  

Dragonflew: Did he die in the hospital or at holm?


holmE

/pet peelv
 
2014-01-01 05:45:55 PM  
never watched that show

and Will Smith = black lite
 
2014-01-01 05:46:20 PM  

www.craveonline.com


RIP Sean Avery

 
2014-01-01 05:48:19 PM  
It's not unusual to be loved by anyone
 
2014-01-01 05:50:58 PM  
RIP Mr. Avery
 
2014-01-01 05:51:37 PM  

Twitch Boy: [www.craveonline.com image 657x370]
RIP Sean Avery


If only
 
2014-01-01 05:54:40 PM  
That sucks. He was one of the best things about Fresh Price.... Another certainly wasn't Will Smith's acting...


images.askmen.com

Yowza!

/RIP Uncle Phil
//Favorite episode was the pool hall one
 
2014-01-01 05:55:18 PM  

TeddyRooseveltsMustache: That sucks. He was one of the best things about Fresh Prince.... Another certainly wasn't Will Smith's acting...


[images.askmen.com image 376x490]

Yowza!

/RIP Uncle Phil
//Favorite episode was the pool hall one


FTFM
 
2014-01-01 05:55:48 PM  

meat0918: [upload.wikimedia.org image 640x480]

Rip Shredder.


I HATE THOSE TURTLES!

Seriously, I'm really saddened to see an actor whose voice I instantly recognize be suddenly silenced.

/still blaming the turtles.
www.healthfulpursuit.com
 
2014-01-01 05:56:55 PM  
He looked at The Kingdom. He was finally there.
To throw out Jazzy Jeff as soon as he arrived.
s3.amazonaws.com
RIP Uncle Phil.
 
2014-01-01 06:03:00 PM  
www.wrestling-match.com


RIP SHREDDER
 
2014-01-01 06:13:52 PM  
pwtorch.com

RIP JYD
 
2014-01-01 06:18:12 PM  
James Avery contributes some "lyrics" to this Fresh Prince tune by Pogo: Jaaam.

Check out some other stuff by Pogo.  He's pretty incredible.  His Alice in Wonderland, Up, Sword in the Stone, and H.R. Pufnstuf tunes are among my favorites.  The Mary Poppins one will change your life.

/not kidding
 
2014-01-01 06:19:37 PM  
24.media.tumblr.com
 
2014-01-01 06:22:25 PM  
Wait a minute!
How many Averys died today?
 
2014-01-01 06:39:35 PM  
This makes me very sad. If you were a child of the 90's, James Avery was part of your childhood, either as Shredder or Uncle Phil. He was a great man and will be missed.
 
2014-01-01 06:48:44 PM  

Recoil Therapy: Not a good way to start the year - especially for him

/does pretty much put him at the top of the list of dead actors for 2014 both alphabetically & chronologically so there's that


Check the date, he'll be on the 2013's list.
 
2014-01-01 07:00:47 PM  
img.fark.net
 
2014-01-01 07:01:50 PM  
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_U1UzLFSu-M


Watched this the other day and it cracked me up when I recognized James Averys voice. Had no idea he got around so much with voice acting.
 
2014-01-01 07:02:06 PM  
Nooooo, Shredder!
 
2014-01-01 07:13:34 PM  
Time to retire Lucille.
 
2014-01-01 07:22:11 PM  

Shakes999: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_U1UzLFSu-M


Watched this the other day and it cracked me up when I recognized James Averys voice. Had no idea he got around so much with voice acting.


That movie really farked me up when I was little. Basically my mother ignorantly bought it because it was a cartoon, sat us down in front of the TV and left the room.
 
2014-01-01 07:24:35 PM  
www.userlogos.org

RIP Expensive Precious Metal Charms
 
2014-01-01 07:38:21 PM  

Klippoklondike: Fallout Zone: Great show.  Crappy headline for the situation.

Jatybe: I submitted this with a classier headline, thanks fark.

There are many witty, hilarious, and even genius headlines on fark but for some reason on death stories they like to go with the one that is the least creative, least funny and most likely to bother people


So, you're saying Al Sharpton wasn't an asshole compared to Nelson Mandela?

/Fark that headline.
 
2014-01-01 07:49:15 PM  
i.imgur.com

RIP Avery

 
2014-01-01 07:50:32 PM  
He couldn't wait till I made out this years dead pool?
 
2014-01-01 07:59:01 PM  

Funbags: [i.imgur.com image 641x713]

Goodnight, lefty prince


Goddamn, he's going to be the odd man out of that rotation that's not in Cooperstown.

/feel old
 
2014-01-01 08:08:44 PM  
Goddammit, Subby! That's brilliant! >:-(
 
2014-01-01 08:14:34 PM  
osmovies.homestead.com
Seriously, fark all of you
 
2014-01-01 08:26:28 PM  

Shadowtag: [osmovies.homestead.com image 468x250]
Seriously, fark all of you


Wait... where do I know him from?
 
2014-01-01 08:41:52 PM  

solo89: Shadowtag: [osmovies.homestead.com image 468x250]
Seriously, fark all of you

Wait... where do I know him from?


That man has been a generic middle east character actor for years.  The role that comes to mind is the curator in 'The Mummy'.
 
2014-01-01 08:46:01 PM  
I can't believe smell you later replaced goodbye.
 
2014-01-01 08:46:12 PM  

harleyquinnical: solo89: Shadowtag: [osmovies.homestead.com image 468x250]
Seriously, fark all of you

Wait... where do I know him from?

That man has been a generic middle east character actor for years.  The role that comes to mind is the curator in 'The Mummy'.


That's Stargate, I'm pretty sure.
 
2014-01-01 08:49:28 PM  

Stile4aly: Klippoklondike: Fallout Zone: Great show.  Crappy headline for the situation.

Jatybe: I submitted this with a classier headline, thanks fark.

There are many witty, hilarious, and even genius headlines on fark but for some reason on death stories they like to go with the one that is the least creative, least funny and most likely to bother people

So, you're saying Al Sharpton wasn't an asshole compared to Nelson Mandela?

/Fark that headline.


Free Mandela was awesome
 
2014-01-01 08:57:22 PM  

solo89: Shadowtag: [osmovies.homestead.com image 468x250]
Seriously, fark all of you

Wait... where do I know him from?


Everywhere.
 
2014-01-01 09:39:49 PM  

i.walmartimages.com

 
2014-01-01 09:41:22 PM  

DanZero: meat0918: [upload.wikimedia.org image 640x480]

Rip Shredder.

For that alone, a huge loss. When I found out it was the guy from FPOBL I was blown away.

Klippoklondike: There are many witty, hilarious, and even genius headlines on fark but for some reason on death stories they like to go with the one that is the least creative, least funny and most likely to bother people

oh, and this. Has the Nelson Mandela headline debacle been erased from our memories so soon? The stupid one with more than 150 downvotes got greenlit, then better one which will be the 2014 HOTY with the most upvotes I've ever seen got a REPEAT tag slapped onto it instead.


Fark memorial headlines are only as dumb as the memes and posts put in them.
 
2014-01-01 10:54:07 PM  

Old Man Winter: Pillowy mounds of mashed potatoes.


Haha, came to post this. Used to say that every Thanksgiving.
 
2014-01-01 11:07:16 PM  

i.dailymail.co.uk

'Yo Holmes, smell you later'

 
2014-01-01 11:30:59 PM  
So who's going to toss DJ Jazzy Jeff out the front door of the funeral home?
 
2014-01-01 11:47:39 PM  
static3.wikia.nocookie.net

RIP UNCLE PHIL
 
2014-01-02 12:27:01 AM  

GungFu: 'Yo Holmes, smell you later'


OH LAWD
 
2014-01-02 01:05:36 AM  
Grew up watching him, sad to see him go.

/It happens.
//Funeral on Friday.
///Another on Saturday.
////Why the fark do people die around me during the holidays?
//Stay the hell away from me on the Holidays apparently.
 
2014-01-02 01:09:09 AM  

solo89: Shadowtag: [osmovies.homestead.com image 468x250]
Seriously, fark all of you

Wait... where do I know him from?


It's the dude from Mr. Deeds
 
2014-01-02 01:51:47 AM  
ts2.explicit.bing.net

Meanwhile, Will Smith died 6 times last year.
 
2014-01-02 03:33:03 AM  

Prairie Phoenix: [static3.wikia.nocookie.net image 476x304]

RIP UNCLE PHIL


Who is this lighter doppelganger. The resemblance has to be on purpose....
 
2014-01-02 12:13:30 PM  

MagSeven: Prairie Phoenix: [static3.wikia.nocookie.net image 476x304]

RIP UNCLE PHIL

Who is this lighter doppelganger. The resemblance has to be on purpose....


Kevin Chamberlin per the Google.

He's the butler on Jessie on Disney channel

/yea i got a kid that's how i know!
//plus Debbie Ryan
 
2014-01-02 01:35:30 PM  

wellreadneck: harleyquinnical: solo89: Shadowtag: [osmovies.homestead.com image 468x250]
Seriously, fark all of you

Wait... where do I know him from?

That man has been a generic middle east character actor for years.  The role that comes to mind is the curator in 'The Mummy'.

That's Stargate, I'm pretty sure.

  SETI director guy in Independence Day
 
2014-01-02 03:01:32 PM  
RIP Cartoon Junk Yard Dog

2.bp.blogspot.com
 
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