very funny comedy star dies

  sunnystaines 09:39 17 Nov 2008
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Reg Varney not the cockney slang but the "on the buses" star a man i found very funny, did well to get to 92.click here

  Quickbeam 12:04 17 Nov 2008

Well I thought he was quite funny.

Good old '60s early '70s British nonsense comedy that didn't offend anyone, albeit too tame for todays kids. There was 3 films that made money at the box office, but they also made it to my worst films ever choice, purely on tacky cheezyness...

  cream. 12:17 17 Nov 2008

92 is a good age. All the family watched the early black and white and then colour " on the buses " sitcoms that were on satalite tv recently. We also have 2 of the feature films on dvd.

Well he made us laugh.:))

RIP Reg.

  Quickbeam 12:26 17 Nov 2008

Is the full synopsis for 'Holiday On The Buses' click here all 100 or so words of it... and it's preceded by "Warning! This synopsis contains spoilers"!!!

  sunnystaines 13:23 17 Nov 2008

Quickbeam

missed that film, will look out for the video.

  pj123 21:04 17 Nov 2008

Sorry, but I didn't think he was funny at all.

I watched one episode of On the Buses but never again.

  laurie53 21:11 17 Nov 2008

Although remembered for "Buses" he was a comedian in his own right and appeared in radio and theatre comedy, and I seem to vaguely remember him in variety too.

"Buses" was not his best output.

  ronalddonald 00:23 18 Nov 2008

i didn't know he was in his 50's when he did on the Buses, he was great laugh, i remember one scene where they collected creepy crawlies and let them lose on the women drivers he he and when he drove a safari bus.

And do you remember that bus inspector the quirky one, the one who smiled without opening his mouth.

  MAJ 01:19 18 Nov 2008

Blakey.

  MCE2K5 01:48 18 Nov 2008

Now Smiley ;-)

Last of the Summer Wine.

  tullie 03:48 18 Nov 2008

You and me must be odd,i agree.

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