Contact Us

Surely, Leslie Nielson Will Be Missed

Was there a better comedy than Airplane? Leslie Nielson made himself a comedy icon when he uttered the line “I am serious, and don’t call me Shirley.” The line is the most famous of his career, that also includes roles as a dramatic actor, which is pretty hard to believe now. I can’t count how many times I’ve watched Airplane, and it still makes me laugh everytime. I also fondly remember Police Squad, which had a short run on CBS in the early 80’s. It was from the makers of Airplane, and eventually would lead to the Naked Gun franchise. Unfortunately I haven’t been able to watch the Naked Gun movies since the whole OJ thing. I prefer the TV series anyway. It was highly underrated and shouldn’t have been cancelled so quickly. With Leslie Nielson’s passing we lose a very funny character actor. Nielson played the straight man like nobody else and he nailed this genre of comedy. Since you’ve already seen Airplane about 80 times, how about you watch scenes from the Pilot episode of  TV’s original Police Squad from 1982:

More From Jack FM

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://929jackfm.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on 92.9 Jack FM quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Register on 92.9 Jack FM quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!