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Goodbye Don Knotts
Late last night actor Don Knotts died at UCLA Medical Center; he was 81. Knotts was goofy-looking, with a scrawny neck, bulging eyes and huge ears, and his gift for physical comedy earned him 5 Emmys playing Barney Fife on "The Andy Griffith Show." Sometimes his mugging for the camera made us squirm (can you say "Three's Company"?), but he created onscreen geeks that will survive in pop culture for a long, long time. He even got a thanks in Ghost World. His star on the Walk of Fame is near Hollywood and Yucca, if you feel like stopping by.
How will you remember him?