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Father of "Gumby" Dead at 88 from Bladder Infection

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  1. LanceOregon

    LanceOregon

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    Art Clokey, the creator of the iconic cartoon clay figure Gumby, died in his sleep on Friday at his home in Los Osos, California, at age 88, after battling repeated bladder infections.

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    Here is a link to a full news report:

    http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE6081TU20100109?type=peopleNews

    Did anyone here not watch Gumby cartoons??

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  2. Carrys

    Carrys Inquisitive

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    Gumby and pokey.

    Man where have all the heroes gone?
     

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    I'm probably younger than many around here and I watched them.
     
  4. MooseJaw

    MooseJaw NRA Lifer CLM

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    No-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o.....
     
  5. greatwun

    greatwun Senior Member

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    lol......and the Block heads
     
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    gumby don't bend over for noboby!
     
  7. AZ DBLTRBL

    AZ DBLTRBL Out Of Order CLM

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    I loved my Gumby and Pokey when I was a kid!
     
  8. DRZ

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    Ditto
     
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    :sad: I liked Gumby! I almost forgot about Gumby and Pokey!

    RIP!!
     
  10. Little Joe

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    I remember this one.


    In some circles PCP was called Gumby.

    LJ