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Dan Haggerty died this morning
« on: January 15, 2016, 10:23:29 AM »
Rest in peace, Grizzly Adams.
One of my favorite childhood memories with my grandfather was watching that show.

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Re: Dan Haggerty died this morning
« Reply #1 on: January 15, 2016, 10:25:19 AM »
Ah man I loved that show as a kiddo.

And what the heck why are all these great people dying, we have surpassed the standard "in threes" now its just getting creepy.
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Re: Dan Haggerty died this morning
« Reply #2 on: January 15, 2016, 10:27:04 AM »
So did Alan Rickman and Celine Dion's husband.
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Re: Dan Haggerty died this morning
« Reply #3 on: January 15, 2016, 10:32:33 AM »
 Every week I could not wait for his show to come on. As a boy the world stopped for me during that time. The theme song will always have a special place in my heart.
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Re: Dan Haggerty died this morning
« Reply #4 on: January 15, 2016, 06:12:21 PM »
 This is worthy of a bump. All I ever wanted to do as a boy was to grow up and live like Grizzly Adams.
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Re: Dan Haggerty died this morning
« Reply #5 on: January 15, 2016, 06:15:55 PM »
This is worthy of a bump. All I ever wanted to do as a boy was to grow up and live like Grizzly Adams.

Heck not me I wanted to be the old fella with the ass...er donkey that was who I wanted to be.
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Re: Dan Haggerty died this morning
« Reply #6 on: January 15, 2016, 06:22:54 PM »
"The word of God is like a lion. You don't have to defend a lion. All you have to do is let the lion loose, and the lion will defend itself."
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Re: Dan Haggerty died this morning
« Reply #7 on: January 15, 2016, 06:30:07 PM »
very sad,to be Grizzly Addams when i was 10 or so would have been the life.
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Re: Dan Haggerty died this morning
« Reply #8 on: January 15, 2016, 06:30:47 PM »
.......instead these days we get Trophy State of Mind, Western Extreme, and The Bachelor........hmmm......and we all wonder why our country is a mess...... :rolleyes: :( RIP sir  :'(

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Re: Dan Haggerty died this morning
« Reply #9 on: January 15, 2016, 06:44:53 PM »
R.I.P Mr. Haggerty....Great show, I loved it, If I remember right Dan was not an actor, he was an animal trainer with the good ole movie star good looks.  Does anybody know if he was the trainer of Gentle Ben also :dunno:

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Re: Dan Haggerty died this morning
« Reply #10 on: January 15, 2016, 06:53:42 PM »
So we are all lamenting the loss of a man who portrayed an accused murderer who ran away and hid in the hills instead of facing the music and having his day in court.   :chuckle: :chuckle: :chuckle:  the good ol days aren't so good when you break it down.
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Re: Dan Haggerty died this morning
« Reply #11 on: January 15, 2016, 06:57:41 PM »
So we are all lamenting the loss of a man who portrayed an accused murderer who ran away and hid in the hills instead of facing the music and having his day in court.   :chuckle: :chuckle: :chuckle:  the good ol days aren't so good when you break it down.
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Re: Dan Haggerty died this morning
« Reply #12 on: January 15, 2016, 07:07:10 PM »
R.I.P Mr. Haggerty....Great show, I loved it, If I remember right Dan was not an actor, he was an animal trainer with the good ole movie star good looks.  Does anybody know if he was the trainer of Gentle Ben also :dunno:
He wasn't the trainer from what I was told, but think he had part ownership.  Ben was actually a sow.  It died a few years ago and is buried by some old growth firs overlooking the Dungeness River.  Have heard it was the oldest brown bear known of.

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Re: Dan Haggerty died this morning
« Reply #13 on: January 15, 2016, 07:10:16 PM »

So we are all lamenting the loss of a man who portrayed an accused murderer who ran away and hid in the hills instead of facing the music and having his day in court.   :chuckle: :chuckle: :chuckle:  the good ol days aren't so good when you break it down.

Can't believe you went there.
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Re: Dan Haggerty died this morning
« Reply #14 on: January 15, 2016, 07:20:10 PM »
This is worthy of a bump. All I ever wanted to do as a boy was to grow up and live like Grizzly Adams.

Heck not me I wanted to be the old fella with the ass...er donkey that was who I wanted to be.

Mad Jack who loved flap jacks off the griddle, and old #7 the donkey. Awesome show it was, loved it as a kid.  :tup:
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