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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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Re: Dan Haggerty died this morning
« Reply #15 on: January 15, 2016, 07:25:01 PM »
Grew up with Grizzly Adams and kinda always wanted to be him.....

At least I ended up with friends with an ass.

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Re: Dan Haggerty died this morning
« Reply #16 on: January 15, 2016, 07:25:13 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.
There was more to it then that though,He felt he had no choice,He knew he didn't commit the crime and he knew the only person that could or would prove his innocence was dead.He left his own daughter behind so she could have a better life.If he would have stayed they would have hung him.Thats why after he met Mad Jack  (Denver pyle)Mad Jack several times had to stop him from going down and just turning himself in.  :twocents:
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Re: Dan Haggerty died this morning
« Reply #17 on: January 15, 2016, 07:26:42 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.
There was more to it then that though,He felt he had no choice,He knew he didn't commit the crime and he knew the only person that could or would prove his innocence was dead.He left his own daughter behind so she could have a better life.If he would have stayed they would have hung him.Thats why after he met Mad Jack  (Denver pyle)Mad Jack several times had to stop him from going down and just turning himself in.  :twocents:


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Re: Dan Haggerty died this morning
« Reply #18 on: January 15, 2016, 07:30:18 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.
There was more to it then that though,He felt he had no choice,He knew he didn't commit the crime and he knew the only person that could or would prove his innocence was dead.He left his own daughter behind so she could have a better life.If he would have stayed they would have hung him.Thats why after he met Mad Jack  (Denver pyle)Mad Jack several times had to stop him from going down and just turning himself in.  :twocents:

Just saying how many here would support this action today?  Just trying to make people think a little.  Doesn't mean I didn't like the show as I said I wanted to be the other guy.  :chuckle: :chuckle:
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Re: Dan Haggerty died this morning
« Reply #19 on: January 15, 2016, 07:44:21 PM »
Loved that show when I was a kid.  Rest in Peace Mr. Haggerty.

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Re: Dan Haggerty died this morning
« Reply #20 on: January 15, 2016, 07:52:24 PM »
probably a good thing he died.  Poor man would be sick at the *censored* on TV now.  Kardashians WTF.  I always was eager to watch an episode. 
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Re: Dan Haggerty died this morning
« Reply #21 on: January 15, 2016, 08:24:21 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.
There was more to it then that though,He felt he had no choice,He knew he didn't commit the crime and he knew the only person that could or would prove his innocence was dead.He left his own daughter behind so she could have a better life.If he would have stayed they would have hung him.Thats why after he met Mad Jack  (Denver pyle)Mad Jack several times had to stop him from going down and just turning himself in.  :twocents:

Just saying how many here would support this action today?  Just trying to make people think a little.  Doesn't mean I didn't like the show as I said I wanted to be the other guy.  :chuckle: :chuckle:
Your right,people would be up in arms over it.  :chuckle:
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Re: Dan Haggerty died this morning
« Reply #22 on: January 15, 2016, 08:24:45 PM »
Friend of mine trained the bear. He worked for my Dad several years afterwards.

I enjoyed the show.

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Re: Dan Haggerty died this morning
« Reply #23 on: January 15, 2016, 08:29:01 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.
There was more to it then that though,He felt he had no choice,He knew he didn't commit the crime and he knew the only person that could or would prove his innocence was dead.He left his own daughter behind so she could have a better life.If he would have stayed they would have hung him.Thats why after he met Mad Jack  (Denver pyle)Mad Jack several times had to stop him from going down and just turning himself in.  :twocents:

Just saying how many here would support this action today?  Just trying to make people think a little.  Doesn't mean I didn't like the show as I said I wanted to be the other guy.  :chuckle: :chuckle:

Ive ran into a couple "outlaws" hiding out from the law....one beat a cop for being "rude"...beat him with a 2x4 if I remember....he was literally one of the nicest people I've met in the back country...tried cooking us bacon and eggs while we were visiting...very nice man

The next guy was a total ghost, never actually met him, but I came close a few times...he had it made...sob stole my canoe once...would be interesting to know his story

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Re: Dan Haggerty died this morning
« Reply #24 on: January 15, 2016, 08:35:40 PM »
CHILD SUPPORT   :peep:


SORRY COULDN'T HELP MYSELF.   :chuckle:
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Re: Dan Haggerty died this morning
« Reply #25 on: January 19, 2016, 05:54:25 PM »
I kinda have beard envy too.

Not gonna lie.
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Re: Dan Haggerty died this morning
« Reply #26 on: January 19, 2016, 07:19:03 PM »
I just remember him being on "Battle of The Network Stars" :chuckle: And when it was his turn to sit on the little platform for the dunk tank segment ...he could wiggle his man boobs  :tung: Whatever chick that was in line to throw the softball to knock him off couldnt stop laughing.

Good times.

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Re: Dan Haggerty died this morning
« Reply #27 on: June 01, 2016, 01:01:34 AM »
Yep RIP Dan Haggerty always love Grizzly Adams.
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Re: Dan Haggerty died this morning
« Reply #28 on: June 01, 2016, 06:01:24 AM »
Sorry to hear about your loss Jackalope!! Just know that he is up there somewhere keeping an eye on you

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Re: Dan Haggerty died this morning
« Reply #29 on: June 01, 2016, 06:30:05 AM »
Back in the day when they would film at what is now the Olympic game farm they would get gentle Ben to rip cabins down by putting a blue berry pie inside and then locking it up, he would slowly and methodically rip the cabin down, my mama got to work with Dan haggerty a couple times when she worked for the game farm, she said he was a really guy and treated everyone like you were a regular friend..
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