Tom Shales and Jim Bawden have warm tributes to Buddy Ebsen, who died Sunday at the age of 95.

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  1. John Lemon says:

    The amazing thing is that I thought he died at least a decade ago.

  2. John Lemon says:

    And is it freaking anybody out that BUDDY Hackett and BUDDY Ebsen died within a week of one another. That is really freaky.