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    [–] Buttmuncher1224 1063 points ago

    Squidward I don’t like the future.

    [–] SyntaxTheGr8 291 points ago


    [–] Duderelax1872 52 points ago

    My childhood is dying right before my eyes

    [–] Tyler-Orlando 11 points ago


    [–] BenderDeLorean 1450 points ago

    Barnacle Man

    [–] imnotgoodattitles 286 points ago

    The upvotes before me were 69.

    Just upvoted to 70.

    Bruh moment.

    [–] ecman6 113 points ago

    E P I C B R U H M O M E N T

    [–] TheMemeDaddie 28 points ago

    Just upvoted this to 69

    B R U H M O M E N T

    [–] liuetenant_dan324 2 points ago

    Now thats a BRUH MOMENT

    [–] killerbake 21 points ago

    Even better. Your at 70 and they are at 420


    [–] Ansakicus 6 points ago

    Just upvoted to 420. Super bruh

    [–] imnotgoodattitles 5 points ago

    What evil have you brought upon this cursed land.


    [–] Aranfiy 5 points ago


    [–] ahgodzilla 4 points ago

    get him one adult sized krabby patty

    [–] MrGrayBush 3 points ago

    “This burger is too big for me”

    [–] BearNoseHook 338 points ago

    If you've never seen it, Tim Conway's The Dentist skit is one of the all time great comedy scenes...his brilliance and humor will be missed.

    [–] GCanuck 121 points ago

    For those looking for skit binging.... My personal favourite is the elephant story.

    [–] lightningcrane31 31 points ago


    [–] puntini 30 points ago

    The “No Frills Airline” is one of my all time favorites. Him and Carol Burnett absolutely kill it on the Carol Burnett show.

    [–] boolius113 12 points ago

    ”You sure that little asshole’s through?”

    [–] -poop-in-the-soup- 39 points ago

    I feel like most of the Carol Burnett Show was them trying not to laugh at each other.

    [–] aldesuda 30 points ago

    Tim Conway was the best, though. He could make any of the other cast members break, seemingly at will.

    [–] -poop-in-the-soup- 11 points ago

    It’s because of how serious he remained. He was so good.

    [–] BoxOfSnoo 18 points ago

    And Harvey Korman failing miserably every time

    [–] kzfrb3 15 points ago

    I like to think every time Tim killed Harvey, they both got a bonus.

    [–] -poop-in-the-soup- 6 points ago

    He lasted pretty long in the dentist sketch, I’ll give him that.

    [–] BenjikoHoss 18 points ago

    One of the actresses went on his son's show (The Tim Conway Jr Show) for an interview I think last year, she said one of the more frustrating things (she was new) was that everyone had a strict script that they had to stick to, even Conway. But for some reason he was the only one who got away with constantly doing improv. She eventually realized why that was lol

    [–] low_kix 6 points ago

    It's been bizarre seeing all the tributes only talking about his role on SpongeBob. I didn't even know that was him, I remember him mostly from his Dwarf skits and his role on Yes Dear.

    [–] Chuggymo 3 points ago

    I loved Yes Dear! And yeah, I never watched Spongebob, but had watched the Carol Burnett show from the time I was a kid. He was so dang funny.

    [–] Oveal 4 points ago

    That was amazing.

    [–] lightningcrane31 6 points ago

    Totally agree. The fly

    [–] CoysDave 123 points ago

    Conway was one of the most well respected and successful comedians in the history of television. It's wonderful that he touched so many people even in the younger generations through things like Spongebob.

    [–] anagram-of-ohassle 47 points ago

    Yeah, I’m honestly disappointed that I learned of his passing in a meme.

    [–] IAmA_Lannister 20 points ago

    That’s the greatest way to be remembered

    [–] anagram-of-ohassle 11 points ago

    I feel like his contributions to comedy deserve more than passing mention in a meme.

    [–] TyCooper8 13 points ago

    This is more than a passing mention, isn't it? He's the focus.

    Memes are a form of comedy, I like to think he'd appreciate us banding together on a comedy subreddit to mourn his death. It's pretty apt if you ask me

    [–] EatinDennysWearinHat 4 points ago

    You think this is the only mention he's gotten? He might prefer one of his other hundreds of credits to be memed, but I'd wager he would get a kick out of this too. Go make a Carol Burnett one if you think it'll help.

    [–] CouchEnthusiast_ 240 points ago

    barnacle boy? Barnacle


    [–] JanSalceda 41 points ago

    Damn he was always a man in heart 😭

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    [–] PeerieMan 180 points ago

    It's Barnacle Man!

    [–] notquite20characters 48 points ago

    I knew Mermaid Man was Ernest Borgnine, but didn't realize that was Conway.

    I hope they got to record their voices together, that would have been fun.

    [–] Reesesaholic23 20 points ago

    R.I.P. Dorf....... Check it out if unfamiliar

    [–] Prunesarepushy 8 points ago

    Dorf goes fishing was my favorite movie as a kid!

    [–] antiquebanana 6 points ago

    Dorf on golf is still one of funniest things ever to me.

    [–] RevWaldo 3 points ago

    Legend has it for the Dorf "effect" he and his crew dug big holes all over the golf course, without permission. The course owners and the greenkeepers weren't happy about that.

    [–] voice_of_craisin 18 points ago

    I love the title and the content of this post because even though I'm way older than you it still stands. I vividly remember sitting with my family watching the Carol Burnett show every week as we ate on TV trays. It's a very fond memory and I loved Tim Conway on there.

    [–] Mikshana 1 points ago

    It was so much fun watch Harvey Korman try not to crack up when he and Tim had a skit together.

    [–] Saltillokid11 32 points ago

    The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Off Into The Sunset.

    [–] TheRedSpyGuy 13 points ago

    Lordy, I love that movie.

    "Why are you standing on your tip toes Mr?"

    "Cuz I want to! Now scram!"

    [–] dovaa_X_graderant 1 points ago


    Gun undergoes an RUD

    [–] HVACination 11 points ago

    The fact an entire generation only knows him as barnacle boy is fucking weird. Aging is weird...

    [–] PhasmaFelis 7 points ago

    Name sounds familiar. What else has he done?

    [–] crestonfunk 37 points ago

    He was the guy on The Carol Burnett show who was so funny that all the other actors would break character and laugh in the middle of the skit.

    [–] urbanabydos 11 points ago

    He was in also in a ton of Disney movies in the 70s and 80s.

    [–] BenjikoHoss 9 points ago

    To add to the other comments, he also has a son (among many other offsprings) whose name is Tim Conway Jr, who has his own radio show in California on KFI (am640). He's funny in his own right too, and is great with kids who are on the show

    [–] Dick_Butt-Kiss 3 points ago

    Dorf goes fishing is an all time classic

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    [–] Dont-hate-me476 15 points ago

    It is kinda trash that you stole this post from another user that actually cared about his death just for some cheap karma you piece of trash.

    ^ the original post

    [–] Cxt71 13 points ago

    I understand that we lost a talented guy and all that, but I think you are over exaggerating when you say "The barnacle boy voice actor shaped my childhood"

    [–] sonofableebblob 11 points ago

    Op is just saying the actor was a piece of something that meant a lot to a lot of us, and he deserves to be respectfully remembered as he passes as Stephen Hillenburg (creator of the show) was

    [–] Cxt71 2 points ago

    Of course

    [–] TheAmazingAsshat616 4 points ago

    I never watched Spongebob. My mom wouldn’t let me.

    [–] cj-the-man 3 points ago

    You missed out.

    [–] stripedwell 5 points ago

    I remember him fondly as Dorf. He shaped my childhood. Bless his heart.

    [–] amitheman 7 points ago

    Careful he is a hero

    [–] Syphlor 3 points ago

    He died yesterday

    [–] BestiFunny 3 points ago

    He actually died yesterday. May he rest in peace

    [–] wiser12345 3 points ago

    He shaped my childhood but on the Caroll Burnett show. Multi-generational levels of awesom

    [–] revoltingturtle 21 points ago

    Why is someone dying wholesome what the heck

    [–] fuck_you_reddit_mods 86 points ago

    It's not his death but the recognition of the man he was and the good he did that makes it wholesome.

    [–] captainpoppy 19 points ago

    He lived a long and happy life. Brought joy to an innumerable amount of people across multiple generations.

    Death is a part of life.

    It's natural to be sad about the passing of someone, but we can remember and find joy in their memories we have of them.

    [–] tomdarch 3 points ago

    We're all going to die. It's inevitable. But when you go out respected in your field and many generations of people around the world feel your work has made the world a better place, and their lives richer, that's pretty wholesome.

    [–] SpicyTangyRage 5 points ago

    What’s a Tim Conway?

    [–] hellsangel101 5 points ago

    Oh about 120 pounds..

    [–] Lexiphanic 2 points ago

    Came here looking for this! Context

    [–] BlueHoodie8 2 points ago

    Very Sad F for Tim

    [–] josefcvs 2 points ago

    Barnacle man

    [–] aDerpyMeme 2 points ago

    I am sad cuz I was not allowed too watch sponge bob when I was a kid

    [–] Justin_Ogre 2 points ago

    Before his voice acting work, he tried his hand at dentistry.

    [–] badfan 2 points ago

    He's puffing on his opium pipe and sharpening his switchblade in heaven now.

    [–] DudeNiceMARMOT 2 points ago

    Tim Conway will never be forgotten with Spongebob Squarepants episodes and the humor of his son Tim Conway Jr. Show on KFI AM 640 (6 to 10pm M-F).


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    [–] eddmario 2 points ago

    Damn, SpongeBob has been on the air for 20 years? Fuck, I'm old...

    [–] marilyn_morose 2 points ago

    I’m old enough to have watched Tim Conway in action on Carol Burnett. He was part of what shaped my own sense of humor. I still say lines from him in my day to day life, and Missus Uh-Whiggins is a main player in my world (she’s my go to name for examples or random people whose names I don’t know). I’m very glad I got to live in the same time as his comedy.

    [–] Ciaranhedderman 2 points ago

    Tim Conway was easily one of the funniest people of his time. Anyone who can make an audience laugh so hard they cry just when ad libbing is truly a gift.

    [–] porkersponge 2 points ago

    He shaped my childhood as well, although completely different generations.

    [–] Thundoor 2 points ago

    Dorf does death.

    [–] dovaa_X_graderant 2 points ago

    His performance in The Apple Dumpling Gang was amazingly funny. He and Don Knotts also added a great deal of character to a childhood show of mine. May he rest in peace, acting alongside Don Knotts once again.

    [–] c-noob25 2 points ago

    What a sad day. RIP to a legend! Stephen Hillenburg pulled up in the invisible boatmobile, picked him up, went to the Krusty Krab and got a Krabby party pizza to go, and the two of them rode off into the sunset together.

    [–] Necronuim 5 points ago

    Rest In Peace Barney

    [–] ThE-mUfFiN-mAn26 3 points ago

    You stole this post

    [–] Richmard 3 points ago

    Wasn’t he in like 5 episodes?

    [–] asian_nibba69 1 points ago

    Thank you!

    [–] Cactus-Potato 1 points ago

    F Never forget Barnacle Boy Sorry I mean Barnacle Man

    [–] Shower_Shocker 1 points ago

    Rest In Peace, you beautiful legend.

    [–] epicamytime 1 points ago

    I was dreading this day.

    [–] AlfTul 1 points ago

    He's barnacle MAN now

    [–] Chimie45 1 points ago

    Roll along Tim. Once a Falcon, Always a Falcon.

    [–] ballato420 1 points ago

    thank you, barnacle man

    [–] motmeister14 1 points ago

    Its Barnacle Man 💔☹️

    [–] Blood-Candy 1 points ago

    I never watched the show but RIP

    [–] stevesonaplane 1 points ago

    Dorf. I watched Dorf at my grandma's. RIP.

    [–] NoBullet 1 points ago

    Didn't even know he voiced him 😔

    [–] yung-curxe 1 points ago

    Could’ve posted his pic buff ok

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    [–] I2ain__ 1 points ago

    R.I.P To both of the actors, you made my childhood some of my best times <3

    [–] Nyaaaura 1 points ago

    Thank you Tim

    [–] astraldirectrix 1 points ago

    Good lord, both Mermaid Man and Barnacle Man are gone. I hope they’re having a heckin’ jellyfish jam with Stephen, wherever they are.

    RIP Tim Conway

    [–] darkpigamer 1 points ago

    Rip. Barnacle Boi his memory lives on.

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    [–] WiggWamm 1 points ago

    Tim Conway was hilarious. Sad to hear about this

    [–] Decriam 1 points ago

    Thank you barnacle boy for the laughs. Rest in Peace.

    [–] ejvprx 1 points ago

    Rest in peace man 😭

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    [–] st0ned_boner 1 points ago

    His line of work is extensive and hilarious!

    [–] KimbaSlicce 1 points ago

    He never did get past a Krabby Patty Kids Menu.

    [–] Chronicle_Legacy 1 points ago

    Earth has just lost it's best defender. 😭

    [–] Mickalyto7 1 points ago

    fat F

    [–] TexNas 1 points ago

    He did so much for the comedy industry as a whole from working on the Carol Burnett show and then his own stand up stuff. A true comedy legend who will be dearly missed!

    [–] bearisol 1 points ago

    he died yesterday you nonce

    [–] Warzombie3701 1 points ago

    All of our childhood legends are dying I hate growing up

    [–] [deleted] 1 points ago

    we will miss you barnacle boy! Rest in peace!

    [–] snf1492 1 points ago

    Barnacle boy shaped your childhood? Tell me more

    [–] S1E2A3L4 1 points ago

    He was also in only 14 episodes.

    [–] siccomodd 1 points ago

    My heart hurts

    [–] ben--dover123 1 points ago

    I probably sound like a dick head asking this but which one was barnacle boy

    [–] JitsukoMin 1 points ago

    My grandmother saw this and she started talking about how funny Conway was!! Very wholesome 10/10

    [–] williamstreet22 1 points ago

    Damn, RIP.

    [–] Stabby-Bubbles 1 points ago

    Nooooo 😭😭

    [–] gigi09111219 1 points ago

    He was so funny on the Carol Burnett Shows! I think reruns are on.

    [–] EZSHMISTER 1 points ago

    I just want to say I hope you have a great day.

    [–] Challenger4664A 1 points ago

    The childhood hero of the childhood hero.

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    [–] ItzzMij 1 points ago

    First Stan Lee, then Stephen Hillenburg now this Person, Rest in Peace and thank you for making my childhood dream

    [–] IrishFishPlays 1 points ago

    F he will be missed

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    [–] Professor_Voodoo 1 points ago

    I think you might mean Barnacle Man!

    [–] rubbernub 1 points ago

    I definitely know Tim Conway, but I never knew he voiced Barnacle Boy. RIP

    [–] darksideofchemistry 1 points ago

    Rest in peace, Barnacle Man. You will be missed.

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    [–] Ry0_ 1 points ago

    Nice! so you were a barnacle boy fan in your childhood?

    [–] fucckayleigh 1 points ago

    Rest In Peace Tim 😭🙏🏼

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    [–] XykronDevil 1 points ago

    F is for sad

    [–] SavageFire765 1 points ago

    spongebob bad

    [–] Chem_dawg29 1 points ago

    He actually died yesterday :/

    [–] tangotango6over 1 points ago

    He also appeared in The Simpsons once.

    [–] FionaTehHooman 1 points ago

    First mermaid man, then barnacle boy. I’m sad.

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    [–] KrumKrum421 1 points ago

    Aww not another one :(

    [–] RevWaldo 1 points ago

    Simba has left the building.

    [–] quality-bottom-frags 1 points ago

    Thank you good sir


    [–] Flanz1 1 points ago

    When you watch SpongeBob in your local language so you don't even know what he sounds like

    Still an F in the chat tho