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#3430097 - 07/20/14 11:15 AM Re: James Garner died [Re: UncleS2]
andrewg Offline


Registered: 10/05/08
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That's too bad. Seems like he certainly had a productive and memorable life as an actor though.
It always pains me to see the older generation disappear. I've always been one to hang on to the good things of the past....and James Garner was one of them.
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#3430135 - 07/20/14 11:58 AM Re: James Garner died [Re: UncleS2]
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I was definitely saddened when I heard the Mr Garner had passed. I really enjoyed the movies and shows he was in and him being a car guy too helped! RIP sir.

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#3430159 - 07/20/14 12:25 PM Re: James Garner died [Re: UncleS2]
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RIP. Few have an automotive stunt named after their character-- and he did his own stunts.

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#3430164 - 07/20/14 12:30 PM Re: James Garner died [Re: sayjac]
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Originally Posted By: sayjac
RIP Bret Maverick, Jim Rockford. A true professional.


For sure.
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#3430183 - 07/20/14 12:43 PM Re: James Garner died [Re: UncleS2]
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He'll never be replaced by anyone that is better.

A true loss, considering what passes for 'talent' anymore.
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#3430185 - 07/20/14 12:45 PM Re: James Garner died [Re: MolaKule]
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Originally Posted By: MolaKule
Originally Posted By: sayjac
RIP Bret Maverick, Jim Rockford. A true professional.


For sure.



Without a doubt. RIP.
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#3430210 - 07/20/14 01:01 PM Re: James Garner died [Re: UncleS2]
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Demonstrated comedy chops admirably in "Victor Victoria." That was one of my favorite Garner performances along with "Barbarians at the Gate."

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#3430217 - 07/20/14 01:08 PM Re: James Garner died [Re: UncleS2]
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RIP James :^(
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#3430233 - 07/20/14 01:29 PM Re: James Garner died [Re: UncleS2]
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dont forget the movie "the wheeler dealers"

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#3430300 - 07/20/14 03:01 PM Re: James Garner died [Re: UncleS2]
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If you happen to get the METV channel- they show The Rockford Files (Central Time) at 5 PM Sun, and 11 AM M-F. I've been recording & watching on the DVD/HD recorder & the shows hold up real well even now. Love that gold Firebird too. thumbsup
Too bad Pontiac never made a Rockford Edition Firebird.
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#3430302 - 07/20/14 03:03 PM Re: James Garner died [Re: UncleS2]
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Jim Rockford is AWESOME!!
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#3430431 - 07/20/14 05:44 PM Re: James Garner died [Re: UncleS2]
sleddriver Offline


Registered: 02/06/10
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How sad to hear! I grew up watching him & Rocky & Angel in The Rockford Files. Lots of good memories. They surely don't make shows like RF anymore....
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#3430451 - 07/20/14 06:00 PM Re: James Garner died [Re: UncleS2]
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Registered: 08/01/09
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What? No mention of his Firebird and the patented J-turns?

(Plenty of YouTube vids.)

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#3430453 - 07/20/14 06:00 PM Re: James Garner died [Re: UncleS2]
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Americanization of Emily
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#3430777 - 07/20/14 11:16 PM Re: James Garner died [Re: UncleS2]
daves87rs Offline


Registered: 02/23/09
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One of my all time favorites!


Watched the rockford files with my dad growing up....

Still one of my favorites shows..


Will be surely missed! frown
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