RIP Bobby Heenan

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  1. Valheru

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    https://www.cbssports.com/wwe/news/...conic-wwe-manager-and-commentator-dies-at-73/

    Bobby Heenan has passed away at the age of 73.

    Bobby was synonymous with in the 1980s with the WWF through to the late 90s with WCW. I found him completely annoying as a child watching in the early 90s (I guess that was the point) but have come to appreciate his true genius as a manager and colour commentator in my adult life.

    Feel free to post memorable moments/quotes. One that immediately comes to mind is

    Bobby (during Hogan's entrance in WWF on day): "This is my 2nd favourite song in the world"
    Gorilla: "I hate to ask, but what is your favourite"
    Bobby: "The rest are equal"

    Another that immediately comes to mind.

    Bobby (After the infamous barber shop spot between Jannetty and HBK): "Did you see that act of cowardice Gorilla, Jannetty tried to escape by jumping through the glass".

    RIP Bobby
     
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  2. Tommy Smith

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    RIP Bobby.

    The greatest colour commentator in WWF/E history.

    A genuine legend who belongs in the pantheon.
     
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    Horrible news

    Rest in peace you absolute legend

    The world will never see his ilk again
     
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  4. Eelementary

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    RIP, Bobby.

    Our thoughts are with his family.

    He was simply amazing.
     
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  5. Iafeta

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    I am so very sad to hear this. Bobby was so brilliant and so funny. I was listening to What Happened When with Tony Schiavone and it's just so dumb that Tony let their friendship end like he did.

    Bobby made jobber matches good he was that damn funny. What a brilliant manager he was. The weasel stuff was outstanding.

    RIP Bobby. Truly saddened :(
    PS, I'm sure you and Gorilla are back together laughing it up like the legends you both were.
     
  6. Eelectrica

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    Just read the news myself. RIP Bobby.
    A great entertainer. Can't ask for more than that.
     
  7. Shaun Hewitt

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    In a selfish way, I'm glad hes in 2k18!

    He gave it his all for the fans, decades in the business. Even attending conventions when he was a shell of himself because he could still make peoples days.
    Absolute legend.
     
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  8. Valheru

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    From everything I have read and hear there was no ego with Bobby and he really understood the business.

    He got over by getting other people over.
     

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