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Old 07-22-2008, 10:03 PM   #46
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In honor of Estelle, I will be watching Golden Girls on DVD of every season and eating cheesecake in honor of Estelle tonight
I watched some of my DVD's of TGG tonight to honor Estelle. I also watched Entertainment Tonight to see memories of Estelle Getty and she is suppose to be on there again tomorrow night too.
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Old 07-22-2008, 10:15 PM   #47
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Today (July 22, 2008) is a sad day for all fans of "The Golden Girls" as the show lost one of its own. Estelle Getty stole scene after scene in multiple episodes as the smart-mouthed Sophia. I was truly saddened to hear that she had passed away earlier this morning. I had just watched a couple of episodes last night from the Season 3 DVD of "The Golden Girls" that I own. I started watching this show way back when it first premiered on NBC. The night: Saturday September 14, 1985. I watched every episode from the first one to the last one, and it became my all-time favorite television show. I loved this show so much that I recorded every episode off of our VCR, and now I own all 7 seasons of the show on DVD. Estelle was a big reason why "The Golden Girls" is my #1 TV show. Sophia was one of the funniest characters in TV history. She deservedly won an Emmy and a Golden Globe for her work on the show. But tonight we are mourning her passing after a long battle with dementia.

R.I.P. Estelle. Thanks for all the laughs and the memories. You will sorely be missed.
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RIP Estelle. This is such sad news. I was really surprised when I first heard, but I guess I shouldn't have been. I mean, she's been sick for a few years now. I'm so glad Lifetime is doing a tribute. I hoped they would, but I wasn't really counting on it. It's nice to see I was wrong.
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Today (July 22, 2008) is a sad day for all fans of "The Golden Girls" as the show lost one of its own. Estelle Getty stole scene after scene in multiple episodes as the smart-mouthed Sophia. I was truly saddened to hear that she had passed away earlier this morning. I had just watched a couple of episodes last night from the Season 3 DVD of "The Golden Girls" that I own. I started watching this show way back when it first premiered on NBC. The night: Saturday September 14, 1985. I watched every episode from the first one to the last one, and it became my all-time favorite television show. I loved this show so much that I recorded every episode off of our VCR, and now I own all 7 seasons of the show on DVD. Estelle was a big reason why "The Golden Girls" is my #1 TV show. Sophia was one of the funniest characters in TV history. She deservedly won an Emmy and a Golden Globe for her work on the show. But tonight we are mourning her passing after a long battle with dementia.

R.I.P. Estelle. Thanks for all the laughs and the memories. You will sorely be missed.
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"Love and Laughter"

Thank you for providing us with both, Estelle.
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Farewell and thank you. :*
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My Mom and me bonded over watching the Golden Girls. I'm so sad to hear about the death of Sophia. Sophia along with the other crazy characters on the show were a big part of my childhoold. I looked forward to watching it with my Mom everyday.
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God Bless her, she will be missed. RIP
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Estelle Getty was truly a rare talent. Her success as Sophia will forever be remembered and could never be matched. I love the Golden Girls and Sophia was definately my favorite....In the words of Rue " She stole the show" The loss of Estelle deeply saddens me, but I am glad she can rest in peace now after years of being ill. Estelle, you will forever be remebered and love. Thanks for all of the "Love and Laughter".
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In honor of Estelle, I will be watching Golden Girls on DVD of every season and eating cheesecake in honor of Estelle tonight.
That's a very lovely tribute and the way I'm sure Estelle will wish to be remembered...
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I was so sad to hear this news. She was a wonderful actress and brought a lot of laughter to a lot of people. She will be missed by many. I will be praying for her family during this time of grief.

Rest in Peace Estelle.
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I heard on Entertanment Tonight that Estella Getty will be Laid to Rest today
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I love those pictures of Sophia. Thanks for posting those. Hope to see more pictures of Estelle/Sophia.
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