History Creator / PhilHartman

14th Oct '17 12:30:20 PM arbiter099
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The outpouring of sympathy was immense. ''Simpsons'' creator Creator/MattGroening had Hartman's characters Hutz and [=McClure=] retired from the show (though those two characters did appear in some of the comic book stories), and named ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'' protagonist Phillip J. Fry in honor of Hartman, while Creator/BillyWesttook over as the voice of Zapp Brannigan ([[TheOtherMarty who was supposed to be voiced by Hartman]]). ''Series/NewsRadio'' pressed on one more season, this time with his friend Creator/JonLovitz, before being cancelled, because as his castmates put it, "Phil would've wanted us to."

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The outpouring of sympathy was immense. ''Simpsons'' creator Creator/MattGroening had Hartman's characters Hutz and [=McClure=] retired from the show (though those two characters did appear in some of the comic book stories), and named ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'' protagonist Phillip J. Fry in honor of Hartman, while Creator/BillyWesttook Creator/BillyWest took over as the voice of Zapp Brannigan ([[TheOtherMarty who was supposed to be voiced by Hartman]]). ''Series/NewsRadio'' pressed on one more season, this time with his friend Creator/JonLovitz, before being cancelled, because as his castmates put it, "Phil would've wanted us to."
30th Sep '17 8:56:01 PM gjjones
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The outpouring of sympathy was immense. ''Simpsons'' creator Creator/MattGroening had Hartman's characters Hutz and [=McClure=] retired from the show (though those two characters did appear in some of the comic book stories), and named ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'' protagonist Phillip J. Fry in honor of Hartman, while BillyWest took over as the voice of Zapp Brannigan (who was supposed to be voiced by Hartman). ''Series/NewsRadio'' pressed on one more season, this time with his friend Creator/JonLovitz, before being cancelled, because as his castmates put it, "Phil would've wanted us to."

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The outpouring of sympathy was immense. ''Simpsons'' creator Creator/MattGroening had Hartman's characters Hutz and [=McClure=] retired from the show (though those two characters did appear in some of the comic book stories), and named ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'' protagonist Phillip J. Fry in honor of Hartman, while BillyWest took Creator/BillyWesttook over as the voice of Zapp Brannigan (who ([[TheOtherMarty who was supposed to be voiced by Hartman).Hartman]]). ''Series/NewsRadio'' pressed on one more season, this time with his friend Creator/JonLovitz, before being cancelled, because as his castmates put it, "Phil would've wanted us to."



* FamousLastWords: On a technicality, at least. His final movie role before his tragic murder was providing the English voice of [[CatsAreSnarkers Jiji]] for the English dub of Studio Ghibli's ''Anime/KikisDeliveryService''. In the middle of the film, Kiki starts losing contact to hearing Jiji speak to her. The last words that Jiji says before Kiki discovers that she can no longer understand him and the last words of Phil Hartman on film are "Kiki, can you hear me?!"

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* FamousLastWords: On a technicality, at least. His final movie role before his tragic murder was providing the English voice of [[CatsAreSnarkers Jiji]] for the English dub of Studio Ghibli's ''Anime/KikisDeliveryService''. In the middle of the film, Kiki starts losing contact to hearing Jiji speak to her. The last words that Jiji says before Kiki discovers that she can no longer understand him and the and Hartman's last words of Phil Hartman on film are "Kiki, can you hear me?!"
19th Sep '17 3:26:17 PM MackWylde
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* DownerEnding: His death from multiple gunshot wounds at the age of 49.

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* DownerEnding: His death from multiple gunshot wounds at the age of 49.49 by his own wife mind you (to be fair she was under a lot of trauma that even Phil was trying to help her get through).


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* NiceGuy: Almost everybody who worked with him would have said he was the nicest guy they ever met. There is even a biopic about Hartman in the making called "Nice Guy Phil" referencing this fact.
17th Jul '17 1:40:36 PM Fireblood
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Philip Edward "Phil" Hartman (September 24, 1948 May 28, 1998) was a Canadian-born comedian and actor famous for starring on ''Series/SaturdayNightLive'' from 1986 to 1994, [[note]]considered by many to be the show's second GoldenAge after fumbling around blindly in utter mediocrity from 1980 with Jean Doumanian's cast to nearly getting canceled in 1985 with LorneMichaels' return featuring a disjointed cast of semi-famous people and bizarre writing from writers who didn't know how to work with the cast on making them funny as a unit[[/note]] for his guest appearances on ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' as incompetent attorney Lionel Hutz (who has a law office at the local mall called "I Can't Believe It's a Law Firm") and washed-up B-movie actor Troy [=McClure=], and for starring as Bill [=McNeal=] on the sitcom ''Series/NewsRadio''.

Hartman has been consistently praised as one of SNL's best performers. His memorable celebrity impressions included Music/FrankSinatra, Creator/CharltonHeston, UsefulNotes/RonaldReagan, Ed [=McMahon=], Creator/KirkDouglas, Jim Bakker, Jimmy Swaggart, Barbara Bush, and UsefulNotes/BillClinton (years before Darrell Hammond would also be famous for the impression[[note]]in fact, a lot of Darrell Hammond's memorable impressions were made famous by Phil Hartman, like UsefulNotes/DonaldTrump, Dick Cheney, and Music/JohnnyCash[[/note]]). His original characters included Eugene the Anal-Retentive Chef (who also appeared as an anal-retentive carpenter and an anal-rententive sportsman) and The Unfrozen Caveman Lawyer. His ability to adapt to any performance and keep the cast working together earned him the nickname "Glue" from co-star Creator/AdamSandler.

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Philip Edward "Phil" Hartman (September 24, 1948 May 28, 1998) was a Canadian-born comedian and actor famous for starring on ''Series/SaturdayNightLive'' from 1986 to 1994, [[note]]considered 1994,[[note]]Considered by many to be the show's second GoldenAge after fumbling around blindly in utter mediocrity from 1980 with Jean Doumanian's cast to nearly getting canceled in 1985 with LorneMichaels' return featuring a disjointed cast of semi-famous people and bizarre writing from writers who didn't know how to work with the cast on making them funny as a unit[[/note]] unit.[[/note]] for his guest appearances on ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' as incompetent attorney Lionel Hutz (who has a law office at the local mall called "I Can't Believe It's a Law Firm") and washed-up B-movie actor Troy [=McClure=], and for starring as Bill [=McNeal=] on the sitcom ''Series/NewsRadio''.

Hartman has been consistently praised as one of SNL's best performers. His memorable celebrity impressions included Music/FrankSinatra, Creator/CharltonHeston, UsefulNotes/RonaldReagan, Ed [=McMahon=], Creator/KirkDouglas, Jim Bakker, Jimmy Swaggart, Barbara Bush, and UsefulNotes/BillClinton (years before Darrell Hammond would also be famous for the impression[[note]]in impression).[[note]]In fact, a lot of Darrell Hammond's memorable impressions were made famous by Phil Hartman, like UsefulNotes/DonaldTrump, Dick Cheney, and Music/JohnnyCash[[/note]]). Music/JohnnyCash.[[/note]] His original characters included Eugene the Anal-Retentive Chef (who also appeared as an anal-retentive carpenter and an anal-rententive anal-retentive sportsman) and The Unfrozen Caveman Lawyer. His ability to adapt to any performance and keep the cast working together earned him the nickname "Glue" from co-star Creator/AdamSandler.
8th Jun '17 6:06:02 AM jormis29
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The outpouring of sympathy was immense. ''Simpsons'' creator Creator/MattGroening had Hartman's characters Hutz and [=McClure=] retired from the show (though those two characters did appear in some of the comic book stories), and named ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'' protagonist Phillip J. Fry in honor of Hartman, while BillyWest took over as the voice of Zapp Brannigan (who was supposed to be voiced by Hartman). ''Series/NewsRadio'' pressed on one more season, this time with his friend Jon Lovitz, before being cancelled, because as his castmates put it, "Phil would've wanted us to."

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The outpouring of sympathy was immense. ''Simpsons'' creator Creator/MattGroening had Hartman's characters Hutz and [=McClure=] retired from the show (though those two characters did appear in some of the comic book stories), and named ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'' protagonist Phillip J. Fry in honor of Hartman, while BillyWest took over as the voice of Zapp Brannigan (who was supposed to be voiced by Hartman). ''Series/NewsRadio'' pressed on one more season, this time with his friend Jon Lovitz, Creator/JonLovitz, before being cancelled, because as his castmates put it, "Phil would've wanted us to."
22nd May '17 6:05:04 PM Drcynic24
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Hartman has been consistently praised as one of SNL's best performers. His memorable celebrity impressions included Music/FrankSinatra, Creator/CharltonHeston, UsefulNotes/RonaldReagan, Ed [=McMahon=], Creator/KirkDouglas, Jim Bakker, Jimmy Swaggart, Barbara Bush, and UsefulNotes/BillClinton (years before Darrell Hammond would also be famous for the impression[[note]]in fact, a lot of Darrell Hammond's memorable impressions were made famous by Phil Hartman, like UsefulNotes/DonaldTrump, Dick Cheney, and Music/JohnnyCash[[/note]]). His original characters included Eugene the Anal-Retentive Chef (who also appeared as an anal-retentive carpenter and an anal-rententive sportsman) and The Unfrozen Caveman Lawyer. His ability to adapt to any performance earned him the nickname "Glue" from co-star Creator/AdamSandler.

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Hartman has been consistently praised as one of SNL's best performers. His memorable celebrity impressions included Music/FrankSinatra, Creator/CharltonHeston, UsefulNotes/RonaldReagan, Ed [=McMahon=], Creator/KirkDouglas, Jim Bakker, Jimmy Swaggart, Barbara Bush, and UsefulNotes/BillClinton (years before Darrell Hammond would also be famous for the impression[[note]]in fact, a lot of Darrell Hammond's memorable impressions were made famous by Phil Hartman, like UsefulNotes/DonaldTrump, Dick Cheney, and Music/JohnnyCash[[/note]]). His original characters included Eugene the Anal-Retentive Chef (who also appeared as an anal-retentive carpenter and an anal-rententive sportsman) and The Unfrozen Caveman Lawyer. His ability to adapt to any performance and keep the cast working together earned him the nickname "Glue" from co-star Creator/AdamSandler.
2nd Apr '17 11:19:44 AM nombretomado
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* ''PeeWeesBigAdventure'' (1985)

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* ''PeeWeesBigAdventure'' ''Film/PeeWeesBigAdventure'' (1985)
25th Feb '17 7:42:20 PM nombretomado
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Hartman has been consistently praised as one of SNL's best performers. His memorable celebrity impressions included FrankSinatra, Creator/CharltonHeston, UsefulNotes/RonaldReagan, Ed [=McMahon=], Creator/KirkDouglas, Jim Bakker, Jimmy Swaggart, Barbara Bush, and UsefulNotes/BillClinton (years before Darrell Hammond would also be famous for the impression[[note]]in fact, a lot of Darrell Hammond's memorable impressions were made famous by Phil Hartman, like UsefulNotes/DonaldTrump, Dick Cheney, and Music/JohnnyCash[[/note]]). His original characters included Eugene the Anal-Retentive Chef (who also appeared as an anal-retentive carpenter and an anal-rententive sportsman) and The Unfrozen Caveman Lawyer. His ability to adapt to any performance earned him the nickname "Glue" from co-star Creator/AdamSandler.

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Hartman has been consistently praised as one of SNL's best performers. His memorable celebrity impressions included FrankSinatra, Music/FrankSinatra, Creator/CharltonHeston, UsefulNotes/RonaldReagan, Ed [=McMahon=], Creator/KirkDouglas, Jim Bakker, Jimmy Swaggart, Barbara Bush, and UsefulNotes/BillClinton (years before Darrell Hammond would also be famous for the impression[[note]]in fact, a lot of Darrell Hammond's memorable impressions were made famous by Phil Hartman, like UsefulNotes/DonaldTrump, Dick Cheney, and Music/JohnnyCash[[/note]]). His original characters included Eugene the Anal-Retentive Chef (who also appeared as an anal-retentive carpenter and an anal-rententive sportsman) and The Unfrozen Caveman Lawyer. His ability to adapt to any performance earned him the nickname "Glue" from co-star Creator/AdamSandler.
6th Feb '17 4:55:24 PM Premonition45
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Hartman has been consistently praised as one of SNL's best performers. His memorable celebrity impressions included FrankSinatra, Creator/CharltonHeston, UsefulNotes/RonaldReagan, Ed [=McMahon=], Creator/KirkDouglas, Jim Bakker, Jimmy Swaggart, Barbara Bush, and UsefulNotes/BillClinton (years before Darrell Hammond would also be famous for the impression[[note]]in fact, a lot of Darrell Hammond's memorable impressions were made famous by Phil Hartman, like Donald Trump, Dick Cheney, and Music/JohnnyCash[[/note]]). His original characters included Eugene the Anal-Retentive Chef (who also appeared as an anal-retentive carpenter and an anal-rententive sportsman) and The Unfrozen Caveman Lawyer. His ability to adapt to any performance earned him the nickname "Glue" from co-star Creator/AdamSandler.

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Hartman has been consistently praised as one of SNL's best performers. His memorable celebrity impressions included FrankSinatra, Creator/CharltonHeston, UsefulNotes/RonaldReagan, Ed [=McMahon=], Creator/KirkDouglas, Jim Bakker, Jimmy Swaggart, Barbara Bush, and UsefulNotes/BillClinton (years before Darrell Hammond would also be famous for the impression[[note]]in fact, a lot of Darrell Hammond's memorable impressions were made famous by Phil Hartman, like Donald Trump, UsefulNotes/DonaldTrump, Dick Cheney, and Music/JohnnyCash[[/note]]). His original characters included Eugene the Anal-Retentive Chef (who also appeared as an anal-retentive carpenter and an anal-rententive sportsman) and The Unfrozen Caveman Lawyer. His ability to adapt to any performance earned him the nickname "Glue" from co-star Creator/AdamSandler.
26th Jan '17 12:41:52 AM gjjones
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