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* Reportedly, in ''Film/{{Willow}}'', the heads of the moat monster were nicknamed "Siskel" and "Ebert." The villain of the film was also named "General Kael", after the critic Creator/PaulineKael.

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* Reportedly, in ''Film/{{Willow}}'', the heads of the moat monster were nicknamed "Siskel" and "Ebert." "Ebert", both of which were combined to make the name "Eborsisk" for the creature. The villain of the film was also named "General Kael", after the critic Creator/PaulineKael.


Siskel died in 1999 of complications following surgery to remove a brain tumor. He'd announced a leave of absence from ''At the Movies'' two weeks prior. Ebert frequently referred to his friend colleague in his essays until his own death in 2013.

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Siskel died in 1999 of complications following surgery to remove a brain tumor. He'd announced a leave of absence from ''At the Movies'' two weeks prior. Ebert frequently referred to his friend and colleague in his essays until his own death in 2013.


Siskel died in 1999 of complications following surgery to remove a brain tumor. He'd announced a leave of absence from ''At the Movies'' two weeks prior. Ebert frequently referred to his colleague in his essays until his own death in 2013.

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Siskel died in 1999 of complications following surgery to remove a brain tumor. He'd announced a leave of absence from ''At the Movies'' two weeks prior. Ebert frequently referred to his friend colleague in his essays until his own death in 2013.


Siskel died in 1999 of complications following surgery to remove a brain tumor. He'd announced a leave of absence from "At the Movies" two weeks prior. Ebert frequently referred to his colleague in his essays until his own death in 2013.

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Siskel died in 1999 of complications following surgery to remove a brain tumor. He'd announced a leave of absence from "At ''At the Movies" Movies'' two weeks prior. Ebert frequently referred to his colleague in his essays until his own death in 2013.2013.


Eugene Kal Siskel (January 26, 1946 February 20, 1999) was the film critic for the ''UsefulNotes/{{Chicago}} Tribune''. Along with Creator/RogerEbert, he was one-half of the weekly film review show ''Series/SiskelAndEbert: At the Movies.'' The two of them rated films with a simple system: thumbs up or down, with a brief discussion of a film's strengths and/or weaknesses before presenting a verdict.

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Eugene Kal Siskel (January 26, 1946 February 20, 1999) was the film critic for the ''UsefulNotes/{{Chicago}} Tribune''.Tribune'' from 1969 until his death. Along with Creator/RogerEbert, he was one-half of the weekly film review show ''Series/SiskelAndEbert: At the Movies.'' The two of them rated films with a simple system: thumbs up or down, with a brief discussion of a film's strengths and/or weaknesses before presenting a verdict.


* Reportedly, in ''Film/{{Willow}}'', the heads of the moat monster were nicknamed "Siskel" and "Ebert." The villain of the film was also named "General Kael", after the critic [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pauline_Kael Pauline Kael]].

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* Reportedly, in ''Film/{{Willow}}'', the heads of the moat monster were nicknamed "Siskel" and "Ebert." The villain of the film was also named "General Kael", after the critic [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pauline_Kael Pauline Kael]].Creator/PaulineKael.


* Jay Sherman in ''WesternAnimation/TheCritic'' is visibly a gestalt of both Siskel and Ebert; he has Siskel's hairstyle and Ebert's body type.
** Indeed, one episode features [[InkSuitActor animated versions]] of Siskel and Ebert ([[AsHimself playing themselves]]) as guest stars.

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* Jay Sherman in ''WesternAnimation/TheCritic'' is visibly a gestalt of both Siskel and Ebert; he has Siskel's hairstyle and Ebert's body type.
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type. Indeed, one episode features [[InkSuitActor animated versions]] of Siskel and Ebert ([[AsHimself playing themselves]]) as guest stars.



* CaptainErsatz's of him and Ebert also appear in ''{{Film/Godzilla 1998}}'', as {{Obstructive Bureaucrat}}s. Both, funnily enough, felt the film [[DoWrongRight didn't go far enough with punishing them]].

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* CaptainErsatz's {{Captain Ersatz}}es of him and Ebert also appear in ''{{Film/Godzilla 1998}}'', as {{Obstructive Bureaucrat}}s. Both, funnily enough, felt the film [[DoWrongRight didn't go far enough with punishing them]].



* RedOniBlueOni: Siskel generally came off, as the Red Oni to Ebert's Blue Oni. Ebert's tastes tended to be more highbrow, and Siskel's more mainstream, as exemplified by their all-time favorite films: ''Film/LaDolceVita'' for Ebert, ''Film/SaturdayNightFever'' for Siskel.

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* RedOniBlueOni: Siskel generally came off, off as the Red Oni to Ebert's Blue Oni. Ebert's tastes tended to be more highbrow, and Siskel's more mainstream, as exemplified by their all-time favorite films: ''Film/LaDolceVita'' for Ebert, ''Film/SaturdayNightFever'' for Siskel.


* InsultToRocks: Discussing ''Film/{{Ishtar}}'' on their Worst of '87 special, Gene Siskel said "I just saw ''[[Film/RoadTo Road to Morocco]]'', and it is funnier than ''Ishtar''--of course, that's really, I guess, an insult to ''Road to Morocco''. Anything is funnier than ''Ishtar''--except ''Film/LeonardPart6''."

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* InsultToRocks: Discussing ''Film/{{Ishtar}}'' on their Worst of '87 special, Gene Siskel said "I just saw ''[[Film/RoadTo Road to Morocco]]'', ''Film/RoadToMorocco'', and it is funnier than ''Ishtar''--of course, that's really, I guess, an insult to ''Road to Morocco''. Anything is funnier than ''Ishtar''--except ''Film/LeonardPart6''."


'''Eugene Kal Siskel''' (January 26, 1946 February 20, 1999) was the film critic for the ''UsefulNotes/{{Chicago}} Tribune''. Along with Creator/RogerEbert, he was one-half of the weekly film review show ''Series/SiskelAndEbert: At the Movies.'' The two of them rated films with a simple system: thumbs up or down, with a brief discussion of a film's strengths and/or weaknesses before presenting a verdict.

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'''Eugene Eugene Kal Siskel''' Siskel (January 26, 1946 February 20, 1999) was the film critic for the ''UsefulNotes/{{Chicago}} Tribune''. Along with Creator/RogerEbert, he was one-half of the weekly film review show ''Series/SiskelAndEbert: At the Movies.'' The two of them rated films with a simple system: thumbs up or down, with a brief discussion of a film's strengths and/or weaknesses before presenting a verdict.


* RedOniBlueOni: Siskel generally came off as the Red Oni to Ebert's Blue Oni. Ebert's tastes tended to be more highbrow, and Siskel's more mainstream, as exemplified by their all-time favorite films: ''Film/LaDolceVita'' for Ebert, ''Film/SaturdayNightFever'' for Siskel.

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* RedOniBlueOni: Siskel generally came off off, as the Red Oni to Ebert's Blue Oni. Ebert's tastes tended to be more highbrow, and Siskel's more mainstream, as exemplified by their all-time favorite films: ''Film/LaDolceVita'' for Ebert, ''Film/SaturdayNightFever'' for Siskel.

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* RedOniBlueOni: Siskel generally came off as the Red Oni to Ebert's Blue Oni. Ebert's tastes tended to be more highbrow, and Siskel's more mainstream, as exemplified by their all-time favorite films: ''Film/LaDolceVita'' for Ebert, ''Film/SaturdayNightFever'' for Siskel.

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* InsultToRocks: Discussing ''Film/{{Ishtar}}'' on their Worst of '87 special, Gene Siskel said "I just saw ''[[Film/RoadTo Road to Morocco]]'', and it is funnier than ''Ishtar''--of course, that's really, I guess, an insult to ''Road to Morocco''. Anything is funnier than ''Ishtar''--except ''Film/LeonardPart6''."


* CaptainErsatz's of him and Ebert also appear in ''{{Film/Godzilla 1998}}'', as {{Obstructive Bureaucrat}}s. Gene, funnily enough, felt the film [[DoWrongRight didn't go far enough with punishing them]].

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* CaptainErsatz's of him and Ebert also appear in ''{{Film/Godzilla 1998}}'', as {{Obstructive Bureaucrat}}s. Gene, Both, funnily enough, felt the film [[DoWrongRight didn't go far enough with punishing them]].


* CaptainErsatz's of him and Ebert also appear in ''{{Film/Godzilla}}'', as {{Obstructive Bureaucrat}}s. Gene, funnily enough, felt the film [[DoWrongRight didn't go far enough with punishing them]].

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* CaptainErsatz's of him and Ebert also appear in ''{{Film/Godzilla}}'', ''{{Film/Godzilla 1998}}'', as {{Obstructive Bureaucrat}}s. Gene, funnily enough, felt the film [[DoWrongRight didn't go far enough with punishing them]].


* Siskel once appeared on ''TheLarrySandersShow'' AsHimself.

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* Siskel once appeared on ''TheLarrySandersShow'' ''Series/TheLarrySandersShow'' AsHimself.

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