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Bob Carter, TVís Sammy Terry, dead at 83
FOX 59 Indianapolis ^ | LIVE BROADCAST: Fox59 News at Ten

Posted on 07/02/2013 7:45:56 PM PDT by Bronzy

The man whose late-night chuckle sent chills up the spines of generations of Hoosiers has died.

Bob Carter—better known as the ghoulish Sammy Terry—passed away Sunday. He was 83 years old.

Read more: http://fox59.com/2013/07/01/bob-carter-tvs-sammy-terry-dead-at-83/#ixzz2XwkD90mM

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I did a Free Republic search for Sammy Terry and did not find a reference. Video of Sammy Terry and photos at site. He kept many Hoosiers (Indiana) up for late night frights.
1 posted on 07/02/2013 7:45:56 PM PDT by Bronzy
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To: Bronzy

Condolences and fond memories of a golden era of TV innocence that’s long gone.

My childhood HH idol and adulthood personal friend, Morgus the Magnificent, is a contemporary of Sammy and the other greats. Morgus is still around, energetic and sharp-witted, but he’s getting up there, too.

Sadly, the ranks are thinning.


2 posted on 07/02/2013 8:00:45 PM PDT by DJ Frisat ((optional, printed after my name on post))
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To: Bronzy

RIP.


3 posted on 07/02/2013 8:23:36 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: Bronzy

My childhood friend was bemoaning the loss so I tried to cheer him up with ‘I thought he was already dead, maybe he just relocated the crypt.’ He did provide ghoulishly good memories.


4 posted on 07/02/2013 8:45:21 PM PDT by reed13k (For evil to triumph it is only necessary for good men to do nothing.)
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To: Bronzy

How sad. Many wonderful childhood memories associated with him. Mom would let us get a bag of penny candy and stay up late to watch. (It was the only night WE got control of the TV.) And then the rest of us would lie in wait to scare whichever kid had to use the bathroom waaaaay on the other side of the really dark house. Bwahahahaha!


5 posted on 07/02/2013 8:48:47 PM PDT by nodumbblonde ("I'm all for helping the helpless, but I don't give a rat's a** about the clueless." - Dennis Miller)
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To: Bronzy

I completely forgot about Sammy. Haven’t heard that name in over 30 years.


6 posted on 07/02/2013 10:01:52 PM PDT by Kirkwood (Zombie Hunter)
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To: nodumbblonde

In Omaha, we had Dr. Sanguinary.


7 posted on 07/02/2013 10:05:08 PM PDT by REDWOOD99 ("Everyone should pay taxes. Everyone should pay the same rate.)
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That’s great that you know Morgus (Sid). I bumped into him once while shopping at the mall. It is kind of surreal when you meet a cult figure in person in a normal setting. Morgus is very easy to recognize even out of makeup.


8 posted on 07/02/2013 10:14:36 PM PDT by Kirkwood (Zombie Hunter)
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In Ohio we had Dr.Creep.

He had one of those Amish-style neck beards and weighed roughly 300lbs.

Came into the Taco Bell I was working at one time.

Everyone was excited, but we let him eat his enchirito in peace.

9 posted on 07/02/2013 11:36:25 PM PDT by boop ("You don't look so bad, here's another")
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"Morgus is very easy to recognize even out of makeup."

I guess that's the case for some people, but I couldn't even pick him out as a character in a movie he made back in the 50s, knowing that he was in it! Of course, this was before I'd seen him out-of-character...

He's a charming and gracious southern gentleman, despite his on-set reputation as being somewhat of a tyrant.

10 posted on 07/03/2013 3:48:49 AM PDT by DJ Frisat ((optional, printed after my name on post))
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To: Bronzy

Bump


11 posted on 07/03/2013 9:40:14 AM PDT by lowbridge
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To: REDWOOD99

Is he still around? What time period would that have been?


12 posted on 07/03/2013 6:31:52 PM PDT by nodumbblonde ("I'm all for helping the helpless, but I don't give a rat's a** about the clueless." - Dennis Miller)
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To: nodumbblonde

Early ‘70’s. Moved away in ‘74. Have no idea what ever happened to him.


13 posted on 07/03/2013 6:59:56 PM PDT by REDWOOD99 ("Everyone should pay taxes. Everyone should pay the same rate.)
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