Legendary funnyman Don Rickles, who almost singlehandedly made the put down into an art form with his unique brand of acerbic, caustic, and yet somehow irresistibly charming wit, is captured in all his hilarious glory in various projects in the Time Life release Mr. Warmth! Don Rickles The Ultimate TV Collection.
Enjoying a career that spans almost 60 years, Don Rickles remains one of the last vestiges of an old school Hollywood, in which even though Rickles was the court jester, still somehow lorded over the universe as a monarch. No one was spared his playful yet acidic verbal wrath; entire rooms filled with Tinseltown’s A-list would be mowed down one by one like a domino effect when Rickles started cooking. And there was hardly a moment where he would be anything but razor-sharp no matter what he did, be it on stage commanding the proceedings, film, in which he mainly made small appearances but always with the touch of comic relief, and television, where he also tackled pretty much every genre the medium had to offer to varying degrees of success while always remaining true to the Rickles legend.
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