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Soupy Sales was one of my favorite comedians growing up. His humor
appealed to all ages. He was probably most famous for getting pies
in the face and giving 'em:


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Comment by BlancheNoE on October 25, 2009 at 11:38am
See you later sweet Soupy. Thanks for all the pie-in-the-face moments. Watch out for my brother over there. He's likely to throw something at you for giving me the idea of throwing a pie in his face.
Comment by photo2010 on October 25, 2009 at 11:16pm
Lol, whipped cream or shaving cream pie?
Comment by photo2010 on October 25, 2009 at 11:23pm
Comment by BlancheNoE on October 26, 2009 at 6:05pm
@ Kevein- Both !,..and I discovered that you don't really need a pie pan, a piece of construction paper works great and you get more collateral damage (side-splatter).
Comment by photo2010 on October 26, 2009 at 7:37pm
@Blanchie, lol..I'm surprised my older brother didn't 'pie' me now that I think about it. He did use the 'pull the throw rug out from under the gullible kid brother' gag on me many times however. In fact, I think Charles Schulz got the idea from him!

@Suze, sigh, so much fun..simpler days.
Comment by Jim on October 28, 2009 at 3:10am
Mr. Sales was definitely ahead of his time. He would be very much at home on a show like Saturday Night Live.
Comment by photo2010 on October 29, 2009 at 2:56am
@Jim, True, but I think Soupy' was far funnier than SNL has been recently. His humor was not as in-your-face, (except for the pies of course).
Comment by NatureJunkie on November 2, 2009 at 4:07pm
Soupy was a staple of the comedy shows I grew up on. It's hard to imagine what his face would be like without a smile on it.


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