#1 Posted by Dalai (6876 posts) -

Jack Westelman (also known as Danny Wells) passed away on Thursday at the age of 72, but you may know him best as Lou Albano's sidekick Luigi in the Super Mario Bros. Super Show. It's a bit of a coincidence he died in this, the Year of Luigi. The show was one of my favorites growing up and was yet another reason why I cherish the Mario games and characters. He'll be greatly missed.

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Rest in peace, Luigi.

#2 Posted by TyCobb (1924 posts) -

That sucks.

#3 Posted by csl316 (7344 posts) -

Aww, damn.

#4 Posted by Daneian (1171 posts) -

The Luigi Curse strikes again.

#5 Edited by Hunter5024 (5165 posts) -

@tycobb: It took like 7 listens for me to hear anything else.

#6 Posted by ArbitraryWater (10992 posts) -

DAMN YOU LUIGI. WILL YOUR YEAR BRING NOTHING BUT SADNESS?

#7 Edited by TruthTellah (7633 posts) -

It's certainly a sad end to the year of Luigi. He brought joy and entertainment to a great many people.

#8 Posted by Seedofpower (3909 posts) -

Well, shit. Fuck 2013.

#9 Posted by HatKing (5557 posts) -

I only hope when I die that it can be the perfect punchline to a shitty marketing scheme.

Bummer though. I'll get drunk and watch some of that show this weekend.

#10 Posted by SaturdayNightSpecials (2233 posts) -

I've been watching a few episodes of that show lately on Netflix.

Did you see that one where they're both in full drag with no facial hair? It's a trip.

#11 Edited by I_Stay_Puft (2590 posts) -

First Paul Walker and now this. Who's next?

#12 Edited by MarkWahlberg (4493 posts) -

Oh wow, deep pull. I don't think I watched the show much, but all the same, sorry to hear that.

#13 Posted by Sammo21 (3016 posts) -

Yeah kind of crazy he passes in the year of Luigi

#14 Edited by Milkman (16223 posts) -

The year of Luigi has been complete shit. Never give that fucker a year again. Fuck it, don't even give him a week.

#15 Posted by Wikitoups (710 posts) -

This year :(

#16 Posted by Jeust (10334 posts) -

Rest in peace man.

#17 Posted by Slag (3334 posts) -

Just heard about this today, can't tell you how much it bums me out. Super Mario Bros. Super Show was kinda dumb and definitely silly, but it was endearing in a way that can't probably happen in today's world.

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#18 Edited by tsutohiro (346 posts) -

The Curse of Luigi. #FUCK2013

#19 Posted by OllyOxenFree (4968 posts) -

First Paul Walker and now this. Who's next?

Heh, yeah...

#20 Posted by I_Stay_Puft (2590 posts) -

@i_stay_puft said:

First Paul Walker and now this. Who's next?

Heh, yeah...

Yeah man, fuck... Nelson Mandela. RIP#

#21 Posted by ViciousBearMauling (522 posts) -

This is a sad, sad end to this year...

Mama Luigi????? :'(
#22 Posted by Lyisa (253 posts) -

@milkman said:

The year of Luigi has been complete shit. Never give that fucker a year again. Fuck it, don't even give him a week.

You know what, just get him out of here. Hes not allowed to be part of Nintendo anymore.