George Putnam, RIP

TV newscaster George Putnam has died. Read his LOS ANGELES TIMES obituary here.

Putnam was frequently cited as the inspiration for the Ted Baxter character on THE MARY TYLER MOORE show.

Make your own judgment based on the videos below.

Posted By: Paul - Tue Sep 16, 2008
Category: Centuries, Death, Obituaries, Entertainment, Actors, Hollywood, ShowBiz, Stupidity, Television

Big Gary--Oh, there's probably no doubt he did, I was just being coy in my setup.
Posted by Paul on 09/16/08 at 12:11 PM
Gary Cooper--let us know when you find out!
Posted by Paul on 09/16/08 at 12:43 PM
How does one qualify for the title "outstanding news reporter"?
Posted by kingmonkey in Athens, Ontario on 09/17/08 at 08:31 AM
Guy--ooow, that's an old joke!
Posted by Paul on 09/17/08 at 10:16 AM
Kingmonkey--it's a self-awarded honor.
Posted by Paul on 09/17/08 at 10:16 AM
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