publication date: Saturday, September 27, 2014 (part of Fall 2014)

category: Movies

clue: He brought sitcom space aliens, comic-strip sailors, Vietnam War radio show hosts, absent-minded professors, cross-dressing nannies, and cartoon genies to life, but depression eventually robbed him of his own.

explanation: Williams, who took his own life a few weeks before this goo was published, starred in Mork & Mindy, Popeye, Good Morning Vietnam, The Absent-Minded Professor, Mrs. Doubtfire, and Aladdin. more…

difficulty: easy

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Joanna Woods, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Erik Bates, Aaron Shurtleff, and Lori Lancaster


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